Location: Squam Lakes Association, located at 534 US Rt. 3 in Holderness. Click here for a google map. We will meet behind the barn on SLA’s property.
Registration: Registration is required. Space is limited to 6 people so that appropriate social distancing can be observed between the LRCC members and participants. Click here to register for this program.
*Program leaders will email registrants a day or two before the program with details regarding location, what to bring, and safety protocols.
This Week's Program:
Join LRCC member Rachel in making fall decorations with wood cookies to celebrate our appreciation for trees and their fall colors! At the beginning of the program we will collect some fall leaves around SLA headquarters to use as inspiration as we discuss how the trees keep our lakes healthy. We will also discuss the importance of caring for the fallen leaves on your property so that they don’t end up in the lake and cause negative effects on the watershed!
Audience: All ages and families welcome! Children must be accompanied by an adult.
What to Bring: Please dress appropriate for the weather as we will be outside or in the open air barn and also wear clothes that you don't mind getting paint on. Please also bring a facemask to be worn if we need to go into the barn or cannot maintain proper distancing.
This Week's LRCC Guide:
Hi! My name is Rachel and I’m from Salem, Massachusetts. I graduated in 2019 from the University of New Hampshire with a degree in Wildlife and Conservation Biology. I came to SLA to get some hands on experience working in conservation and with the local community. Fall is my favorite time of year and I love seeing all the colors of the season. In my spare time I like to read and paint, especially outdoors!
SLA's Adventure Ecology Programs:
Throughout the year, the Squam Lakes Association offers free programs open to the public on a variety of nature and conservation related topics. The Adventure Ecology programs are presented by the Lakes Region Conservation Corps members who spend their year on Squam performing important conservation work in support of the Association's mission. For more information about the SLA's educational programs please click here or call our office at (603) 968-7336.
Lakes Region Conservation Corps
The Lakes Region Conservation Corps (LRCC) is an AmeriCorps service program that develops skills and experiences for conservation professionals. LRCC members are the driving force behind the Squam Lakes Association’s conservation efforts. The program provides hands-on conservation work experience and numerous certifications over a broad range of areas, which ensures that LRCC members are capable of independently approaching a variety of tasks in the environmental conservation field. Members remove invasive species from the Squam watershed, manage and act as caretakers at our backcountry campsites, maintain the SLA’s 50+ miles of trails, educate the public on local and regional conservation initiatives, spearhead reports on conservation efforts, lead SLA volunteer crews and ensure the daily functioning of the Squam Lakes Association’s programs. Click here to learn more about the program.