January 14, 2021
As schools began to close this past spring, educators across the state scrambled to figure out how to keep teaching during the COVID-19 pandemic. Programs supported by the Wellborn Ecology Fund have been helping schools move to more outdoor instruction for years, and more schools are now making "outdoor classrooms" a regular part of the school day.
NH Charitable Foundation awards more than $1.2 million in grants to support river and watershed conservation
August 5, 2020
Projects will help improve water quality, habitat, biodiversity, and flood resilience in Connecticut River watershed.
January 30, 2020
The Foundation's new senior program officer for the Piscataqua Region and environmental grantmaking on the delight of learning new places, the coolest-ever internship (jellyfish husbandry!), her current favorite nature writing — and more.
January 10, 2020
The latest installment of "The Outside Story," sponsored by the Wellborn Ecology Fund of the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation, explains how eastern chipmunks have evolved to be energy maximizers, seeking to strike the optimal balance between energy gain per cheek-pouch load of food and number of trips back to the burrow.
January 9, 2020
New position created with funding from Neil and Louise Tillotson Fund brings energy-efficiency to towns and school districts, with an eye to driving demand for sustainable energy systems and creating jobs in related industries.
October 17, 2019
The Wellborn Ecology Fund of the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation supports place-based ecology education in the Upper Valley region of New Hampshire and Vermont
July 12, 2019
Projects will help improve water quality, habitat, biodiversity, and flood resilience in Connecticut River watershed
May 29, 2019
A few examples of recent grants making a difference in communities around the Granite State: Portsmouth Music and Arts Center builds community through the arts; Christa McAuliffe's legacy continues; Kids in Chichester get new playground equipment; Empower Coös Youth Grant Committee makes its first round of grants; Veterans get support and services; History is preserved in Manchester; The largest remaining dairy farm in the Monadnock region is conserved
May 2, 2019
In the latest installment of "The Outside Story," sponsored by the Wellborn Ecology Fund: Ticks are more abundant than ever before in northern New England, and tick-borne diseases are on the rise. Read more about why, and how to stay safe while still enjoying time outside this summer
March 18, 2019
The 350-acre Chickering Farm, on the Connecticut River in Westmoreland, will remain intact in perpetuity
March 15, 2019
In the latest installment of "The Outside Story," sponsored by the Wellborn Ecology Fund, learn about eyeshine in animals, which is produced by a membrane called the tapetum lucidum (“tapestry of light”), a reflective surface located behind the retina