Warm evenings on the lakes of New Hampshire might mean the call of a loon and, perhaps, bats swooping overhead. While loon populations are on the increase, they still face rising threats in the region, while bats have been decimated by a debilitating disease. We find out what's being done to maintain the local populations as we celebrate summer in New Hampshire.
This program was originally broadcast on 7/14/2016.
- Dave Anderson, Director of Education with the Society for the Protection of N.H. Forests and co-host of NHPR's Something Wild.
- Emily Preston, wildlife biologist at New Hampshire Fish and Game.
- Harry Vogel, senior biologist and executive director of the Loon Preservation Committee.
LINKS: The New Hampshire Audubon McLane Center in Concord is hosting an exhibit of photos of loons through August.