SCRAPING SLUSH Department: While on this past Tuesday and Wednesday much of the state was getting a little bit of snow and a lot of sleet and rain, in the high country north (and just south) of the notches we were getting snow. In my case, almost a foot.
WE'VE LIVED ON and utilized Great Bay for our outdoor recreation and source of great food for about half a century and have never thought that some of these things we cherished could come to a screeching halt. But we are not happy to pass the word: that was then and this is now and things have changed for the worse.
Editor's Note: This was the last “Nature Talks'' column written by Stacey Cole, who died on Nov. 30. Stacey wrote “Nature Talks'' on a weekly basis for more than 50 years before trading off every other week with Cheryl Kimball earlier this year.
Thinking of adding a four-footed friend to the family this Christmas?
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In a new effort this year, members of New Hampshire SPCA will dress up as elves and deliver newly adopted pets to families in Stratham.
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Ski Program: To encourage children and their families to get out and enjoy winter...
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Flipped the Switch: Although the temperatures were somewhat warm and the window of...
Water Testing: Combing through the mud for small insects and checking PH levels,...
Illegal Dumping: Someone is dumping their trash illegally in the Nottingcook Forest in...
On January 1, start 2015 in the great outdoors hiking as part of America's State Park's First Day Hikes. In New Hampshire, Monadnock State Park, Weeks State Park and the Wentworth-Coolidge Mansion State Historic Site are offering guided hikes with no park day fees.READER COMMENTS: 0
Saying it was a gift to all New Hampshire residents, town and state officials celebrated the opening Tuesday of the McVetty Recreational Trails at the Warren Town Forest, an example, said the officials, of a successful, sensible and relatively inexpensive partnership.READER COMMENTS: 0
The Sargent Avenue Playground will undergo a major makeover once the snow melts in the spring.READER COMMENTS: 0
A judge ruled that a plot of land recently fenced off by a Rye golf club can continue to be accessed by the public to get to Little Harbor Beach, a practice that's been happening in town for decades.READER COMMENTS: 0
WHEN MAKING a holiday gift-giving list for your favorite hikers, climbers, cyclists, skiers, and paddlers, consider a few tried-and-true items that would be welcomed by just about any outdoors enthusiast.READER COMMENTS: 0
This is New Hampshire Audubon's Rare Bird Alert for Monday, Dec. 1.
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