• <p>Holly Hayward at Sugar Hill Botanicals, surrounded by yarrow, feverfew, black cohosh, lemon balm, and other herbs. Photo courtesy of Holly Hayward.</p>

    The Herbs Around Us

    by Meghan McCarthy McPhaul | March 14th 2018
    As a longtime resident of Sugar Hill, New Hampshire, Holly Hayward has an intimate knowledge of the…
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Recent Articles

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    Making Paper at the Old Groveton Mill

    by Jamie Sayen | March 8th 2018

    Author and Northern Woodlands contributor Jamie Sayen recently released a new book entitled You Had… More…

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    Serving Up Seeds

    by Todd McLeish | February 5th 2018

    Small mammals like squirrels, chipmunks, mice, and voles play a surprisingly significant role in determining… More…

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    Go Easy on the Salt

    by Todd McLeish | February 5th 2018

    Applying salt to snowy roadways is an effective way of melting snow and ice and… More…

The Outside Story

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    Stone Walls

    by Joe Rankin
    When you think about the iconic landforms of the Northeast, what comes to mind? The…
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    Early Arrivers

    by Carolyn Lorié
    May is bird heaven in our region. All the species that headed south the previous…
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Weekly Quotation

It isn’t unusual for us to get a whiff of skunk in broad daylight and begin looking for an owl in the trees because the mephitic skunk spray temporarily blinds the bird, who’s out in the sun because he can’t tell if it’s dark or light.
—Brendan Galvin “Watched Over by Great Horned Owls,” Northern Woodlands Spring 2017