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April 17, 2014

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Visitors will enjoy browsing more than 70 exhibits by outdoor, conservation and environmental groups from all over New Hampshire. Plant a tree with the N.H. Division of Forests and Lands. Get the buzz on bees from the Capital Area Beekeepers. Learn more about trout fishing with the Basil Woods Chapter of Trout Unlimited.

The N.H. Department of Environmental Services has a tent full of displays where guests can learn how to help protect air and water. Plus, get an up-close look at alternative-fuel vehicles and bring questions about these gas-saving cars and trucks.

In observance of the 25th anniversary of the event, visitors will be invited to contribute their hopes and dreams for the future of wildlife and the environment in New Hampshire for inclusion in a buried time capsule.

Live animal presentations will go on throughout the day, including: 10:45 a.m.: Reptiles on the Move; 12:30 p.m.: Squam Lakes Natural Science Center; 1:30 p.m.: Wildlife Encounters.

Ongoing demonstrations include Fish and Game Law Enforcement Search and Rescue dogs (10:30 a.m., noon, 2 p.m.) and Landscaping for Wildlife (11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.).

The event is held rain or shine. The Fish and Game License Office will be open during the event, so stop by and purchase a fishing or hunting license. A food concession will be available from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The rule prohibiting dogs from the event will be strictly enforced. Only service animals will be permitted. Leave pets at home.

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