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October 14, 2005


Fish and Game Commission October Meeting Changed to Holderness Location

CONCORD, N.H. -- The New Hampshire Fish and Game Commission will hold its monthly meeting on Wednesday, October 19, 2005, at 1 p.m. at the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department's Owl Brook Hunter Education Center in Holderness. Meetings of the N.H. Fish and Game Commission are open to the public.

Fish and Game's new 500-acre Owl Brook Hunter Education Center was dedicated in September 2004. The first facility of its kind in northern New England, the center includes a modern classroom building, a practice archery area, a covered firing range for small-bore and muzzleloader training, plus a shotgun training area, hunter skills trail, orienteering course, indoor archery range and a 14-target wooded field archery course. Self-guided interpretive trails are in the works.

For more information on Owl Brook, click here.

Directions to Owl Brook:
Take I-93 to Exit 24 (Ashland); at the end of the ramp turn right onto Route 3/Route 25. In Ashland, bear left at the Y and continue along 3/25 south. At the blinking light, turn left onto 175 and follow it for 1.7 miles. Turn right onto Hardhack Road. Once on Hardhack Rd., go about 75 yards and take a right onto Perch Pond Road. Follow Perch Pond Rd. for 1.8 miles and the entrance to the center will be on the left.

The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department is the guardian of the state's marine, fish and wildlife resources.

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