Outstanding Breeding Season for Bald Eagles in Granite State

Press release

CONCORD, NH – An impressive total of 70 young bald eagles reached fledging age in the Granite State this summer, an exciting new record and an increase of  nearly 20% from just last year. Eagle chicks are considered fledged at 11-12 weeks of age, when they begin to fly from, and then return to, the […]

Friends of Northern Rail Trail Board November Meeting Minutes

By George Heaton, FNRT-MC
Friends of Northern Rail Trail Board November Meeting Minutes

November 14, 2018 Andover Hub, Andover Board Attendees: George Heaton, Craig Heim, Lindy Heim, Chris Norris, Jack Shields, NitaTomaszewski. Loyal Trail Supporters: Ricker Miller, Patrice Rasche, Steve Rasche. With Business Matters in good order, the meeting focused on discussion of the needs of the Trail in the future, and the hope for its expansion into […]

Friends of Northern Rail Trail Honors Volunteers

By Geroge Heaton, FNRTC-MC
Friends of Northern Rail Trail Honors Volunteers

This year’s required Annual Meeting of the Friends of the Northern Rail Trail–Merrimack County took place on October 10, at the Highland Lake Inn in East Andover. Vice-President Alex Bernhard conducted the two-part meeting.  To begin, the Membership of FNRT-MC re-elected all of the existing Directors for the coming year. Following this, the Directors appointed […]

Introductory Fly Tying Courses Offered in Dunbarton and New London

Press Release

CONCORD, NH — Interested in learning the art of fly tying? The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department’s Let’s Go Fishing Program is offering free introductory courses on Tuesday and/or Thursday evenings in November and December. The classes will be held in Dunbarton and New London and will be taught by master fly tier and […]

Sign Up Now for Snowmobile Safety Classes

Press Release

CONCORD, NH — Winter is almost here, and snowmobile education classes are underway across the state. To operate a snowmobile or Off-Highway Recreational Vehicle (OHRV) in New Hampshire, any person age 12 or older must have either a valid Motor Vehicle Driver’s License or have successfully completed an approved OHRV/Snowmobile Safety Education class taught by […]

FNRT-MC Draft Minutes Board Meeting 9/19/18

Fall Meeting Boasts Large Attendance and Exciting Trail News

By George Heaton

Board Attendees: Alex Bernhard, Steve Darling, George Heaton, Craig Heim, Lindy Heim, Charles Martin, Myra Mayman, Jack Shields, Peter Southworth Friends; (from Andover, Boscawen, Canterbury, Epsom and Grafton): Elaine Clow, Bruce Cook, Sherry Cook, Bruce Crawford, Brian Fleury, Ricker Miller, Patrice Rasche, Steve Rasche, Prescott Towle Business Matters: 1. Minutes of July 2018 Board Meeting, […]

Ausbon Sargent Invites You to a Star Lake Farm Celebration

Saturday, October 13th

Press Release

Ausbon Sargent Invites You to the 29th Annual Tree Farm Field Day to be Held at Star Lake Tree Farm in Springfield, NH Saturday, October 13, 2018 More than 1,450 Tree Farmers manage 500,000 acres of forestland in the Granite State. Each year, the NH Tree Farm Committee awards one Tree Farm the honor of Outstanding Tree […]

New Hampshire Hunting Seasons Start September 1

Press Release

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 […]