SUMMER 2019

summer is here! celebrate the long days and sunshine with Act.

Get adventuring outdoors with more chances to get out this summer then come inside for some great learning with ACT.

ACT’s ‘Shoes & Brews℠ series returns in its regular slot on 2nd Saturdays and make some time for a morning stroll at our Mid-week Walks (& Picnics) on the last Wednesdays of July and August.

The Summer Speaker Series will not be on a regularly scheduled day so please be sure to scroll through and mark your calendar so you don’t miss them.

Registrations for events through August are live; please scroll down for links and info. Be sure to come back often to find out more about our 2019 partners for walks and talks as well as where we’ll be headed for new trails and local brew spots to discover.

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august 2019

Saturday, August 10th, 2 - 5:30 PM
Bethlehem, NH

Join us on Saturday August 10th from 2 - 5:30 p.m. for the next in ACT's Summer 'Shoes & Brews℠ series! The August’s ‘Shoes & Brews is taking you back to Bethlehem to a BTA trail you may not have discovered yet and back to the Wayside Inn!

We are so lucky to live in a place where there are folks dedicated to serious fun outdoors like the BTA and amazing community partners like the Wayside Inn and so many more.

The group will meet for a walk along some of Bethlehem’s trails being maintained by the Bethlehem Trails Association (BTA) at 2:00 p.m. then we’ll head indoors to the Wayside Inn for brews and snacks from 4 - 5:30 p.m. A big thanks to the Wayside Inn for not only hosting the event but sponsoring it by providing ACT drink specials and snacks.

For more info click on the image. Ready to register today? Click the button above! Registration is required - for your safety and enjoyment we must cap the walk at 15 participants; please be sure to pre-register ASAP.

 

Summer Speaker Series: Bee Friendly Gardens & Landscapes

Friday, August 14th, 5 - 6:30 PM
Summit by Morrison, Whitfield, NH

Join us at the Summit by Morrison in Whitefield to learn all about making your outdoor space bee friendly. Our special guest speaker, UNH Extension Professor and Landscape Horticulture Specialist, Cathy Neal, will cover what bees need for food, nesting sites, and safe habitats as well as how to meet those needs in your own garden and landscape. We’ll also cover a bit about how to establish a wildflower meadow at home on a small or large scale!

For more info click on the image. Ready to register today? Click the button above! Registration is not required but is appreciated to help for planning.

 

Wednesday, August 28th, 10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Lawrence Forest / Franconia, NH

ACT's mid-week summer walks continue in Franconia at the Lawrence Forest on Wednesday, August 28th, at 10 a.m. Bring a friend and join us for an easy walk along the trails of the Lawrence Forest and Fox Hill Park. Enjoy the sights and sounds of summer in the North Country as we walk along the Meadow Brook, looking for beaver, birds, and other wildlife. Kids are encouraged to come but please leave your pups at home.

After the walk, bring a bag lunch and dine al fresco! Get social with your fellow walkers at a beautiful spot along the Gale River on the Green Frog trail just across from the ACT offices.

For more info click on the image. Ready to register today? Click the button above! Registration is required - for your safety and enjoyment we must cap the walk at 15 participants; please be sure to pre-register ASAP. Kids are encouraged to come but please leave your pups at home.


We’re working hard to plan events for this summer and fall please come back again soon to see what we have coming up starting in June. Have questions about registration, membership or otherwise? Please email Gal at outreach@act-nh.org or call the office at (603) 823-7777.

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Becoming part of ACT helps protect your favorite places! Your membership dollars go toward protecting farmland, forests, clean water and clean air for everyone.  Year after year we work to make open spaces available to the public, to help keep farms productive, viable and close to home, and to protect our iconic and wondrous wildlife. Make a difference in your life as well as the lives future generations. Help keep the North Country a pristine working landscape.


Visit our Facebook page for wonderful photos of our past events, including our Cooley-Jericho Potluck and Hikes, Summer Nature Walks, 'Shoes & Brewsand Community Harvest Potluck.

You can help support our programs year-round by making a donation or becoming a member today. Click here for our easy online donation form, or call us at 603-823-7777 for more information. Our members make land conservation, education, and outdoor fun possible for the whole community.

Thank you!