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August 30, 2012

SPORTS BRIEFS

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The average winning bid was consistent with last year’s winners. The auction raised a $40,900 for the foundation, with the five winning bids ranging from $7,250 to $8,750.

The annual auction is a primary fundraiser for the Wildlife Heritage Foundation of New Hampshire, and a real boost to its ability to fund Fish and Game programs. Each year, Fish and Game provides five moose hunting permits to the Wildlife Heritage Foundation.

The moose hunting season is Oct. 20-28. Winners of the moose permit auction are allowed to hunt in the Wildlife Management Unit of their choice, and may take either a cow or a bull.

Learn all about trapping at workshop Sept. 29

CONCORD — The New Hampshire Becoming an Outdoors-Woman program and the New Hampshire Trappers Association are teaming up to present a one-day Introduction to Trapping workshop on Saturday, Sept. 29, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Fish and Game Department in Concord, 11 Hazen Drive.

The session is a chance to learn the basics of trapping and dispel common myths about an activity that has important benefits for wildlife and society.

To sign up, download a print-and-mail registration form at nhbow.com. The cost is $25, which includes instruction, program materials, use of demonstration equipment, plus a continental breakfast and lunch. The course is open to women and men age 18 or older. Call 271-3212.

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