‘We rely on clean lakes to drive our economy, our quality of life, even to some extent our identity as a state,’ says Tom O’Brien, president of Concord-based NH Lakes.
Author: Laurie Morrissey
“Our resident expertise in birds and wildlife is probably the strongest” aspect of the NH Audubon, said President Doug Bechtel.
Phil Bryce, who oversees the state’s self-funded parks system, says it contributes $500 million to the economy, making it one of the top tourism businesses in the state.
Through its program, “The Art of Hope,” the Currier provides “a welcome sanctuary for families dealing with substance use issues, by providing a place to look at and create art together. It takes down barriers, not only in terms of access but also understanding of art,” says Dr. Alan Chong, the museum’s ninth director and CEO.
‘Craftspeople run small businesses in every corner of the state,’ says Miriam Carter, a working artist and executive director of the League of NH Craftsmen.
‘The law school should be woven into the fabric of the community, not a separate entity that’s just placed here,’ says Megan Carpenter, dean at UNH School of Law.