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Upcoming Events of Interest  

 Wednesday May 16, 2018     Birding by ear for Beginners.7-9 pm at Nashua Library, Phil Brown, New Hampshire Audubon, Director of Land Management. 

        Join us at our regular meeting for another exciting program focused on New Hampshire wildlife and the environment. Come share your stories. Our speaker is Phil Brown the director of land management for NH Audubon and an expert birder. Phil has a BS from Rutgers and attends Antioch University. The focus of Phil's slide show and talk will be the local New Hampshire birds you are most likely to encounter and some tips on improving or learning what it takes to identify birds by ear. This also would be a great time to learn about NH Audubon's 39 sanctuaries throughout the state and other properties under management totaling 10,000 acres in conservation.            

All are welcome to attend the NH Audubon Nashaway Chapter handicapped accessible free programs at the Nashua library. 

Saturday May 5, 2018  6:30am - 10:30am Horse Hill Nature Preserve, 184 Amherst Rd. Merrimack

We'll be hiking into Merrimack's 563 acre nature preserve, through pine and oak woodlands, and along beaver ponds. Mud season may linger here so be prepared to get your shoes or boots wet and dirty.
We will meet at 184 Amherst Rd. in Merrimack.  
Contact Richard Bielawski at rbielawski@mac.com if you need directions.

Sunday May 6 2018   6:30am - 10:30am Mine Falls Park, Nashua, Coliseum Ave

Join us as we walk through Mine Falls Park, an oasis for birds surrounded by urban and residential development, bolstered by the waters of the Nashua River.
We will meet in the parking area at the end of Coliseum Ave. in Nashua. 
Contact Richard Bielawski at  rbielawski@mac.com if you need directions.

Saturday May 12, 2018    6:30am - 10:30am Maple Hill Barn, Beaver Brook, Hollis

Beaver Brook Association’s seemingly endless trails traverse gently rolling hills, mixed woodlands, stone walls, and marshes and ponds. Beaver Brook always seems to give up a few surprises.
We will meet at the Maple Hill Barn at 117 Ridge Rd, Hollis, NH. 
Contact Richard Bielawski at rbielawski@mac.com if you need directions.

Beaver Brook Events: Members and friends of New Hampshire Audubon may also be interested in participating in events at the local Beaver Brook Association in Hollis, NH.  See their event listing at Beaver Brook Calendar  

 Seen in Merrimack, mid-December, photo by Richard Maloon

Important NH Bird Sighting! This is a photo taken photo by Brain Mattor on a recent trip to Star Island. While easily identified as a Wood Pewee, the bird only answered to the Western Wood Pewee call. This may be the only sighting of the Western species in New England.

   


 

Nashaway is one of the chapters of New Hampshire Audubon . We provide free-of-charge informative programs on birds, birding, and nature for residents of Nashua and surrounding communities.





 
Nashaway Chapter of NH Audubon: Last updated April 26, 2018