Newsletters and Reports

photo by Francesco Ticozzi
Barred Owl at Balch Hill

VISION 2020 – Our Strategic Plan

Annual Reports



  • October (Fall trips, mystery object, November events)
  • September (Fall trips, deer hunting, mighty oaks fall)
  • August (10 years at Slade Brook, Balch Hill trail makeover)
  • July (Hanover Trails Challenge, many hands at Balch Hill, scholarship)
  • June (new kiosk at Greensboro Ridge, hikes on the wild side, family fun)
  • May(update on Moose Mtn. project, bird trips, garlic mustard, volunteer profile)
  • Earth Day Edition(protecting trail access at Moose Mtn, Trescott field trip, bear program, scholarship)
  • April(spring trips, bears, other events and programs)
  • March...(apple tree pruning, Kendal, Mink Brook guide, deer & bear)
  • February…(Moister Meadow celebration, bald eagles)
  • January… (winter trips, bears, Moister Meadow celebration)


  • NewsMoister Meadow protected
  • December(annual meeting, conservation funding, Carolyn Tenney)
  • November…(deer at Balch Hill, ge0-caches, annual meeting)
  • October(new staff, deer at Balch Hill, new bridge for Pine Park)
  • September(fall trips, deer and forest health, new strategic plan)
  • August(Mink Brook celebration, Trail Challenge, Champion tree)
  • June(new staff, bioengineering at Mink Brook, Trail Challenge, botanizing at Balch Hill)
  • May(spring trips, Green Up Day, CT River paddlers’ map)
  • Earth Day(Earth Day/Week events, new Hanover High School Environmental scholarship)
  • April...(spring trips, Ben on bears, trails, Byrne challenge, Earth Day)
  • March(climate change program, forest expedition, Byrne challenge, Jim Hornig, job opening, Hanover High)
  • February…(pdf) (winter wildlife tracking, outdoor trips & indoor programs, winter bird surveys)
  • January… (pdf) (winter trips, Mayor-Niles Forest wildlife in winter, Alswell Farm protected)