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Grafton County Conservation District

The Grafton County Conservation District assists interested land users with technical, educational and financial conservation services to protect, improve and sustain our natural resources.

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Grafton County is the second largest of the ten New Hampshire counties. Grafton County is a rural county, bordering the Connecticut River on the western side of the State. Ninety percent of the County is timberland, and over half the White Mountain National Forest is within the County. Grafton County is also home to Franconia Notch State Park and Cardigan State Park. Dartmouth College and Plymouth State University are located in Grafton County, along with Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center and several local hospitals. Recreational sports, breathtaking vistas and abundant wildlife attract many visitors to Grafton County. Grafton County's inland waterways and rich farmland have supported agriculture and sawmills, and provided power and transportation for its inhabitants. Grafton County communities face the challenge of balancing a growing economy with maintaining a historically strong agricultural presence. Read more…