Stories

We're collecting stories of volunteers helping care for and study lands and waters in their communities. Have a story you want to share?  Click here to email us (be sure to include a photo)!

Making Training Easier for Outdoor Volunteers

Published Mar 29, 2017
Free online training guides make it easy and straightforward for anyone to organize a volunteer training workshop, learn best practices or simply brush up on their skills. More

Results from the 2016 Garlic Mustard Challenge: New England!

Published Mar 29, 2017
Are you ready to pull plants for the next challenge? More

Staying Smart About Stewardship Volunteers: 3 Lessons from our Shared Calendar

Published Mar 29, 2017
During our 2016 partner research, we learned that you wanted more information about our users and trends. More

What Our Partners Say

Published Mar 28, 2017
In 2016, the Network conducted a research effort to better understand how our conservation partners use and value the Stewardship Network: New England. More

Why I Go Out on Warm, Rainy Nights

Published Feb 20, 2017
A volunteer's own words on why she helps shepherd salamanders to safety each spring. More

Connecting People to Trails in the Digital Age

Published Feb 14, 2017
UNH Graduate Student and Dalyrmple Community Engagement Fellow, Holly Fosher worked to increase public access to local trail maps. More

5 Moments from the NH Coverts Workshop

Published Jan 23, 2017
A look inside the natural resource workshop that trains volunteers over 3 1/2 days at a rustic camp. More

In Search of Rare Plants

Published Jan 3, 2017
22% of New England’s native plants are rare or deemed historic. These volunteers give their time to help conserve and promote native plants. More

5 Ideas for Wild Winter Fun

Published Dec 6, 2016
Get outside and get involved with any of these citizen science projects this winter More

Volunteers Put Science into Action for Stream Restoration

Published Oct 21, 2016
In early October, volunteers gathered in Swanzey, New Hampshire to put the finishing touches on a stream restoration project that put citizen science into action. More

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