The Forest Society http://nhpr.org en Forest Society Says It Has Deal To Block Northern Pass - But Wants To Raise $2.5 Million http://nhpr.org/post/forest-society-says-it-has-deal-block-northern-pass-wants-raise-25-million <p>The Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests says it has reached deals with several land owners in Coos it believes will block the Northern Pass hydro-electric project.</p><p>But Northern Pass says it plans to keep working on the $1.1 billion dollar project.</p><p>NHPR’s Chris Jensen reports.</p><p></p><p>The Forest Society says it has tentative conservation easements with land owners in Coos that would keep the controversial hydro-electric project from finding a crucial route south from Canada.</p> Mon, 20 Aug 2012 18:34:13 +0000 Chris Jensen 11201 at http://nhpr.org Forest Society Says It Has Deal To Block Northern Pass - But Wants To Raise $2.5 Million Forest Society Makes Goal for Balsams, Blocks Northern Pass http://nhpr.org/post/forest-society-makes-goal-balsams-blocks-northern-pass <p><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: 10pt">The Forest Society says it has raised the $850,000 needed for a conservation easement at the Balsams Grand&nbsp;Resort&nbsp;Hotel in Dixville Notch. It blocks a right-of-way for the proposed Northern Pass hydro-electric project. NHPR&rsquo;s Chris Jensen reports.</span></p><p><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: 10pt">The Forest Society&rsquo;s deadline for raising $850,000 for a 5,800-acre conservation easement at the Balsams resort was&nbsp;January 15<sup>th</sup>.</span></p> Sun, 15 Jan 2012 15:34:49 +0000 Chris Jensen 1424 at http://nhpr.org Forest Society Makes Goal for Balsams, Blocks Northern Pass