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Explorer Patch Experience

picture of knights pond

LRCT is celebrating 45 years of conserving the Lakes Region! Throughout the year, we will be sharing memories and stories that took place on LRCT conserved lands – moments made possible thanks to incredibly generous and dedicated donors, landowners, conservation organizations, towns, volunteers, staff members, and supporters.  (written October 13, 2021) Friends sometimes ask me […]

Hauser Hikes

Hauser Hikes group photo

LRCT is celebrating 45 years of conserving the Lakes Region! Throughout the year, we will be sharing memories and stories that took place on LRCT conserved lands – moments made possible thanks to incredibly generous and dedicated donors, landowners, conservation organizations, towns, volunteers, staff members, and supporters.  We are a Monday hiking group, dubbed “Hauser […]

Celebrating 45 Years of LRCT!

1989 Eagle Cliff

LRCT is celebrating 45 years! April 17th is the 45th anniversary of the official establishment of the Lakes Region Conservation Trust. LRCT was founded in 1979 to preserve the Lakes Region’s extraordinary natural heritage and to ensure that it will continue to inspire and benefit all of the region’s inhabitants for generations to come.  Throughout […]

Enjoy the Eclipse from Your Backyard

Are you excited to experience the solar eclipse on April 8th? If you’re in North America, you don’t need to go far to enjoy this natural phenomenon when the moon passes between Earth and the Sun. Here are a few tips and reminders on how best to enjoy the eclipse from wherever you may be, […]

Best of the Lakes Region: Vote for LRCT!

Best Of Lakes Region

LRCT has been nominated for The Laconia Daily Sun’s “Best of the Lakes Region” Contest, presented by the Bank of New Hampshire. Recognize your favorites for the “Best Of” in everything that makes the Lakes Region great. LRCT has been nominated in three categories: Services: Nonprofit Organization Things to Do: Family Attraction Things to Do: Place to […]

LRCT Celebrates $250,000 Grant Award

LCHIP Grant Awards Ceremony

Pictured L-R: Governor Sununu, LRCT Board Chair Rhys Bowen, Project Manager Anna Boudreau, LCHIP Executive Director Paula Bellemore, LRCT President Don Berry, LCHIP Board Chair Ben Wilcox at the 2023 LCHIP Award Ceremony Concord, NH: Governor Sununu joined the New Hampshire Land and Community Heritage Investment Program (LCHIP) on December 11th announcing $3.7 million in […]

Solar Shares Project Completed!

The solar installation for NH Solar Shares, located behind LRCT Headquarters, has been completed and inspected, and it now generates solar energy! On November 30th the solar installers programmed the inverters and one day later the system had already generated 116kWH of clean renewable energy for our local electricity grid! The solar project consists of […]

Farewell and Thank You, 2023 AmeriCorps Members!

AmeriCorps members and Phil Preston

We recently said farewell to LRCT’s extraordinary 2023 Lakes Region Conservation Corps members, Rebekah Jardon, Allison Larme, and Peyton Brown. We were so grateful to have had this hardworking crew as part of LRCT since May. This is the fourth year LRCT has participated in the LRCC program, and it always proves beneficial to our […]

LRCC Conservation Journal

AmeriCorps members

How can you summarize an amazing summer in the Lakes Region of New Hampshire? Is it in the miles of trails cleared? Or the number of invasive species removed? Is it in the hours of training and getting certifications? Is it in the miles hiked and the views seen? Or maybe it is in the […]

Lakes Region Conservation Trust Completes Conservation of Huckins Farm in New Hampton

Huckins Farm

The Lakes Region Conservation Trust (LRCT) is proud to announce the permanent conservation of Huckins Farm in New Hampton, through LRCT’s recent acquisition of an agricultural land easement that protects 128 acres of productive and scenic farmland and forests of this 200+ year-old farm.  Huckins Farm is a family-owned and operated micro-dairy that produces raw […]