• <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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    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

Weekly Quotation

Here, amidst millions of acres of open space, in a forest that teemed with deer, small game, and furbearers, these pioneers went about living a life that, for the most part, didn’t exist anymore.
—Donald Wharton “Adirondack Hermits: Solitary Life in the Northwoods,” Northern Woodlands Winter 2015