Conservation News


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.

Empty shells – chicks hatched!

Posted on May 3, 2016

Peregrine Falcon chicks are hatching – as of this morning, three of four chicks are on the scene! Stay tuned for chick number 4…

Check out the action from the web cam day or nightRead More

Purple Martin Update

Posted on May 1, 2016

Volunteer Dennis Skillman at the newly installed Purple Martin gourd rack in Hampton. Photo by Warren Trested

By Pam Hunt

This year could turn out to be a good year for Purple Martins in New … Read More

Chick Watch 2016! Peregrines set to hatch this weekend.

Posted on April 26, 2016

Keep your eyes on the Peregrine Cam! We anticipate the eggs starting to hatch April 30-May 1. The Peregrine pair are sitting on 4 eggs. It can take up to 48 hours to hatch, with … Read More

Pamela Hunt Honored with “Celebrating Women in Conservation” Award

Posted on March 31, 2016

Pamela Hunt receives National Wildlife Federation’s “Celebrating Women in Conservation” from Eric Orff.

Dr. Pamela Hunt, Senior Biologist in Avian Conservation at New Hampshire Audubon, was honored this month with the National Wildlife Federation’s “Celebrating … Read More

Fish Season 2016

Posted on March 31, 2016

The 2016 Fish Season will run from May 2 – June 18. During this time, visitors may view migrating fish through our underwater windows.

Our center will be open seven days a week from 9 … Read More