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Calling All Turkey Watchers – Winter Survey Ends March 31
March 6, 2014 – N.H. Fish and Game reminds wildlife watchers to report sightings of winter wild turkey flocks at the Department's online survey at wildnh.com/turkeysurvey.
Come to the 42nd Annual NH Camping & RV Show
March 4, 2014 – Camping enthusiasts can plan their New Hampshire summer camping adventure at the 42nd Annual NH Camping & RV Show at The Hampshire Dome in Milford, NH. Be sure to stop by the Fish and Game booth!
Introduction to Fly Fishing Classes Offered
March 3, 2014 – The N.H. Fish and Game Department’s Let’s Go Fishing Program, in partnership with Trout Unlimited, is offering several Introduction to Fly Fishing classes that are open to the public.
Westford, Mass., Man Injured in Moultonborough Snowmobile Crash
March 3, 2014 – A Westford, Massachusetts, man was seriously injured in a late-night snowmobile crash on Lake Winnipesaukee in New Hampshire's Lakes Region this weekend.
Feb. 28-March 2, 2014: Visit Fish & Game at the Granite State Outdoor Show
Looking for something to do this weekend? Check out the Granite State Outdoor Show at the Grappone Center, 70 Constitution Ave, Concord, N.H., from February 28 through March 2.
Educators: Schedule a Free Spring Classroom Wildlife Program
February 24, 2014 -- Teachers who want to introduce their students in grades 3-6 to New Hampshire’s wildlife resources have until March 7 to request spring 2014 Wonders of Wildlife (WOW) presentations by trained N.H. Fish and Game volunteer docents.
Injured Hiker Rescued in Lincoln, NH
February 24, 2014 – Rescuers carried an injured Goffstown woman to safety in Lincoln, N.H., on Sunday, February 23, 2014.
2013 N.H. Trophy Fish Winners Announced
February 21, 2014 -- Winners of the N.H. 2013 Trophy Fish Program have been announced. A listing of all qualifying entries is posted at fishnh.com/Fishing/trophy/2013.html.
Enter the 2014 N.H. Moose Hunt Lottery Today
February 21, 2014 – The lottery is open for New Hampshire's 2014 moose hunt. Enter soon and try your luck on what many consider the adventure of a lifetime. It's just $15 for N.H. residents,$25 for nonresidents.
N.H. Fish and Game Commission Meeting Set for March 19
February 20, 2014 -- The New Hampshire Fish and Game Commission has announced a date change for its regular meeting in March. Due to scheduling issues, it will be held on March 19 at 1 p.m. at the N.H. Fish and Game Department, 11 Hazen Drive, Concord, N.H.
CANCELLED – Talk on NH Wildlife in the Age of Climate Change
February 19, 2014 – The talk on New Hampshire Wildlife in the age of climate change scheduled for February 19 at the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department has been cancelled. Watch for a rescheduled date in the near future.
Massachusetts Man Dies while Cross-country Skiing in Albany, N.H.
February 18, 2014 – Ralph Cronin Sr., age 67, a resident of Lynn, Massachusetts, with family ties in New Hampshire's Mount Washington Valley, passed away yesterday while cross-country skiing with his wife on the Oliverian Brook Trail in Albany, N.H., in the White Mountain National Forest.
Bass Pro Shop Opening Night to Benefit Wildlife Heritage Foundation
February 14, 2014 – Stop in to see the new Bass Pro Shop in Hooksett, N.H., the evening of Wednesday, February 19, from 6 to 9 p.m. and you'll also benefit the Wildlife Heritage Foundation of New Hampshire.
Snowmobile Crash on Lake Winnipesaukee
February 10, 2014: On Saturday, February 8, 2014 around 3:00 p.m. multiple Fish and Game Officers were called to an accident on Lake Winnipesaukee on Roberts Cove in Alton, NH. Two snow machines collided resulting in injuries to both operators.
Free talk on Climate Change - CANCELLED
February 7, 2014: Climate change is expected to be the largest challenge to wildlife and habitats today, but New Hampshire isn’t sitting idly by. Come learn more about this topic at a free talk at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 19, 2014, at the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department, 11 Hazen Drive, Concord, NH.
