Creek Farm Series

Tern fishing at Creek Farm. Photo by Emily Lord
Tern fishing at Creek Farm. Photo by Emily Lord.

Cute bat on snuggly yellow blanket
Meet the Center for Wildlife's bat ambassadors! Photo courtesy Center for Wildlife.

Where once-vast inland forests meet the rocky extremes of coastal rivers and shallow brackish, tidal estuaries, the combined effects of weather, past agriculture, development pressure and recently introduced landscape trees and aggressive invasive plants contribute to a kind of chaotic “Frankenst

Since acquiring the 35-acre property known as Creek Farm in 2000, the Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests (Forest Society) has worked to implement donor Lillian (“Billie”) Noel’s vision to have Creek Farm “maintained in an undeveloped state except as necessary for providing access

 “There is nothing – absolutely nothing – half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats.” - Kenneth Grahame (The Wind in the Willows).  The Gundalow Company ‘River Rats’ and Discovery camps embrace the idea of spending time where the water meets the land.  During these week-l

Learn something new about the critters, seabirds, and plants that share our coastal ecosystem at the Land, Air, and Sea series at Creek Farm this summer. We're teaming up with the Shoals Marine Laboratory to offer a series of walks and talks featuring research faculty from Shoals Marine Lab, the University of New Hampshire, and UMass Boston. Creek Farm is a coastal hideaway bordering featuring trails, a historic farm, and a man-made tidal pool on the shoreline of tidal Sagamore Creek in Portsmouth, New Hampshire.

Seacoast Walk Explores Estuary Botany with Dr. Gregg Moore