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Monthly Archives: July 2013

So you're going Moosin'

So you’re going Moosin’

Posted on by Discover Power of Parks SCA Interpreters

By Caleb Savage, Interpretive Ranger at Lake Francis State Park Before arriving in the Great North Woods, I researched the town of Pittsburg, home to Lake Francis State Park, and they exclaimed that there are more moose than people! Many … Continue reading

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Cloudbusting at Rollins State Park

Cloudbusting at Rollins State Park

Posted on by Lisa Wiley

Just west of Concord lies Warner, NH, a town which hold its history dear.  Proud Federalist homes line the main street as you wind your way on Route 103.  My son, Aaron, and I chose a hot July day to … Continue reading

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Monadnock Weekly Report 07.26.13

Monadnock Weekly Report 07.26.13

Posted on by Patrick Hummel, Volunteer Program Coordinator

07.26.13 “That [Willa Cather] chose for her final resting place a plot in Jaffrey Center, New Hampshire, with a view of Mt. Monadnock, and that it is here she wished to rest under the inscription, ‘That Is Happiness; to Be Disolved into … Continue reading

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Afterloon Delight

Afterloon Delight

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Written by Rachael Esh, Interpretive Ranger at White Lake State Park As a girl coming from the flat plains of Illinois, I was not used to seeing mountains or some of the unique wildlife New England has to offer. Upon … Continue reading

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Musings on Mud

Musings on Mud

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Rain rain go away. Nicole and Debbie want to play. Well…it’s been a bit overcast as I’ve begun as one of the Interpretive Rangers at Franconia Notch State Park. Allow me to sum up my thoughts on the weather. The … Continue reading

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Enjoying Nature's Candy at Pitcher Mountain

Enjoying Nature’s Candy at Pitcher Mountain

Posted on by Andrew Reynolds

If you liked my most recent post on the early summer blueberries at Greenfield State Park, get your hiking boots ready and grab a container to pick all of the wild blueberries you can eat at this week’s destination–Pitcher Mountain … Continue reading

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Monadnock Weekly Report 07.19.13

Monadnock Weekly Report 07.19.13

Posted on by Patrick Hummel, Volunteer Program Coordinator

 07.19.13 “We sometimes hear, half waked from sleep A nearer hoof, a phantom neigh Till breezes from Monadnock sweep And bear the magic sounds away.” – Col. Thomas Wentworth Higginson.     The brutally hot weather blanketing much of the … Continue reading

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Tips to Reach the Tip-Top!

Tips to Reach the Tip-Top!

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Grand Monadnock is a popular mountain. If it were a student in high school it would certainly be on the homecoming court. You can bet that as a musician it would top all of the music charts. And as a … Continue reading

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Exercise Food for Tree Huggin' Runners

Exercise Food for Tree Huggin’ Runners

Posted on by Michele Cota

We asked our Reach the Beach Park’s team runners what they eat and drink to prepare for and recover from exercise. We received a great mix of their advice for breakfast, energy-packed snacks, sustenance while running, and post-run meals. Here are their … Continue reading

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Pawtuckaway and I

Pawtuckaway and I

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By Emily Barry, Discover Power of Parks, SCA Interpretive Ranger There is a love story unfolding at Pawtuckaway State Park. It all started back in the spring when I started thinking about the park I would be spending the summer … Continue reading

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