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8-10 AM, Saturday, April 30
Come join the Friends of the Merrimack River Greenway Trail for its Signs of Spring nature walk on the floodplain in the area of the planned multi-use trail! Wildlife signs, spring plants and ecological features will be sought out and interpreted by Pete Bowman and Chris Kane. Pete is an ecologist with the NH Natural Heritage Bureau and a Concord resident. Chris is chair of the FMRGT Board of Trustees and a consulting ecologist.
Park near the trail head which is next to the river behind ConvenientMD (8 Loudon Road, Concord, NH 03301). Participants should bring seasonal clothing in layers, footwear appropriate for a variety of conditions, binoculars (if desired), water and insect repellent (if desired). Terrain will be level and the hike difficulty is easy to moderate.
Unfortunately, dogs are discouraged, as they can disturb wildlife.
For more information or questions call Chris Kane at 603-848-7572
The Merrimack County Conservation District is taking applications for its “Stanley Grimes Conservation Scholarship” to be awarded June 2016. This $1000 scholarship will be awarded to a resident in Merrimack County who has been accepted to a two or four year college/university (full time status) with the intent to pursue studies in the field of agriculture, forestry, environmental science, soil science or a related natural resources program. Applicant must be attending the accepted college/university in the fall of 2016.
Applications must be submitted by May 6, 2016. For a full description of the scholarship and the application, please contact the conservation district at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the district website at http://www.merrimackccd.org.
Merrimack County Conservation District
10 Ferry Street, Suite 211
Concord NH 03301 603.223.6023 Office Hours: Mondays and Thursdays, 8:30-4:00
Community Blood Drive this Thursday at Infinite Health on 1 Fisher Ave, Boscawen, NH 03303
To schedule your appointment www.redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-REDCROSS