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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 21,000 acres in 29 towns throughout southwestern New Hampshire. Learn more about our history.

Success Story: Cunningham Pond

Nearly 100 acres on Cunningham Pond in Peterborough, New Hampshire, are now permanently protected and open to the public as a recreation area. It'll be a community treasure for years to come.

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News & Events

Trails Open on Future Conservation Land

Posted 1/13/21

Get a sneak peek at a project underway when you visit the trails open for hiking, snowshoeing, and cross-country skiing.

Conservation and Christmas Trees

Posted 12/9/20

Two Conservancy-protected properties include Christmas tree plantations as part of their land management and conservation priorities.

Henry Owens and Rick Brackett showing off their ice-fishing catch

Cunningham Pond Ice Fishing Day

Event date: 1/30/21

Learn what ice fishing is all about, including instruction and gear demonstrations. It's a great excuse to get outside and enjoy the beauty of winter.