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)!

Sanborn Sophomores Tackle Invasives in Kingston Town Forest

Published Jun 26, 2014
A dense stand of invasive plants is intimidating. And so are 150 high school students armed with clippers, weed-wrenches, and work gloves. More

Lending a Hand to a Land Trust

Published Jun 18, 2014
Network intern Jo Lewis spent her first week with the Property Manager of Southeast Land Trust of New Hampshire maintaining conserved properties. More

Eels, Interrupted

Published Jun 15, 2014
Citizen scientist volunteers have been posted at rivers around Great Bay every weekday between May and July to count the numbers and health of the glass eel population. More

Meet Jo, our Summer Intern

Published Jun 10, 2014
The Stewardship Network: New England has an intern working with five different conservation partners this summer. More

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

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