MMRG In Action

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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MMRG Unveiled its new Regional Conservation Plan: ‘Our Home, Our Land, Our Tomorrow’

Photos of MMRG’s Conservation Plan Roll-out event by Virginia Long.

MMRG introduced its final Conservation Plan, “Our Home Our Land Our Tomorrow”, and planning maps to a gathering of approximately 70 people at the Pinckney Boat House at Brewster Academy in Wolfeboro on the picture-perfect summer evening of July 18.

Patti Connaughton-Burns, […]

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Grand Opening of Plummers Ridge Forest and Farms Trails in Milton

Thanks to Cyndi Paulin and Kate Wilcox for these photos from the event.

It’s not often that the town of Milton has a grand opening event and the one held on a Saturday morning in mid-May wasn’t your typical store or restaurant opening but was titled ‘Grand Opening of Plummers Ridge […]

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Branch River Paddlers Enjoyed Fast Water

2017 Branch River Paddle photos thanks to Kate Wilcox.

Kayakers and canoeists found exceptionally high and fast-moving water in the Branch River for the annual paddle event presented by MMRG and Branch Hill Farm/Carl Siemon Family Charitable Trust (BHF/CSFCT). Approximately fifty participants made the bumpy but exciting 4-1/2 mile trip down […]

By |June 28th, 2017|Recent Activities & Events|Comments Off on Branch River Paddlers Enjoyed Fast Water

MMRG’s Conservation Plan Unveiling: ‘Our Home, Our Land, Our Tomorrow’

Moose Mountains Regional Greenways (MMRG) will present its new Regional Conservation Plan, ‘Our Home, Our Land, Our Tomorrow’, on Tuesday evening, July 18, at Pinckney Boathouse, Brewster Academy, 80 Academy Drive, Wolfeboro. The session will interest all who care about conserving our land and resources for future generations and who […]

By |June 20th, 2017|Event Announcements|Comments Off on MMRG’s Conservation Plan Unveiling: ‘Our Home, Our Land, Our Tomorrow’

Annual Branch River Paddle Set for Saturday, May 27

Photos from previous Branch River Paddle events, thanks to Kate Wilcox and others.

MMRG and Branch Hill Farm/Carl Siemon Family Charitable Trust are teaming up once again to offer canoe and kayak enthusiasts the opportunity to enjoy a group paddle of the pristine Branch River in Milton Mills, NH. The event […]

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Members Flocked to MMRG’s Annual Meeting

Annual Meeting photos thanks to Kate Wilcox.

MMRG held its 2017 Annual Meeting on one of the few sunny afternoons in April. With some 80 members in attendance at the Governor’s Inn, the occasion was festive with a cocktail/social hour and live music, a silent auction, buffet dinner, award presentations, MMRG […]

By |May 3rd, 2017|Recent Activities & Events|Comments Off on Members Flocked to MMRG’s Annual Meeting

Grand Opening of Plummers Ridge Forest and Farms Hiking Trails

Almost seven miles of newly-signed and blazed trails on Plummers Ridge in Milton, NH will be open for the public to explore in a guided walk on Saturday, May 13. The trails, which meander through 400 conserved acres of woodlands and fields and along streambanks, connect the adjacent farms of […]

By |April 21st, 2017|Event Announcements|Comments Off on Grand Opening of Plummers Ridge Forest and Farms Hiking Trails

MOOSE-ie Birders Listen to Woodcocks in Blueberry Fields

MOOSE-ie Birders watching and listening for woodcocks in the recently-burned blueberry fields up on Teneriffe Mountain.  Photo by Jenn McKown.

On a warm windy April evening, the MOOSE-ie Birders got together for their first monthly outing — a woodcock watch on the property of Steve Panish and Virginia Long on Teneriffe […]

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MMRG’s Annual Meeting on April 23 Features Sustainability Specialist

Photos: Steve Whitman in Kenya, silent auction items, Lovell Lake rental and guided lobstering trip.

MMRG will hold its 2017 Annual Meeting on Sunday, April 23, from 4 to 7 pm at the Governor’s Inn, 78 Wakefield Street, Rochester, NH.  Following tradition, this festive occasion will start with a cocktail/social hour and […]

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Winter walkers learned about wildlife and woodlots at Split Rock Conservation Area

Photos by Kate Wilcox

On a brisk sunny Sunday afternoon, a group of 27 outdoor enthusiasts donned snowshoes or crampons and headed out to explore the new Split Rock Conservation Area in Brookfield, recently conserved by MMRG and the Fred Cann family. With wildlife expert Charlie Bridges and forester Wendy […]

By |March 18th, 2017|Recent Activities & Events|Comments Off on Winter walkers learned about wildlife and woodlots at Split Rock Conservation Area

Training Workshop for Conservation Easement Monitors

Monitoring workshop participants learning to use a compass and survey map; photo thanks to Emily Lord.

Moose Mountains Regional Greenways (MMRG) is teaming up with the Stewardship Network: New England and UNH Cooperative Extension (UNHCE) to offer a free training workshop on Saturday, March 25 for volunteer monitors of conservation easements. […]

By |March 10th, 2017|Event Announcements|Comments Off on Training Workshop for Conservation Easement Monitors

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. […]

By |February 26th, 2017|Conservation Projects & News|Comments Off on 150 Acres in Brookfield Conserved for Wildlife

Town Successes and Challenges Shared at ‘CC Mixer’ Round Table

Dan Sundquist of Greenfire GIS speaking at MMRG’s annual CC Mixer.

A couple dozen Conservation Commissioners, other municipal officers, representatives of conservation organizations, and engaged citizens attended Moose Mountains Regional Greenways’ 4th annual ‘CC Mixer’ at the Wakefield Opera House in late 2016. The topic of the day, ‘Planning Development with […]

By |February 16th, 2017|Recent Activities & Events|Comments Off on Town Successes and Challenges Shared at ‘CC Mixer’ Round Table