Sign Up for Hunter Education this Spring
February 6, 2014: Hunter and Bowhunter Education courses are underway around the state, so get set for the 2014 spring gobbler season and more by logging onto the Fish and Game website to sign up for a class. This will be the last year for Bowhunter-Only classes.
"Becoming an Outdoors-Woman" Turkey Hunting Workshop
February 6, 2014 – Women who want to learn how to hunt turkeys can get the basics by signing up for the N.H. Becoming an Outdoors-Woman "Introduction to Turkey Hunting Workshop" in March.
NH Moose Study Update
February 3, 2014 – Moose biologist Kristine Rines today recapped the progress of the moose mortality study that got underway in northern New Hampshire in January of 2014.
Ice Conditions Unsafe on Parts of Lake Winnipesaukee
January 30, 2014 -- NH Fish and Game officials warn that this winter's uneven temperatures and high winds have affected ice formation, particularly on the state's larger lakes. Those heading out onto the ice are urged to exercise caution.
Snowmobiler Succumbs to Injuries Sustained in Pittsburg NH Crash
January 29, 2014 -- A woman from southern New Hampshire was seriously injured earlier yesterday after colliding with a tree on Trail 20 near Indian Stream in Pittsburg, N.H., and later died.
2014 N.H. Moose Hunt Lottery Opens
January 28, 2014 – New Hampshire's 2014 moose hunt lottery is now open. Enter today to try your luck on the adventure of a lifetime -- hunting moose in the rugged woods of the Granite State.
Two Men Charged in Bob House Break-in
January 27, 2014 -- Two men have been charged in the 8th Circuit Jaffrey District Court for crimes related to an incident that occurred on January 9, 2014, in which a bobhouse on Grassy Pond in Rindge was vandalized and fishing gear stolen.
Bobcats, Beaver Trapping, Winter Stream Fishing – NH Wildlife Journal
January 24, 2014 – Delve into the shadowy world of New Hampshire's elusive bobcats in the January-February 2014 issue of NH Wildlife Journal. Also in this issue: beaver trapping and winter stream fishing.
Winter 2014 Ice Fishing Classes
January 24, 2014 – Fish and Game’s Let’s Go Fishing Program, in partnership with other groups, is offering ice fishing classes open to the public this winter, and several are available in February.
Press Briefing on NH Moose Study - February 3, 2014
January 22, 2014 – A press briefing regarding the moose study currently underway in New Hampshire will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday, February 3, in the conference room at the N.H. Fish and Game Department, 11 Hazen Drive, Concord, N.H.
Hearing February 18 on Aquaculture Operation Near Isles of Shoals
January 22, 2014 -- N.H. Fish and Game will hold a public hearing on a proposed marine aquaculture license on Tuesday, February 18, at 6:00 PM at the Urban Forestry Center, 45 Elwyn Road, Portsmouth, N.H.
2014-2015 Preliminary Wildlife Rule Proposals
January 17, 2014 – At the January 15 meeting of the Fish and Game Commission, Wildlife Division staff provided an overview of the initial draft proposal for changes in the N.H. hunting seasons for 2014 and 2015.
Free Ice Fishing Talk with Tim Moore
January 16, 2014 – Learn some proven tactics for successful ice fishing at a free talk by Tim Moore on January 22 at 7 p.m. at the N.H. Fish and Game Department in Concord, N.H.
N.H. Candidates Sought for New England Fishery Management Council
January 15, 2014 -- The N.H. Fish and Game Department's Marine Fisheries Division will host a candidates' interview night on February 12 at 7:00 p.m. at the Urban Forestry Center in Portsmouth, N.H. to help fill four vacancies for the New England Fishery Management Council's at-large seats.
Chopper Overhead Signals Moose Study Underway in Northern N.H.
January 14, 2014 -- Northern New Hampshire residents may see a helicopter overhead in the coming weeks as the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department's latest study of moose mortality and productivity gets underway.
