Despite frigid temperatures, the group toasted the achievement with hot chocolate and explored the newly protected land on foot.
With forest food absent, wildlife patterns change.
The Bonk-Trowbridge family generously donated the conservation easement and will retain ownership of the land.
The lecture series honors the environmental and scholarly legacies of Hillsborough residents Annette and William Cottrell, as well as that of New Hampshire’s first research forester, Henry Ives Baldwin.
Are they early, late, or right on time?
The morning started with updates from Forest Society’s president Jack Savage.
The NH Legislature will consider House Bill 56 on Feb. 21.
Reauthorized every five year, the legislation funds nutrition and food programs, agriculture supports and key conservation programs.
Maple Month will be celebrated at The Rocks from March 11 to April 1.