Posts belonging to Category ACT News

Share the Bounty

An article written by ACT’s Executive Director Rebecca Brown that appeared in the Littleton Courier.   Over the last several weeks, I’ve delivered chard and lettuces from my garden to the Littleton Food Co-op. In the next several, I’ll take beets, beans, and blueberries. I’m not a commercial grower and the Co-op certainly doesn’t need […]

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Paddle the Scenic CT River with ACT

  Join ACT for a members only paddle to explore a lovely stretch of the Connecticut River, and see the historic Johnson Farm and Islands, ACT conserved earlier this year in Monroe. On Sunday, July 12th (rain date July, 19th) from 10 a.m. to approximately 3 p.m.  we will paddle the river between McIndoe Falls and Dodge Falls. […]

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In Memory of Sarah Crocker, 1954-2015

This lovely tribute is from Sarah’s sister, Dee McKown: Sarah loved the earth in all of its splendor. Her art, created both with man-made and natural objects, are a testament to her ability to see beauty in everything. From clay to bronze, grapevines to vintage jewelry, Sarah created art and wove it into all aspects […]

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Johnson Farm Project in the News

We recently closed on a historic dairy farm located in Monroe, NH. Owned by Richard Johnson, the farm has been in his family for six generations. This beautiful 311 acres property is located along the scenic Connecticut River, and is full of rolling fields and excellent agricultural soils. During the closing ceremony on Tuesday, March […]

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Community Forest Hike Feb. 7

Winter is a great time to explore the Cooley-Jericho Community Forest! Everyone is invited to a hike on Saturday, Feb. 7 from  1:30 – 4:30 p.m. The hike will start from the end of Jim Noyes Hill Road in Landaff. Park along the road, but carpool if possible as parking is limited. If you want […]

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Stewardship Team Meetings

Stewardship Team Meetings EASTON – This series of meetings is designed to help educate our Stewardship Team about the ecosystem management units and wildlife management in the Community Forest. All meetings are being led by our consulting ecologist, Jesse Mohr of Native Geographic. Anyone who is interested in learning more about the Forest is welcome […]

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Sugar Hill Days 2015 Calendar

We’re delighted to offer a wonderful gift for the holidays – a 2015 Sugar Hill Days calendar by long-time ACT member Carl Martland.  For nearly 15 years Carl has been taking pictures and recording details of life in his “back 40” in Sugar Hill. With a keen eye he’s kept track of all sorts of […]

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Cooley-Jericho Community Potluck Nov. 8

Everyone is invited to the second annual community potluck for updates and input into the Cooley-Jericho Community Forest. The potluck is at the Sugar Hill Town Hall on Saturday, Nov. 8 starting at 5:30 pm. Please bring a covered dish and BYOB. The Community Forest was created one year ago when ACT purchased 840 acres […]

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Come to the Wild & Scenic Film Festival!

We’re excited to host an evening of great adventure and inspirational films! It’s the 2014 Wild & Scenic Film Festival, a national touring event. It’s at the Colonial Theatre in Bethlehem, Saturday, Oct. 11, doors open at 6 and the films start at 7. Buy tickets on-line at http://bit.ly/wildscenicfilmfestival14. The Film Festival is in support of our Clean Water/Healthy Trout project, and is […]

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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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