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Brittany’s baby was small. Her white bull calf weighed only 45 pounds (half the weight of most Scottish Highlander calves), but he was walking and nursing within hours of birth. His mom keeps him clean and runs to him when he calls. They are a good mother/son pair.

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HOLDERNESS — The Squam Lakes Natural Science Center will host Nature Play Time this fall for the youngest explorers, ages two and three. This program will be held Wednesday, Sept. 12 and Wednesday, Oct. 10 from 11 a.m. to noon.

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The footpath was obliterated by downed trees, spread asunder by powerful winter storms that swept through Tunnel Brook Ravine, which is nestled between Mt. Clough and Mt. Moosilauke. Spruce, fir, maple and birch lay like match sticks spilled from a matchbox. The Tunnel Brook Trail that Dave …

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At the far reaches of the easternmost point of land in the United States lie two communities, Lubec and Eastport, Maine. Each community claims to hold the distinction of the first place in the United States where the rays of the rising sun strike U.S. soil. In addition to this distinction, t…

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CONCORD — The Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests has added a new feature of its website. Forest Explorer allows members and registered visitors to the site to use an interactive trail map for select Forest Society reservations. Each featured property highlights a trail, its …

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“Dad, I’ve lost the trail and don’t know where to go,” shouted Samantha to her father. I was hiking alongside Samantha, her father Jay and mother Linda when we came to an abrupt end of the trail as it climbed the rock face of Tumbledown Mountain. The trail seemed to veer off in several direc…

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            Stash looked at me through his fringe of shaggy hair as I shouted, “Walk on!” He just stood staring at me with a puzzled look on his face. I was standing about 6 feet in front of him and using the voice commands I thought he'd learned. But he was not cooperating.

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It’s the peak of biking season and chances are you see cyclists on the road every time you leave your house. Between 15 and 20 million new bikes are sold in the U.S. each year. Add those to the bikes already out there (a good-quality bike, well-cared-for, can last just about forever) and you…

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MOULTONBOROUGH — The Loon Preservation Committee has been streaming a live loon webcam of a pair of loons on nest since the first egg was laid on June 24. The expected hatch date of the first chick is between July 20-22 and the second egg should hatch about 24-36 hours later. On average, a p…

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