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Time is Running out to Enter the 2017 NH Moose Permit Auction

Gail Huntting: (603) 496-2778;

August 2, 2017

CONCORD, N.H. -- There's still time to enter the Wildlife Heritage Foundation of New Hampshire's 2017 NH Moose Permit Auction, which is the Foundation's primary fundraiser to support the programs of the N.H. Fish and Game Department.


Official bid guidelines and documents can be downloaded from the Foundation's website at or by calling (603) 496-2778. Sealed bids are due by August 11, 2017.


The successful bidder in the 2017 auction will be able to harvest one moose of either sex in most Wildlife Management Units during the moose hunt, which takes place October 21-29, 2017. The exceptions are Units H2N, H2S and K, where permit issuance has been suspended.  Individuals who receive a permit in the 2017 New Hampshire open moose hunt lottery will not be eligible to participate in the auction.


Additional information on moose hunting in New Hampshire, including rules, permits, and licenses, can be found at


Proceeds from the auction help support critical fish and wildlife conservation initiatives, along with education programs of the N.H. Fish and Game Department, such as freshwater angler surveys, fish hatchery improvements, deer decoy replacements, continued lynx camera studies, boardwalk replacement at Great Bay Discovery Center, landowner access programs, and the Department’s publication Wild Times for Kids.


Since its establishment in 2006, the Wildlife Foundation of New Hampshire has awarded over 83 grants to N.H. Fish and Game projects, as well as sponsoring multiple years of Discover WILD New Hampshire Day.


To learn more about the Foundation and how you can help preserve New Hampshire's outdoor gifts, visit or visit on Facebook at


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