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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 […]

Caution: Wasp or Hornet Nests

Nest

Caution: Wasp or hornet nests have been reported at the Red Hill Fire Tower at the Red Hill Conservation Area and the Stonedam Island Conservation Area. Tips to Help Avoid Being Stung: Wasps and hornets are most aggressive in late summer and early fall when food is scarce and the weather is dry. When headed […]

LRCC Conservation Journal

Lake Winnipesaukee

It feels just like yesterday that all of the half-term Lakes Region Conservation Corps members gathered for orientation at Squam Lakes Association. However, as I’m writing this conservation journal, it has been three months and seven days since that first fateful day. By now, fall has ever so slightly begun to show its autumnal face. […]

LRCC Conservation Journal

Red Hill Conservation Area ferns

While lollygagging around in the woods, you walk past a fern. You barely take note of it, as you are focused on getting to the volunteer workday worksite you are leading, but it notices you. If a fern could talk, it would say, “Hello.” With their delicate green arms that reach out and glide against […]

Become a Solar Energy Shareholder

The Lakes Region Conservation Trust has been working closely with NH Solar Shares, a program of PAREI (Plymouth Area Renewable Energy Initiative), to bring a community solar PV project to the Center Harbor region, and now is the time to apply to become a solar energy shareholder. NH Solar Shares is a community solar PV […]