Public Hearing February 11 on Two Proposed Great Bay Shellfish Operations
January 13, 2014 -- The N.H. Fish and Game Department will hold a public hearing regarding two proposed marine aquaculture applications for licensing on February 11 at 9:00 AM at the Region 3 Office, 225 Main Street, Durham, NH, 03824.
Kids' Events at Rockingham Expo Benefit Barry Conservation Camp
January 10, 2014 – While you're enjoying the Rockingham Fishing & Hunting Expo at Rockingham Park in Salem, N.H., this rainy winter weekend (January 11-12), bring the kids to have fun and support Barry Conservation Camp!
Discover WILD New Hampshire Day Set for April 19
January 9, 2014 – Save the date! Saturday, April 19, is the 25th annual Discover WILD New Hampshire Day, an Earth Day celebration that makes a great spring outing for the whole family.
Free Ice Fishing Talk with Adrian Lavoie – January 15 in Concord
January 8, 2014 – Learn some proven tactics for successful ice fishing at a free talk by Adrian Lavoie of YOAdrien Charters on January 15 at 7 p.m. at the N.H. Fish and Game Department in Concord.
Three-state Reciprocal Snowmobile Weekend
January 3, 2014 -- Snowmobile enthusiasts will have a chance to explore some new territory the weekend of January 31-February 2, 2014, during the New Hampshire-Vermont-Maine reciprocal snowmobile weekend.
Winter 2014 - Free Ice Fishing Classes Offered
January 3, 2014 – The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department’s Let’s Go Fishing Program, in partnership with other groups, will offer several ice fishing classes open to the public this winter. See dates and locations.
Registration Opens for Becoming an Outdoors-Woman Winter Workshop - Course FULL
January 2, 2014 -- Registration opens January 6 for the 2014 Becoming an Outdoors-Woman (BOW) Winter Workshop, a one-day program where women can learn outdoor skills to enjoy during the winter months.
Wildlife Heritage Foundation of NH Presents Evening with Ben Kilham
December 31, 2013 -- Ben Kilham, NH's acclaimed bear rescuer and rehabilitator, will appear at Red River Theatres in Concord, NH, on January 15 at 7:00 p.m. The evening is a benefit for the Wildlife Heritage Foundation of NH.
Wild Turkey Winter Flock Survey Starts January 1
December 31, 2013 – If you see a flock of wild turkeys in New Hampshire this winter, report it via the online NH Wild Turkey Winter Flock Survey at wildnh.com/turkeysurvey.
Start the New Year with a 2014 New Hampshire Fish & Wildlife Calendar
December 30, 2013 – Get set for a year of outdoor adventure with the 2014 New Hampshire Fish & Wildlife Calendar! Order today at shopwildnh.com.
Still Room in Advanced Indoor Archery Leagues in Holderness
December 30, 2013 – There's still room in Fish and Game's free winter archery leagues for experienced archers this January and February at the Owl Brook Hunter Education Center in Holderness.
Wildlife Control Operator Class Offered
December 26, 2013 – The New Hampshire Wildlife Control Operators (WCO) training class, offered once a year, will take place on Wednesday, January 29, 2014, at Fish and Game headquarters in Concord.
New Rules for 2014: Hunter and Bowhunter Education to Be Combined
December 21, 2013 – New for 2014, Fish and Game will combine the basic hunter education program and the bowhunter education program into one course. Separate bowhunter education courses will continue to be offered only for the 2014 calendar year.
N.H. Deer Harvest Highest in 6 Years; Bear Take Down; Turkey Totals
December 20, 2013 -- The preliminary numbers are in for New Hampshire's deer, bear and fall turkey hunting seasons, and it was a successful year for many N.H. hunters.
Everyone Benefits from Fish and Game; Let's Work Together on a Funding Solution
December 20, 2013: Glenn Normandeau, Executive Director of the N.H. Fish and Game Department, discusses the recent recommendations of the Commission on Fish and Game Department Sustainability.
Visit N.H. Fish and Game at Upcoming Outdoor Events
December 18, 2013 -- Outdoor enthusiasts are encouraged to stop by the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department booth at these classic New England winter events.
