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Find past newsletter articles, press releases, and other media showcasing local agriculture, placed-based education, and conservation of natural resources in Sullivan County.

January 29, 2019

I'll bring the skulls if you bring the skins! This is exactly what Dawn Dextraze, SCCD's Educator wrote to Kathleen Stowell of Lake Sunapee Protective Association (LSPA) as they were getting ready to share resources for a Mammals Skins & Skulls class last month. The sk...

January 3, 2019

Imagine if you went to school and learned how to brew hot chocolate, to safely build a campfire for warmth and actually got to cook your lunch over it? Not only are these survival skills that connect us to our ancesters, but they also help to build community among stud...

November 1, 2018

What's creepier than a close look at forest floor critters?  Some of them slide along the leaf litter leaving a slimy trail behind, others have tiny fangs and lots of legs, and still others roll around or jump when they are uncovered.  And what about those crazy colore...

May 3, 2018

The following article was printed in the Eagle Times on April 27, 2018 and in the eTicker News of Claremont, Section A, page 26 on April 30, 2018.  

There is more to learn outdoors than science, literature, and social studies.  Student...

May 1, 2018

This past month, 2nd graders from Keene took a field trip to Charlestown Middle School and joined the 7th graders for their regular Clay Brook field day. The 2nd graders were partnered with 7th graders who were to look out for their safety and learn with them at each r...

April 1, 2018

Special Places

Take a moment to think about a place that is special to you.  Where is it? What makes it so special?

When asked these questions, many people respond with places they are intimately familiar with or places where transformation has happened.  The majority of...