Winter 2019

A New year means a new chance for more fun outdoors!

This winter get adventuring outdoors then come inside for some great learning with ACT. Our ‘Shoes & Brews series is back with a regular slot on the 2nd Saturday of every month and our Winter Speaker Series is now on the last Friday of the month starting January and running through April.

Registrations for February events are now live! And we are so excited to bring you new exciting opportunities to explore outdoors together this winter as well as a whole slew of new topics with new and returning speakers. 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.

January 2019

A Long Winter’s Nap - NH’s Furry Hibernators

Friday, Jan 25th, 6 - 7:30 p.m.
Lafayette School multi-purpose room; Franconia, NH

Join us at Franconia’s Lafayette School for a great evening of learning about New Hampshire's animals in winter. NH Fish & Game's Furbearer Project Leader Patrick Tate will talk about hibernation and other strategies furry creatures employ to survive the winter.

For more info click on the image to the right. Ready to register today? Click on the button above!


February 2019

‘Shoes & Brews at Sunset Hill Inn Trails & Tavern!

Saturday, February 9th, 2 - 5:30 PM
Sunset Hill Inn Trails & Tavern; Sugar Hill, NH

Join us on Saturday Feb. 9th from 2 - 5:30 p.m. for ACT’s next ‘Shoes & Brews in Sugar Hill! We’ll start with a snowshoeing on the trails around the Inn at Sunset Hill golf course and surrounding 60+ acres of conserved land. On a clear day the property, conserved with ACT in 2002, has views of Cannon Mountain and the Presidential range. Enjoy the sweeping views then head into the Tavern to warm up and enjoy a brew (or otherwise) and snacks with friends old and new.

Not able to make it to both portions? We'd love to see you at either please just leave a note in the registration to let us know so we can plan accordingly. If you're only coming to the Tavern, please bring a friend(s)!

Mountains of Ice - Glaciation of the White Mountains

Friday, February 22nd, 6 - 7:30 PM
Bethlehem Town Hall; Bethlehem, NH

Join us at the Bethlehem Town Hall for a great evening of learning about the glaciation and deglaciation of the White Mountain area in New Hampshire with special guest speaker Bill Vales. We'll hear about how ancient glaciers helped form NH's White Mountains and learn what to look for to see evidence still all around us in the North Country!

For more info click on the image. Ready to register today? Click on the button above! Registration is not required but is very much appreciated so organizers can plan accordingly.

Registration is not yet live for the events below, if you’re interested in getting on the registration list please let us know. Have questions about registration, membership or otherwise? Please email Gal at or call the office at (603) 823-7777.

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