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Tom Flynn: (603) 536-3954 
Jane Vachon: (603) 271-3211
January 19, 2012

Snowshoe Hare Hunting Workshop:
March 3, 2012, in Holderness, N.H.

Hare Hunt - Dave O'Hearn photo

HOLDERNESS, N.H. -- Learn about the exciting sport of snowshoe hare hunting at a free workshop being offered at the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department’s Owl Brook Hunter Education Center in Holderness, N.H., on Saturday, March 3, 2012, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.  Space is limited and pre-registration is required.  To register, call the Owl Brook Hunter Education Center at 603-536-3954.

Workshop presenters include Edward Vien President of the NH Beagle Club and a volunteer Hunter Education instructor; Bob Drozdowski, a past president of the NH Beagle Club; and Adam Gauthier. These instructors have many years of experience and a true passion for their sport, so bring all your questions.

Workshop participants will be introduced to one of New Hampshire's finest small-game hunting experiences -- hare hunting with beagles. You'll learn about snowshoe hares and where to find them, equipment needed for hunting hares, dogs and their needs and training, safety considerations, hare and rabbit hunting resources, and how to find clubs in New Hampshire that focus on dogs and hare hunting. 

Participants should bring warm outdoor clothing and be prepared to spend some time outside.  The first portion of the workshop takes place in the classroom, and then the class moves outdoors, where the dogs will show their stuff!  Please note that this workshop does not include lunch.Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration Program logo

Activities at Fish and Game’s Owl Brook Hunter Education Center are funded by the federal Wildlife Restoration Program, now in its 75th year, supported by purchases of firearms, ammunition and archery supplies.  For more information about Owl Brook, visit www.HuntNH.com/Hunting/hunter_ed_center.htm.

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

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