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February 13, 2014

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Climate change the topic at Fish and Game’s talk Feb. 19

CONCORD — Learn more about climate change at a free talk at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 19, at the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department, 11 Hazen Drive, Concord.

No pre-registration is necessary. Fish and Game is presenting the session in cooperation with the National Wildlife Federation.

Three biologists will team up to discuss up-and-coming wildlife issues, from moose to birds.

NH Fish and Game moose biologist Kris Rines will explain the interesting challenges the state’smoose are facing and give an update on the current large-scale moose study occurring in northern New Hampshire.

N.H. Audubon biologist Pam Hunt will discuss trends in bird movement, including which birds are on the rebound, and which are declining throughout the state.

NH Fish and Game biologist Emily Preston will talk about the recent release of N.H. Fish and Game’s Climate Adaptation Plan.

University of New Hampshire Cooperative-Extension’s Alyson Eberhardt, a coastal ecosystems specialist, will present the interesting aspect of impacts to seasonal patterns and how to collect data to help scientists learn more.

Youngsville seeks baseball players

Youngsville will be holding signups for the upcoming season at Avalanche Screenprinting, 78 Londonderry Turnpike, Hooksett, on Saturday, Feb. 15, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Directions are posted on youngsvillebaseball.org.

Online sign-up is available on the website.

Youngsville is a member of the Cal Ripken baseball organization.

It offers four divisions of baseball for 4- to 12-year-olds who must be team age by May 1, 2014. AAU players are also welcomed.

Eligibility is for residents of these towns: Manchester, Auburn, Allenstown, Bedford, Candia, Derry, Deerfield, Raymond 70-foot baseball, Epsom, Goffstown, Hooksett and Pembroke.

Sign up quickly for bowhunting class

CONCORD — Hunter and Bowhunter Education courses are underway around the state, so get set for the 2014 spring gobbler season and more by logging onto the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department website to sign up for a class.

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