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First hike at Rubinstein property

On September 23rd ten intrepid hikers came out for our first Walkabout on our newly acquired parcel. Our latest trail follows the Mascoma River to the NW corner of the property. We hope to lead a snowshoe hike across the … Continue reading

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Land Ho!

Thanks to all of you for making our purchase of the “Rubinstein” parcel in Canaan NH possible. This parcel of approximately 46 acres connects the Mascoma and Herman L Webster Wildlife Management areas, and includes significant wetlands as well as … Continue reading

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Switch Road Bridge Update

Just a quick note that we hope to have the bridge completed by month end. Stay tuned for further announcements.

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Legal Notice

NOTICE In 2016 the Mascoma Watershed Conservation Council initiated a fund raising campaign aimed at purchasing the Bird- In- Hand Farm in Canaan NH. Unfortunately that fund raising campaign was unsuccessful. In 2017 a letter was sent to all donors … Continue reading

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BRIDGE OUT!

The Switch Road access to BPNA is temporarily closed while we have the decking over the Mascoma River replaced. The deck will be replaced with locally harvested and milled Hemlock, and it will be spaced to allow water drainage. The … Continue reading

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September Walkabout

This installment of the monthly Walkabout series had our intrepid adventurers in search of Cole Pond. Judging by the pictures I would say they made it. What’s with the crazy pattern on the Maple? Please join us for the next … Continue reading

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Trail Cleanup and Invasive Assassination

Three members of the MWCC and one volunteer met on Sunday August 20th, 2017 for a trail maintenance and invasive species removal party. Len attacked the Scotch Pine population that is invading the sand pit area, while Alice, Elizabeth, and … Continue reading

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Stephen Long to present Aug. 3rd at 7:30pm at the Canaan Meetinghouse

Please join the Canaan Conservation Commission and MWCC in welcoming Stephen to the Canaan Meetinghouse. Join us for a presentation from Stephen Long, author of Thirty-Eight: The Hurricane That Transformed New England. Long is the founder and former editor of Northern Woodlands magazine and author … Continue reading

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Walkabout fun for Everyone

The latest installment of our monthly walkabout series had board members Len and Alice leading a wander through Bear Pond via the Switch Road entrance. Folks who came out to join us were able to sight the Black-Throated Blue Warbler, … Continue reading

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Sad news

We have withdrawn our offer to purchase the Bird in hand farm due to our inability to raise the appropriate funding by the 28th of October. Thanks to all who supported us in this endeavor. If you would like your … Continue reading

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