At Sip Pond in Fitzwilliam, the east side of the 141-acre shallow pond is crowded with houses and summer cabins. But, across the water, there's a long stretch of shoreline edged in cattail marsh and weeds -- still plenty of space for wildlife and good habitat for warmwater fish. Now ...
Through the years, a handful of people have asked friends and family to donate to the Monadnock Conservancy in honor of special occasions. But this one takes the cake.
Finnegan, age 9, had been learning about the red fox and the Monadnock region in school. So, for her birthday she asked everyone to help her donate to the Conservancy instead of buying a gift. She donated $45.76 from her own piggy bank and another $40 came from other children who attended the party.
Part of the Wantastiquet-Monadnock Trail hike series, this 9-mile hike through Pisgah State Park zig-zags along old woods roads, ponds, stone walls, and graveyards. You'll enjoy this remote area with fantastic views.
Summer is on its way, and we've got lots of great events planned. You can join us on hikes, at some local eateries for delicious fundraising fun, and at featured speaker events. To learn all the details, follow us on
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We hope you'll join us at least once this summer and get to know more about the Conservancy and what it takes to protect and care for our region's lands, forever.