CONCORD, NH – New Hampshire Audubon is hosting a four-day North Country Birding and Nature Tour for outdoor enthusiasts and avid birdwatchers alike. Participants will explore some of the state’s most fascinating landscapes with experienced guides who will highlight ecology and geography of northern New Hampshire.
The excursion will depart from the McLane Audubon Center in Concord at 8 a.m. on August 22 and return the evening of August 25. Tour guides Bob Quinn, owner and guide of Merlin Wildlife Tours, and Phil Brown, Director of Land Management at NH Audubon will focus the tour on conservation and historical themes specific to NH Audubon. Attendees will visit the East Inlet and Connecticut River Headwaters in Pittsburg, NH and will take a guided wildlife boat tour across Newfound Lake in Hebron. Other stops will include the Pondicherry Wildlife Refuge in Jefferson, Scotland Brook in Landaff, the Hebron Marsh and Paradise Point Wildlife Sanctuaries in Hebron, the Colebrook Grasslands, and many places in between.
“We encourage anyone who wants to learn about NH Audubon’s conservation areas to join the North Country Birding and Nature Tour to experience first-hand the exceptional landscapes and wildlife this part of New England has to offer,” said Phil Brown, Director of Land Management at NH Audubon. “New Hampshire has an incredible variety of habitat types, and this tour is a wonderful opportunity to experience the range in birds and nature from one location to the next.”
Time is short for registering for this event, so please call or email today with your interest. The group size is limited to 10 participants, and the tour costs $899 for NH Audubon members and $999 for non-members. The price includes lodging and meals, transportation, event guides, special presentations and the pontoon boat tour on Newfound Lake.
For more information about the tour visit www.nhaudubon.org/calendar/north-country-birding-and-nature-tour or call 603-224-9909 ext. 334.
About New Hampshire Audubon
Founded in 1914, New Hampshire Audubon’s mission is to protect New Hampshire’s natural environment for wildlife and for people. It is an independent statewide membership organization with four nature centers throughout the state. Expert educators give programs to children, families, and adults at centers and in schools. Staff biologists and volunteers conduct bird conservation efforts such as the Peregrine Falcon restoration. New Hampshire Audubon protects thousands of acres of wildlife habitat and is a voice for sound public policy on environmental issues. For information on New Hampshire Audubon, including membership, volunteering, programs, sanctuaries, and publications, call 224-9909, or visit www.nhaudubon.org.
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