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An article in the newspaper a few weeks ago noted there had been an outbreak of cyanobacteria on a New Hampshire lake, which was closed to swimming for a week.
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Friday's news that New Hampshire has 40 or so nesting bald eagles was balm for the soul. It is the latest in this generation's track record of righting old environmental wrongs (moose, beaver, wild...
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How to handle an encounter with a black bear.
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The wild is not an amusement park.
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A LONG TIME AGO, I spent a long night with former Fish and Game biologist Eric Orff at the Newmarket fish ladder. Alewives were on the move.
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MY grandson-in-law Joe (father of my young, great-grandson Colin) likes to fish for stripers around his home grounds in Maryland. He mostly fishes from the surf and usually lands some decent fish...
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EACH MAY, either my husband or I will be sitting in the recliner next to the dining room fireplace and will think we hear the faint rumble of thunder. The “thunder” will rumble again and...

Men convicted of illegal turtle sales and night deer hunting

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A Londonderry man plead guilty to possessing and selling endangered and threatened turtles and two other men were convicted of illegal night deer hunting.

A pair of bald eagles nesting has been found to be raising three healthy eaglets.

Hatching demonstrates bald eagle's rebound in N.H.

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The most recent sign that the repopulation of New Hampshire bald eagles has been a success is on display on Big Squam Lake this summer – a pair of bald eagles nesting has been found to be...

Londonderry Firefighter Phillip LeBlanc, left, and Fire Lt. Gary Dion, right, used a pool-cleaning net to remove a family of ducklings from a storm drain in the Nevins Active Adult Community Wednesday morning. The animals appeared unharmed and were promptly returned to their mother.

Firefighters rescue five 'lucky ducks' in Londonderry

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A quick-thinking crew of Londonderry firefighters saved five ducklings that were trapped in a storm drain Wednesday morning.

Taylor Seiberth and her father, Daryn, decided to pamper their friendly four-legged friend at southern New Hampshire's newest luxury dog boarding facility, D La Pooch Hotel in Hooksett.

Ruffing it up in the lap of canine luxury in Hooksett

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Three weeks ago, Lindsey Todt opened the doors to D La Pooch Hotel at 21 Londonderry Turnpike.

U.S. expands airlines’ reporting requirements on pet safety

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U.S. airline passengers who travel with their pets will have access to more information about a carrier’s animal-safety record under regulations announced on Wednesday by the U.S.

Loon activists urge boater holiday caution

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Loons may be protected by the government, but loon preservation specialists say lots of disruption and death of young birds occurs over holiday weekends.

Piping plovers nesting on Hampton, Seabrook beaches

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Three pairs of endangered piping plovers are raising chicks on Hampton and Seabrook beaches and state Fish and Game officials are asking beach goers to give them space to nest to ensure the chicks...

State wildlife officials are stressing the need for common sense regarding encounters with bears, especially during the months of June and July when the animals' natural food sources are in a transitional period. That means taking down those bird feeders and securing trash containers.

Bear encounters on the rise

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Around the state, bears are showing up in the most unexpected places. State wildlife officials said we can all do our part in keeping humans- and animals- safe.

Sadie, an Australian shepherd, was taken outside her home on Pickpocket Road on Sunday afternoon in Wakefield, possibly by a motorist who mistook the animal as lost or homeless. Sadie's family seeks her safe return.

Seen Sadie, the Australian shepherd?

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A Wakefield family is wrought with worry after a motorist who may have mistaken the dog as lost or homeless picked up their eight-month-old Australian Shepherd puppy, Sadie, on Sunday and drove away.

A volunteer at the Live and Let Live Farm in Chichester tends to a rescued stallion earlier this month.

Two charged over horse conditions in Northfield

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The caretaker of Southwick's Farm and one of his clients were arrested on charges of animal cruelty in connection to the alleged mistreatment of five horses on the farm, police Sgt. Michael...

Essential oils used in natural methods for preventing ticks on dogs

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Last week, I wrote about some commonly held myths about ticks, including that they float in the wind, jump or fall from trees. This week, I'll share some things you can do to try to minimize your...

Veterinarian doubles owner's reward to $1,000 to find Epping cat killer

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After a beloved pet cat was recently shot, a local veterinarian is offering a reward for information leading to the arrest of the person responsible.

Manchester residents, aldermen squawk over chicken proposal

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Several residents and aldermen on Tuesday spoke out against a proposed ordinance that would allow residents to raise chickens in the city, raising concerns that ranged from economic discrimination to...

Chicken as pets debate returns to Manchester

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Aldermen are slated to hold a public hearing Tuesday on a proposed zoning ordinance amendment creating a new category for keeping chickens as pets.

Officials say dog likely started Deering blaze by turning on stove

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Two dogs died in a mobile home fire after one of the animals apparently turned on the stove while its owners were out, according to the fire chief.

A volunteer at the Live and Let Live Farm in Chichester tends to a rescued stallion Friday.

No charges expected against Northfield 'Egg Man' after rescue of horses

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There will be no charges against Northfield's famed “Egg Man,” after five horses were rescued from his farm last Friday.

A dehydrated and emaciated week-old Harbor Seal Pup is being rehabilitated in Massachusetts.

Harbor seal pup rescued from Star Island

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Seacoast Science Center Marine Mammal Rescue Coordinator Ashley Stokes and Field Volunteer Jen Kennedy from the Blue Ocean Society rescued a week-old harbor seal pup from Star Island at the Isles of...

Northfield horse photo Volunteers from Live and Let Live Farm in Chichester have named one of the horses rescued from a Northfield farm

5 horses seized after tip about 'unhealthy' conditions in Chichester

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After removing five horses from what authorities described as poor living conditions inside a Northfield barn Friday, volunteers at the Live and Let Live Farm in Chichester renamed each to reflect...

A loon is seen on the water with her chick. A second $5,000 reward was offered Friday for information about the shootings of two loons last month.	                                LOON PRESERVATION COMMITTEE

Loon shooting deaths called 'unusual'

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Authorities say the case of two loon deaths from gunshot wounds last month is unusual because the shootings occurred several months before bird hunting season begins and loons are not usually...

New Hampshire K-9 unit tracks down fugitive in Maine

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Daisy Mae gets her man -- NH K-9 unit tracks down fugitive in northern Maine woods

 NH Angle
Links to news and happenings around the world with a Granite State connection updated daily.

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0 Rebuilding Great Bay oyster beds: Clean water is dirty work

0 Nashua bans restaurants from serving patrons with pets using outdoor seating

0 N.H. man sold threatened turtles

0 3 eaglets in a nest on island in Squam Lake

0 Bear rehabilitator raising more cubs as conflicts with humans continue

0 Amherst, NH family surprised to find bear in backyard

0 Are there sharks in our waters?

0 NHSUPCO affirms punishment of vet for puppy death

0 Bed bugs force NH camp to cancel remainder of season

0 Meet the New Hampshire Red

0 Bear shootings on the rise across the New Hampshire

0 Live horse racing could return to Hinsdale

0 NH towns chasing dog owners who haven't licensed their pets

0 Reward for dog that ran off from show in Wrentham; golden retriever named 'Bond'

0 Woman sent to hospital after dog bite to the face

0 New Hampshire officer, K9, get bravery award

0 NH textile mill first to use genetically engineered spider silk 5 times stronger than steel

0 Derry swimming squirrel has experts baffled

0 Camper reports seeing mountain lion

0 Efforts to rebuild oyster reefs are filling critical link in estuarine food chain

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