Mark Beauchesne: (603) 271-3211
Jane Vachon: (603) 271-3211
December 11, 2009
WILD Gifts for the Hunter, Angler or Wildlife Watcher
CONCORD, N.H. -- If you're looking for a gift for a hunter, angler or wildlife watcher, check out the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department's new online store at www.shopwildnh.com. In its first two weeks of operation, Fish and Game's new online shopping site has created quite a buzz. The high volume is a sure sign that people love the convenience of online shopping. Hot items so far this year are 2010 N.H. Fish & Wildlife calendars, new "Wild NH" tee and sweatshirts, shirts sporting a moose antler design, and Fish and Game hats in camo and hunter orange. New products just posted at the store today include bear, moose, and turtle and snake motif shirts created by Fish and Game staff artist Victor Young just in time for last-minute holiday shoppers.
The online store features many new products previously available only at special events. Hooded moose and fish sweatshirts colorful tees sporting fish, salamander and deer motifs are just a sampling of the items you'll find on the site. For that hard-to-buy-for person on your list, check out the specialty bronze and silver belt buckles and key tags crafted with the Fish and Game logo.
One gift no outdoorsman or woman can resist is a gift certificate for 2010 fishing or hunting licenses - a full year of outdoor adventure - redeemable at any license agent. Order by mail at www.wildnh.com, or stop by Fish and Game headquarters in Concord.
Another favorite stocking stuffer: Gift subscriptions to New Hampshire Wildlife Journal - a great way to share New Hampshire's wildlife and outdoor interests all year long. Subscriptions are just $12 for a year (six issues) or $20 for two years. Order online or at www.wildnh.com/Shop/order_form_WJmag.htm.
2010 New Hampshire Fish & Wildlife calendars are available at the online store, at Fish and Game headquarters, or by mail at www.wildnh.com/Shop/calendar.html. A great way to get organized for a wild new year.
Not an online shopper? A limited selection of Fish and Game merchandise is offered at Fish and Game headquarters Licensing Office at 11 Hazen Drive in Concord, or can be ordered by mail at www.wildnh.com/Shop/shop.htm. The Licensing Office is open from 8:15 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, for license gift certificates, calendars, Wildlife Journal subscriptions and some wildlife-related merchandise. 2010 license sales will begin starting December 16; gift certificates are available now.
So go ahead -- go WILD with your holiday shopping this year, and show your support for conserving New Hampshire's wildlife and habitats. Your purchase helps Fish and Game manage the natural resources we all enjoy. Visit www.shopwildnh.com today.