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IT WAS dead-low tide at Portsmouth's great Pierce Island boat launching and docking facility.
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There is this camp in a more or less sylvan glade along a more or less untraveled road. There are few of these left, by the way.
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BARRED OWLS are perhaps the most commonly seen owls in New England. Along with the great horned owl, these two species are the largest of our native owls.
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IT'S NOT too big a stretch to say that this 76-year-old has Great Bay tidal water running in his veins.
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SEVERAL WEEKS AGO, on one of our typical Saturday morning truck tours, we passed a particular spot along the Deadwater Loop Road just south of Pittsburg's Lake Francis, and I made a note: "Cool story...
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IT WAS ONE of those little dramas in nature that gets played out all the time, but is seldom witnessed.
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STRIPED BASS are probably northern New England's most sought after saltwater gamefish, but as the season matures and the spring striper blitzes become just a memory, where and when do you find enough...

New victim protections passed by Legislature celebrated

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From domestic violence, to rape and sexual abuse, NH changed laws this session aimed at providing greater safety.

Londonderry's Sanborn Road location eyed for dog park

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After years of seeking the perfect site for Londonderry's new dog park, committee members are back where they started, and ready to move forward.

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Wounded NH veteran inspired by bird-watching

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Robert Vallieres was down and out, without much hope. A severe head injury, courtesy of a flying beam to the head during the Gulf War, assured that his life would never be the same.

New Hampshire Fish and Game officials said they have worked with many New Hampshire campgrounds to resolve bear issues.

Warren campground cited for record 'bear activity'

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A campground owner has been called out by the Fish and Game Department for not bear-proofing his trash receptacles.

Moose dies after collision with two cars

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A moose died Monday night after it walked into traffic on Parade Road and was hit twice by two cars driving in opposite directions.

Sam Asano's Let's Invent: Another look at the pet industry

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You 99 percent inventors must admire and study the pet industry if you are motivated to invent solutions to problems and make some profit.

Men convicted of illegal turtle sales and night deer hunting

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A Londonderry man plead guilty to possessing and selling endangered and threatened turtles and two other men were convicted of illegal night deer hunting.

A pair of bald eagles nesting has been found to be raising three healthy eaglets.

Hatching demonstrates bald eagle's rebound in N.H.

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The most recent sign that the repopulation of New Hampshire bald eagles has been a success is on display on Big Squam Lake this summer – a pair of bald eagles nesting has been found to be...

Londonderry Firefighter Phillip LeBlanc, left, and Fire Lt. Gary Dion, right, used a pool-cleaning net to remove a family of ducklings from a storm drain in the Nevins Active Adult Community Wednesday morning. The animals appeared unharmed and were promptly returned to their mother.

Firefighters rescue five 'lucky ducks' in Londonderry

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A quick-thinking crew of Londonderry firefighters saved five ducklings that were trapped in a storm drain Wednesday morning.

Taylor Seiberth and her father, Daryn, decided to pamper their friendly four-legged friend at southern New Hampshire's newest luxury dog boarding facility, D La Pooch Hotel in Hooksett.

Ruffing it up in the lap of canine luxury in Hooksett

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Three weeks ago, Lindsey Todt opened the doors to D La Pooch Hotel at 21 Londonderry Turnpike.

U.S. expands airlines’ reporting requirements on pet safety

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U.S. airline passengers who travel with their pets will have access to more information about a carrier’s animal-safety record under regulations announced on Wednesday by the U.S.

Loon activists urge boater holiday caution

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Loons may be protected by the government, but loon preservation specialists say lots of disruption and death of young birds occurs over holiday weekends.

Piping plovers nesting on Hampton, Seabrook beaches

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Three pairs of endangered piping plovers are raising chicks on Hampton and Seabrook beaches and state Fish and Game officials are asking beach goers to give them space to nest to ensure the chicks...

State wildlife officials are stressing the need for common sense regarding encounters with bears, especially during the months of June and July when the animals' natural food sources are in a transitional period. That means taking down those bird feeders and securing trash containers.

Bear encounters on the rise

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Around the state, bears are showing up in the most unexpected places. State wildlife officials said we can all do our part in keeping humans- and animals- safe.

Sadie, an Australian shepherd, was taken outside her home on Pickpocket Road on Sunday afternoon in Wakefield, possibly by a motorist who mistook the animal as lost or homeless. Sadie's family seeks her safe return.

Seen Sadie, the Australian shepherd?

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A Wakefield family is wrought with worry after a motorist who may have mistaken the dog as lost or homeless picked up their eight-month-old Australian Shepherd puppy, Sadie, on Sunday and drove away.

A volunteer at the Live and Let Live Farm in Chichester tends to a rescued stallion earlier this month.

Two charged over horse conditions in Northfield

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The caretaker of Southwick's Farm and one of his clients were arrested on charges of animal cruelty in connection to the alleged mistreatment of five horses on the farm, police Sgt. Michael...

Essential oils used in natural methods for preventing ticks on dogs

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Last week, I wrote about some commonly held myths about ticks, including that they float in the wind, jump or fall from trees. This week, I'll share some things you can do to try to minimize your...

Veterinarian doubles owner's reward to $1,000 to find Epping cat killer

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After a beloved pet cat was recently shot, a local veterinarian is offering a reward for information leading to the arrest of the person responsible.

Manchester residents, aldermen squawk over chicken proposal

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Several residents and aldermen on Tuesday spoke out against a proposed ordinance that would allow residents to raise chickens in the city, raising concerns that ranged from economic discrimination to...

Chicken as pets debate returns to Manchester

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Aldermen are slated to hold a public hearing Tuesday on a proposed zoning ordinance amendment creating a new category for keeping chickens as pets.

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A cluster of healthy big brown bats hibernate in a New Hampshire mine.

0 Nashua firm wins $150K grant to study use of ultraviolet light to save bats from blades of wind turbines

0 Pooch getting plump? Gym memberships for dogs on the rise

0 Meredith deploys fake coyotes to scare geese

0 Spaces still available for wild game culinary camp in Milan

0 Auction of 2 moose hunting permits fetches $23,500 for wildlife programs

0 The best places to find grass-fed beef in NH

0 US Fish and Wildlife Service say ivory rule under review after seizing bagpipes from NH students

0 Segway riding dog spotted in China is probably the most surreal thing you'll see today

0 Young Meredith man with mentality of a child accused of sexual assault of 10-year-old boy

0 Surfers get up-close experience with whale in York

0 Local Farmers Scale Up, Sharing Software And Truck

0 Merrimack County Superior Court sides with Dunbarton in case over chicken coop

0 Facebook post leads police to Mass. familyís stolen puppy in NH

0 Seacoast Science Center welcomes lobster Fla. shopper found in supermarket

0 Cat charity donation jar theft in Pelham caught on video

0 Why the U.S. needs to ban big cat ownership

0 Lobster tale: How a rare animal made a great escape from Publix to NH

0 Veterinarian's handiman in Sanborn imprisoned for stealing dope meant for dogs

0 Scientists worry lobster conservation is faltering

0 Rare lobster rescued from Fla. supermarket tank makes way to NH marine science center

0 Kensington man arrested after punching police dog in Salisbury

0 Barefoot and drunk NH woman crashes into parked car injuring sister's pit bull

0 Local lobsterman catches rare calico lobster

0 UNH DNA analysis may help New England save remaining cottontails

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