UVLT Stewardship Volunteer Training
April 18th, 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. at UVLT’s office in Hanover
Are you interested in learning more about Conservation Easements, and how you can help UVLT? Become and Easement Steward! UVLT has over 460 conserved properties around the Upper Valley and we rely on volunteers to help us monitor each property every year. If you like getting outside and are looking for an ongoing volunteer opportunity, this is training for you! Registration required.
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Field Trip: Spring Migrant Birdwalk
April 18th, 6:30 – 9:00 a.m.
Co-sponsored with Mascoma Chapter of NH Audubon and The Hanover Conservancy. To be led by George Clark and Gail McPeek. Meet in the Dartmouth Printing parking lot on NH Rt. 10 next to Hanover’s Richmond School. We’ll travel north from Hanover, visiting Wilson’s Landing and Lyme’s Grant Brook looking for waterfowl and other early migrants. This field trip is free and open to the public. Children accompanied by an adult are welcome. No pets please.
Walking conditions are level traveling over mostly paved surfaces. Bring binoculars or spotting scopes if you have them.

Earth Day Walk and Benefit for Sample’s Woods & Rieser Trail
Tuesday April 21, 4-6 p.m.
A partnership of UVLT and the Upper Valley Trails Alliance
4 p.m. Meet on the front porch of the Norwich Inn at for an easy walk to Warner Meadow and Sample’s Woods.
5:30 – 7 p.m. Gathering in the Norwich Inn living room. More details here.

Woodcock Walk at Slade Brook Farm
Thursday April 23, 4-6 p.m.
494 Hanover Center Road, Etna, NH

Tour the Slade Brook Easement and Huntington Hill Management Area, learn about managing brushy habitat for American Woodcock and other wildlife species, stay for refreshments and at twilight see the aerial courtship display of this amazing little migratory bird.
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Paddle the Border
Sunday, May 17th 10:30 – 11:30 start, at the Woodsville Community Field in Woodsville, NH. Transportation from Bedell Bridge State Park back to the start will be provided.
Come celebrate the river that unites the Upper Valley at the 12th annual spring Paddle the Border! This event is sponsored by the Newbury Conservation Commission, the Haverhill Recreation Commission, and the Lower Cohase Chamber of Commerce, with support from the Woodsville/Wells River Rotary Club.

The Spring Paddle goes from the Woodsville Community Field in Woodsville, NH, to the Bedell Bridge State Park boat launch off Route 10 in Haverhill Corner, NH, an approximately 3-4 hour paddle. Transportation will be provided back to Woodsville. Along the way you’ll pass miles of river front UVLT-conserved farm land, some of the most productive land in the world! For more information about this event contact Douglas Brown or Jason Berard at UVLT.

Lone Oak Trail Hike
Sunday, May 17th, 1 p.m. start
Join UVLT and the Green Mountain Club O-section for a short and beautiful hike in Woodsville, NH. You’ll be treated to one of the best views in the Upper Valley and get to see some of our beautiful native flowers begin to bloom on this rich site above the confluence of the Ammonoosuc and Connecticut Rivers. This hike will be approximately two (2) miles in total length, with a 700 foot elevation gain. Parking for the trail is located along Abbott Avenue in Woodsville. Click for a Location and Trail Map

For more information contact Jason Berard or Douglas Brown at UVLT