ERROL, NEW HAMPSHIRE – In the hectic pace of the 21st century, one thing the people of New Hampshire can take comfort in is the outdoor escape their state offers. The Umbagog National Wildlife Refuge gives recreationalists an opportunity to truly “live free” in a time when financial woes have hit Americans hard.
When Leanne Klyza Linck looks out the windows of her home office in the foothills of the Green Mountains in Vermont, she knows why she works in conservation.
“I get motivation from my day-to-day existence, just by living in Vermont,” says Klyza Linck, the director of the Northeast program at The Wilderness Society. “I go for a morning walk and the stream is rushing, great blue herons land in the beaver pond, and if I’m lucky, I’ll see a mink, fox, or signs of a moose.