CONCORD – Aug. 25, 2016 – A donor has pledged to match $100,000 in donations to the effort led by the Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests’ (Forest Society) to create a new conservation and recreation area in Durham, Madbury and Lee. The challenge grant from the Thomas W.
After a bumpy drive up a dirt road toward the headwaters of the Cockermouth River in Groton, Jim Cross parked his truck near a beaver dam and started walking toward one of four pastures -- all that remains of the abandoned farm purchased by his family in the early 1950s.
In this part of the country, the Corvid family includes blue jays, gray jays, crows and ravens. And ravens – Corvus corax – are the smartest of this intelligent family. Their brain-to-body ratio is on par with whales and the great apes.
In the last Legislative session, the Forest Society opposed HB 1396, which allows for the operation of off-highway recreational vehicles (OHRVs) on certain highways in Grafton County. Our opposition is based on the fact that the N.H.