Story Maps

Stories of Squam

The rich diversity of life – the variety and variability of all living things – in and around Squam is nothing short of extraordinary.  Organisms are sustaining themselves throughout Squam – deer are browsing on buds and woody plants, fox kits are playing on warm summer grasses, and bear are bulking up for winter.

Once a property is conserved, the very conservation values identified during a property’s acquisition can quickly be forgotten as the focus shifts to new acquisitions.  There is a tendency to lose sight of a properties importance in the area for wildlife habitat, water quality protection, encouraging forest systems, and maintaining cultural features and low-impact recreation.  But the conserved property continues to be the source of untold stories.

Enjoy some of the Untold Stories of Squam!