A Nature Walk on Three Mile Island

Join AMC Staff Ecologist Doug Weihrauch on a tour of the flowers, fungi, and trees on Three Mile Island, site of AMC's volunteer-managed camp on Lake Winnipesaukee, N.H.

Originally posted on the AMC web site.

See the Land Use photo album on this site for the TMI zoning map and more. The video mentions mushrooms, which were prolific in 2011, as this album shows.

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New Plans for Rec Hall

sketch of the rec hall redesign

After several months of deliberation, with input from last year's campers, the TMI Committee decided to renovate the Rec Hall on the main dock. Many campers were disappointed, since proposed designs for replacing it (see sketch) included many improvements over the current structure. Unfortunately, a new building would be too expensive.

That was the situation before one of our Winnipesaukee neighbors made the redesign a reality. Former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney has generously offered to make our Rec Hall every bit as posh as the garage under construction at his other vacation home. (Of course, our structure will not feature an elevator.)

Romney advisor Eric Fehrnstrom points out that if even 10 to 20 campers are grateful enough to vote for Mr. Romney in November, these will be some of the cheaper votes he has bought. And, Mr. Fehrnstrom adds, "Mitt knows it is time to start preparing for the 2016 New Hampshire primaries."

See blueprints of the redesigned Rec Hall and more of Fehrnstrom's candid observations.

Update: When asked to comment, President Obama noted that even the redesigned Rec Hall will be less luxurious than the compound where Osama Bin Laden was living.

Fall Newsletter

The Fall newsletter was recently mailed to all campers, and it is available from the Newsletters page on this site. Along with the newsletter, we have updated the Reservations section of the site for Summer, 2012: look there for the current calendar, reservation forms, and other information. (You can always find the Reservations section using the main menu at the top of the page.)

Recently Added Photos

We have some photos from the summer of 2011:

We always want more photos. See the instructions on the home page of our photo gallery.

These photos are older, but recently added to the web site:

  • Fall Work Week September 12–17, 2010, featured a roofing project, an outhouse renovation, and some Fall scenery.
  • Closing Weekend from 2010. This year's closing weekend is just around the corner.

Update: See the recently added Croo photos from 1981 (and the 1981 Breezy renovation) and 1992.

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