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)!

Strictly Professional at Southeast Land Trust

Published Aug 9, 2015
Working with Phil Auger at the Southeast Land Trust of New Hampshire More

Following the Tracks: One Bear-Paw at a Time

Published Aug 7, 2015
“I’m lost.” Those words rang through my head time after time as I checked the compass and its bearings for the umpteenth time. My hands covered in dirt, cuts stretching up my arms, and my body sweating like I just took a shower I look at the map again to try and decipher where exactly I am in these ninety-four acres of forest surrounded by another 10,000 acres of state park forest. More

34 Saves So Far by Lake Hosts!

Published Aug 3, 2015
New Hampshire Lake Hosts continue to defend lakes from harmful invasive species More

A Great Big World at Great Bay

Published Jul 15, 2015
Working at Great Bay National Wildlife Refuge. From bat banding, Pepperweed pulling and nest searching, there is never a dull day. More

Portsmouth Conservation Commission Hosts Workday at Little Harbor

Published Jul 6, 2015
Community volunteers joined Conservation Commission members to help restore forestland at Little Harbor on June 22. More

Over the River and Through the Woods

Published Jun 19, 2015
Working with Steve Eisenhaure and the Woodlands and Natural Areas Office. More

Off-Trail: Outdoor Skills for Conservation Workshop

Published Jun 11, 2015
Navigating through the woods with a compass and a map. More

Interest in Citizen Science Growing Rapidly Among Researchers and Volunteers

Published Jun 4, 2015
Count migrating eels in coastal rivers, document flowering and fruiting times of alpine plants More

Upper Valley Girl Scouts Pull 900 Pounds of Garlic Mustard

Published May 26, 2015
The invasive garlic mustard is a biennial plant that is flowering now and about to go to seed. More

Volunteers Converge on Phillips Exeter Academy for Green Apple Day

Published May 14, 2015
A small frog springs forward in front of my foot as we wrestle with a large, bright-orange “weed wrench,” a metal tool that helps pull invasive shrubs out of the ground. More

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