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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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Manage Your Woodlands for Bobcats

The Ammonoosuc Conservation Trust invites you to attend a talk about bobcats being given by New Hampshire Fish and Game Wildlife Biologist Will Staats. The focus of this presentation will be on how to manage your woodlands for bobcats. Pulling on his many years of observing North Country bobcats in the wild, Staats will focus […]

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A Day of AMC Shenanigans

A group of blindfolded adults smelling trees, pretending to be squirrels dueling it out over acorn stashes, and singing songs about alligators in French accents were spotted along the Mt. Willard trail in Crawford Notch on Saturday, April 18th. Observed from afar, it might seem their only goal was to laugh and have fun. But […]

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Last Sunday Hike

Join us on Sunday, April 26th to meet new friends and enjoy the beautiful spring weather. At 1 p.m., we’ll start at the log landing at the Foss Forest on Pearl Lake Road,  located 1.3 miles west of the intersection of Route 117 and Pearl Lake Road in Sugar Hill. Going from Sugar Hill toward Lisbon, the […]

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Woodcock’s Rite of Spring

It’s known to pull some North Country people out of their homes at dusk, often with favorite libation in hand, to sit and wait, listening intently. And when they hear the first sign, to cheer and toast the arrival of spring! What is this event that so fascinates us? The mating display of the woodcock. […]

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Earth Day Planting and Activities for Kids!

Join ACT in a family-friendly Earth Day celebration with activities that are great for little hands. We’ll be tending to seedling sunflowers, and planting scarlet runner beans in recycled containers. Everyone will have the opportunity to decorate a container and take home a baby sunflower and a bean plant for planting in your own garden. […]

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Community Forest Management Presentation

This meeting will take place on Thursday, April 9 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. in the Franconia Town Hall. The Ammonoosuc Conservation Trust is hosting a public discussion to present the 840-acre Cooley-Jericho Community Forest (CJCF) draft management proposal. ACT Executive Director Rebecca Brown, consulting ecologist Jesse Mohr, and other CJCF Stewardship Team representatives will give brief […]

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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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