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Meet Betsy, Welch Ledges Steward

August 8, 2017

By Jan Stearns

The 4.1 mile Welch and Dickey Loop Trail, just west of Waterville Valley, is a hugely popular hiking trail. A portion of the trail known as the Welch Ledges is home to rare and delicate high alpine plants. Over time – perhaps thousands of … Continue reading

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Summer Volunteer Opportunities

May 14, 2016

By Jan Stearns

The Rey Center at the Curious George Cottage is looking for volunteers to help with the following programs: Welch Ledge Stewards Saturdays, June 4 — September 13 Help educate Welch/Dickey Trail hikers on the importance of protecting the fragile plant … Continue reading

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Classic Hike to Welch Overlook

June 26, 2015

By Jan Stearns

The Waterville Valley Recreation Department led its first guided hike of the summer season this morning.  Five folks enjoyed the awesome view from Welch ledges! Mark your calendar.  The next Classic Hike is scheduled for Friday, July 24. Call the … Continue reading

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Welch Ledges Volunteer Day

June 18, 2013

By Jan Stearns

Help preserve the alpine quality of the Welch Ledges by participating in Welch Ledge Volunteer Day on Saturday, June 22 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Welch & Dickey peaks – just outside Waterville Valley – see thousands of … Continue reading

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Memorial Weekend at the Rey Center

May 23, 2013

By Jan Stearns

Memorial Day weekend is the kick start to summer in Waterville Valley.  The Margret & H.A. Rey Center opens the weekend with a Friday evening lecture by Kim Votta, “Stewardship on the Edge: The Welch Ledges Story.”  Join Kim, the … Continue reading

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Trail Day

May 4, 2012

By Jan Stearns

Volunteers are needed for WVAIA Trail Day on Saturday, May 5, at Welch-Dickey.  If you can help, plan on meeting at the Town Square gazebo at 8 a.m. to carpool to the trail head.  Bring a lunch, plenty of water, … Continue reading

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Become a C.S.I. at Waterville Valley

April 20, 2012

By Jan Stearns

Join the Margret & H.A. Rey Center‘s team of environmental researchers and become a C.S.I. (Citizen Science Investigator) for the environment. Phenology Watchers I had to Google “phenology” … a rather officious word … but it sounds pretty cool when … Continue reading

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