MMRG In Action

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 […]

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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

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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