NEWBURY CONSERVATION COMMISSION
SPECIAL EVENTS FOR 2022
Birding with Bill on the Wells River Nature Trails
MAY 2022 [date to be set]
ATTENTION BIRDING ENTHUSIASTS!
The Newbury Conservation Commission
Invites you to the 24th annual:
“BIRDING with BILL in BOLTONVILLE”
For an interesting and exciting bird walk through wetlands and woodlands of the “Wells River Conservation Trails” with Thetford’s famous birder and director of the “CT River Birding Trail”, BILL SHEPARD
Paddle the Border In out 19th Year
Spring Sunday May 22nd
Fall October 2nd
The Paddle The Border (PTB) event was started as a way for community organizations from Vermont and New Hampshire to work together to ” Show Case” our shared asset, the Connecticut River. The event is sponsored by The Newbury Conservation Commission-NCC, Haverhill Recreation Commission-HRC, and Lower Cohase Chamber of Commerce, with support from Upper Valley Land Trust-UVLT
The Paddle is held twice a year weather permitting-no rain dates are planned.
The Spring Paddle 2022 date is May 22.
From Woodsville Community Field in Woodsville,
to the Bedell Bridge State Park Boat Launch off Route 10, Haverhill Corner, NH
The Fall Paddle October 2nd
From Newbury/Haverhill Crossing Boat Launch
To Bugbee Landing in Bradford, Vt.
There is a shuttle service from the take out, to the launch sight. This Shuttle Service has been providing by Butler Bus Company (we thank them).The Shuttle Service is available from 10am to 11am; This gives us a suggested launch time of 10:30 to 11:30am. The approximate paddle time for the spring and fall paddle is 3-1/2 to 4 hours.
At the end of the paddle there will be
music by the Strawberry Farm Band and a cook out
TRAILS DAY WORK DAY 2022
National Trails Day Saturday June 4th our 25th year!
We need your help!
National Trails Day is June 5th this is the day when trails group through out the country will get together to do their spring cleaning on their local trail networks. The Cross Vermont Trail Association, and the Newbury Conservation Commission
are sponsoring this year’s event.
Saturday June 4th from 9:00 am to 3pm at Blue Mt. School in Wells River.
The trail system over all is in really good shape. We need a good turnout of volunteers to get the trail system ready for summer hikers. If we can get your help, this trail system will be in good shape for years to come. VOLUNTEERS needed to help with Trails Day Work Day, a good turnout is what makes these trail happen.
Through the Wells River Nature Trails we hope to stimulate interest in the thoughtful stewardship of our Natural, Recreational, Educational, and Economic resource for the people of our community.
Fall Foliage Bike Ride on the Cross Vermont Trail
SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 24th , 2022
Cross Vermont Trail Association Newbury Conservation Commission
We are working on making this a special ride to Celebrate our 25th year.
STAY TUNED FOR RIDE DETAILS
Volunteers will be at the start of the event to give directions and information about the ride. We will post volunteers at the major road crossing, for assistance and safety.
Come Join the Fun of a Fall Foliage Bike Ride
on the Cross Vermont Trail