Conservation News


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

Don’t Mow a Section of Your Lawn and Watch What Happens

Posted on March 22, 2016

Monarch Butterfly by Marie-Ann Daloia, 123rf.com, used with permission.

Ever wonder what would happen if you decided not to mow part or all of your lawn? Well, something amazing of course! Over the course of … Read More

Birds and Emerald Ash Borer

Posted on March 14, 2016

by Phil Brown and Rebecca Suomala

Emerald Ash Borer larval galleries (tunnels). Photo by Molly Heuss.

The invasive insect pest, Emerald Ash Borer, which was initially detected in 2013 in Concord, continues to radiate across … Read More

Are you opposed to the Bobcat hunt? Here is what you can do…

Posted on February 29, 2016
We are opposed to the proposed Bobcat hunt for NH. On January 29th, we posted a statement to the Fish and Game commission on our position. The decision to hunt bobcats must be overturned. The Joint Legislative Committee on Administrative Rules has the authority to reverse this decision because it was contrary to public intent.