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  • New Hampshire Companies That Help You Enjoy the Outdoors, and That Keep the Outdoors Enjoyable | Conservation New Hampshire
    retinyl palmitate and oxybenzone common ingredients in most sunscreens and cancer And Kulow says many resorts are now concerned about the chemicals in sunscreens for the harm they do to coral and tropical fish so we re making products that are reef safe All Terrain is also working on products made specifically for children in an effort to get kids active and outside The company is involved with the Outdoor Foundation with Kulow serving on its board and helps support Outdoor Nation By moving to Sunapee in 2002 All Terrain was able to become a truly local company New Hampshire employs about 54 000 people devoted to the outdoor industry says Kulow explaining how All Terrain is able to use NH suppliers and NH contract manufacturers We re very proud to be a part of that and to contribute to it Kulow adds that he is also proud to work with Peterborough headquartered Eastern Mountain Sports serving on the board of the Outdoor Industry Association with EMS CEO Will Manzer EMS is undeniably a very big company with a lot of weight to throw into conservation efforts In 2007 EMS decided to focus its charitable contributions on a single organization to make the biggest impact choosing the aforementioned Conservation Alliance Their 500 000 pledge to the Alliance is the largest donation in EMS s history At the grand opening of the Gilson Pond Campground in Monadnock State Park on August 18th a partnership between EMS and New Hampshire s state parks was announced EMS will advertise the parks in its stores and in exchange the parks will promote EMS and its products EMS may also provide uniforms for park employees and create programs for campers The Timberland Company another member of the Conservation Alliance recently caught our attention here at Conservation New Hampshire when they announced that their Green Index would include all of their footwear lines by 2012 The Green Index rates products on a scale of 0 to 10 with a lower number indicating a smaller footprint from greenhouse gases use of chemicals and resource consumption This transparency allows customers to know which products are best for the environment and increases the company s incentive to be more eco friendly Timberland s Stratham headquarters are also noticeably green The grounds were recently re landscaped with invasive plant species replaced by native mostly drought resistant perennials that will require less water and fertilizer At the same time the corporate Victory Garden which was started in 2008 and produces food for the internal Timberland community and the New Hampshire Food Bank doubled in size and now includes low maintenance and pesticide free fruit trees and blueberry bushes NEMO is also a member of the Conservation Alliance The tent manufacturer run out of an historic mill building in Nashua stopped using PVC in its products back in 2006 and uses non toxically anodized and recyclable tent poles The Nano OZ is a two person tent made almost entirely of recycled or

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  • All Terrain | Conservation New Hampshire
    the environment in which those campers camp and those hikers hike But of course it s not just a financial investment for many of those companies A lot of people have started companies in the outdoor industry because they Read More Tags All Terrain business camping Eastern Mountain Sports EMS hiking Jetboil NEMO New Hampshire People Health Timberland 1 Comment Read the rest of this entry Search for Popular Posts

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  • Camping | Conservation New Hampshire
    environment in which those campers camp and those hikers hike But of course it s not just a financial investment for many of those companies A lot of people have started companies in the outdoor industry because they Read More Tags All Terrain business camping Eastern Mountain Sports EMS hiking Jetboil NEMO New Hampshire People Health Timberland 1 Comment Read the rest of this entry Search for Popular Posts LCHIP

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  • Eastern Mountain Sports | Conservation New Hampshire
    protect the environment in which those campers camp and those hikers hike But of course it s not just a financial investment for many of those companies A lot of people have started companies in the outdoor industry because they Read More Tags All Terrain business camping Eastern Mountain Sports EMS hiking Jetboil NEMO New Hampshire People Health Timberland 1 Comment Read the rest of this entry Search for Popular

