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Help protect our trails

If trails are muddy, your best option is to stay off them until they’re dry- this helps prevent erosion.

Hiking boots walking along muddy Kuilau Ridge Trail, Lihue-Koloa Forest Reserve, Kauai, Hawaii

If you must use a muddy trail, stick to the center of the trail. Walking around or on the edges just makes the muddy, eroding spot wider!

Temporary Closure – Mason Trail on the Trescott Lands

Trescott Map - Sept 2017The new Mason Trail linking Paine Road and Wolfeboro Road is closed due to logging activity until further notice.  Trails on the rest of the water supply lands remain open.


Wednesday Wanders with KAST

Snowshoeing behind Ray SchoolOur partnership with Hanover Parks & Rec is growing! Every other Wednesday, Conservancy staff leads hikes with Kids After-School Time (KAST) Adventurers on local trails. We identify animal tracks, do trail work, explore Camp Brook and Storrs Pond, and so much more. Contact us to learn more- we’d love to lead a field trip for your class or organize a student day of service!

FY2017 Annual Report

A rewaFY2017AnnualReportcoverrding look back at a very successful year. View our most recent annual report HERE.



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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