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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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Johnson Farm and Islands Forever Conserved!

In an exciting bi-state partnership between ACT and the Vermont River Conservancy (VRC), we are pleased to announce that we have conserved a historic farm in Monroe, NH. Click here to listen to the NHPR story. Read the White Mountain News story. Richard Johnson is the owner of this 311-acre property that includes riverine habitats, islands, […]

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Creature Feature: Mad as a March Hare?

  Remember the March Hare and his pal the Hatter in Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland?   Both were a bit crazed – or “mad” as the Cheshire Cat said. The hatter, we may surmise, from mercury poisoning (used in felt making for hats) and the Hare, well, blame it on March. Hares are normally […]

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ACT Hunting Roundtable

ACT is committed to having the public enjoy the land we own in as many ways as possible. Hunting is one of those uses, and keeping land open for hunting is one of our goals. Hunting is part of the heritage of the North Country, a traditional use on many lands, and it is an […]

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Tour of Sugar Hill Maple Farm

Join us on Saturday, March 28th to visit the Sugar Hill Maple Farm on a snowshoe hike of this beautiful farm. The Hunt family and ACT staff will lead the snowshoe hike in the morning. During the afternoon the Hunt family will be giving sugarhouse tours. If the weather is warm enough and sap is running, there will be […]

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Emerald Ash Borer Workshop for Landowners

Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) is an invasive bug that has been devastating to ash trees throughout New Hampshire. EAB rapidly kills trees during their larval stage by eating their way through the phloem and cambium (live tissues) of a tree. A tree can go from seemingly healthy one week, to a week later nearly dead. In […]

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Owl Prowl at the Adair Inn

Join us during the full moon on Thursday, March 5th for an Owl Prowl at the Adair Inn in Bethlehem. We will be on the lookout for Barred Owls, and listening closely for other owl calls. After the walk we will gather inside to warm up by the fireplace. Attendees are also welcome to purchase drinks from the bar, and […]

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Creature Feature

Who cooks for you? Who cooks for youuuaallll?  You can hear the unmistakable call of the barred owl throughout the year, but they’ll really get revved up in the next few weeks as their mating season begins. Come to ourFull Moon Owl Walk March 5th, 6:30 p.m. at The Rocks in Bethlehem.  Barred Owls Barred owls are slightly […]

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