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Balch Hill Hawk Watch this Saturday 11-1

Join David Merker and Gail McPeek on the summit of Balch Hill this Saturday at 11 to see cruising hawks on their fall migration route.

BYO binoculars; great for kids!

Hot off the press!

We’re excited to be featured in the fall issue of Here in Hanover magazine! Pick up your copy around town or share the article with friends online.

Fall Trips – Now offering pre-registration!

fall tripsOur fall trip cards have hit members’ mailboxes, and we hope you take advantage of a new option: register for trips via e-mail and get any event updates (such as moving to a rain date) sent right to your inbox!

Please excuse our technological dust, so to speak, as we work out a small glitch…you can e-mail while Google works to restore service to the address we listed on the trip card ( 

 See you out on the trails!

Wednesday Wanders at KAST start September 12th

camp brookCelebrate with us as we kick off our second year of after-school explorations at the Ray School! We’ve expanded the age range this fall, so all KAST students from K-5th grade will have the chance to go on hikes, explore Camp Brook and

be wild in the woods on early release days.  Learn more about the program here. 

FY2018 Annual Report Coming Soon!


The numbers are in, and our footprint continues to grow. Look for our most recent annual report in your mailbox in October.

A rewarding look back at a very successful year: view the FY2017 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 strategic plan for the next five years, adopted in 2015.   Learn more about us and the outstanding natural and human communities we serve! Follow us on social media – Get updates about events, see photos of recent adventures and hear about new spots to explore and enjoy in Hanover!