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Together, protecting forever the land we love

The Monadnock region. It’s nearly 800 square miles of forest, hills, rivers, lakes, and mountains. Since 1989, the Monadnock Conservancy, together with willing landowners, has permanently conserved 23,000 acres in 29 towns throughout southwestern New Hampshire. Learn more about our history.

News & Events

A picture of a new england farm with the words "Stories About This Place 2024 featuring host Rebecca Rule, author Ernest Hebert, composer Ben Cosgrove. Peterborough Meeting House, Friday, March 22nd, 6:30pm to 8:30pm"

Stories About This Place 2024!

Event date: 3/22/24

Stories About This Place, our local storytelling event, now in its 10th year, returns on Friday, March 22nd from 6:30-8:30pm at the Peterborough Town House. The event will feature author Ernest…

a cartoon image of a bear and a deer having a drink at a bar. The Monadnock Conservancy's logo is at the top, and at the bottom of the image is a title reading, "Bears & Beers: Wildlife Trivia Night at Branch & Blade, February 29th, 7pm"

Bears & Beers: Nature Trivia Night at Branch & Blade

Event date: 2/29/24

Are you a nature expert? A trivia fiend? Both? Join us on February 29th at Branch & Blade Brewing (17 Bradco Street in Keene) from 5-7pm for a night of team trivia!

A line drawing of a couple walking in woods, little valentine's day hearts are hanging from the trees and the text reads "The Heart Hike is Back"

The Heart Hike returns in February 2024!

Event date: 2/1/24

We are so happy to bring our heart hike back for the 2024 season. Read the post for more information.