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Nashaway Chapter of the New Hampshire Audubon Society

Nashaway is one of the chapters of New Hampshire Audubon . We provide informative programs on birds, birding, and nature for residents of Nashua and surrounding communities. These programs are free-of-charge and open-to-the-public.  We also lead monthly field trips to birding locations in NH or MA.

Upcoming Nashaway Events

Tuesday January 14, 2020 7pm, Social Night held in the large meeting room downstairs at the Nashua Public Library

Members and friends are invited to enjoy an evening of conversation with fellow birders. Learn about recent sightings, good locations, and perhaps view interesting slides

Saturday Jan 11, 2020 8:00am to 12:00pm
Mid-Winter Bald Eagle Survey, Merrimack River, Hudson to Manchester
Join our group in this annual statewide count to learn about local Bald Eagle foraging and roosting habitat and the protection eagles need to stay healthy over the cold winter.
We will meet in Nashua at the Exit 7 Park & Ride, on the hill behind the Fireside Inn and Suites 
 

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Thursday February 20, 7pm Anartica, the White Continent held in the auditorium downstairs at the Nashua Public Library

Photographer Ken Harvey shares his trip to Antarctica, with its stark beauty and extraordinary wildlife. White and blue icebergs glisten in the sunlight; seals, penguins, whales, and dolphins feed and play in frigid water; the albatross soars on a wingspan of 10 feet.  In the Antarctic summer, the sun shines 24 hours a day. There is no other place quite like it. (This program is co-sponsored with the Nashua Public Library)

Tuesday March 10, 7pm Tracking New Hampshire's Endangered Northern Harriers - Chris Martin, held in the large meeting room downstairs at the Nashua Public Library

NH Audubon biologist, Chris Martin, will talk about the status of Northern Harriers.

Upcoming Beaver Brook Events

BBA Annual Dinner & Silent Auction Thursday, January 165:30 – 9:00pm

Alpine Grove, Rt 111A Hollis NH

Description: This year's featured speaker will be Dr. Thomas French. Dr. French will be speaking about how public attitude to Wildlife in New England has changed over time and the status of various at-risk species.

The event will feature hors d’oeuvres and dinner, a cash bar, and entertaining nature themed Silent Auction.  Please join us for a fun evening celebrating 55 years of environmental conservation by Beaver Brook Association. Happy hour starts at 5:30 p.m.  

Enjoy our nature-themed SIlent Auction!

$60 pp or $450 for a table of 8.

News of interest for our community

From American Chestnut Foundation

Your VT/NH Chapter of the American Chestnut Foundation (TACF) looks forward to another successful year moving toward our goal: Self-sustaining stands of blight-resistant American chestnut trees growing in Vermont and New Hampshire woodlands

With your continued financial and volunteer support we are making progress as we implement the TACF “3 Bur” approach to chestnut restoration: Biological Control, Backcross Breeding and Biotechnology. One of our priorities for 2020is to prepare our Chapter to implement the Biotechnology approach, if the transgenic chestnut produced by the State University of NY is approved for distribution. This requires finding wild trees that produce viable nuts. These nuts will be harvested and planted in Germplasm Conservation Orchards to preserve their genetic diversity. Please let us know if you find a nut producing wild American chestnut.

Opportunities to meet Board members and learn more about our Chapter’s activities are on the horizon. We will have a display booth at the January 28-30 VT Farm Show in Essex Junction, VT, and at the February 14-15 NH Farm & Forest EXPO in Manchester, NH. Another very good opportunity will be to attend our 2020 Annual Meeting, tentatively schedule for April 25 at the Plymouth, NH Library.


 

   


 





 
Nashaway Chapter of NH Audubon: Last updated Jan 8, 2029