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Fox Forest

It’s full name is The Caroline A. Fox Research and Demonstration Forest and it’s a treasure. I’ve been there several times and in all seasons. Enough so that I found my favorite beech tree (off the path, but visible and

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Ponemah Bog

The work of the glaciers that covered New Hampshire during the last ice age is apparent all over the state, mostly in the form of exposed granite ledge and boulders ranging from the size of bowling balls to your house.

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Manchester Cedar Swamp

Sounds romantic, right? Who wouldn’t want to spend time in a swamp? Well, I would¬†– I love swamps (my favorite Talking Heads song is Swamp, too, if you want more proof). I’m not the only one. All over the state

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Brennan Falls Reserve

Recently a joint venture between the Piscataquog Land Conservancy and the Francestown Land Trust resulted in the acquisition of 149 acres of land under easement and protection from development. The official name is Diane and John R. Schott Brennan Falls

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Kuncanowet Natural Area

As you might have noticed, I like finding and exploring conservation land. Something I’ve been toying with is a project¬†on nature preserves in New England, with a focus on New Hampshire. It seems many towns in the state, and particularly

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