The Board of Moose Mountains Regional Greenways has happily approved work on five new land conservation easement projects to take place in Milton, Ossipee and Tuftonboro in 2022 and 2023. This is an exciting roster of projects for the organization which will conserve valuable natural resource areas and […]
Moose Mountains Regional Greenways is thrilled to announce the permanent protection of the new Schlenker Conservation Area, located in Wakefield, NH.
The Schlenker Conservation Area was previously owned by the Garvin family, who were early settlers to […]
We are thrilled to announce the closing of our newest conservation success, the permanent protection of 79 acres of land in the town of Milton, NH! The Casey Road property boasts over 1.5 miles of trails winding through thick oak and pine forests, making the area an excellent […]
Read More About the Prentice Woods Preserve
This letter was written to MMRG by Ken and Joan Gatto, donors of one of the properties that now makes up the Prentice Woods Preserve.
My family has been spending summers at Province Lake since 1948. […]
Moose Mountains Regional Greenways is thrilled to announce the acquisition of Prentice Woods Preserve in Wakefield, New Hampshire. Located next to Province Lake, this beautiful 15-acre property is comprised of two adjacent parcels of land that have been donated by the Bakey and […]
Thanks to Debbie Leary, Amy Gardner, and Virginia Long for these photos of the Learys and the wildlife and people who enjoy their land.
Bob and Debbie Leary of Farmington have placed an additional 63 acres of the Leary Farm under conservation easement, expanding the […]
Thanks to Patti Connaughton-Burns, Kirsten Gehl, Virginia Long, Kari Lygren and Emily Lord for these photos of Stephen Snow and his land.
Landowner Stephen Snow has conserved his 325-acre tree farm on Tumbledown Dick in Brookfield, NH. MMRG holds the conservation easement, which forever protects […]
2,000 Acres Overlooking Merrymeeting Lake Now a Community Forest
Community Celebration Planned for July 13, 2019
Press release courtesy of Southeast Land Trust of New Hampshire.
Photos show views from and of Birch Ridge taken by Virginia Long, Matt […]
Thanks to Kirsten Gehl, Emily Lord and N. Van Dyke for these photos of the Snow Family Conservation Area land.
The fundraising to conserve the 320+ acre Snow Family Conservation Area is a wonderful example of collaboration between private donors and public funding sources. Gifts from almost 100 private donors, members […]
Funding Secured for Proposed Birch Ridge Community Forest: 2,000 acres to be saved on Merrymeeting Lake in New Durham
Press release courtesy of Southeast Land Trust of New Hampshire. Thanks to Stefanie Thornton, Bonnie Dodge, Virginia Long and the Forest Society for these photos of Birch Ridge.
A holiday gift arrived early for those who love Birch Ridge and Merrymeeting Lake. The gift: news that the Partnership for Birch Ridge […]
MMRG awarded $65,000 from LCHIP for Snow Family Conservation Easement on Tumbledown Dick in Brookfield
Pictured from Left to Right at the 2018 LCHIP Award Ceremony: NH State Rep. Dr. William Marsh (Carrol County District 8); LCHIP Natural Resource Specialist, Paula Bellemore; Landowner Stephen Snow; LCHIP Executive Director, Dijit Taylor; MMRG Educational Outreach Coordinator, Kari Lygren; NH Governor Chris Sununu; MMRG Executive Director, Patti Connaughton-Burns; […]
Thanks to Kate Wilcox and Emily Lord for photos of past events at WidowMaker Farm.
A conservation easement now protects 117 acres at WidowMaker Farm, thanks to generous gifts from the New Hampshire Land and Community Heritage Investment Program (LCHIP), which awarded a $15,000 grant; the Town of New Durham, which […]
Thanks to Stephanie Thornton and Virginia Long for photos of views from Birch Ridge and of MMRG’s 2016 Visioning Session for conservation planning.
The Partnership for Birch Ridge Community Forest, consisting of Moose Mountains Regional Greenways (MMRG), Southeast Land Trust of New Hampshire (SELT), and Merrymeeting Lake Association (MMLA), invite all […]
Photos of previous hawk watches and of the Birch Ridge hawk watch site by Virginia Long.
On behalf of the newly formed Partnership for Birch Ridge, MMRG is conducting a Hawk Watch and Guided Hike at the future 2,000+ acre proposed Birch Ridge Community Forest in New Durham. This event, which […]
Photos of Casey Road Conservation Land by Kelly Colby and Virginia Long.
The town of Milton voted to place a conservation easement on two abutting town-owned properties along Casey Road, now merged into a single 79-acre parcel. The land will be conserved forever to preserve its natural resource, educational, and recreation […]