Location: Squam Lakes Association headquarters, located at 534 US Rt. 3 in Holderness. Click Here for a Google Map.
Registration: Registration is required. Space is limited to 12 people. Click here to register for this program.
This Week's Program:
Join LRCC member, Becca on Saturday, April 21st for an easy guided hike up to both the North and South peaks of Whitten Woods. We will meet at the SLA at noon and head over to the trailhead together. During the hike, we will discuss trail maintenance techniques and proper hiking etiquette during mud season. Be prepared for all weather conditions, including snow, rain and mud. Please register online.
What to Bring:
Participants should bring appropriate winter clothing, water, food, and snowshoes and/or micro-spikes depending on conditions. The SLA can provide snowshoes for up to six particpants. Click here to view a list of SLA recommended gear for winter hiking.
This Week's LRCC Guide:
My name is Becca Cohler and I am from Chicago, Illinois. I graduated from Illinois State University in 2015 with a BS in Biological Science and a minor in Environmental Science. This summer I fell in love with Squam Lake and I can’t wait to spread that love with all of you!
SLA's Adventure Ecology Trips:
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.