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The cab of the Kearsarge Fire Tower is an office with a view. Due south, Mount Monadnock rises in the distance, and while you can't actually see the ocean, on a clear day you can see the cooling towers at the Seabrook power plant.

CONCORD, NH, July 24, 2008—The Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests honored 25 of the Society’s 150 volunteers at its annual Volunteer Reception.

Forest Society Purchases 284 Acres Along The Salmon Falls River

Newest Forest Reservation in Milton Mills Helps Protect Public Drinking Water, River Habitat and Recreation

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Dijit Taylor, <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" /??>Director Center for Land Conservation Assistance


Advance Screening of New Documentary About Granite State Icon on July 26

Film Honors Abbott Thayer, Protector of Monadnock

"Let me tell you 'bout the birds and the bees and the flowers in the trees And the moon up above… and a thing called love."

Note: This story was updated with illustration in 2022, a photo of the Dilly Cliffs Fire that took place in 2015. Read Dave Anderson's story about the 2015 fire, called "Wake of the Fire," here.


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"I just can't imagine the Cornish Fair ox pull competition on Saturday night without Artie Scruton and his team in the ring… a terrible accident… just awful."

former Commissioner of Agriculture, Stephen Taylor