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April 2018
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Journey of Discovery: A Botanist on the Lewis and Clark Trail

April 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Loon Center, Lee's Mills Road
Moultonborough, NH
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In 1804 the Lewis & Clark Expedition started up the Missouri River into the new U.S. territory gained by President Jefferson’s Louisiana Purchase. Their journey took them into lands unknown to the worldwide scientific community. This botanical travelogue by Dr. Janet Sullivan will weave together images of the landscape and its plant species, monuments and restored sites, and journal entries by members of the Corps of Discovery on their historic journey. All Lakes Region programs take place at the Loon…

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$5 NHA members; $7/NM

Climate Change in New Hampshire: Connecting the Dots

April 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
McLane Center, 84 Silk Farm Rd.
Concord, 03301
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Fires in the west, flooding in Texas and Florida… drought, flooding and a blizzard in New Hampshire… are they connected? Various climatic changes that are occurring across the globe and the country, and what the impacts in New Hampshire will be discussed. Local data from New Hampshire Climate Assessments, Mount Washington Observatory, and predicted future trends will be presented. Learn how to connect the dots between the extreme weather events we are experiencing, what actions are being taken, and how…

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May 2018
$5 NHA members; $7/NM

Of Mallards and Men: The Migratory Bird Treaty Act of 1918

May 8 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
McLane Center, 84 Silk Farm Rd.
Concord, NH 03301 United States
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  The Migratory Bird Treaty Act was signed in 1918 and has played a critical role in much of the protection of our wild birds for 100 years.  To celebrate the centennial of this important law, Professor Kurk Dorsey will present an illustrated talk about the surprising story of how the federal government found itself in the business of protecting migratory wildlife. Such colorful characters as Woodrow Wilson, William Hornaday, and Mabel Osgood Wright played impotent roles in the drama. Presenter: Kurk…

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Name That Bird!

May 9 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Seacoast Science Center, 570 Ocean Blvd
Rye, NH 03870 United States
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Fifteen years after its original debut as a Seacoast Chapter program, everyone's favorite ornithological quiz show, "Name That Bird!" returns for a one-night only engagement. This fast paced, interactive contest will put our birding experts to the test to see just how good they are. It's not enough to know the names, you must also be able to explain the how and the why of the ID. Audience members get to play along too, including a few who will get…

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Peregrine Falcons

May 12 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Rocks, 4 Christmas Lane
Bethlehem, NH 03574 United States
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Join Chris Martin for a talk on the status of Peregrine Falcons in NH. The Social Hour starts at 6pm and the program starts at 7pm. For more detailed information contact David Govatski at David.Govatski@gmail.com

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