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)!

Pesky Parsnip is Here

Published Sep 8, 2014
In early July I met up with consultant Mike Bald (GotWeeds?) as he was walking a roadside in Norwich, Vermont. More

Walking the Line

Published Aug 31, 2014
Network intern Jo Lewis spent her last two weeks with the NRCS doing easement monitoring baseline reports and eating blueberries. More

Raft-a-Palooza: Kayaking for a Cause

Published Aug 20, 2014
I was somewhere I wouldn’t normally be on a Sunday morning in August—sitting in a canoe on Weirs Beach at the edge of Lake Winnipesaukee. More

A Summer of Learning

Published Aug 5, 2014
Read our intern Lisa Demaine's Summer with The Stewardship Network: New England and NH Sea Grant. More

One of the Crew

Published Jul 30, 2014
Network Intern Jo Lewis spent two weeks with the UNH Office of Woodlands and Natural Areas summer crew doing a variety of projects, including forest inventory, building bridges, and marking lots of trees. More

Fifty People Gather for a Garlic Mustard Muster

Published Jul 25, 2014
In late April, 50 people from 14 towns assembled at the Howe Library in Hanover, NH for a Garlic Mustard Muster. More

Getting Bitter (Sweet)

Published Jul 16, 2014
Network intern Jo Lewis spent two weeks with the New Castle Conservation Commission eradicating invasive plants and creating outreach documents. More

A Day at the Docks with Baby Oysters

Published Jul 11, 2014
Oyster restoration in Great Bay was helped by volunteer oyster-counters all this week. Network intern Lisa Demaine tells what she learned on a day at the docks. More

For the Birds

Published Jul 7, 2014
Network intern Jo Lewis spent a week on the Isles of Shoals to assist in tern research with the UNH Cooperative Extension. More

4-H Lends a Hand or 80

Published Jun 30, 2014
Forty 4-H teens from across the state helped tackle the glossy buckthorn invasion of UNH’s College Woods as part of the annual NH 4-H Teen Conference. More

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