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January 30, 2014

SPORTS BRIEFS

Go Green and go snowshoeing

DERRY — Go Green Derry, a Derry Conservation Commission Committee, is hosting its annual snowshoe event at Broadview Farm on Young Road Saturday, Feb. 8, from noon to 3 p.m.

EMS will provide snowshoes to try. There will be hot cocoa and marshmallows and a bonfire.

For additional information and updates visit go-green-derry.org.

State to discuss moose study

CONCORD — On Monday, New Hampshire Fish and Game Department moose biologist Kristine Rines will recap progress of the study during the two-week collaring period (through Feb. 2) and take questions about the moose study and the status of New Hampshire’s moose population.

Background on the moose mortality study underway in New Hampshire, and a link to video may be found at wildnh.com/Newsroom/2014/Q1/moose_study_launch.html.

In a previous statement, Rines summarized the impetus for the study.

“While regional moose populations are indeed facing some serious threats, moose are not on the verge of disappearing from the New Hampshire landscape, but they are declining,” Rines said earlier.

“We don’t know what the future holds, but we’re hopeful that a combination of research and management efforts will allow us to do all we can to secure the future of New Hampshire’s invaluable moose resources.”

It’s cold, good for ice anglers

CONCORD — The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department’s Let’s Go Fishing Program, in partnership with other groups, is offering ice fishing classes open to the public this winter, and several are still available and coming up.

Classes are free unless otherwise noted. Be sure to call ahead to reserve a space.

Melendy Pond, Route 13, Brookline: Drop-in workshops Saturday, Feb. 8, and Sunday, Feb. 9, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Come when you can and stay as long as you like this free clinic does not require reservations. Contact Dale Riley, Tuesday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 673-2987 or evenings at 673-4036.

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