Here are some comments from Isabel Munck, Plant Pathologist with the US Forest Service. She visited Pine Park on June 28, 2019. Eastern white pines at this location did have symptoms of foliar diseases but they also exhibited signs (conks) and symptoms (adaptive growth, seams, cracks, oozing, rot) of stem, collar and root decay. Given … Continue reading Forest Service Observations
In an effort to clean up the Cathedral Aisle trail area, Pine Park trustees hired Gary Hawks to come in with his special wood processing machine. On June 19, Gary cleared a 5 foot wide swath through the downed trees connecting the pump house to the Esker Trail, leaving a nice trail of wood chips. … Continue reading Cathedral Aisle Trail Cleanup
A busy group of volunteers showed up this morning to help clean up Pine Park trails. This involved removing fallen branches and logs from the trail, and raking way any bark. Smaller branches were put into piles along the trail, for later chipping by Dartmouth College. The goal was to leave a nice wide walkway. … Continue reading Trail Cleanup for National Trails Day
June 1 is National Trails Day! Please join us to help clean up Pine Park trails! When: Saturday June 1, 2019 from 10 am to noon.Where: Park along Occom Ridge Road between the DOC house and Clement Road.What to bring: work gloves, steel-tooth rakes and pruning saws if you have them.What to wear: sturdy shoes … Continue reading National Trails Day
The Valley News published this great front page article on May 19. Foresters, Pine Park Association board members, Dartmouth college officials and Hanover town officials take a tour of Pine Park in Hanover, N.H., on Wednesday, May 15, 2019. The group gathered to talk about how to begin to clean up and restore the park … Continue reading Pine Park trustees ponder future
Part of the trail along Girl Brook has eroded away. This section of the trail will be closed until suitable repairs can be made.