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January 25, 2013

Return of the Lynx, Hi-tech Ice Fishing, Featured in NH Wildlife Journal

NH Wildlife Journal cover - January/February 2013 - Lynx by Chris Lorenz, Dreamstime

CONCORD, N.H. – Exciting trail-cam images of four lynx kittens in Pittsburg, N.H., last year raised the intriguing possibility that Canada lynx, after being absent from New Hampshire for more than 50 years, may be poised to once again be part of the North Country landscape. Read about this elusive predator and what biologists are doing to document its presence, in the current issue (January/February 2013) of New Hampshire Wildlife Journal, the state's only magazine dedicated to fish and wildlife conservation and outdoor recreation.

Also in this issue, check out the new hi-tech tools of the modern ice-fishing revolution.  As they say, it's not your grandfather's ice fishing gear! While traditional tip-ups and bobhouses still have a devoted following, new electronics and portable shelters are changing the ice fishing experience.

Another feature highlights how citizens in Bath, N.H., took action for wildlife by creating their own Natural Resources Inventory. After documenting the town's wetlands, soil, wildlife habitat – even discovering healthy wild brook trout in twelve high-elevation streams – townspeople have a renewed appreciation for what makes a healthy environment and how the community can work together to protect it.

The January/February issue also profiles the snowshoe hare, one of New Hampshire's wildlife species best adapted for winter. Readers can take an armchair cruise along snowmobile trails in Grafton County, learn about ice safety, and enjoy the adventures of Fish and Game Conservation Officers in Warden's Watch.

Not a subscriber to New Hampshire Wildlife Journal? The magazine is published 6 times a year by the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department. Subscriptions are just $12 for one year -- that’s 40% off the cover price -- or $20 for two years. To read sample articles, subscribe or purchase gift subscriptions for the outdoor enthusiasts in your life, visit wildnh.com/Wildlife_Journal/WJ_mag.htm.

Subscribe this week (postmark by January 31) and we’ll send you the current issue absolutely free!

New Hampshire Wildlife Journal magazine contains no commercial advertising. Subscription revenue helps the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department conserve and manage the state's fish and wildlife, promote conservation education and create opportunities for outdoor recreation in the Granite State. Visit wildnh.com.

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