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)!

Volunteers Restore Shoreline of Great Bay

Published Jun 10, 2014
Perfect weather made for an outstanding volunteer workday at Great Bay this spring. More

Peterborough Schools Help Conservation Commission Pull Garlic Mustard

Published May 19, 2014
Volunteer Francie von Mertens is working with the Well School, getting hands dirty pulling garlic mustard, an invasive plant that threats forests in southern New Hampshire. More

Citizen Scientists Use Online Tools to Map Invasives

Published May 19, 2014
Did you know that anyone can report populations of invasive plants and insects? These reports help stewardship managers plan removal projects and identify invasive hot spots. More

New NH Coverts Wildlife Volunteers Attend Training

Published May 12, 2014
Twenty-two new NH Coverts Project wildlife volunteers attended a 3-day workshop sponsored by UNH Cooperative Extension and NH Fish & Game this week. More

Volunteers Take on Garlic Mustard Challenge

Published Apr 28, 2014
Volunteers helped pull invasive garlic mustard in two natural areas this weekend, in Kittery Point, ME and in Lubberland Creek in Newmarket, NH. More

Documenting Climate Change in your Backyard

Published Apr 9, 2014
Citizen scientists in southeastern N.H. are documenting small-scale impacts of climate change in their backyards and neighborhoods. More

April Microplastics Beach Blitz in Full Swing

Published Apr 1, 2014
After a very long winter and some panic that the weather would not improve in time for microplastics sampling season, here we are, in full sampling mode! More

Speaking for Wildlife Volunteers Walk the Walk

Published Mar 26, 2014
In New Hampshire, over a hundred and fifty trained volunteers are delivering wildlife presentations and leading nature walks in their communities as part of the Speaking for Wildlife Program, based at UNH Cooperative Extension. Learn how you can request a walk or talk in your community today. More

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