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Visit Fish and Game at the Fairs! Exhibits at Hopkinton and Lancaster

Contact:
Mark Beauchesne: (603) 271-6355
Becky Johnson: (603) 271-3211

August 30, 2017

CONCORD, N.H. -- While you're having fun at the Hopkinton and Lancaster fairs on Labor Day weekend, visit the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department exhibits, a great way to explore hunting, fishing, and wildlife watching opportunities in our state.

 

The Hopkinton State Fair (September 1-4, 2017, www.hsfair.org) once again will host a special Discover Wild New Hampshire Building presented by the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department. Meet wildlife and fisheries biologists. Hunting and other licenses will be available, along with the new Hunting Digest! Get your official Fish and Game merchandise, including the 2018 New Hampshire Wildlife Calendar.

 

New this year, visitors will have a chance to meet Conservation Officers from the television show "North Woods Law: New Hampshire" in person.

 

  • Friday, 9/1, 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.: Sergeant Adam Cheney
  • Friday, 9/1, 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.: Conservation Officer Eric Hannett
  • Saturday, 9/2, 3:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.: Conservation Officer Christopher McKee
  • Sunday, 9/3, 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.: Conservation Officer William Boudreau

 

Special presentations include:

 

  • Friday, 9/1, 10:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.: Live wild animal presentations with Encounters
  • Saturday, 9/2, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.: Live birds of prey with New Hampshire Falconers Association
  • Sunday, 9/3, Live birds of prey with New Hampshire Falconers Association
  • Sunday, 9/3, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.: Fly tying demonstration with master fly tier Scott Biron
  • Monday, 9/4, 10:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.: Live wild animal presentations with Encounters

 

The Fish and Game building will be open from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Friday, September 1 through Sunday, September 3; and from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Monday, September 4, 2017. Find Fish and Game fast by parking at the Blue Gate. For tickets and more fair information go to www.hsfair.org.

 

For daily updates of special features and presentations at the Fish and Game building, visit our Facebook page at: www.facebook.com/nhfishandgame.

 

The Lancaster Fair (August 31-September 4, 2017, www.lancasterfair.com) will continue its long-standing tradition of presenting a Fish and Game exhibit at its Labor Day weekend event. Be sure to stop by and see the Fish and Game Conservation Officers and biologists--they will be glad to answer your questions about fishing, hunting, wildlife watching, and off-highway recreational vehicle (OHRV) safety and ethics. It's a great chance to pick up Fish and Game publications, including the new NH Hunting and Trapping Digest. Visitors will have a chance to meet Conservation Officers from the television show “North Woods Law: New Hampshire” in person:

 

  • Thursday, 8/31, 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.: Conservation Officers Glen Lucas and Eric Fluette
  • Friday, 9/1, 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.: Conservation Officer Matt Holmes
  • Sunday, 9/3, 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.: Conservation Officer Chris Egan
  • Sunday, 9/3, 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.: Conservation Officers Chris Egan and Matt Holmes

 

For tickets and more fair info go to www.lancasterfair.com.

 

See you at the fairs!


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