MMRG In Action

MMRG’s Annual Meeting Featured Guest Kevin Gardner

Annual Meeting photos courtesy of Kate Wilcox.

Moose Mountains Regional Greenways held its 2016 Annual Meeting festivities on April 17 at the Kingswood Greenside Tavern in Wolfeboro, NH with nearly 100 people in attendance. MMRG Board Chair Jack Savage welcomed the crowd and extended thanks to many volunteers for their dedicated […]

By |April 21st, 2016|Recent Activities & Events|Comments Off on MMRG’s Annual Meeting Featured Guest Kevin Gardner

Winter Walks co-sponsored with Branch Hill Farm

In late February, MMRG co-sponsored a Winter Wildlife Walk with Branch Hill Farm (BHF) on BHF forest lands in Milton. Although the mild winter had already diminished the snow cover and obliterated many of the wildlife tracks that usually criss cross it, there was still evidence of animal activity to […]

By |April 5th, 2016|Recent Activities & Events|Comments Off on Winter Walks co-sponsored with Branch Hill Farm

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

Annual Meeting Features Silent Auction and Speaker Kevin Gardner

Moose Mountains Regional Greenways will hold its 2016 Annual Meeting on Sunday, April 17, from 12:30 to 4:30 pm at the Kingswood Greenside Tavern at Kingswood Golf Club in Wolfeboro, NH. This festive occasion will start with a cocktail/social hour and silent auction, followed by a buffet luncheon, […]

By |March 29th, 2016|Event Announcements|Comments Off on Annual Meeting Features Silent Auction and Speaker Kevin Gardner

Tree ID Walk

Moose Mountains Regional Greenways will offer a free guided walk for the public to enjoy the woods and learn about tree identification on Saturday, April 2, from 10 am to 12:30 pm. The outing will take place on 200 acres of private conservation land in Farmington and New Durham.

Our […]

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Branch Hill Farm New Trails Forestry Walk

Moose Mountains Regional Greenways (MMRG) and Branch Hill Farm/the Carl Siemon Family Charitable Trust (BHF/CSFCT) will offer the public a chance to explore new trails on Branch Hill Farm property in Milton across from the NH Farm Museum. This free outing will take place on Saturday afternoon, March 12 from […]

By |February 29th, 2016|Event Announcements|Comments Off on Branch Hill Farm New Trails Forestry Walk

Winter Wildife Snowshoe Walk set for Saturday, Feb 27

On Saturday morning February 27, Moose Mountains Regional Greenways and Branch Hill Farm will offer a free snowshoe walk led by Rich Cook of the NH Fish and Game Department and wildlife expert Charlie Bridges. The destination is the old fish hatchery site along the scenic Jones Brook that flows […]

By |February 15th, 2016|Event Announcements|Comments Off on Winter Wildife Snowshoe Walk set for Saturday, Feb 27

MMRG Hires Full-time Executive Director

Patti Connaughton-Burns Joins Following Nationwide Search

Moose Mountains Regional Greenways (MMRG) announced today that Patti Connaughton-Burns has been hired as the land trust’s first full-time Executive Director. She will start at the end of February.

“Our goal was to find someone with the experience and leadership skills to help MMRG reach its […]

By |February 10th, 2016|MMRG Updates|Comments Off on MMRG Hires Full-time Executive Director

Upcoming ‘Moose Mountain RunAround’ and ‘Fat Moose’ to Benefit MMRG

The 3rd annual Moose Mountain RunAround snowshoe race has been re-scheduled for Sunday, March 6 in Brookfield. This year, the snowshoe race will be joined by a new fat bike race, dubbed the Fat Moose. Spectators are encouraged to come cheer on the racers and volunteers are needed to help […]

By |January 18th, 2016|Event Announcements|Comments Off on Upcoming ‘Moose Mountain RunAround’ and ‘Fat Moose’ to Benefit MMRG

Managing for a Healthy Forest

A forester and a logger can make a great team, and the more they work hand-in-hand, the healthier the forest they are managing will be. That was one of the important messages of the beginners’ forestry workshop ‘Managing for a Healthy Forest’ sponsored by Moose Mountains Regional Greenways (MMRG) and […]

By |December 8th, 2015|Recent Activities & Events|Comments Off on Managing for a Healthy Forest

Conservation Commissioners Tried to Stump the Chump

Conservation Commissioners from Moose Mountains Regional Greenways’ (MMRG) seven town service area (Brookfield, Farmington, Middleton, Milton, New Durham, Wakefield and Wolfeboro) played ‘Stump the Chump’ in a round table session with Nik Coates of the NH Association of Conservation Commissioners on December 3 at the American Legion Hall in Farmington. […]

By |December 8th, 2015|Recent Activities & Events|Comments Off on Conservation Commissioners Tried to Stump the Chump

Meet and Mix with your Conservation Commissioners

Moose Mountains Regional Greenways (MMRG) and the Farmington Conservation Commission will hold the 3rd annual ‘CC Mixer’ on Thursday, December 3, 6:30 – 9 pm, at the American Legion Building, 526 Main Street in Farmington. The evening will feature a round table session for Conservation Commissioners from MMRG’s seven service […]

By |November 13th, 2015|Event Announcements|Comments Off on Meet and Mix with your Conservation Commissioners

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

“Managing for a Healthy Forest”: Forestry Walk/Workshop for Beginners

Moose Mountains Regional Greenways (MMRG) and Branch Hill Farm/the Carl Siemon Family Charitable Trust (BHF/CSFCT) are teaming up again to offer a free forestry workshop led by consulting forester Charlie Moreno. From 9 to 11 am on Saturday, Oct 31, Moreno will discuss “Managing for a Healthy Forest”, using examples […]

By |October 14th, 2015|Event Announcements|Comments Off on “Managing for a Healthy Forest”: Forestry Walk/Workshop for Beginners

Moose Mountains Regional Greenways Seeks Executive Director

Union, June 19, 2015–Moose Mountains Regional Greenways (MMRG) is seeking its first full-time Executive Director and the Board of Directors is launching a national search. Virginia Long, who has served the organization as Executive Director on a part-time basis for the past five years, has decided to take on a […]

By |June 19th, 2015|MMRG Updates|Comments Off on Moose Mountains Regional Greenways Seeks Executive Director