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)!

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

New Research Shows Place Matters in Citizen Science

Published Sep 27, 2016
Malin Clyde, Project Manager for the Network, co-authors a new paper about citizen science in the Journal of Biological Conservation More

Undergraduate Students Lead Volunteer Storm Watchers in Water Quality Investigation

Published Sep 19, 2016
Our summer intern in citizen science, Megan Verfaillie, was a key contributor to a collaborative research effort this summer More

Monitoring Effects of the Hemlock Wooly Adelgid at the Monson Center Picture Post in NH

Published Sep 14, 2016
Picture Posts create opportunities for people to collaborate on environmental monitoring projects like this one by sharing digital photos. More

Stewardship Tip: Trail Signs with Stewardship Focus

Published Aug 15, 2016
Good trail signs can help connect people to conserved lands. Check out these examples. More

Unforgettable Ending

Published Aug 12, 2016
By Amanda Cugno, Stewardship Network Extension Fellow, Summer 2016. Amanda will be a senior at the University of New Hampshire working on a degree in Wildlife and Conservation Biology. More

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