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May 30. 2014 10:34PM

Free Fishing Day; NH Children in Nature Champs; Healthy Trout Event

REMINDER - SATURDAY, JUNE 7, IS NEW HAMPSHIRE'S FREE FISHING DAY!

Start making plans to get out and go fishing on Free Fishing Day -- Saturday, June 7, 2014. On Free Fishing Day, you can fish anywhere in New Hampshire – freshwater or saltwater -- without a fishing license. All other fishing regulations must be followed on Free Fishing Day, including season dates and bag limits. Free Fishing Day coincides with Hatchery Open House Day in New Hampshire, so plan to stop in and visit one of New Hampshire's six state-operated trout hatcheries. Also on June 7, come try the latest gear, lures, flies, rods and kayaks at the Free New England Demo Day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Contoocook River Canoe Company, 9 Horse Hill Road in Concord, N.H. Fish and Game biologists will be on hand to help you discover that hot fishing spot near you. Read more: http://www.wildnh.com/Newsroom/2014/Q2/free_fishing_day_2.html.  

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CLEAN WATER, HEALTHY TROUT - CELEBRATION AND WORKSHOPS - JUNE 13 IN FRANCONIA

Learn about a new effort to protect and restore trout habitat and join in fun for the entire family at an event sponsored by the Ammonoosuc Conservation Trust. N.H. Fish and Game biologists and local volunteers will offer fly tying and casting workshops, a special “spawning run” race for kids, and lots more, plus food and the Wicked Smart Horn Band. Games and demos from 3 p.m. until 6, food starts at 5. Music at 7. At Franconia’s Dow Field, Exit 38 off I-93. Free admission. Read more: http://wildnh.com/Newsroom/2014/Q2/clean_water_healthy_trout.html.  

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NH CHILDREN IN NATURE HONORS OUTDOOR CHAMPIONS

The New Hampshire Children in Nature Coalition will award its first-ever Outdoor Champions on June 5, 2014, at a Nature Happy Hour Celebration at the McLane Audubon Center in Concord, N.H., from 5:30-7:30 p.m. The four honorees are Leslie Stevens of Dover, TimberNook of Barrington, the Harris Center for Conservation Education in Hancock, and the Manchester Health Department.

“There are so many people around New Hampshire who are connecting kids and their families to nature in innovative ways,” said Marilyn Wyzga of the NH Children in Nature Coalition. “It’s time to honor those who truly champion this effort and are making real change in New Hampshire.” Read more: http://www.wildnh.com/Newsroom/2014/Q2/NHCinN.html.


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