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New Nature Park Opens

Posted 11/10/21

Come visit this park, designed to engage people with nature and encourage unstructured play.

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2021 Conservation Awards

Posted 10/13/21

Two local conservationists were honored recently for their decades of dedicated work at our 32nd Annual Celebration in mid-September.

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Beyond the Lake

Posted 10/13/21

Clean drinking water, intact wildlife habitat, healthy forests ... these are only a few of the goals of watershed conservation.

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What's in the Orange Vest?

Posted 9/8/21

Conservancy staff spend a lot of time in the outdoors. Here's some of the essential gear they carry for safe and successful field visits.

New Boardwalk Underway

Posted 8/11/21

Learn more about this project at the Cranberry Meadow Pond Trail in Peterborough, New Hampshire.

Plans for a Nature Park Take Root

Posted 7/14/21

Construction is now underway for a project years in the making. Learn more about the details.

Trail Links to Conservation Area

Posted 6/9/21

A newly purchased parcel of land includes woodlands, waterfront, and a well-known trail.

Stearns Hill Anchors City's Rural Character

Posted 5/12/21

These fields and woods contain vestiges of the old Craig Farm, now a 138-acre conservation property owned by the City of Keene.

Taking Action for Local Food

Posted 4/14/21

Two farm projects currently underway get a boost thanks to grant funding.

Pawprints for Science

Posted 3/10/21

What happens when two experts go on a winter hike looking for mammal tracks? Read this story to find out.

5 Best Trails To Take Your Date

Posted 2/10/21

Here are some great ideas for hikes that are perfect for couples, as well as for families.

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.

Hike Local This Holiday Season

Posted 11/24/20

Trails are the perfect antidote to life’s current challenges. Choose one of these four for the next time you want to get out.

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A Scenic Spot for the Public

Posted 11/11/20

The Chamberlain Conservation Area features water access for fishing, extensive wetlands, and many other recreational opportunities.

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Congratulations Conservation Award Winners

Posted 10/14/20

This year's awards recognize two amazing local conservation leaders.

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Cunningham Pond Conservation Area Welcomes You

Posted 7/9/20

Trails now open at this Peterborough property, which offers woods, water, and views.

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Top Picks for Summer Reading

Posted 7/9/20

Summer is in full swing, and how better to enjoy it then with a good book. Our staff shares their favorites.


Rich in Natural Resources

Posted 6/18/20

A family's 183 acres in Jaffrey and Rindge are now conserved, and this property seems to have it all.

News: A Letter from the Executive Director

Posted 6/4/20

A statement to our community that acknowledges recent national events surrounding race and ideas on how to be part of the solution.

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New Bridge Now Open

Posted 5/13/20

The new bridge is the first major trails project of the season, and ensures public access at one of our most popular properties.

Keeping the "Field" in Chesterfield

Posted 4/9/20

Evans Farm in Chesterfield, New Hampshire, offers open space for the community and for wildlife.

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News: Tips to Hike Local

Posted 4/9/20

Find out where to go and read our tips for hiking responsibly during this time of social distancing.

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News: COVID-19 & How We're Doing Our Part

Posted 3/19/20

Here's how we're doing our part to slow the spread of COVID-19. You'll find information about changes in office hours, staff availability, events, and access to our trails.

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News: 2019 Annual Report Now Available

Posted 3/12/20

Stories and photos of the places protected during the past calendar year, plus a summary of our program accomplishments and financial health.

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‘Glad to Do It’

Posted 1/8/20

Sargent Hill Farm in Walpole, New Hampshire, located on a dead-end dirt road, is a quiet spot with scenic views of Vermont.

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Keeping A Promise

Posted 12/12/19

Recently conserved farmland honors a father's wish and continues a family's legacy. Crops grown on the land help feed a local dairy herd.

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Nature Preserve Near Monadnock

Posted 11/14/19

Years ago, while Cia Devan was living out-of-state, she realized she needed to take care of the land she still owned in the Monadnock region.

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Giving Back Throughout the Year

Posted 10/9/19

Each year, at our Annual Celebration in September, the Monadnock Conservancy presents two awards. Find out who was honored in 2019.

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All in a Day’s (Trail) Work

Posted 9/11/19

It’s been 10 years since the official opening of the Cranberry Pond Mountain Trail. We’d say it’s been a success, based on the wear and tear on the path.