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Environmental Studies Institute: Turkey Talk — The Life and Times of New Hampshire’s Wild Turkeys

Tuesday, January 24, 2023,
9:00 am
to 10:00 am

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A wild turkey walks through snow at the edge of the woods. (photo © Matt Stratmoen via the Flickr Creative Commons)

Join wildlife biologist Mark Ellingwood for a short course on the natural history of New Hampshire’s wild turkeys. Learn about the seasonal behavior, habitat use, and population dynamics of these adaptable birds, and how to identify turkey sign in your local woodlands. We’ll also discuss how turkeys were restored to our state, and how they’re currently managed.

This class meets on Tuesdays, January 17 & 24, from 9 to 10 a.m. via Zoom.

Cost: $20 for Harris Center supporters / $40 for all others

Instructor: Mark Ellingwood is a Certified Wildlife Biologist with 41 years of professional wildlife experience, including deer research and management in New York and Connecticut. As the former Game Program Supervisor and recently retired Wildlife Division Chief for New Hampshire Fish and Game, Mark has been heavily involved with wildlife research and management in New Hampshire for the past 27 years.

Registration is required. For questions about registration, please contact Miles Stahmann. For other questions, contact Susie Spikol.


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Susie Spikol
(603) 525-3394
Miles Stahmann
(603) 525-3394