Conservation Projects & News

MMRG is awarded $100,000 from LCHIP to Conserve Leary Field & Forest in Farmington

Thanks to Kirsten Gehl and Kate Wilcox for photos of the Leary Field and Forest land.

MMRG is delighted to announce that we have received a 2017 New Hampshire Land & Community Heritage Investment Program (LCHIP) grant award to conserve 63+ acres of field and forest on Bob and Debbie Leary’s […]

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Leary Field & Forest: Conserving Farmland in Farmington

Thanks to the Learys, Rod Thompson and Virginia Long for photos of the Leary Field and Forest land.

In early Spring 2017, MMRG began a new land conservation project, working with Bob and Debbie Leary who own a farm along Hornetown Road, a rural section of Farmington. The Learys look forward […]

By |October 5th, 2017|Conservation Projects & News|Comments Off on Leary Field & Forest: Conserving Farmland in Farmington

150 Acres in Brookfield Conserved for Wildlife

The family of the late Edna Cann has honored her memory as wife, mother, and lover of wildlife by conserving 150 acres, named the Split Rock Conservation Area, that surround the family home in Brookfield. The Cann family donated a conservation easement on the property to Moose Mountains Regional Greenways. […]

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LCHIP Award Gives Funding Boost to New Durham Conservation Project; MMRG Event Showcases the Land and its Values

Photo credits: Kate Wilcox, Perry Smith, Emily Lord, and Victor Piekarski and Gloria Switalski.

MMRG has received a 2016 New Hampshire Land & Community Heritage Investment Program (LCHIP) grant award to conserve 115 acres at WidowMaker Farm in New Durham via a donated conservation easement.  The grant will partially fund the […]

By |December 15th, 2016|Conservation Projects & News, MMRG Updates|Comments Off on LCHIP Award Gives Funding Boost to New Durham Conservation Project; MMRG Event Showcases the Land and its Values

MMRG Completes Purchase of Branch River Conservation Area

By MMRG Executive Director Patti Connaughton-Burns

 MMRG recently completed the purchase of our first conservation parcel, the 17-acre, ecologically important Branch River Conservation Area (BRCA), located in Wakefield between the villages of Union and Sanbornville. A few weeks after the purchase, we acquired additional land on the opposite bank […]

By |August 12th, 2016|Conservation Projects & News|Comments Off on MMRG Completes Purchase of Branch River Conservation Area

Help MMRG Purchase the Branch River Conservation Area

MMRG is under contract to purchase a 17-acre property that includes 5,000 feet of frontage along the Branch River between Routes 16 and 153 in the Town of Wakefield.  Acquiring this parcel for conservation purposes is a big step for MMRG, as it is our first outright purchase of preserved […]

By |March 30th, 2016|Conservation Projects & News|Comments Off on Help MMRG Purchase the Branch River Conservation Area

Moose Mountains Reservation Grows by 150 Acres

After a successful fundraising campaign, the Society for the Protection of N.H. Forests (Forest Society), in collaboration with MMRG, has added a 150-acre property to its 2,300-acre Moose Mountains Reservation in Middleton and Brookfield. The addition provides snowmobilers, horseback riders, hunters and other outdoors enthusiasts with more guaranteed access to […]

By |October 28th, 2015|Conservation Projects & News|Comments Off on Moose Mountains Reservation Grows by 150 Acres

Historic Property Conserved in Milton

Thirty-seven acres of land between Governors and Hare Roads in Milton have been preserved in perpetuity through two contiguous conservation easements donated to the Town by landowners Jonathan and Anne Nute. The donation and permanent conservation of the property was made official on Tuesday evening, December 3 at the Milton […]

By |December 3rd, 2014|Conservation Projects & News|Comments Off on Historic Property Conserved in Milton

MMRG Accepts First Easement of 203 Acres

On November 12, a roomful of enthusiastic supporters celebrated as Rodney and Judy Thompson of Farmington donated a conservation easement on their 203-acre property off the Meaderboro Road in Farmington and New Durham. This conservation agreement assures that the natural and historic resources of the land will be preserved in […]

By |November 12th, 2014|Conservation Projects & News|Comments Off on MMRG Accepts First Easement of 203 Acres

Union Meadows Conserved at Last!

“Union Meadows”, a new 122-acre Wildlife Management Area in Wakefield, has been conserved through the collaborative work of N.H. Fish and Game, Moose Mountains Regional Greenways, the Town of Wakefield Conservation Commission and the Society for the Protection of N.H. Forests.
N.H. Fish and Game acquired the property to protect its […]

By |May 22nd, 2013|Conservation Projects & News|Comments Off on Union Meadows Conserved at Last!