nashua-telegraph

Mon, 01 Sep 2014 21:32:08 -0700
What should a wildlife conservation area look like in New Hampshire: Scrubby, nondescript and inelegant, with no big trees to speak of, right? No? Then you’re obviously not a rabbit. “If you have 1,000 acres of woods, it only supports wildlife that thrives in the woods,” said Paul Gagnon, chairman of the Pelham Conservation Commission. “We’re trying to protect 1,000 additional acres of open ...
Sat, 30 Aug 2014 20:16:24 -0700
The Merrimack and Souhegan rivers showed a predictable pattern when tested Tuesday morning by the Souhegan Watershed Association’s long-standing volunteer monitoring program. The good news is that the Merrimack River showed acceptable E. coli levels all the way from Manchester to Tyngsborough, Mass. This has been the pattern for several years as the river has been cleaned up. Occasionally, after ...
Sat, 30 Aug 2014 20:01:36 -0700
With fall nearly upon us, New Hampshire officials will mark the annual Apple Day this week, celebrating the importance of this fruit to the state’s farms even though the number of orchards in the state continues to plummet. The total number of acres listed as growing apples in New Hampshire has fallen by 60 percent since a peak in 1982, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s census of ...