Green Mountain Conservation Group celebrates 21 years of REAL work

Green Mountain Conservation Group (GMCG) will celebrate 21 years of research, education, advocacy and land trust work at their annual meeting on March 2, 2019. The annual meeting will take place at Camp Cody in Freedom, New Hampshire from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM The evening will be a celebration of natural resource conservation in the Ossipee Watershed, honoring the many volunteers, partner organizations, community members, towns and individuals that have contributed to conserving shared resources over the past twenty-one

years.

Original artwork by GMCG Outreach Coordinator Moselle Spiller

GMCG is a community-based, charitable organization dedicated to the protection and conservation of natural resources in the Ossipee Watershed in central Carroll County, New Hampshire, including the towns of Eaton, Effingham, Freedom, Madison, Ossipee, Sandwich, and Tamworth. Founded in 1997, GMCG is a networking and referral resource for area residents concerned about land use issues in their communities. It encourages individual and small group activism based on common sense and non-confrontational approaches to resolving problems.

GMCG’s mission is “healthy water, healthy communities,” and the tools used to realize this mission are Research, Education, Advocacy, and Land Conservation (REAL).

GMCG encourages individual and small group activism based on common sense and non-confrontational approaches to resolving problems.


  • GMCG’s 21st annual meeting will begin at 4:00 p.m. with a business meeting that is open to the public.

  • Registration, social hour and refreshments will follow at 5:00 p.m.

  • Dinner will be from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., featuring a chef-prepared buffet with vegetarian and gluten free options.

  • Awards and dessert will follow dinner at 6:30 p.m.

  • Keynote speaker will begin at 7:00 p.m.

This year’s keynote speaker will Ben Kilham Ph.D. President and Founder of the Kilham Bear Center who will give a presentation titled “The Social Black Bear: What Bears Have Taught Me About Being Human.” A raffle will be held throughout the event, with winners announced at the end of the night.


Reservation space for the celebration is limited. Tickets are $25 per guest and include dinner & refreshments. BYOB. Order tickets at www.gmcg.org or call (603) 539-1859. Tickets paid by check can be mailed to GMCG, PO Box 95, Effingham, NH 03882 by February 21.

Submitted by Green Mountain Conservation Group