CHaD HERO Hike this Sunday

Hikers and hunters, please note that the woods will be busier than normal this Sunday, October 14th.

Hike sign

Both the 5- and 7-mile hiking routes for the Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth (CHaD) HERO event wind their way through the Mink Brook Nature Preserve. Volunteers will be directing HERO hikers at major junctions from approximately 10-2.


Weekend hike inspiration

Looking for something to do on this beautiful long weekend? Check out one of our Hikes of the Month, which include detailed directions and history on each location. When you’re out there, take a moment to appreciate the incredible array of natural resources in the Upper Valley! These pristine streams and rich soils were cared for… Continue Reading

Deer season begins in NH Sept. 15

Although hunting for various species occurs throughout the year, deer season is by far the most popular. In New Hampshire, the full season runs from September 15- December 15 each year. Remember to wear your blaze orange or hi-vis yellow and take precautions with dogs and kids: bells and bright colors are always a good choice!… Continue Reading

Butterflies For All

Come explore the lovely world of some of our local butterflies with Bill Shepard at the Etna Library on Monday, August 13th at 3:00. Look at specimens and learn about moth & butterfly resources before heading outside to the Hayes Farm Park & Nan and Allen King Bird Sanctuary to try your hand at catching a few!… Continue Reading