Free Outdoor Adventure Talks at N.H. Fish and Game

FREE OUTDOOR ADVENTURE TALKS AT N.H. FISH AND GAME

CONCORD, N.H. — Get inspired for outdoor adventures this year
at a series of free evening talks taking place from April 8 through
May 4, 2011, at the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department, 11
Hazen Drive, Concord, N.H. No pre-registration is required.

PROTECTING NEW HAMPSHIRE’S LANDLOCKED SALMON FISHERY – Friday,
April 8, at 6:30 p.m. Inland Fisheries Division Chief Steve Perry
and Large Lakes Fisheries Biologists Don Miller and John Viar will
talk about the landlocked salmon fishery and introduce the
Landlocked Salmon Anglers’ Pledge – a cooperative, volunteer effort
to help sustain quality landlocked salmon fisheries in New
Hampshire’s large lakes. Pledge brochures and promotional decals
will be available free of charge.

DISCOVER GEOCACHING – Tuesday, April 12, at 7 p.m.
Geocaching.com is the World’s #1 location-based recreation website,
with more than 1.1 million geocaches worldwide. Outdoor enthusiasts
use this site to participate in a high-tech treasure hunting game,
equipped with GPS devices or smart phones. The basic idea is to
locate hidden containers, called geocaches, and then share your
experience online. Geocaching can be enjoyed all four seasons by
walking, biking, snowshoeing, and cross-country skiing. Presenter
Larry Vannata enjoys geocaching with his wife and two young
boys.

FISHING ELECTRONICS – Wednesday, April 20, at 7:00 p.m. An
in-depth look at the latest in fish-finding technology. Today’s
electronics are easy to use and have a multitude of useful features
to take advantage of. Come see the fish you’ve been missing!

TURKEY HUNTING BASICS – Wednesday, April 27, at 7:00 p.m. Are
you ready to outsmart your bird this year? Learn how not to make
the common mistakes of many first-time turkey hunters. Presenter
John Asseng is a registered New Hampshire hunting guide who has
specialized in turkey hunts since 1997. His seminar will cover some
of the ever-changing basics, as well as a few tricks that will help
you tag a mature spring bird. Being able to outwit a wiser, older,
more wary bird is the ideal turkey hunting experience.

IMPROVING WILDLIFE HABITAT IN YOUR OWN BACK YARD – Wednesday,
May 4, at 7 p.m. Want to see more wildlife in your back yard?
Landowners big and small will benefit from hearing from a panel of
experts on how to improve your property for wildlife. This session
will cover basic wildlife needs and what you as the landowner can
do to benefit certain types of wildlife. Participants will also get
ideas for how to develop a long-term management plan for their
property using resources from local agencies and non-profit
organizations. Presenters will include: Bambi Miller, District
manager for the Strafford County Conservation District; Charlie
Williams, UNH plant scientist and extension specialist (retired);
Chuck Miner, N.H. Fish and Game’s Landowner Relations Program
Manager; and Marilyn Wyzga, N.H. Fish and Game’s Project HOME
Coordinator.

The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department is the guardian of
the state’s fish, wildlife and marine resources and their habitats.
Visit http://www.wildnh.com.

 

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