Sarah Thorne

Sarah Thorne
Gilmanton, NH

Sarah has been teaching in Alton at Prospect Mountain High School since it opened in 2004. She enjoys teaching Biology, Honors Anatomy and Physiology, Field Ecology, and Climate Science. Sarah also advises the Environmental Club at PMHS and leads community service trail maintenance hikes.

Prior to her teaching career, Sarah worked for 20 years as a land conservationist with the Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests and Trust for NH Lands. She helped landowners, towns, and state agencies conserve special lands for trails, habitat, farming, water supply protection, and sustainable forest management. Sarah is an avid hiker, gardener, and reader. She is just completing her exploration of the “4000 footers” in the White Mountains. She also volunteers for the Squam Lakes Conservation Society and Squam Lakes Association. She lives with her husband, Tom Howe, on a small farm in Gilmanton where they grow much of their food and cut their own firewood. She and her husband have placed their land under easement with Five Rivers. Their two grown children live in Vermont.