MMRG In Action

Upcoming Moose Mountains RunAround and Kids Snowshoe Shuffle to Benefit MMRG

Thanks to Kari Lygren and Gianna Lindsey for photos of previous snowshoe races.

The 4th annual Moose Mountains RunAround snowshoe race is scheduled for Saturday morning, January 20, at Abenaki Ski Area in Wolfeboro, NH. The public is invited to join in, or to just come watch and cheer on the […]

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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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5th Annual ‘CC Mixer’: Towns and MMRG Working Together to Conserve Land

Photos of the 2017 CC Mixer by Virginia Long.

MMRG’s 5th annual ‘CC Mixer’ attracted more than thirty regional Conservation Commissioners, MMRG Directors and members, and interested  residents to spend an October evening sharing ideas and learning how towns and conservation partners can make use of our new Conservation Action Plan. […]

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Forestry Workshops Inspired Woodlot Owners and Woodworkers

Thanks to Kari Lygren for photos of these workshops.

In early November, MMRG teamed up with Branch Hill Farm/the Carl Siemon Family Charitable Trust to offer two forestry workshops led by consulting forester Charlie Moreno. ‘Restoration of a Forest’ and ‘Wood: From Forest to Workbench’ […]

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MOOSE-ies for Families Nature Activities Program Kicked Off with Bonfire Storytime

In late October, MMRG kicked off a new program of family nature activities, ‘MOOSE-ies for Families’, with a Family Bonfire Storytime held at McKenzie’s Farm in Milton. Owners Jock, Annie and Brett McKenzie provided atmosphere with a roaring bonfire and tended a smaller fire for sitting around and toasting marshmallows. […]

By |November 13th, 2017|Recent Activities & Events|Comments Off on MOOSE-ies for Families Nature Activities Program Kicked Off with Bonfire Storytime

Moonlight Walkers Watched Full Moon Rise over Leary Field & Forest

Thanks to Kate Wilcox for these photos of our Moonlight Walk!

MMRG held a guided Moonlight Walk in October to showcase our Leary Field & Forest (LF&F) conservation project on Bob and Debbie Leary’s property in Farmington.  Twenty people came out to learn about LF&F’s important natural, recreational, and historical assets.  […]

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Two Forestry Workshops with Charlie Moreno

Photos: forester Charlie Moreno, a cherry tree, cherry boards, a cherry bureau in-the-making, and Charlie speaking to workshop participants; photos courtesy of Charlie Moreno and Kate Wilcox.

MMRG and Branch Hill Farm/the Carl Siemon Family Charitable Trust (BHF/CSFCT) will offer two forestry workshops led by consulting forester Charlie […]

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Family Bonfire Storytime

Photo of MMRG Education Coordinator Kari Lygren leading a guided walk for families.

We believe it is crucial to foster future generations of conservationists and so we encourage children and their families to have fun together outdoors while learning about the natural world. To create such opportunities, we are introducing a […]

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MMRG’s 5th Annual ‘CC Mixer’ set for October 26

Photos are of 2015 and 2016 CC Mixers.

MMRG will hold its 5th annual ‘CC Mixer’ on Thursday evening, October 26 from 5:30 to 8:30 at the Wolfeboro Town Hall, 86 South Main St, Wolfeboro, NH. Guest speaker and facilitator Steve Whitman, of Resilience Planning and Design, will provide an overview […]

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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 […]

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A Choice of Two Free Forestry Workshops in October

Past forestry workshop photos by David Levin and Kate Wilcox.

MMRG and Branch Hill Farm/the Carl Siemon Family Charitable Trust (BHF/CSFCT) are teaming up to offer two free outdoor forestry workshops. The first, ‘Attributes of a Northern Hardwood Forest on an Enriched Soil,’ from 9 am to 12 pm on Saturday, […]

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Woods, Water & Wildlife Festival was a Day of Fun and Learning

Thanks to Kate Wilcox for our 2017 WWW Festival photos.

Close to 700 people joined in a multitude of activities celebrating our great outdoors as part of the 15th annual Woods, Water & Wildlife Festival in Milton Mills.  Presented by MMRG and Branch Hill Farm (BHF), this annual festival provides a […]

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Moonlight Walk on Leary Field and Forest

Photos thanks to Kirsten Gehl, Debbie Leary, Jenn McKown and  Rodney Thompson.

MMRG invites you to a guided Moonlight Walk, re-scheduled for Thursday evening, October 5, on the property of Bob and Debbie Leary on Hornetown Road in Farmington.  Walk guide Sally Cornwell will impart from her wealth of knowledge of […]

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15th Annual Woods, Water & Wildlife Festival Features Fun for the Whole Family

2016 WWW Festival photos thanks to Kate Wilcox and David O’Connor.

The highly-anticipated 15th annual Woods, Water & Wildlife Festival will take place on Saturday, August 12 from 10 am to 3 pm at Branch Hill Farm, 307 Applebee Road, Milton Mills, NH. Presented by Moose Mountains Regional Greenways and Branch […]

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Volunteers already preparing for this year’s Woods, Water & Wildlife Festival

A new permaculture garden installation at Branch Hill Farm in Milton Mills recently got many helping hands as volunteers started preparing for the 15th annual Woods, Water & Wildlife Festival presented by Moose Mountains Regional Greenways (MMRG) and Branch Hill Farm. MMRG is now seeking more helpers to assist with […]

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