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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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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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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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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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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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Bird Walk and Hike Sunday May 26

Everyone is invited to come explore the proposed Cooley – Jericho Community Forest on Sunday, May 26. This will be a great time to see this magnificent land and see some of the birds breeding there. The hike will start at 9 a.m. the end of Dyke Road (heading west, up hill) in Sugar Hill. […]

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Brontosaurus Works for Woodcock

Release: June 6, 2012 SUGAR HILL – The extremely loud growling, grinding sound of a Brontosaurus is music to the ears of woodcock, the odd little birds that put on such an amazing mating display in the early spring – and is still going on in old fields and meadows around the North Country. The […]

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