"I am excited to be joining MLT for the summer to combine my love of the Bethel community, the outdoors, and education. For the past few years I have been studying Environmental Studies at Dartmouth and I am eager to put my studies to work. I am looking forward to finding ways to connect the Land Trust with people of all ages in the community. I have enjoyed going out into the field to check out all of MLT’s beautiful conservation lands, and making maps and guides for the public to learn more about how these lands can benefit all of us." Welcome, Molly.
The Mahoosuc Land Trust is happy to announce the 6th Annual Whitecap Gourmet hike. This year's hike will be on Saturday, July 30, beginning at 9 a.m. This is a moderately strenuous hike with natural delights along the way and a glorious 360° view at the summit, made all the more delightful by the company and food that is shared.
Hikers are asked to come prepared with sturdy shoes, water and protective bug and/or sun spray. In addition, please bring a gourmet dish of your choice for sharing with other hikers. What is gourmet? – that is up to you, and can simply mean extra-crunchy peanut butter. You may also want to carry a bucket for blueberries.
The hike will leave from the trailhead off the East Andover Road. Take Route 5 north from Route 2 for 3 miles. Turn right to cross the first bridge, then left on East Andover Road. The parking lot is 200 yards on left.
To register please click here or call 824-3806. Registration is requested but not required. Heavy rain and thunderstorms cancel.
The Mahoosuc Land Trust and the Androscoggin River Watershed Council invite you to the Grand Opening Celebration for Hastings Landing, newest Androscoggin River boat access, in Rumford Center Village on July 17th at 11 a.m. Please help honor the donors and volunteers who worked to make this project possible. The Hanover to Rumford leg of the Source to the Sea will be passing by and you might like to launch your kayak or canoe at Hastings Landing and join them in the paddle down to the Rumford.
4 p.m. Walk around the deer yard on the Valentine Farm, 162 North Road, Bethel
7 p.m. Talk at the Albany Townhouse, Albany
• Unspoiled scenic views
• A clean and accessible Androscoggin River
• Pedestrian-friendly communities
• Protected wildlife habitats
• Outdoor recreation
• Preservation of plant diversity
• Promotion of working farms
• Productive and sustainable forests
• Education for an environmentally aware public