moose hunt http://nhpr.org en Deadline Approaches For Moose Hunt Lottery http://nhpr.org/post/deadline-approaches-moose-hunt-lottery <div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The deadline is approaching to enter New Hampshire's moose permit lottery. &nbsp;</span></div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>&nbsp; &nbsp; Entries are due Friday, May 30. &nbsp;</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>&nbsp;The state is offering permits to 124 winners for this year's moose hunt, which runs from Oct. 18-26. &nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">Last year's statewide hunter success rate for moose was 64 percent. &nbsp;</span></div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>Winners will be selected through a computerized random drawing and announced on Friday, June 20. Mon, 26 May 2014 14:43:44 +0000 Associated Press 49175 at http://nhpr.org Deadline Approaches For Moose Hunt Lottery Concerns About N.H.'s Moose Population http://nhpr.org/post/concerns-about-nhs-moose-population <p>Long before Bullwinkle, has the moose been an iconic favorite in the state. In fact, naturalists for years have referred to them as 'charismatic megafauna'.&nbsp; But recently the numbers of these gentle giants have reduced, some blame disease, others climate change. Now the state is doling out nearly $700.00 to tag and study the antlered animal. Today we learn more about the moose and what's being done to bring its numbers back.</p><p></p><p><strong>Guests:</strong></p> Mon, 29 Jul 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Laura Knoy 32041 at http://nhpr.org Concerns About N.H.'s Moose Population Moose Hunting Lottery To Be Held Friday http://nhpr.org/post/moose-hunting-lottery-be-held-friday <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">New Hampshire Fish and Game officials will hold the annual drawing for moose hunting permits this Friday.</span></p><p>Wildlife Programs Specialist, Linda Verville, says Fish and Game received more than 14,000 applications this year.</p><p>“This year we are giving out a total of 275 permits, 233 go to residents and 42 go to non-residents.”</p><p>Names are drawn at random, though applicants who have never received a permit are given better odds.</p><p>Lottery results will be available online with alternates posted on the Fish and Game website.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 17 Jun 2013 18:44:29 +0000 Abby Kessler 29624 at http://nhpr.org Wanted: Berlin Moose Poacher http://nhpr.org/post/wanted-berlin-moose-poacher <p></p><p>New Hampshire Fish and Game is working to catch Moose poachers in Northern New Hampshire. But earlier this fall, the department worked to catch two Canadians poaching over the US – Canadian Border.</p><p>Fish and Game officials are seeking tips from the public about who shot a moose last week off of Kilkenny Loop Road in Berlin. Conservation officer Geoff Youngblood says the moose sustained multiple gunshot wounds, and tracks in the snow show the shooter finished the job at point black range, and then walked away, taking no meat.</p> Mon, 03 Dec 2012 22:58:43 +0000 Sam Evans-Brown 17852 at http://nhpr.org Wanted: Berlin Moose Poacher Moose Hunting Season Begins Saturday http://nhpr.org/post/moose-hunting-season-begins-saturday <p>Hunters are gearing up for New Hampshire's annual moose hunt later this month. Tue, 16 Oct 2012 13:21:59 +0000 Associated Press 14859 at http://nhpr.org