’15 A great snow year

This year is one of the best in memory to enjoy trails across the entire state.               As always, please ride with caution – stay to the right of the trail – ride within your means – and yield to other trail users such as mushers and cross country…

Mile Marker Repainted

 

Ed Hiller of Andover, NH, repainting an original granite mile marker recently recovered and reinstalled on the rail trail. The opposite side reads WRJ 5. Ed has repainted each of the more than 20 mile markers in Merrimack Co., and will do the same when others are found for the Grafton Co. section.

Bridge mending in Grafton

Last Friday (5/23/14) a work crew ( Dick and Ann Corr, Al Decato, Paul Marshall, Richard Lammert, and Ken Warren) replaced the aging side boards on a small rail trail bridge just west of Sargent Road in Grafton. Everyone had a good time including the black flies. Trail users can now lean on the bridge…

ditch cleaning Orange Pass

Dick Mackay and Ken Warren opened up clogged ditches in the Orange Rock Cut in Orange NH on Friday morning. Leaves and other debris from a long winter impaired drainage in the rock cut. We discussed possibly using machines to do a better job at some time in the future. We also discussed raising the…

Mascoma River Local Advisory Committee -Mascoma Watershed Summit

Please join the Mascoma River Local Advisory Committee for the first-ever Mascoma Watershed Summit, to be held on Saturday April 5th at Cardigan Mountain School in Canaan, NH. To register online for this free one-day conference of local community organizations, please go to http://mascomariver.wordpress.com/summit2014 The summit is planned as a get-together for the members of local community groups,…