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August 28, 2013

Visit N.H. Fish and Game at the Fair!
Exhibits at Hopkinton and Lancaster

Forever locked moose exhibit
"Forever Locked" Battling Bull Moose are on view at the Hopkinton State Fair. MEDIA: For hi-res image, click on photo.

CONCORD, N.H. -- While you’re having fun at the Hopkinton and Lancaster Fairs on Labor Day weekend, visit the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department exhibits – a great way to explore hunting, fishing and wildlife watching opportunities in our state. 

The Hopkinton State Fair (August 29 - September 2, 2013, hsfair.org) once again will host a special Discover Wild New Hampshire Building presented by the N.H. Fish and Game Department, this year featuring the full-sized "Forever Locked" battling bull moose exhibit. See wildlife mounts, live hawks (Monday only) and fish. Meet wildlife and fisheries biologists and Conservation Officers. Buy your hunting license for this fall right at the fair, and pick up the new Hunting Digest! Get your official Fish and Game merchandise and the 2014 New Hampshire Fish & Wildlife Calendar. The Fish and Game building will be open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, August 29, through Sunday, September 1; and from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday, September 2, 2013. Special programs will include presentations by the Squam Lakes Natural Science Center (August 29) and live birds of prey from the NH Falconers Association (September 2). Tune in to WTPL radio on Thursday, when the station will broadcast live from the Wild New Hampshire building. Find Fish and Game fast by parking at the Blue Gate.

In northern New Hampshire, Fish and Game continues its long-standing tradition of presenting an exhibit at the Lancaster Fair (August 28-September 2, 2013). Stop by and talk to Fish and Game biologists and Conservation Officers; they'll be glad to answer your questions about fishing, hunting, wildlife watching and Off-Highway Recreational Vehicle (OHRV) safety and ethics. It's a great chance to pick up Fish and Game publications, including the new NH Hunting and Trapping Digest, which is hot off the press. Find more about the Lancaster Fair at lancasterfair.com.

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

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