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)!

New Support for Stewardship Training

Published Jan 26, 2015
A new grant from the NH Charitable Foundation will support training programs for stewardship volunteers in New Hampshire. More

2014 Volunteer Highlights

Published Jan 12, 2015
Since launching our website in April 2014, The Stewardship Network: New England has promoted 164 stewardship and citizen science events that logged 4,691 volunteer hours for conservation organizations. More

Volunteers Working for Wildlife

Published Dec 18, 2014
NH Coverts Project volunteers promote wildlife habitat conservation and forest stewardship in more than 150 New Hampshire communities. More

Volunteers, Through Mud and Cold, Help Southeast Land Trust Build Snowmobile/Pedestrian Bridge

Published Dec 18, 2014
How many people does it take to carry a 20-foot long pressure treated, nearly 200-pound pine pole 200 feet across uneven, soft, wet, muddy ground? More

Watching Winter Birds

Published Dec 6, 2014
Winter is my favorite time of year to watch birds, and it's a great time to participate in volunteer bird surveys such as the Christmas Bird Count and Mid-winter Bald Eagle Survey. More

Volunteers Collect Ticks (and Keds) From Harvested Deer, for Lyme Disease Study

Published Nov 21, 2014
New Hampshire has the unfortunate distinction of being the state with the highest incidence of Lyme disease in the country, a disease transmitted by the blacklegged tick. More

Volunteers Plant Beachgrass, Help Restore Dunes on Plum Island

Published Nov 7, 2014
In late October more than 50 volunteers gathered on the Newbury sand dunes on Plum Island to plant beachgrass. More

Looking on the Bright Side: How to Turn An Invasives Problem into an Opportunity

Published Oct 27, 2014
I spent my last sunny afternoon of Indian summer in the Seacoast on the edge of the Great Bay in Newmarket, NH. More

Removing Invasives--with Machine and Volunteers

Published Oct 8, 2014
The Town of Durham and NRCS partner to deploy a new tool for invasive shrub removal. More

New Hampshire Wildlife Sightings

Published Sep 25, 2014
The Nongame and Endangered Wildlife Program is excited to announce the release of its updated online reporting system, NH Wildlife Sightings. More

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