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Watch for blowdowns

The windstorm of Oct. 29-30 visited our trails and it will take time to clear all the paths. Our volunteers made much progress at Balch Hill on 10/31 and at Lower Slade Brook on 11/4. Please get in touch to report other obstructions. New volunteers always welcome!

FY2017AnnualReportcoverFY2017 Annual Report

A rewarding look back at a very successful year. View our newly published annual report HERE.

 

 

CONSERVED – Shumway Forest on Moose Mountain

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We are delighted to announce the largest conservation project in the Hanover Conservancy’s history – permanent protection of the 313-acre Shumway Forest. High elevation wildlife habitat, trails, waterfalls, and MORE  (including trail map)

ShumwaysKay and Peter Shumway signed a permanent conservation easement on their Moose Mountain Forest at our office on June 30.  Kay observed, “we have always felt that we don’t really own the land – we are tenants, taking care of it for the next generation.” The rest of us are all fortunate to have such a fine example of land stewardship in our town.

About the Hanover Conservancy

We are the oldest local land trust in New Hampshire, founded in 1961. Our mission is to protect land and water in our community and to nurture an appreciation for Hanover’s natural environment. A private, non-profit membership organization, we are not affiliated with town government, but work closely with our civic partners. We lead programs in land conservation, outdoor education, stewardship of our natural areas, and advocacy for conservation-oriented public policy. VISION 2020  is our new strategic plan for the next five years.   Learn more about us and the outstanding natural and human communities we serve!

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