February 23rd, 2019
End of Hall Road
12 – 3pm
It’s time for the annual Bear Pond Snowshoe! Join UVLT and Mascoma Watershed Conservation Council to explore this 900 acre forever wild property! See the kettle pond, quaking bog, sand pit, forested wetland, and 350 ft beaver dam! Meet and park at the end of Hall Road in Canaan, NH. Bring your own snowshoes and dress for the weather! Hot chocolate provided at the end (bonus points if you remember to BYO mug!)
Update- UPDATE- We will arrange a car pool to limit the number of cars that will need to park at Hall Road. Please meet at Mascoma High School and be ready to leave at 11:45. A UVLT staff person will be there to help arrange cars.
Up on the Hill Cross Country Ski or Snowshoe
March 2nd, 2019
End of Richardson Road
12 – 3pm
A fun day of snowshoeing or cross country skiing at Up on the Hill! A guided snowshoe to the pond and back begins shortly after 12. This short and fairly easy snowshoe includes beautiful views of Mount Ascutney. Snowshoe or ski other trails and fields on your own. Warming area and hot chocolate for everyone!
Hike (or Snowshoe) Signal Hill
Signal Hill Parking Lot
5 – 6pm
Celebrate the returning of the light with a hike the day after Daylight Savings Time begins. The sun won’t set until almost 7pm so let’s get outside for this nice after work hike! This hike on old logging roads goes uphill to beautiful overlooks, through two large fields and dense pine woods to a clearing that affords views of Croydon Mountain, Mount Ascutney, and Blueberry Hill. If conditions are appropriate we will end with a small campfire. (2 miles, easy)
21st Annual Conservation Commission Gathering
March 19th, 2019
Hypertherm Training Room
71 Heater Road
Join UVLT and Upper Valley Conservation Commissioners from the 45 towns in our service area for an evening of socializing, sharing stories, and learning about planning for climate resilience in the upper valley at the town level. Guest Speaker Sherry Godlewski from the Upper Valley Adaptation Workgroup and NH DES will be presenting on ways for Conservation Commissioners to help plan for climate resilience in their towns. Dinner at 6, program beings at 6:45.