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LACONIA — Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center will offer the Beginner Bushcraft Overnight, a camp experience for adults, from Saturday, Sept. 21 at 1 p.m. to Sunday, Sept. 22, at 10 a.m. Adults who want to get away and improve their outdoor living skills will be guided through the b…

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BELMONT — The Granite State Wheelers bicycle club is sponsoring the 46th annual Seacoast Century bicycle ride on Sept. 21-22, with scenic 25-, 50-, 63-, and 100-mile options along the New Hampshire, Massachusetts, and Maine coast.

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On the cusp of autumn, I found myself on an old woods road that connects NH Route 112 to Landaff. It is better known as the Cobble Hill Trail and lies within the White Mountain National Forest. I was on a bushwhack to climb two little-known peaks, Cobble Hill and Moody Ledge.

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I followed William “Dunk” Dunkerly and his friend, Heather, across a cow pasture, through two gates, and into a dark forest. We were hunting mushrooms on a cloudy September day.

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GILFORD — Four or five times a week, Laconia Police Chief Matthew “Matt” Canfield is out on the WOW Trail — running it from end to end for recreation. Sometimes, Canfield is solo. Other times, he has his wife and children alongside him.

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GILFORD — The Gilford Parks and Recreation Department is sponsoring hikes for adults on Tuesdays this fall. The first scheduled hike will be Sept. 17 at the Winnisquam Scenic Trail in Belmont. Participants will gather at 9:15 a.m. in the Gilford Town Hall Lobby before departing for the hike.…

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GILFORD — New boardwalk supports are being installed for the Wetlands Walk at Gunstock. The helical piles, also called anchors, are pipes with two attached, circular plates drilled into the ground with a portable motor. The original black locust posts are still providing good support in some…

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My 50-year high school reunion is approaching. On Sept. 21 a bunch of 67 & 68-year-olds will gather at a country club roughly in the vicinity of Lawrence High School in New Jersey. It'll be the first reunion I've attended, and I'm a bit nervous.

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CONCORD — Members of the Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests staff will lead "Peaks and Valleys" hikes to scenic Forest Society-owned destinations featuring sweeping views, from uncrowded mountain summits to forested hiking trails to riverside destinations.