Scenic Conway The Upper Saco Valley Land Trust completed two easements that together permanently protect more than 1,500 acres and nearly 4 miles of undeveloped road frontage on roads designated as scenic by the Town of Conway.
1954 Supreme Court Justice William O. Douglas leads a "blister brigade" of hikers down the old Chesapeake and Ohio canal from Cumberland, Md. to Washington D.C. to oppose a highway that he said would spoil the natural beauty of the canal. The area became a 12,000 acre national park in 1971.
Saving Special Places is New Hampshire's largest annual conservation event. Whether you're new to conservation and want to learn from the people who do it every day or you're an old hand wanting to network with colleagues, Saving Special Places is not to be missed.
If future generations are to remember us with gratitude rather than contempt, we must leave them something more than the miracles of technology. We must leave them a glimpse of the world as it was in the beginning, not just after we got through with it.
–President Lyndon B. Johnson on the signing of the Wilderness Act of 1964