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January 2018
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Trinidad and Tobago – A Birder’s Trip

January 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Nashua Public Library, 2 Court St.
Nashua, NH 03060 United States
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Purple Honey Creepers, by Rebecca Suomala. Visit these tropical islands, famous as a birding destination, with colorful honeycreepers, motmots, tanagers, and Scarlet Ibis  among many others. From the unique Oilbird to the hummingbird show on the Asa Wright veranda to the tropicbirds of the blue waters on Tobago, Bob Quinn and Becky Suomala will introduce you to some of the wonders of a trip here. Bob has been on many trips, and Becky went on one…

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Birding in Ghana

January 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Loon Center, Lee's Mills Road
Moultonborough, NH
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On Thursday, January 18th at 7:00 pm at the Loon Center in Moultonborough, the Lakes Region Chapter of the New Hampshire Audubon Society will present a program on Birding in Ghana. Yellow-headed Picathartes also known as White-necked Rockfowl, image from Wiki Commons. Dana and Bob Fox will share adventures from their tour of Ghana, which is situated in the heart of West Africa. They found Ghana, the first sub-Saharan colonial country to gain its independence in…

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$5/NHA member; $7/NM

State Conservation and Rescue Archaeology Program

January 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
McLane Center, 84 Silk Farm Rd.
Concord, NH 03301 United States
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SCRAP is the State Conservation and Rescue Archaeology Program that engages volunteers who work with professional archaeologists to investigate sites around New Hampshire that help tell the story of past residents. Projects have included caribou hunting sites from the end of the Ice Age, fishing areas used for thousands of years, Native American agricultural and fur trade sites from the time of first contact with Europeans. More recent abandoned 19th century industrial centers have also been unearthed. Find out how these…

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February 2018
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Impacts of Wind Energy on Birds: What We Think We Know and What Is Uncertain

February 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Howe Library, 13 South St.
Hanover, NH 03755 United States
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Wind turbines are seen as one of the best available technologies for carbon, emission-free power generation, but the siting of wind energy projects can present serious dangers to wildlife, particularly to birds and bats. For nearly two decades, Dr. Allison has been researching the impact of wind turbine projects on wildlife. Most recently at the American Wind and Wildlife Institute (AWWI) where he is Director of Research. Previously he led Massachusetts Audubon’s site evaluation of the Cape Wind Project. Dr.…

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The Current State of the Loon in NH

February 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
McLane Center, 84 Silk Farm Rd.
Concord, NH 03301 United States
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Presentation by Harry Vogel, Executive Director, Loon Preservation Committee.

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Lake Baikal; Beautiful Birds, Bad Beer, and Buddhist Babushkas

February 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Seacoast Science Center, 570 Ocean Blvd
Rye, NH 03870 United States
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Mountains/Landscape around Lake Baikal, Russia, source: GoodFreePhotos/amoreganopa. Lake Baikal, also called the "pearl of Siberia", is a truly astonishing place. It is Earth's deepest lake, holding a fifth of the world's fresh water. At 25-30 million years old, it is also one of the most ancient geographical features on the planet. Perhaps, this is why the lake's water alone is home to 1,500 plant and animal species, 80% of which are found nowhere else on Earth!…

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Kettle of One

February 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Loon Center, Lee's Mills Road
Moultonborough, NH
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Many of us dream of following migrating birds to warmer climates for the winter, but few people actually do it. Eric Masterson did - by bicycle. The Isthmus of Central America is a bottleneck for birds that migrate overland to South America. This phenomenon is most visible with hawks, which are large, common, diurnal migrants. In October 2015, Eric Masterson boarded a flight in Manchester and headed to Kekoldi in southern Costa Rica to witness the famed migration, but quickly…

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Is Greenland really green?

February 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Nashua Public Library, 2 Court St.
Nashua, NH 03060 United States
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Join us at our regular meeting as we feature a special long time member and birder Mark Suomala. Mark has worked as a field biologist for the Audubon Society of New Hampshire, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and the U.S.D.A. Forest Service. Mark volunteers as a bird-banding assistant on the Isles of Shoals. He also finds time to lead birding trips. The Greenland ice caps status will be discussed as well as what the landscape is like, the locals,…

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The Black Bear

February 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Rocks Estate, 4 Christmas Lane
Bethlehem, NH 03574 United States
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Naturalist and author Ben Kilham will share his knowledge of black bears gained by observing bears in the wild and raising orphan bear cubs on his property in Lyme, NH. Ben attended the University of New Hampshire and earned a degree in wildlife management. In the spring of 1992, Ben found himself parenting a pair of orphaned, emaciated, four-pound bear cubs. The experience eventually led him to parenting over forty cubs, releasing them back in the wild, and researching and…

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March 2018
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Chasing Prairie Chickens and Other Colorado Birding Adventures

March 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Loon Center, Lee's Mills Road
Moultonborough, NH
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Join us for a presentation by Charlie Nims featuring Colorado birding experiences. All Lakes Region programs take place at the Loon Center, Lee's Mills Rd. in Moultonborough, starting at 7:00 pm, and are handicapped accessible. Visit the chapter website for more information.

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