Thanks very much to the Dartmouth Facilities Operations and Management for building some lovely log benches along the Girl Brook Circuit Trail. These new benches will allow passers-by to enjoy river views.
A group of supporters has proposed to operate a nine-hole golf course in the place of the now closed Hanover Country Club. The smaller area would likely not encroach on any Pine Park land, although erosion may still be an issue. Read the Valley News article here.
On July 9, Dartmouth President Hanlon made an announcement about cuts to some varsity athletic programs. In particular, Dartmouth will be closing the Hanover Country Club. However, Hanlon writes: We are committed to providing public access to the adjacent Pine Park and, in partnership with the town of Hanover, we will explore how to safely … Continue reading Dartmouth Closes Golf Course
Today is the start of the 7th annual Hanover Hike Trails Challenge. This is a program through Hanover Parks and Recreation, sponsored by the Hanover Conservancy and the Hanover Conservation Commission. One of the routes is in Pine Park: the Girl Brook Circuit and then the Esker Trail. This is a great activity for families … Continue reading Trails Challenge
At least one tree in Pine Park is ready for summer....
Great River Hydro has started work removing endangered trees from the riverbank along Pine Park. This work has to be done carefully in order to protect the bank from erosion. Chippers is doing the work using a barge on the river, and then removing the cut branches and trees. Workers take a load of tree … Continue reading Riverbank Work