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....
Stone Farm – History and Stories
Friends of Stone Farm volunteer Linda Morse interviewed Judy Stone to produce a series of articles sent monthly to various e-mail lists in Dunbarton in the spring and summer of 2016. What rich history … 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.
Pierce Property – 18 Acres Conserved in Concord!
Five Rivers Conservation Trust and the Concord Conservation Commission recently completed a six year joint effort to conserve the agricultural fields at Stickney Hill with the signing of a conservation easement protecting the 18 acres of fields at the Pierce farm. The Pierce property is a key part of the “Stickney Hill Agricultural Neighborhood”, as defined by a 2008 report by New Hampshire … Read more
Keegan Easement 90 Acres Conserved in Boscawen!
Congratulations to John and Barbara Keegan, who in December 2016 fulfilled their dream of conserving 81 acres of wetlands, forests, and field on their Boscawen property with Five Rivers Conservation Trust. The Keegans manage the property for sustainable living and as a tree farm, producing maple syrup, firewood and wood products from the land. Conserving this land is an extension of the … Read more