Stone Farm – Successful Tour & Fundraising Progress!

A rainy day in May was a great time to tour a soon-to-be-conserved farm! At least that’s what 68 hearty participants thought on Sunday May 1. All gathered in the Stone Farm Dairy Barn for introductions and information about the effort of Five Rivers and the Friends of Stone Farm to conserve this 200+ acre historic… [Continue Reading]

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Second Annual Tour and Taste

Five Rivers hosted its second annual Tour and Taste – this year on August 18th at scenic Carter Hill Orchard, in Concord, a Five Rivers conserved property. Everyone enjoyed the food and drink, learned something new about Carter Hill, cider pressing and growing fruit, appreciated the music and left with a renewed understanding of Five… [Continue Reading]

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Winter Wildlife Walk – A Success!

Five Rivers Conservation Trust Winter Wildlife Walk In early February, Bob Quinn, a well respected local birder, naturalist and field trip leader guided Five Rivers’ Winter Wildlife Walk to the newly conserved Sanborn Road property in Loudon. All along the way participants learned about birds and tracks and wildlife. Cedar Waxwings flew from tree to… [Continue Reading]

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Five Rivers Earns National Recognition – We’re Accredited!

After several years of diligent work by former and current board members, today Five Rivers Conservation Trust celebrates our new status as an accredited land trust recognized by the national Land Trust Accreditation Commission. Five Rivers joins only 27 % of the nation’s 1300+ land trusts by achieving accreditation. Five Rivers provided extensive documentation and… [Continue Reading]

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Stone Farm, Dunbarton Conserved!

January 2017 - Five Rivers thanks the great team of donors and partners who made the conservation of 237 acres of the Stone Farm in Dunbarton possible! Stone Farm has been home to generations of the Stone Family for over 200 years and raised agricultural crops from hops to apples to dairy cows. Today, hay from the farm feeds beef cattle, logs and firewood are harvested sustainably, visitors can see relics of buildings from long ago, and wildlife roam freely through the Stone Farm and surrounding conserved lands – now over 600 acres in all. Read more....

 

Five Rivers Earns National Recognition – We’re Accredited!

After several years of diligent work by former and current board members, today Five Rivers Conservation Trust celebrates our new status as an accredited land trust recognized by the national Land Trust Accreditation Commission. Five Rivers joins only 27 % of the nation’s 1300+ land trusts by achieving accreditation. ...Read more.

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