Mark Beauchesne: (603) 271-3211
Jane Vachon: (603) 271-3211
Jim Martin, DES: (603) 271-3710
April 12, 2013
Don't Miss Discover WILD New Hampshire Day - Saturday, April 20, 2013
CONCORD, N.H. – Discover WILD New Hampshire Day is almost here! This free outdoor festival takes place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 20, 2013, on the grounds of the N.H. Fish and Game Department, 11 Hazen Drive, Concord, N.H.
Celebrate the arrival of spring by letting the kids try archery, casting, wildlife crafts and more. See retriever dogs in action, live animals, big trout and trained falcons. You'll also pick up lots of great ideas for conserving energy and protecting our environment.
More than 35 outdoor, conservation and environmental groups from throughout New Hampshire will have booths, displays and demos at the event. It's a great way to find out how you and your family can care for the environment and get connected to life outdoors.
Special presentations and demonstrations go on throughout the day,
including turkey calling for kids; a live animal presentation by the Squam Lakes Natural Science Center; landscaping for wildlife talks; a mobile DES Air Quality Monitoring Station; retrieval dog demos; and map and compass instruction. For times, visit wildnh.com/Newsroom/2013/Q2/DWNH_Day_040513.html.
The Fish and Game License Office will be open during the event, so stop by and purchase your fishing or hunting license while you’re at Discover WILD New Hampshire Day. Be sure to check out special deals on Fish and Game merchandise, too.
The event is held rain or shine. A food concession is available from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Please note that no dogs are allowed; service animals only.
Now in its 24th year, Discover WILD New Hampshire Day began in New Hampshire in 1989 as an observance of Earth Day and a celebration of the state's wealth of natural resources and outdoor recreational opportunities.
Discover WILD New Hampshire Day is co-sponsored by the N.H. Fish and Game Department and the New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services (NHDES).
Visit New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services at http://www.des.nh.gov.
Visit N.H. Fish and Game at http://www.wildnh.com.
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