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  • EMS | Conservation New Hampshire
    have been Read More Tags community EMS hiking People Health State Parks Water No Comments Read the rest of this entry New Hampshire Companies That Help You Enjoy the Outdoors and That Keep the Outdoors Enjoyable Posted on August 23 2010 by Michael Samuels It makes a lot of sense for a company that gets its money from campers and hikers to protect the environment in which those campers camp and those hikers hike But of course it s not just a financial investment for many of those companies A lot of people have started companies in the outdoor industry because they Read More Tags All Terrain business camping Eastern Mountain Sports EMS hiking Jetboil NEMO New Hampshire People Health Timberland 1 Comment Read the rest of this entry Celebrating 75 Years with the First New Campground in 40 Posted on August 19 2010 by Michael O Meara The New Hampshire Division of Parks and Recreation is celebrating 75 years of providing NH residents and visitors with opportunities to explore and enjoy the state s great variety of outdoor attractions The year long party came to a head on Wednesday August 18th with the grand opening of the Gilson Pond

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  • Hiking | Conservation New Hampshire
    this entry Best of NH Crawford Notch Posted on July 26 2010 by Nate Boesch If you ve ever happened to wander outside in New Hampshire you will have noticed that we reside in a state with a vast amount of natural beauty at all times rugged and scenic A perfect example of this is Crawford Notch State Park The day my younger Read More Tags crawford notch hiking New Hampshire State Parks No Comments Read the rest of this entry The Wildcat Ridge Photo Gallery Posted on July 20 2010 by Michael O Meara The Wildcat Ridge Trail is steep the kind of steep that makes you wonder if what you re doing is really more of a rock climb than a hike The effort to pull yourself up feels well worth it however once you get that first glimpse across Pinkham Notch and take in the whole of the Presidential Range The Read More Tags hiking Land Pinkham Notch White Mountain National Forest Wildcat No Comments Read the rest of this entry The Urban Wanderer Posted on June 9 2010 by Michael O Meara When the urge hits to get a little closer to nature and maybe take a hike we can t always make it to a high mountain peak or deep into a forest After all there are bills to pay and hectic schedules to keep What many of New Hampshire s urban and suburban residents may not know however is Read More Tags community Concord hiking Land Manchester Nashua People Health Portsmouth No Comments Read the rest of this entry Playing Morning Hooky Posted on May 24 2010 by Michael O Meara There s no doubt that taking a hike with others with the socializing encouragement and safety it provides is usually the way to

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  • What’s so Green about Concord? | Conservation New Hampshire
    more seeking to join In order for a business to become a member it must fill out an application which is then either accepted for denied by members of Green Concord The application is a way of setting standards that businesses must meet thus helping to avoid the greenwashing that so often occurs when businesses attempt to appear green to attract customers without actually being so The benefits of Green Concord are plentiful for all parties involved Member businesses reap group advertising and cheaper office supplies by pooling costs There is also a significant amount of networking between the businesses forming a sort of unofficial cooperative according to Gregory Customers benefit from the knowledge that they are shopping at businesses legitimately concerned with doing what they can to reduce their impact on the environment and through the gift certificates valid at any member business of Green Concord Even the community as a whole benefit from this group as Green Concord sponsors local initiatives and groups such as Concord s Youth Environmental Services Y E S Team Gregory is also largely responsible for the Green Living film series presenting a different environmentally related film each month at Red River Theatres Even if you don t live in Concord Green Concord is a noteworthy case study in businesses and individuals taking initiative with considerable success It is the type of thinking we need more of which thoughtfully benefits Concord all the while benefiting the environment and reminding us that there are better ways we can be doing business Current Green Concord business members Café Indigo Concord Cooperative Market GES Solar Store Gondwana and Divine Clothing Lotions n Potions Real Green Goods S W Sports Your Home Your World The Works Bakery Café Tags business Concord green shopping Comment RSS Trackback One Comment

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  • Green | Conservation New Hampshire
    the fine stores around Main Street in Concord or seen related posters Maybe you ve heard the name Green Concord mentioned Whether you ve heard of it or not it s worth shedding some light on Green Concord a Read More Tags business Concord green shopping 1 Comment Read the rest of this entry Search for Popular Posts LCHIP Announces 2010 Grant Recipients 2924 view s MacDowell Colony A Haven

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