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About Discover Power of Parks SCA Interpreters

Discover the Power of Parks is presented by New Hampshire State Parks in collaboration with the Student Conservation Association and made possible by generous financial support from Public Service of New Hampshire. The program offers a look into the natural world through hands-on programming. Interpretive programs focus on connecting participants with nature and building appreciation for New Hampshire's unmatched natural heritage. Programs include guided hikes, interpretive tours, and imaginative environmental workshops for children and families. Programs are offered free to guests with paid park admission fee. No pre-registration is required.
The Story of a Girl, a Turtle and a Slowdown

The Story of a Girl, a Turtle and a Slowdown

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If you have ever stepped into the Greenfield State Park office around 5 p.m. on a Friday night, you quickly realize that Greenfield is an extremely busy place. Often, around this time, I am tucked away in the back office … Continue reading

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What goes screeEEECH in the night?

What goes screeEEECH in the night?

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By Emily Barry, Interpretive Ranger at Pawtuckaway State Park As our twilight bike ride came to an end, my friend Andrew and I cruised back to Big Island at Pawtuckaway State Park. The campground was quiet, the weekend campers had … Continue reading

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Lake of Bays and Bogs

Lake of Bays and Bogs

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Hello again from The Great North Woods or Le Grand Bois Du Nord. I have been here for a couple months now and have started to learn all the reasons that people come to Umbagog Lake State Park year after … Continue reading

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3 Bear Brook Favorites

3 Bear Brook Favorites

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By Andrew Post, SCA Interpretive Ranger With 10,000 acres to explore, Bear Brook is one of the largest state parks in New Hampshire and has plenty to offer for every visitor.  Throughout this post you will find some of my … Continue reading

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Art of Adventure

Art of Adventure

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By Deb Brzozwski, SCA Interpretive Ranger at Franconia Notch State Park “A man practices the art of adventure when he breaks the chain of routine and renews his life through reading new books, traveling to new places, making new friends, … Continue reading

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So you're going Moosin'

So you’re going Moosin’

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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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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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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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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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