Posts belonging to Category ACT News

Clean Water/Healthy Trout: Join Us June 13

Eastern brook trout, our native fish, and are an iconic symbol of New England. What’s good for brook trout is also good for people and for all sorts of wildlife. We all need clean water, and that means healthy streams.  Bring the whole family to kick off a creative new approach to conserving and restoring brook trout […]

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Bugs, Birds, and Butterflies Discovery Walk Saturday

Calling Kids of Any Age!  What crawls, creeps, and flies through our fields? Come find out by exploring with the Ammonoosuc Conservation Trust this Saturday, June 7 at 2 p.m. at the Whipple Field Conservation Area on Route 117 in Sugar Hill, next to Polly’s Pancakes. This event with ACT naturalist Steve Sabre will be […]

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Lisbon students help restore Ammonoosuc River

Students from Lisbon Regional School helped us tremendously by planting 1500 (!) willow, dogwood, and elderberry stakes along the banks of the Ammonoosuc River. Our goal is to stabilize the riverbank and decrease erosion by revegetating the bank and the floodplain. This work is on a new property we’ve just acquired between Route 302 and […]

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Bird Hike and Trout Conservation Saturday

Spring seems late this year, but by this weekend there should be many new migratory songbirds in the woods. Everyone is invited to explore a stretch of the Ham Branch in Franconia this Saturday, May 10 to look for birds and other wildlife. After the bird walk, a presentation will be offered on a new […]

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Last Sunday Hike Today

Meet at 1 pm. at the Foss Forest log landing on Pearl Lake Road, 1.25 miles from the Pearl Lake/Route 117 intersection, in Sugar Hill. Rain or shine. ACT holds a walk every last Sunday of the month. Friends, kids, dogs all welcome!

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American marten & Canada lynx: lecture April 24

Two rare species, American marten and Canada lynx, are expanding their range in New Hampshire and it’s possible that both may be found on the Cooley-Jericho Community Forest in Easton. ACT invites you to come hear about marten and lynx at a presentation by a NH Fish & Game wildlife biologist who has researched both […]

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“Green” Timber Tour Sunday!

Everyone interested in using horses for logging, in how timber harvesting can be done to increase the long-term value of woodlands and enhance wildlife habitat and recreational uses, and in the latest “green” standards for forest management, is invited to tour our active timber harvest this Sunday, Feb. 23, at 1 p.m. Our Foss Forest […]

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Last Sunday Hikes – next one Feb. 23

Every last Sunday of the month we will host a hike on our conservation land. Details will be here, on Facebook, and in The Courier and Littleton Record. The inaugural hike of this series was from the Foss Forest parking area on Pearl Lake Road in Sugar Hill, up through the Bronson Hill Conservation Area […]

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Monthly Winter Hikes Start Sunday!

Looking for a few friends, old and new, to enjoy the winter woods? Then please join us  on an easy winter walk at our  Foss Forest in Sugar Hill on Sunday, January 26 at 1 p.m. The hike will start from the Pearl Lake Road parking area, which is located 1.3 miles west of the […]

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News! Outstanding Gift to ACT and the North Country: the Gale Family Forest

A remarkably generous gift of land has been established as the Gale Family Forest in Lyman. ACT received the donation of 167 acres from Christopher and Pamela Gale of Charlottesville, Va. “We love this land, and 50 years ago when we bought it we thought we’d build our retirement home there,” said Chris Gale. “But […]

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