Pasture is good for animals, us, and the environment
The former farmland on the west side of Route 32 in Swanzey, N.H., has long since been built up with houses, but you can still find 20 acres of open pasture on the east. The Belding Farm conservation land is home to a variety of grazing animals. It's a modern example of how conservation land can be used beneficially. Here you can find ....
Did you know that turtles of all varieties lay their eggs between late May and early July? It's becoming our staff's habit to take photos of the turtles we see and send the pics to NH Fish and Game's Reptile and Amphibian Reporting Program. You can help by reporting sightings.
Join the Cheshire Walkers, a program organized by Cheshire Medical Center, at this nature trail in Walpole, N.H., that takes you through several unique habitats: a hemlock-beech forest, vernal pool sites, a cranberry bog, and cultivated ornamental gardens.
This 5.5-mile hike from Chesterfield, N.H., to Swanzey, N.H., takes you on conservation lands with rolling terrain, through recent timber harvests, and along wetlands as part of the celebration of the Wantastiquet-Monadnock Trail.
A picture is worth a thousand words. That's why the Monadnock Conservancy is now on Instagram, a visual storytelling social media platform.
By connecting with a network of passionate people, especially under the age of 35, it is our hope that more of them will see first-hand how land conservation helps keep this region a vibrant place to live, work, and play. So, tap into your inner social media guru and check us out on Instagram @MonadnockConservancy.