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Art Opening to Benefit ACT

FRANCONIA – You’re invited to an art opening at the newly renovated Plain Kate’s Riverside Saloon on Franconia’s Main Street. Oil paintings of the North Country and Upper Valley by talented artist Anne Leith will be featured. Leith paints with bold strokes, using a colorful palette that brings out the lively nature of this region. […]

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Dig Deeper with Keep Growing Winter Book Discussions

Are you interested in contributing to a deeper level of discussion about food? Join us for a trio of winter book discussions that are being hosted by Keep Growing, a community project of the Ammonoosuc Conservation Trust (ACT). Rachelle Lyons, Agriculture & Environment Coordinator at Plymouth State University, will be the moderator during these discussions. […]

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Last Sunday Hike at The Inn at Sunset Hill, Dec. 27

Our Last Sunday of the month walks are a great way to meet new friends and enjoy the land. Join us on Sunday, December 27th for a delightful winter hike. The hike will be from 12:30-1:30 p.m. Rosalind Page, ACT Board President, will be leading this hike. Please park in the parking lot next to the golf […]

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ACT is Hiring!

Outreach & Membership Coordinator Ammonoosuc Conservation Trust (ACT), the regional nonprofit lands conservancy serving New Hampshire’s North Country, seeks an individual to advance its mission by developing and overseeing outreach, education, and programs in ACT’s three core areas: Inspiring the next generation of conservation leaders, voters, and stewards; Growing the region’s capacity to feed ourselves […]

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Seventh Generation Robie Farm Conserved in Piermont

PIERMONT – A historic family farm well known in the Connecticut River valley for its superb artisan cheeses and humanely raised beef and pork is permanently conserved. The Ammonoosuc Conservation Trust (ACT) and The Trust for Public Land announced the completion of the conservation of the 150-acre Robie Farm, located on a beautiful stretch of […]

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Beautiful Foliage in the Community Forest

Thank you to everyone who joined us on Saturday, Oct. 3rd to hike in the Cooley-Jericho Community Forest! Check out some of the pictures below of the stunning foliage in your Community Forest. Special thanks to our trail volunteers who made the new trails a reality. It was amazing hiking the brand new blue loop […]

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3rd Annual Community Forest Potluck & Hike, Oct. 3

As the weather cools, it’s the perfect time to hear about the great progress we’ve made on our trail network in the Cooley-Jericho Community Forest. Join ACT for a festive potluck, and invite all of your friends! This year we are hosting the potluck at the Landaff Town Hall. The potluck starts at 5:30 p.m […]

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Build Trails on National Public Lands Day in Community Forest

EASTON – All across the country, people will be lending hands to help our public lands on Saturday, Sept. 26. You can help out right here at the Cooley-Jericho Community Forest, which was created with local support. Join ACT on National Public Lands Day as we work toward completing our first trail on the Cooley-Jericho Community Forest. […]

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Creature Feature: Journey of the Monarchs

Floating by on their wings of black and orange that resemble panels of stained glass, the monarch butterfly is a favorite sight as summer ends and fall begins. This year, it may be harder to catch a glimpse of these late season butterflies. Over the past decade, their population has declined rapidly due to habitat loss […]

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Keep Growing Pie Contest Winners!

The announcement of the winning pies was the most anticipated part of the night. Taking first prize bragging rights was a classic apple pie baked by Bill Oliver. In second place was Elizabeth Chow with a delicious blueberry pie.Marie Snyder’s cherry pie took third place. Pies were judged by ACT Executive Director Rebecca Brown and […]

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