New Hampshire Hunting Seasons Start September 1

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CONCORD, NH —Hunting season in New Hampshire kicks off on September 1 with the opening of black bear and gray squirrel seasons. Archery seasons for turkey and white-tailed deer get underway September 15. The statewide resident Canada goose hunt runs September 1 through September 25. Numerous additional opportunities exist for hunters this fall including additional […]

Ruffed Grouse and Woodcock Seasons Start October 1

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CONCORD, N.H. – The hunting season for ruffed grouse – New Hampshire’s most sought-after upland game bird – starts October 1 and runs through December 31. Woodcock season also opens October 1 and concludes November 14.  Karen Bordeau, New Hampshire Fish and Game Department’s Small Game Project Leader, notes that better than 65% of small […]

NH Pheasant Season Opens October 1

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CONCORD, NH — New Hampshire’s hunting season for pheasant gets underway on October 1 and continues through December 31. This fall, 11,535 adult ring-necked pheasants will be stocked in all 10 counties with an average of 140 pheasants per site. New Hampshire pheasant hunters should be aware of a rule that is now in effect: […]

Squam Lake Natural Science Center October Programs & Events

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Nearer to Nature Walk: Plant Communities of Chamberlain-Reynolds Saturday, October 6, 9 to 11:30 AM Holderness, NH – Ages 15 to adult are invited to a Nearer to Nature Walk. Access Squam Lake by land, meandering through upland forest, crossing a swamp boardwalk, and exploring shoreline trails at this New England Forestry Foundation preserve managed […]

SRK Greenway Fall Hike Schedule

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Take a Hike on the SRK Greenway this Fall Choose from a great selection of hikes on the SRK Greenway this fall.  All hikes are free and open to the public. Whether you are interested in exploring the greater Lake Sunapee Region, or you just want to get out on a trail with others – […]

Highland Lake Loon News

By Donna Baker Hartwell
Highland Lake Loon News

The loon family had me fooled at 7:30 AM as I kayaked around and around the lake, I could not find them through my binoculars. After almost an hour, an adult flew overhead – announcing his/her arrival with much vocalizations. My guest is that one of the parents (turns out it was the father) was […]

Monitoring Monarch Butterflies

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DURHAM, NH — Join biologists from NH Fish & Game and UNH Cooperative Extension for a seminar to learn more about the status of monarch butterflies and how you can help the species on your property, in your town, and as a citizen scientist. The seminar will be held at the Strafford County Complex in […]

Friends of the Northern Rail Trail First Bike Ride

Saturday, September 22nd

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Don’t you just love the Northern Rail Trail in Merrimack County, wending its way from a cornfield in Boscawen to the Danbury Country Store?  Thirty-two miles past a river, two lakes, a pond, and even a covered bridge. And isn’t it great that it connects to an equally beautiful portion in Grafton County,  all the […]

Northern Rail Trail Raffle Winners

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Northern Rail Trail Raffle Winners

The Friends of the Northern Rail Trail recently awarded prizes donated by local businesses in their summer raffle to support trail work on Andover’s 35 miles of trail.  The winners were picked by 7 year old Deborah Leak of Andover at the end of the Potter Place Fair on August 5. The winner of the […]