Conservation News


Storm Damage on Sanctuary Trails

Posted on November 6, 2017

Storm Report by Phil Brown, Director of Land Management

The powerful wind and rain storm of October 29-30 brought considerable damage to many of NH Audubon’s wildlife sanctuaries across the state. This includes many hundreds … Read More

NHA featured in Animal Planet video clips

Posted on May 15, 2017

Last spring, Animal Planet was on hand for the Peregrine banding filming for their new show, North Woods Law. They’ve just released the finished clip plus another clip covering a Bald Eagle release in … Read More

Nighthawk Nesting Season Approaching

Posted on April 26, 2017

Female Common Nighthawk by Rebecca Suomala.

Common Nighthawks return in mid-May and NH Audubon’s Project Nighthawk will be out watching for them. Nighthawks are listed as endangered in the state and last year we found Read More

Bald Eagle Rehabbed in 2014 Confirmed in 2017 Pair

Posted on March 29, 2017

Walpole Bald Eagle WS1 identified from photo taken on March 23, 2017 by Michael LaClair.

By Chris Martin

It is unusual to get information on the success of returning rehabilitated raptors to the wild, but … Read More

Protect NH’s Alpine Ecosystem

Posted on February 23, 2017

New Hampshire’s alpine ecosystem is a rare gem located at high elevations within New Hampshire’s White Mountains. That’s why NH Audubon is proud to be part of a partnership of conservation groups opposing a proposal … Read More

Peregrine Falcon Breeding Report for 2016

Posted on September 29, 2016

Vocal peregrine fledgling in Nashua. Photo by Chris Sheridan.

By Chris Martin

This spring marked the 36th breeding season in the post-DDT recovery era for New Hampshire’s peregrine falcons. Our state’s peregrine population–once classified as … Read More

Good News for Purple Martins

Posted on June 29, 2016

By Pam Hunt

Volunteers raising the martin gourds at Prescott Farm. Photo by Pam Hunt.

2016 is proving to be an excellent year for Purple Martins in New Hampshire. Long-term followers of recovery efforts for … Read More

Birdathon/Bloomathon a Great Success!

Posted on June 29, 2016

By Ruth Smith

On May 21, over 100 birders and wildflower enthusiasts participated in the annual Birdathon/Bloomathon to raise funds for NH Audubon. Participants ranged from small backyard teams of new birders to crazy statewide … Read More

Falcon Chick Rescued from Piscataqua River

Posted on June 29, 2016
In June, a Peregrine falcon chick was rescued out of the Piscataqua River by boaters. High winds  appeared to have caused the chick to fall from its nesting site under the I-95 bridge in Portsmouth. … Read More

Four Fluffy Falcons

Posted on May 9, 2016

All four falcon chicks hatched successfully! Watch the live action as they grow and share your comments:

Falcon web cam: day or night.