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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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Godfrey Memorial Conservation Area Established

We’ve had the singular pleasure of getting to know Daphne Godfrey over the last several years as we’ve worked with her to conserve her land in Lyman. We were fortunate enough to be introduced to Daphne through the Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests, who referred her to us. Her neighbor up the […]

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Earth Day and Destiny

By Rebecca Brown The first Earth Day 42 years ago was planned for the high spring season, when the land – at least in the mid-Atlantic states –  is in the burst of renewal and vibrant color. Sunday, Earth Day, brought much needed rain to the Northeast. Streams and rivers that on Friday were flowing […]

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ACT is Applying for National Accreditation and Invites Your Comments!

ACT has applied for accreditation with the Land Trust Alliance (LTA), the national organization that oversees the operations of land conservation organizations. As part of this process, ACT invites comments on its operations to be sent to the Land Trust Accreditation Commission, and independent program of LTA that conducts an extensive review of ACT’s policies […]

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Gardner Mountain Conserved for People, Wildlife, Timber

1,100 acres protect key habitat, working forest, recreation  A significant portion of Gardner Ridge in the Connecticut River valley, the scenic backdrop for Lyman and critically important wildlife habitat, has been conserved. Ammonoosuc Conservation Trust and The Trust for Public Land announced that the conservation easement on the 1,081 acres encourages timber management, protects important […]

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