MMRG In Action

Workshop on Cut-to-Length, Biomass and Conventional Logging

Thanks to Kate Wilcox for these photos of previous MMRG forestry workshops.

Join us for a unique outdoor workshop on Friday morning, November 4, where three forms of logging will be demonstrated on a sustainably managed forest.  The workshop is free and open to the public and will be held at the Branch […]

By |October 23rd, 2016|Event Announcements|Comments Off on Workshop on Cut-to-Length, Biomass and Conventional Logging

Community Engages in Visioning Session for Conservation Planning

The Wakefield Opera House was abuzz on a Thursday evening in late September as folks gathered for Moose Mountains Regional Greenway’s (MMRG’s) first community visioning session, the kickoff event in developing a regional and strategic Conservation Action Plan: “Our Home, Our Land, and Our Tomorrow.”  Led by professional planners Dan […]

By |October 17th, 2016|Conservation Plan, Recent Activities & Events|Comments Off on Community Engages in Visioning Session for Conservation Planning

MMRG Plans October 1 Hike on Copple Crown

On Saturday, October 1, Moose Mountains Regional Greenways (MMRG) will offer a free guided hike on Copple Crown Mountain in Brookfield. The Copple Crown Trail is one of the NH Lakes Region’s most popular hikes. After a round trip distance of more than 5 miles and elevation gain of […]

By |September 11th, 2016|Event Announcements|Comments Off on MMRG Plans October 1 Hike on Copple Crown

‘Paddle & Pub’ Event to Celebrate Branch River Conservation Purchase

Thanks to Patti Connaughton-Burns, Linda Schier, and Kate Wilcox for these photos.

MMRG invites the public to join in celebrating its recent acquisition of the Branch River Conservation Area, located between the villages of Union and Sanbornville in Wakefield. The ‘Paddle & Pub’ event will combine an after-work paddle on […]

By |September 6th, 2016|Event Announcements|Comments Off on ‘Paddle & Pub’ Event to Celebrate Branch River Conservation Purchase

Little Blue Job Mountain Hawk Watching planned for September 10 or 11

MMRG  will offer a free hawk watching outing on Little Blue Job Mountain in Strafford/Farmington led by MMRG Staff member and long-time birder Virginia Long. The event will take place from 10 am until 1 pm on either Saturday, September 10 or Sunday, the 11th, depending on which is forecast […]

By |August 26th, 2016|Event Announcements|Comments Off on Little Blue Job Mountain Hawk Watching planned for September 10 or 11

Woods, Water & Wildlife Festival: a ‘Dream Come True!’

Thanks to Kate Wilcox for the 2016 Festival photos shown here.

Despite threat of thunderstorms, nearly 500 children and adults came out to explore, learn and play at the recent Woods, Water & Wildlife Festival in Milton Mills.  Presented by Moose Mountains Regional Greenways (MMRG) and Branch Hill Farm (BHF), this […]

By |August 26th, 2016|Recent Activities & Events|Comments Off on Woods, Water & Wildlife Festival: a ‘Dream Come True!’

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

New Activities Planned for 14th annual Woods, Water & Wildlife Festival

Thanks to Kate Wilcox for these photos of our 2015 WWW Festival!

Moose Mountains Regional Greenways’ 14th annual Woods, Water & Wildlife Festival will take place on Saturday, August 13 from 10 am to 3 pm at Branch Hill Farm (BHF), 307 Applebee Road in Milton Mills, NH. This day-long celebration […]

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Have Fun and Learn at 14th Annual Woods, Water & Wildlife Festival!

Thanks to our volunteer photographers, David O’Connor and Kate Wilcox.

MMRG’s  14th annual Woods, Water & Wildlife Festival will take place on Saturday, August 13 from 10 am to 3 pm at Branch Hill Farm, 307 Applebee Road in Milton Mills, NH. This day-long celebration of the great outdoors is an […]

By |July 21st, 2016|Event Announcements|Comments Off on Have Fun and Learn at 14th Annual Woods, Water & Wildlife Festival!

Have Fun and Meet People as a Festival Volunteer!

Festival photos by David O’Connor and Kate Wilcox.

We are seeking volunteers to help at this year’s Woods, Water & Wildlife Festival on Saturday, August 12, from 10 am to 3 pm at Branch Hill Farm in Milton Mills. More than 600 attendees are anticipated so lots of helpers are needed […]

By |July 4th, 2016|MMRG Updates|Comments Off on Have Fun and Meet People as a Festival Volunteer!

Connections Between Land Use and Water Quality — Connections Between Lake Associations

All the seats were taken around the long table at the Wakefield Opera House despite the day being a beautiful Saturday morning in June. The occasion was a first regional ‘Lake Associations Mixer’ sponsored by MMRG and the Acton Wakefield Watersheds Alliance (AWWA), on a theme of ‘Connections Between Land […]

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Branch River Paddlers View Fish Piles and Spring Birds

Branch River Paddle photos taken by Kate Wilcox and Patti Connaughton-Burns.

Kayakers and canoeists enjoyed perfect conditions for the annual paddle down the Branch River in Milton, presented by MMRG and Branch Hill Farm/Carl Siemon Family Charitable Trust (BHF/CSFCT). Nearly seventy participants came out on the sunny and calm Saturday morning […]

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Sign up Early for Kayaking with Kids on July 20

Fun and learning for kids are the focus of a free paddling event on the second basin of Great East Lake in Acton, ME on Wednesday, July 20, from 9 am to noon (rain date: July 21). Kayaking with Kids is a new activity sponsored by the Acton-Wakefield Watersheds Alliance […]

By |July 4th, 2016|Event Announcements|Comments Off on Sign up Early for Kayaking with Kids on July 20

Regional Lake Associations Meet and Greet

Moose Mountains Regional Greenways (MMRG) and the Acton Wakefield Watersheds Alliance (AWWA) will hold a ‘Lake Associations Mixer’ on Saturday, June 18 from 9 am to 1 pm at the Wakefield Opera House, 2 High St, Sanbornville, NH. The theme of the day is ‘Connections Between Land Use […]

By |May 31st, 2016|Event Announcements|Comments Off on Regional Lake Associations Meet and Greet

Annual Branch River Paddle planned for May 28

Moose Mountains Regional Greenways (MMRG) and Branch Hill Farm/Carl Siemon Family Charitable Trust (BHF/CSFCT) 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 will take place 10 am – 2 […]

By |May 5th, 2016|Event Announcements|Comments Off on Annual Branch River Paddle planned for May 28