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July 15, 2008

July-August N.H. Wildlife Journal magazine coverNew Hampshire Seacoast Featured in July-August 2008 N.H. Wildlife Journal Magazine

CONCORD, N.H. -- Who can resist the urge to head for the seacoast during the lazy days of summer? New Hampshire Wildlife Journal's July-August 2008 issue will give you a new appreciation for the diverse wildlife and opportunities for recreation along New Hampshire's short, but bountiful coast. Striking professional photography captures the beauty of the Granite State's coastal landscape and its fascinating wildlife.

Feature articles in this issue of the Journal, New Hampshire's only magazine dedicated to fish and wildlife conservation and recreation, include a look at the extreme environment of our salt marshes, where the livin' is not so easy. One of the most productive ecosystems on earth, the salt marsh is home to a wide variety of creatures, from mummichogs to Virginia rails; sometimes they have to be downright creative to survive!

Tag along on a deep-sea fishing party boat headed out to Jeffrey's Ledge, and find out which fish has become a phenomenal recreational fishing success story in recent years.

Sample a great new guide for exploring New Hampshire's amazing estuary. The new Passport to Great Bay publication features properties within the Great Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, with directions, trails, activities to try and points of interest.

Regular columns bring you Conservation News, Warden's Watch, Kids Corner and more:

  • Learn the hot spots for shoreline striper action on New Hampshire's coast in Wild Ways.

  • Be dazzled by the green darner dragonfly, featured in Naturalist's Notebook.

  • Pack the suits, sandwiches and sunscreen and head for "The Coolest Places to Picnic" as seen in Wild Places.

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 an affordable $12 for one year - about half the newsstand price - or $20 for two years.

To subscribe, renew or purchase a gift subscription for the outdoor enthusiasts in your life, visit http://www.wildlife.state.nh.us/Shop/order_form_WJmag.htm. Order by August 7, 2008, and we'll send you a copy of the special Seacoast issue (July/August 2008) -- absolutely FREE!

New Hampshire Wildlife Journal magazine contains no advertising, and subscription revenue helps the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department conserve, manage and protect the state's fish, wildlife and marine resources and their habitats.

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