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Food Short Film Festival

Come spend an evening with Michael Pollan, Jamie Oliver, Alice Waters, and other luminaries of the local food movement as Ammonoosuc Conservation Trust’s Keep Growing Initiative presents “Nourish,” a series of short films about food at The Colonial Theater on Thursday, July 30 at 7:30 pm. Our food connects us with people, place, and the […]

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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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Summertime Bug Walks with ACT

We are excited to be offering two, unique bug walks this summer that are perfect for kids and families who love spending time outside. Both walks will be led by Native Geographic ecologist Jesse Mohr. Bug and Butterfly Discovery Walk on July 25 from 11-12:30pm Come join us at for a morning of hunting –with nets, of […]

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Trail Building Starting on Community Forest!

  Grab your work gloves and join the Ammonoosuc Conservation Trust out on the 840-acre Cooley-Jericho Community Forest. We’re going to start building trails with guidance from the Appalachian Mountain Club (AMC). A forest for all, the purpose of the Cooley-Jericho Community Forest is to provide multi-recreational trail uses, wildlife habitat, and encourage people to […]

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Creature Feature: The Buzz About Bees

Step outside into your vegetable patch or flower garden this time of year and you’ll hopefully see honeybees or bumblebees buzzing about. Bees are one of the reasons we can eat fresh fruits and vegetables, and they play an essential part of our food system. In the United States alone, bees provide pollination services valued […]

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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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Free Plein Air Workshop

Begin your summer with a free watercolor ‘plein air’ outdoor workshop led by Franconia artist Lynn Bart on Friday, June 5, 2015 from 3-5 p.m. The Ammonoosuc Conservation Trust (ACT) is sponsoring this event. We will gather on the back porch of the Inn at Sunset Hill in Sugar Hill, and paint the beautiful mountain […]

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The Power of Place

The Colonial Theatre in Bethlehem, NH will be hosting a movie about Northern Pass called The Power of Place on Thursday, May 14 from 7:30-9:00 p.m. The film was made by New Hampshire conservation photographer and filmmaker Jerry Monkman and is 50 minutes in length. Electricity giant Hydro-Quebec needs to sell more of its electricity to New England and […]

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Foss Forest Sunday Hike

Looking for a beautiful local hike that is a well-kept secret? Then please join the Ammonoosuc Conservation Trust (ACT) on a fun springtime hike at the ACT owned Foss-Evelyn Forest in Sugar Hill on Sunday, May 31 from 1:00-2:30 p.m. The Hike will start from the Pearl Lake Road parking area, which is located 1.3 miles […]

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Memorial Day Bird and Breakfast Walk at the Adair Inn

Join us for a Memorial Day bird walk at the Adair Inn in Bethlehem on Monday, May 25th! Everyone is invited to do a bird walk with expert birders through the grounds of the inn, and afterwards enjoy Adair’s sumptuous breakfast. The bird walk will start at 7 a.m. and the breakfast will be at […]

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