Donna Di Casparro

Donna Di Casparro

Donna Di Casparro has been a publisher in the Lakes Region for over 30 years. Her work has highlighted life in rural New Hampshire – the culture, people, traditions, and history. Now retired, her writing and research is focused on sustaining healthy ecosystems and the value of our wildlife.

A bear walks through a green, overgrown field

How bear hounding impacts the New Hampshire landscape

By: - June 19, 2023

This story was updated on June 19 at 12:50 p.m. to clarify the risks for abandoned cubs. On a warm summer morning as soft light begins to filter through branches of towering white pines, a bear and two cubs quietly saunter through an open field foraging for insects, nuts, and berries. A slow pace is […]

A hunter at dawn

Our wildlife: conservation vs. exploitation

By: - May 4, 2023

This story was updated on Monday, May 8, at 10:35 a.m. Across the United States, fish and wildlife agencies face mounting opposition as hunting policies and practices are called into question. People are pleading for more wildlife protection over the traditional consumptive uses to manage wildlife population. Although Americans generally support wildlife management, practices that […]