Recreation

Gary Samuels, neighbor to the Forest Society's Hedgehog Mountain Forest in Deering, recently hiked along a new trail, the Hedgehog Ridge Trail, built last summer by Forest Society volunteers and staff.

As fall comes to a close and winter is imminent, there is a quiet that sweeps across New Hampshire. We celebrate the changing of the leaves but once they’ve fallen from the trees there’s really not much to look at before snowfall, right? Of course not!

Last month I had occasion to spend a few days in Boston. Curious about the people I was with, I asked them where they lived (Back Bay to suburbia), what their commute was like (30-minute walk to 90 minute stress-fest each way), and how they liked living in a major metropolitan area.

MIDDLETON – After a successful fundraising campaign, the Forest Society, in collaboration with Moose Mountains Regional Greenways (MMRG), has added a 150-acre property to its 2,300-acre Moose Mountains Reservation in Middleton and Brookfield.

The Quabbin-to-Cardigan Partnership (Q2C) today released a request for proposals for its ninth round of Land Conservation Grants, which fund transaction-related expenses on land conservation projects in the “Quabbin-to-Cardigan” region of western New Hampshire and north central M

 

The Quabbin-to-Cardigan Partnership (Q2C) has opened the application window for its fall 2015 round of grants to support trail projects in the “Quabbin-to-Cardigan” region of western New Hampshire and north-central Massachusetts.  

The Forest Society offers public access to some lovely land. There are scenic vistas to enjoy, ponds to fish, trails to hike and adventures to remember. But some properties, well, let’s just say some of them are still “in the rough.”   

The history of land ownership for the Forest Society …

Lucille Heald’s obituary in the June 22, 2014 Union Leader  lists her many contributions to her community of Wilton and that the love of her life was the late Philip Heald, Jr. It ends with an invitation: