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183 Lees Mill Road
Moultonborough, NH 03254 United States
603 476 5666 www.loon.org

June 2016

Jun 9

Birding In Columbia

7pmNew Hampshire Audubon Society annual meeting. The keynote program will follow a very short business meeting.Colombia has the most birds of any country, over 1,870 species, including 152 kinds of hummingbirds, 125 tanagers and 51 parrots, to name just a few.

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June 09, 2016 12:00 AM
June 09, 2016 11:59 PM
The Loon Center
183 Lees Mill Road
Moultonborough, NH 03254 United States

July 2016

Jul 7

Summer Nature Talk Series – Little Loons in Feather Beds

 “Little Loons in Feather Beds” – Kittie Wilson: July 7 The first two weeks of a chick’s life is a magical time. Together we will observe the love and care provided by their parents and enjoy those darling moments when little loons snuggle under the covers in that luxurious feather bed! Kittie Wilson has been documenting the lives of loons for many years and will enchant you with stories, songs and amazing photographs. Kittie is the proud recipient of the…

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July 07, 2016 07:30 PM
July 07, 2016 09:00 PM
The Loon Center
183 Lees Mill Road
Moultonborough, NH 03254 United States
Jul 14

Summer Nature Talk Series – “Social Black Bear: What Bears Have Taught Me About Being Human”

 “The Social Black Bear:  What Bears Have Taught Me About Being Human” – Ben Kilham: July 14 Black bears, thought to be solitary, have a different type of social behavior that possibly parallels early human behavior. They show evidence of reciprocal altruism, food sharing, and early group formation of un­related individuals. Ben Kilham’s love of and devotion to black bears has enabled him to study their habits and interact with them for more than two decades.  Admission Free • Donations…

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July 14, 2016 07:30 PM
July 14, 2016 09:00 PM
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183 Lees Mill Road
Moultonborough, NH 03254 United States
Jul 16
Free

39th Annual Loon Festival

Come join the fun at the 39th Annual Loon Festival at The Loon Center in Moultonborough, NH.  Admission is free.  Activities include face painting, storytelling, kids’ crafts, and talks by Loon Preservation Committee biologists10am - 2pm - Free Admission

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July 16, 2016 12:00 AM
July 16, 2016 11:59 PM
The Loon Center
183 Lees Mill Road
Moultonborough, NH 03254 United States
Jul 21

Summer Nature Talk Series – Birds of the Lakes Region

Birds of the Lakes Region – Bob Fox and Dana Duxbury Fox: July 21 Dana and Bob Fox of Center Tuftonboro will introduce you to the Summer Birds of the Lakes Region and the habitat in which you are likely to find them.  They have birded throughout the U.S. and around the world, and have shared their experiences with audiences in Massachusetts and New Hampshire.  Dana is a proud recipient of the 2015 Spirit of the Loon Award and Bob…

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July 21, 2016 07:30 PM
July 21, 2016 09:00 PM
The Loon Center
183 Lees Mill Road
Moultonborough, NH 03254 United States
Jul 28

Summer Nature Talk Series at The Loon Center

Aquatic Critters –  Squam Lake Natural Science Center Naturalist: July 28 Water is essential for all life on our planet. From marshes and ponds to lakes and rivers, aquatic communities support an amazing array of life. Join a Squam Lakes Natural Science Center naturalist to meet three different live animals all dependent on New Hampshire’s waters and learn about their habitats, adaptations, and populations.Admission Free • Donations Appreciated

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July 28, 2016 06:30 PM
July 28, 2016 09:00 PM
The Loon Center
183 Lees Mill Road
Moultonborough, NH 03254 United States

August 2016

Aug 4

Summer Nature Talk Series at The Loon Center -Bald Eagle Recovery in NH

Bald Eagle Recovery in New Hampshire – Chris Martin: August 4 Chris Martin will discuss nearly three decades of bald eagle population recovery in New Hampshire, including the return of a thriving breeding eagle population in the Lakes Region. He will describe management efforts and partnerships that are helping eagles. A raptor biologist for NH Audubon for 26 years, Chris has focused on recovery of the state's peregrine falcons and ospreys, as well as bald eagles, in close collaboration with…

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August 04, 2016 07:30 AM
August 04, 2016 09:00 PM
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183 Lees Mill Road
Moultonborough, NH 03254 United States
Aug 11

Summer Nature Talk Series at The Loon Center

The Nature of NH: Natural Communities of the Granite State – Sigrid Salmela: August 11 In this dazzling presentation by Speaking for Wildlife volunteer Sigrid Salmela, you’ll see New Hampshire’s natural beauty through the lens of Natural Heritage Bureau ecologists and photographers Ben Kimball and Dan Sperduto. Featuring photos of rare and special plant communities and habitats throughout the state, you’ll learn new ways to look at the natural landscape and find some of New Hampshire’s most unique places to…

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August 11, 2016 06:30 PM
August 11, 2016 09:00 PM
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183 Lees Mill Road
Moultonborough, NH 03254 United States
Aug 18

Summer Nature Talk Series at The Loon Center – Moose in NH

Moose in New Hampshire – Kristine Rines: August 18 Join New Hampshire Fish and Game biologist Kristine Rines for a talk about the Moose population in New Hampshire.  Learn about the history of moose in the state; their life history, current status, the results of research to date and what the future may hold for this symbol of the Northwoods.  Kristine is a New Hampshire native who has been the Moose Project leader for 31 of her 33 years with…

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August 18, 2016 07:30 PM
August 18, 2016 09:00 PM
The Loon Center
183 Lees Mill Road
Moultonborough, NH 03254 United States
Aug 25

Summer Nature Talk Series at The Loon Center – 2016 Loon Season Report

Admission Free • Donations Appreciated 2016 Loon Season Report – August 25 LPC Senior Biologist/Executive Director, Harry Vogel, will present trends in New Hampshire’s loon population and preliminary statistics on how loons fared in the state over the last year.  Also featured will be a slideshow by nature photographer John Rockwood showcasing the loons on Lake Massabesic.

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August 25, 2016 07:30 PM
August 25, 2016 09:00 PM
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183 Lees Mill Road
Moultonborough, NH 03254 United States

July 2017

Jul 6

Loon Center – Summer Nature Talk Series

2017 Summer Nature Talk Series! July 6 Winter With The Loons! – Kittie Wilson July 13 Who Calls In The Night? – Squam Lake Natural Science Center Naturalist July 20 AMERICA’S SNAKE: The Rise and Fall of the Timber Rattlesnake - Ted Levin July 27 The Truth about Bats – Squam Lake Natural Science Center Naturalist August 3 Flora and Fauna of the Lakes Region – Rick van de Poll August 10 Coyotes of NH– Pat Tate August 17 Secret…

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July 06, 2017 07:30 PM
July 06, 2017 09:00 PM
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183 Lees Mill Road
Moultonborough, NH 03254 United States
Jul 13

2017 Summer Nature Talk Series – Who Calls In The Night?

Who calls in the night? Who glides on shadowy wings in silent flight? What makes owls such extraordinary night hunters? A Squam Lakes Natural Science Center naturalist will introduce you to three of our state's owls to help you find out what is myth or fact about these amazing nocturnal

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July 13, 2017 07:30 PM
July 13, 2017 09:00 PM
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183 Lees Mill Road
Moultonborough, NH 03254 United States
Jul 15

40th Annual Loon Festival

Saturday July 15th, 2017 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm Come join the fun at the 40th Annual Loon Festival at The Loon Center in Moultonborough, NH. This event is rain or shine. Admission is free so mark your calendar and don't miss it! There’s something for everyone at the Loon Festival – crafts and balloons for the kids, slide presentations by loon biologists for the adults, and food, beverages and wildlife exhibits for everyone. Try your hand at Pin…

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July 15, 2017 10:00 AM
July 15, 2017 02:00 PM
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183 Lees Mill Road
Moultonborough, NH 03254 United States

July 2018

Jul 5

Summer Nature Talk Series – Loon Center

2018 Summer Nature Talk Series - Thursdays, July 5 - August 23, 7:00 p.m. July 5 A Wildlife Photographic Odyssey – Rick “MooseMan” Libby Join nature photographer Rick “The Mooseman” Libby for a photographic tour of New Hampshire’s wildlife. Enjoy his beautiful photos of the wildlife of the Lakes Region and beyond. You may even see a loon! July 12 New Hampshire Wildlife – Squam Lake Natural Science Center Naturalist Are you curious about the critters that inhabit the Granite…

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July 05, 2018 07:00 PM
July 05, 2018 08:30 PM
The Loon Center
183 Lees Mill Road
Moultonborough, NH 03254 United States
Jul 6

Yakking for Loons!

Yakking for Loons! A kayak-a-thon to support New Hampshire’s Loons!  Launch from Lee’s Mill Landing, Lee’s Mill Rd, Moultonborough Friday July 6, 8am-12pm Registration fee: $12.00 Registration Deadline: July 2 nd . Additional information at http://www.loon.org/yakking.php

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July 06, 2018 08:00 AM
July 06, 2018 12:00 PM
The Loon Center
183 Lees Mill Road
Moultonborough, NH 03254 United States
Jul 21

41st Annual Loon Festival

41st Annual Loon Festival Saturday, July 21; 10am-2pm At The Loon Center, 183 Lee’s Mill Rd, Moultonborough Free Event Family Friendly Additional Information at http://www.loon.org/loon-festival.php

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July 21, 2018 10:00 AM
July 21, 2018 02:00 PM
The Loon Center
183 Lees Mill Road
Moultonborough, NH 03254 United States

October 2018

Oct 18

“Trinidad and Tobago – A Birder’s Trip” at the Loon Center

The Lakes Region Chapter of the New Hampshire Audubon Society will present a program called "Trinidad and Tobago - A Birder's Trip" by Bob Quinn and Becky Suomala. These tropical islands are famous as a birding destination, with colorful honeycreepers, motmots, tanagers, and Scarlet Ibis, among many others.  Only 8 miles from the coast of Venezuela at the closest, they are some of the most biodiverse areas in the West Indies: home to 472 species of birds, about 100 mammals,…

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October 18, 2018 07:00 PM
October 18, 2018 08:30 PM
The Loon Center
183 Lees Mill Road
Moultonborough, NH 03254 United States

November 2018

Nov 24

Holiday Open House at The Loon Center

Please join the Staff, Trustees, and Volunteers of the Loon Preservation Committee for a day of family fun and delicious local food. Activities include Horse-drawn Wagon Rides, Face Painting, Balloon Animals, Kids' Crafts, The Squam Lake Science Center Discovery Table and the LPC Annual Benefit Raffle drawing.  Santa arrives at 11AM! FREE ADMISSION To reach The Loon Center from Route 25 in Moultonborough turn onto Blake Road at the Moultonborough Central School. Follow Blake Road one mile to the end…

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November 24, 2018 10:00 AM
November 24, 2018 02:00 PM
The Loon Center
183 Lees Mill Road
Moultonborough, NH 03254 United States

March 2019

Mar 28

Mountains of Peru & Machu Picchu – NH Audubon Society

The NH Audubon Society will present a program at the Loon Center, Moultonborough, about the Andes of Northern Peru, with Dana and Bob Fox. This will be a technicolor view of rare and regular birds and places. This is a wonderful, exciting, and colorful trip through the Andes to the highest peak. Program starts at 7PM Refreshments will be served      

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March 28, 2019 07:00 PM
March 28, 2019 09:00 PM
The Loon Center
183 Lees Mill Road
Moultonborough, NH 03254 United States

June 2019

Jun 6

A Photo Journey Through the Fundy Isles of New Brunswick

On Thursday, June 6th at 7 PM the Lakes Region Chapter of the NH Audubon Society will hold its Annual Meeting at The Loon Center in Mountonborough. The keynote program is A Photo Journey Through the Fundy Isles of New Brunswick, and will follow a very short business meeting. Kyle Wilmarth from the Seacoast Chapter will be taking you on this photo journey, starting with a small tour of Deer Island, the smallest inhabited island among the Fundy Isles.  Then…

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June 06, 2019 07:00 PM
June 06, 2019 09:00 PM
The Loon Center
183 Lees Mill Road
Moultonborough, NH 03254 United States

July 2019

Jul 11

2019 Summer Nature Talk Series at The Loon Center

2019 Summer Nature Talk Series Thursdays, July 11 - August 22, 7:00 p.m. At The Loon Center Lee’s Mill Road, Moultonborough, NH (603) 476-5666 Admission Free • Donations Appreciated July 11 – Rick Libby – The Wildlife of New Hampshire Rick has been photographing wildlife for over 40 years.  Forsaking a tripod, most of his work is done from a kayak or using a monopod.  Rick works to photograph wildlife, whether they be on land, water, or in the air,…

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The Loon Center
183 Lees Mill Road
Moultonborough, NH 03254 United States
Jul 18

2019 Summer Nature Talk Series at The Loon Center

2019 Summer Nature Talk Series Thursdays, July 11 - August 22, 7:00 p.m. At The Loon Center Lee’s Mill Road, Moultonborough, NH (603) 476-5666 Admission Free • Donations Appreciated July 11 – Rick Libby – The Wildlife of New Hampshire Rick has been photographing wildlife for over 40 years.  Forsaking a tripod, most of his work is done from a kayak or using a monopod.  Rick works to photograph wildlife, whether they be on land, water, or in the air,…

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July 18, 2019 07:00 PM
July 18, 2019 08:30 PM
The Loon Center
183 Lees Mill Road
Moultonborough, NH 03254 United States
Jul 20

42nd Annual Loon Festival

Come join the fun at the 42nd Annual Loon Festival at The Loon Center in Moultonborough, NH. This event is rain or shine. Admission is free so mark your calendar and don't miss it! There’s something for everyone at the Loon Festival – crafts and balloons for the kids, slide presentations by loon biologists for the adults, and food, beverages and wildlife exhibits for everyone. Take the Loon Facts quiz and win 3 throws at the dunk tank! Other attractions…

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July 20, 2019 10:00 AM
July 20, 2019 02:00 PM
The Loon Center
183 Lees Mill Road
Moultonborough, NH 03254 United States
Jul 25

2019 Summer Nature Talk Series at The Loon Center

2019 Summer Nature Talk Series Thursdays, July 11 - August 22, 7:00 p.m. At The Loon Center Lee’s Mill Road, Moultonborough, NH (603) 476-5666 Admission Free • Donations Appreciated July 11 – Rick Libby – The Wildlife of New Hampshire Rick has been photographing wildlife for over 40 years.  Forsaking a tripod, most of his work is done from a kayak or using a monopod.  Rick works to photograph wildlife, whether they be on land, water, or in the air,…

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July 25, 2019 07:00 PM
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The Loon Center
183 Lees Mill Road
Moultonborough, NH 03254 United States

August 2019

Aug 1

2019 Summer Nature Talk Series at The Loon Center

2019 Summer Nature Talk Series Thursdays, August 1 - August 22, 7:00 p.m. August 1 – Marc Stowbridge – Astronomy for Birders After the birds have gone to roost, there is still much to see! Marc Stowbridge, past president of the New Hampshire Astronomical Society and current volunteer educator for the NASA/JPL Solar System Ambassador Program, will be taking about using binoculars and spotting scopes for astronomical viewing. August 8 – Jim Vernon – Geology of the Lakes Region The…

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August 01, 2019 07:00 PM
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The Loon Center
183 Lees Mill Road
Moultonborough, NH 03254 United States
Aug 8

The Winni Swim 2019

Making a Splash for Loons! Join swimmers Brenda Gallagher & Pam Halsey in the Winni Swim. August 8th from Ragged Island Join swimmers Brenda Gallagher, Pam Halsey, and sponsors including the Loon Preservation Committee (LPC), Lakes Region Conservation Trust (LRCT), and Irwin Marine for the second annual Winni Swim! At 10am on Thursday August 8th, Pam Halsey and Brenda Gallagher will swim around Ragged Island to raise money for the Loon Preservation Committee’s work to safeguard and recover loons in…

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August 08, 2019 10:00 AM
August 08, 2019 12:00 PM
The Loon Center
183 Lees Mill Road
Moultonborough, NH 03254 United States
Aug 8

2019 Summer Nature Talk Series at The Loon Center

2019 Summer Nature Talk Series Thursdays, August 1 - August 22, 7:00 p.m. August 1 – Marc Stowbridge – Astronomy for Birders After the birds have gone to roost, there is still much to see! Marc Stowbridge, past president of the New Hampshire Astronomical Society and current volunteer educator for the NASA/JPL Solar System Ambassador Program, will be taking about using binoculars and spotting scopes for astronomical viewing. August 8 – Jim Vernon – Geology of the Lakes Region The…

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August 08, 2019 07:00 PM
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The Loon Center
183 Lees Mill Road
Moultonborough, NH 03254 United States
Aug 15

2019 Summer Nature Talk Series at The Loon Center

2019 Summer Nature Talk Series Thursdays, August 1 - August 22, 7:00 p.m. August 1 – Marc Stowbridge – Astronomy for Birders After the birds have gone to roost, there is still much to see! Marc Stowbridge, past president of the New Hampshire Astronomical Society and current volunteer educator for the NASA/JPL Solar System Ambassador Program, will be taking about using binoculars and spotting scopes for astronomical viewing. August 8 – Jim Vernon – Geology of the Lakes Region The…

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August 15, 2019 07:00 PM
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The Loon Center
183 Lees Mill Road
Moultonborough, NH 03254 United States
Aug 22

2019 Summer Nature Talk Series at The Loon Center

2019 Summer Nature Talk Series Thursdays, August 1 - August 22, 7:00 p.m. August 1 – Marc Stowbridge – Astronomy for Birders After the birds have gone to roost, there is still much to see! Marc Stowbridge, past president of the New Hampshire Astronomical Society and current volunteer educator for the NASA/JPL Solar System Ambassador Program, will be taking about using binoculars and spotting scopes for astronomical viewing. August 8 – Jim Vernon – Geology of the Lakes Region The…

