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Selected public events, hearings and dates related to the N.H. Fish and Game Department are posted on this page. Check out the links below for a sampling of ongoing activities.
Meetings in March to Weigh in on New Game Management Plan
The public will have several opportunities in March to hear about the plan and give their input on New Hampshire’s next ten-year Game Management Plan, which will set regional population goals for moose, deer, bear and wild turkey from 2016 through 2025. Meetings start at 6 p.m.
April 1, 2015: Public Meeting on NH's Greater Atlantic Fisheries Disaster Distribution Plan
The N.H. Fish and Game Department will hold a public information meeting for the public to comment on New Hampshire's Greater Atlantic Fisheries Disaster distribution plan on Wednesday, April 1, at 6:00 p.m. at the Urban Forestry Center, 45 Elwyn Road, Portsmouth, NH. Read more.
April 8, 2015: N.H. Fish and Game Commission Meeting
1:00 p.m. at N.H. Fish and Game headquarters, 11 Hazen Drive, Concord.
April 8, 2015: Public Hearing on Moose Lottery Permits; Ban on Chocolate as Bear Bait
Two proposed wildlife rule changes will be discussed at a public hearing on Wednesday, April 8, 2015, at 6:30 p.m. at the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department, 11 Hazen Drive, Concord, N.H.
April 9, 2015: Free Talk - Inside the Sport of Kings – Hunting with Raptors
Falconry remains one of the most exciting and adrenalin-producing hunting activities, and New Hampshire has excellent choices of area and game for falconers. Master Falconers Jim and Nancy Cowan of the NH School of Falconry will share an unusual glimpse into the partnership between men/women and the birds of prey with which they hunt. 7 p.m. at NH Fish and Game headquarters, 11 Hazen Drive, Concord, N.H.
April 15, 2015: Reel Paddling Film Festival at Red River Theatres (Concord)
See the best paddling films from around the world at the Reel Paddling Film Festival at 7 p.m. at Red River Theatres in Concord, N.H. Co-sponsored by N.H. Fish and Game and the Northern Forest Canoe Trail. Tickets are $12 (students $10) at the door or ticketriver.com/event/14579. Check out the movie trailers at reelpaddlingfilmfestival.com.
April 18, 2015 - Discover WILD New Hampshire Day
Bring the family to Fish and Game's biggest community event of the year, with a special 150th anniversary theme. Hands-on activities, exhibits, live animals, big fish, trained falcons, and more! Free admission. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the N.H. Fish and Game Department in Concord. New this year - check out our special hunting and fishing tent, plus 150th anniversary displays!
April 18, 2015 - Free Turkey Hunting Workshop
A free workshop covering the basics of hunting wild turkeys is being offered by Fish and Game on Saturday, April 18, 2015, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Owl Brook Hunter Education Center at 387 Perch Pond Road in Holderness, N.H. Pre-registration is required. Space is limited. To sign up for the workshop, or for more information, call 603-536-3954. Learn more.
April 23, 2015: Free Talk on Kayak Fishing
Fishing guide and outdoor writer Tim Moore will talk about equipment and techniques he uses to kayak fish for northern pike and walleye on the Connecticut River, and striped bass and black sea bass on the Piscataqua River. Moore offers insights into everything from choosing the right kayak for the area and species you are fishing for, to the importance of proper paddling form. 7 p.m. at NH Fish and Game headquarters, 11 Hazen Drive, Concord, N.H.
April 30, 2015: Free Talk on New Hampshire Raptors
See live birds of prey including owls, a peregrine falcon and a red-tailed hawk at this talk by Kevin Wall, Director of Education at New Hampshire Audubon. Learn about the adaptations that helped establish these raptors as some of New Hampshire's top predators. Raptors play a unique role in our ecosystem. At this entertaining presentation, you'll learn how NH Audubon assists in protecting raptors, and how you can help. 7 p.m. at NH Fish and Game headquarters, 11 Hazen Drive, Concord, N.H.
Great Bay Discovery Center in Greenland, managed by Fish and Game, hosts many public events