deer en Room For A Deer-Farming Boom <p style="margin-bottom: 0in">&nbsp;</p><p></p><p><span style="font-size: large; line-height: 1.5;">Raising venison is one of the fastest-growing agricultural industries in the country, but that growth has yet to reach NH.</span></p><p> Fri, 07 Mar 2014 00:43:01 +0000 Michael Samuels 44276 at Room For A Deer-Farming Boom New Hampshire - Crawling With Ticks? <div class="transcript"><p>Here's a <strong><em>dubious </em></strong>Granite State<strong><em> superlative</em></strong>: New Hampshire has the third highest incidence of Lyme disease in the country following Delaware and Connecticut!</p><p></p><p>Southern New Hampshire is prime tick habitat. Deer ticks - not dog ticks - are THE vector for human Lyme disease. Two-toned solid colored deer ticks, also called "black-legged ticks" are smaller than familiar mottled brown dog ticks.</p><p></p> Fri, 05 Jul 2013 04:00:00 +0000 Dave Anderson 30014 at New Hampshire - Crawling With Ticks? A Babe in the Woods <p><a href="">White-tailed deer give birth to cryptic-colored, white-spotted fawns by early June in New Hampshire.</a> Does typically give birth to twins, rarely triplets.&nbsp; More single fawns are born to younger does, or in years of harsh winter weather with deep snow.&nbsp;&nbsp; Does choose a secluded and yet open area to birth while scanning for any approaching danger. Fri, 07 Jun 2013 04:00:00 +0000 Dave Anderson 28701 at A Babe in the Woods Antlers in the Snow <p>While following deer trails in snow you'll find pellets of scat and tufts of hair – coarse grey and white hair, hollow in cross-section. A more coveted souvenir are "<strong><em>sheds</em></strong>” – cast-off antlers.</p><p>After breeding ends in December, deer antlers loosen at the base. Once-formidable weapons of territorial defense drop with testosterone levels in January. The shed antlers cast by bucks and bull moose each winter are often promptly buried by snow.</p> Fri, 03 Feb 2012 13:00:00 +0000 Dave Anderson 1610 at Antlers in the Snow A Different Look At What It Means To Be A New Hampshire Native <p>&nbsp;</p><p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Palatino&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;; font-size: 13.5pt;">I have done a lot of things in New Hampshire.<o:p></o:p></span></p> Wed, 07 Dec 2011 16:01:28 +0000 Lois Shea 794 at