CONTACT:
Councilor Raymond Burton: (603) 271-3632  
Charles R. Miner: (603) 271-3511
Jane Vachon: (603) 271-3211
September 24, 2007

Media Invited to Join Executive Councilor Ray Burton for Tour of Fish and Game Facilities

CONCORD, N.H. -- News media and outdoor writers are invited to join District 1 Executive Councilor Raymond Burton and New Hampshire Fish and Game Department Acting Executive Director Donald S. Clarke on Thursday, September 27, 2007, for a tour of several Fish and Game facilities and projects in Executive Council District 1.  The tour will include photo opportunities and a variety of story leads.  Members of the media are welcome to accompany the tour for all or part of the day's events.

Following is the touring schedule for the day:

8:00 a.m.         Depart from Fish and Game Region 2 Office - New Hampton

8:30 - 10:30 a.m.  Owl Brook Hunter Education Center - Holderness

        8:30 - 9:00 a.m.    Fish and Game Media Marketing Initiative
        9:00 - 9:30            "Leave No Child Inside" initiative
        9:30 - 10:00          Owl Brook Hunter Education Center programs
      10:00 - 10:30          Meet with retired Conservation Officers

10:45 - 11:45 a.m.      Private Lands Small Grant Habitat Program - Holderness

Overview of private lands small grant program
Overview of habitat improvements on the Hall Property

12:00 - 1: 00    p.m.      Lunch at Walters Basin - Holderness 
                 
1:30 - 2:30 p.m.      Wildlife Habitat Improvement Project - Prescott State Forest Laconia
                  Overview of state lands management partnership
                  View habitat improvement activities
                 
2:45 - 3:15 p.m.      Winnisquam Boat Access Project - Laconia
                  Overview of ongoing construction activities

4:00 - 4:15 p.m.  Baker River Boat Access Facility - Plymouth
                  Overview of recently completed facility         

4:30 p.m.   Conclusion of tour - Fish and Game Region 2 Office - New Hampton

For more information, call Executive Councilor Burton at (603) 271-3632; or Charles Miner, Administrator of Fish and Game Landowner and Constituent Relations, at (603) 271-3511.

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