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August 22, 2019 07:00 PM
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The Loon Center
183 Lees Mill Road
Moultonborough, NH 03254 United States

September 2019

Sep 19

The Bears of Katmai – NH Audubon Society

Katmai National Park is located on the Alaska Peninsula in southwest Alaska. Katmai is famous for its volcanoes, salmon and the world’s largest protected population of brown bears, estimated at 2,200 individuals. Most visitors come to Katmai to see and photograph the large numbers of brown bears that congregate at Brook’s Falls to feed on the abundant spawning salmon. This program will focus on the brown bears of Katmai and why it is one of the best places in the…

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September 19, 2019 07:00 PM
September 19, 2019 09:00 PM
The Loon Center
183 Lees Mill Road
Moultonborough, NH 03254 United States

October 2019

Oct 17

Wildlife Tracking Program at the Loon Center

MOTUS: A New Revolution in Migration Research October 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm FREE The Motus Wildlife Tracking System is an array of radio telemetry stations that track the movements of birds and other small flying animals fitted with small radio transmitters (nanotags). This program will provide an overview of the system, what we are learning from it, efforts underway to expand the network in the Northeast, and how interested citizens can get involved. Presenter will be Carol…

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October 17, 2019 07:00 PM
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183 Lees Mill Road
Moultonborough, NH 03254 United States

November 2019

Nov 21

“Using Trail Cameras to Study Wildlife Behavior” at the Loon Center

Join Janet Pesaturo for an introduction to trail cameras – how they work and how to set them up. Then delve into using trail cameras to capture videos and photos that reveal the secret habits of animals. These “camera traps” are taking wildlife research by storm because they are a noninvasive way to literally shed new light on the private lives of wild creatures. And the beautiful thing about it is that anyone with curiosity, persistence, and an inexpensive trail…

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November 21, 2019 07:00 PM
November 21, 2019 08:30 PM
The Loon Center
183 Lees Mill Road
Moultonborough, NH 03254 United States
Nov 30

The Loon Center’s Annual Holiday Open House

    Please join the Staff, Trustees, and Volunteers of the Loon Preservation Committee for a day of family fun and delicious local food. Activities include Hay Rides, Kids' Crafts, Face Painting, Balloon Animals, Refreshments, Holiday Shopping The Squam Lake Science Center Discovery Table, the LPC Annual Benefit Raffle drawing, and More! SANTA arrives by Hay Ride at 11AM! FREE ADMISSION To reach The Loon Center from Route 25 in Moultonborough turn onto Blake Road at the Moultonborough Central School.…

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November 30, 2019 10:00 AM
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183 Lees Mill Road
Moultonborough, NH 03254 United States

January 2020

Jan 16

Audubon Program on Australia

AUDUBON ANNOUNCES PROGRAM ON AUSTRALIA On Thursday, January 16th at 7:00 p.m. at the Loon Center in Moultonborough, the Lakes Region Chapter of the New Hampshire Audubon Society will present a program on Penguins, Pardalotes and Pademelons: Seeing Australia While Avoiding the Deadlier Species. Australia conjures up images of deadly wildlife — crocodiles, snakes, rugby players —and dangerous landscapes, but on his recent trip, Kurk Dorsey, Chair of the History Department at UNH and NH Audubon member, encountered nothing more…

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January 16, 2020 07:00 PM
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183 Lees Mill Road
Moultonborough, NH 03254 United States

February 2020

Feb 20

NH Audubon Society presents ‘Birds and Mammals of Panama’ at the Loon Center

On Thursday, February 20th at 7:00 p.m. at the Loon Center in Moultonborough, the Lakes Region Chapter of the New Hampshire Audubon Society will present a program on the Birds and Mammals of Panama. Scott Spangenberg will present a program on birds, some common mammals (including several species of monkeys), and other wildlife of Panama seen on a self-directed tour that he and his wife took in 2019 with four friends. The program will include wildlife from locations surrounding the…

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183 Lees Mill Road
Moultonborough, NH 03254 United States

March 2020

Mar 19

The Remarkable Polar Bears of Churchill, Manitoba at Loon Center

AUDUBON ANNOUNCES PROGRAM ON POLAR BEARS On Thursday, March 19th at 7:00 p.m. at the Loon Center in Moultonborough, the Lakes Region Chapter of the New Hampshire Audubon Society will present a program called “The Remarkable Polar Bears of Churchill, Manitoba” presented by Bob Quinn. Churchill, on the western shore of Hudson Bay, is perhaps the best place in the world to see Polar Bears up close. The bears gather at the shoreline in October and November to wait for…

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183 Lees Mill Road
Moultonborough, NH 03254 United States
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