2014 New Hampshire Fishing and Hunting Licenses Available
December 17, 2014 - New Hampshire fishing and hunting licenses for 2014 are now available. Get yours and be set for a WILD year of outdoor adventure. Purchase online at wildnh.com, at the Fish and Game Department in Concord, or from any Fish and Game license agent.
Snowshoe Hare Hunting Workshop January 18
December 17, 2013 – Learn about the exciting sport of snowshoe hare hunting at a free workshop being offered at Fish and Game’s Owl Brook Hunter Education Center in Holderness on January 18, 2014.
N.H. Fish and Game Commission January Meeting Date Change
December 14, 2013 -- The N.H. Fish and Game Commission will hold its regular meeting for the month of January on Wednesday, January 15, 2014, at 1 p.m. at the N.H. Fish and Game Department in Concord. This is a change from the regular meeting schedule.
Public Hearing January 6 on Scholastic Fishing Tournament Rules
December 13, 2013 – A public hearing will be held on proposed rules for intra-scholastic fishing tournaments and other miscellaneous rule changes at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, January 6, 2014, at the N.H. Fish and Game Department in Concord.
Lost Massachusetts Hiker Rescued
December 12, 2013 – A lost Massachusetts hiker spent a bitterly cold night in the White Mountains before being airlifted to safety today.
Trout Stocked for Winter Anglers
December 11, 2013 -- Winter anglers in New Hampshire had some trout stocked especially for them this fall. This should translate into some exciting action in the coming months!
Free Ice Fishing Seminars at Fish and Game in January
December 10, 2013 – Polish up your ice fishing skills by taking advantage of two free ice fishing seminars being offered in Concord on January 15 and 22 by the N.H. Fish and Game Department.
Register in January for Becoming an Outdoors-Woman Winter Workshop
December 9, 2013 -- Registration opens January 6 for the 2014 Becoming an Outdoors-Woman (BOW) Winter Workshop, a one-day program where women can learn outdoor skills to enjoy during the winter months.
Special Fundraising Effort Underway to Support Tern Research at the Isles
December 9, 2013 – A special fundraising effort is now underway through the N.H. Fish and Game Department’s Nongame and Endangered Wildlife Program to embark on new research on endangered and threatened terns at the Isles of Shoals.
Find Great Gifts for Outdoor Enthusiasts at Fish and Game!
December 6, 2013 – The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department is your source for great gifts for the hunters, anglers and wildlife watchers on your list. Shop online for logo merchandise - or visit Fish and Game's headquarters or mail-order gift shop for gift certificates, Wildlife Journal subscriptions and more.
Moratorium Established for 2014 Northern Shrimp Fishing Season
December 4, 2013 – The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission’s Northern Shrimp Section has approved a moratorium for the 2014 northern shrimp fishing season.
Registration Opens for Free Indoor Archery Leagues
December 4, 2013 – Registration is now open for N.H. Fish and Game's free archery leagues for beginners and experienced archers, to be held at Owl Brook Hunter Education Center in Holderness in January and February.
Public Hearing December 19 on Shellfish Aquaculture Proposal
December 4, 2013 -- N.H. Fish and Game will hold a public hearing on a proposed marine aquaculture application for license on December 19 at 9:30 a.m. at the Fish and Game Region 3 Office in Durham.
Wildlife Action Grants Available
December 3, 2013 -- Teachers and community members interested in involving youth to make a difference for wildlife through habitat projects on schoolyards, public areas or community lands can apply to the Homes for Wildlife Action Grant Program for start-up funds. Applications due by February 1, 2014.
N.H. Fish and Game Biennial Public Hearings Set
December 3, 2013 -- The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department will hold two biennial hearings in December, giving the general public an opportunity to offer input on any aspect of Department operations. The two sessions will be held on December 10 in Lancaster; and on December 11 in Concord.
Thank a Landowner Today
December 2, 2013 – As you create your gift giving list this holiday season, be sure to add those folks who allow you to use their land for outdoor recreation.