Upcoming events

Hike to Tippin Rock and Hewes Hill

Sunday, August 13, from 8 a.m. to noon

Ryan Owens and Denny Wheeler will lead a moderately easy, 3-mile hike with an elevation gain of about 320 feet. The route, mostly along trails, winds through land conserved by the Conservancy past Tippin Rock to Hewes Hill. You can try your hand at tipping the 40-ton glacial erratic, and weather permitting, you are sure to enjoy the stunning views of the ledges. Bring water and a snack.

Presented by: Monadnock Conservancy and Harris Center for Conservation Education.
Location: Meet at Golden Rod Grange, Route 32, Swanzey Center, N.H.
Contact: Email Ryan Owens or call 603-357-0600, ext. 103.

Orchard Hill Breadworks Pizza Night

Tuesday, August 22, from 5 to 8 p.m.

Pizza night with a purpose: on this night, 100 percent of the profits after costs will go directly to the Conservancy. It’s a fun summer evening in a lovely setting, with live music and homemade pizzas baked in an outdoor, wood-fired oven. Bring friends and family, beverages and your pizza toppings of choice (crusts provided). This is a hands-on, guest-led affair; click here to learn more. Minimum donation: $9 per pizza.

Presented by: Orchard Hill Breadworks Bakery and Monadnock Conservancy.
Location: Orchard Hill Breadworks Bakery, 121 Old Settlers Road, East Alstead, N.H.
Contact: Email Noah Elbers or call 603-835-7845. 

Mount Cresson Hike

Sunday, September 10, from 9 a.m. to noon

Katrina Farmer and Denny Wheeler will lead this moderately easy 3-mile roundtrip hike to the summit of Mount Cresson in Swanzey. The route will wind past floodplain forest protected by the Conservancy that, together with adjacent conservation land creates the larger Cresson wildlife corridor. Denny has encountered nesting turkey vultures on this trip in previous years. Bring water and a snack.

Presented by: Monadnock Conservancy and Harris Center for Conservation Education.
Location: Meet at Golden Rod Grange, Route 32, Swanzey Center, N.H.
Contact: Email Katrina Farmer or call 603-357-0600, ext. 111.