Staff and the board of the Northern Forest Center heard local perspectives from community members in Lancaster, New Hampshire, friday. The panel included:
  • Mike Kopp, Owner, North Country Motor Sales. Mike is a third generation owner of family business and very active in the community.
  • Melissa Grella, Founder and Executive Director, Taproot Environmental Education Center. Melissa is a native to the region and after being away returned home and is active in many facets of the local food system.
  • Liz Wyman Lancaster Board Meeting PanelLiz Wyman, Writer. Liz Wyman is a writer, naturalist, and educator who has lived in Lancaster for the past decade. She enjoys hiking, biking, and paddling in the White Mountains and beyond.

Thank you to everyone who shared their story and thoughts on how to attract and keep young families in rural, forested communities in the Northern Forest. 

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