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Latest Colebrook, New Hampshire Stories

2008-08-06 09:00:30

By ETHAN WILENSKY-LANFORD The Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests is preserving 2,121 acres along the upper reaches of the Connecticut River, in the Clarksville, Pittsburg and Connecticut Lakes region north of Colebrook. Jack Savage, who directs outreach at the Forest Society, explained: What is the preserved land like? With a parcel that large, it includes some pretty diverse habitat, including riparian habitat, which basically means forest along a river. It also includes...

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2004-11-26 05:00:00

There are more Christmas trees than people in Colebrook, N.H. There are 500,000 trees alone at Weir Tree Farms, a family-owned farm considered to be the town's largest - that's 200 times more trees than Colebrook's population of 2,500. "We're trying to grow a lot of nice trees and make a lot of children happy at Christmas time," said William Weir, 65, whose family will cut 14,000 balsam fir, fraser fir and "fralsam" hybrids this year. Perched on the Vermont border, Colebrook is considered...