NH Vegfest & Fur Trapping Protest April 20, 2019

Come celebrate all things vegan at the 7th annual NH Vegfest on April 20 from 9am until 3pm at Manchester Community College in Manchester, NH. Come be part of this growing community in the state. There will be lectures, demonstrations, vegan food, food trucks, and other vegan vendors. Bring your friends and make some new ones.

FREE admission!

Plenty of FREE parking!

Kid activities!

For more information click here  Vegfest Facebook Event Post

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Protest Fur Trapping on Loudon Rd. in Concord NH,  April 20 beginning at 11 am and going to 2pm. NH Fish & Game will be having its Discover Wild NH Day on Hazen Dr. and will be prominently displaying fur trapping. Let’s educate the thousands of families who attend this event about the cruelty of trapping. Please join us for a couple of hours for the animals.

Modern Day Torture Device used to trap NH’s precious predators who we need in the ecosystem to control Lyme disease. Many other animals, including non-targets like our pets and endangered/threatened species such as American bald eagles and the New England cottontail rabbit, are also cruelly trapped.

Fish and Game gave us a hard time for a permit on the Hazen Dr sidewalk. Not sure why but we needed permission from Fish and Game to stand on a state owned public sidewalk. They wouldn’t give us the ideal location of in front of the department so we made the decision to stand on the city property of Loudon Rd. instead.

We hope to see many of you there to show Fish and Game we will not be deterred by their silly antics. If they want to prominently display the skins of tortured animals, we will be there to protest. It’s the least we can do for the victims of barbaric trapping.

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NH Animal Rights League’s January 2019 NHARL Newsletter

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Saving the Wild

The NH Animal Rights League provides free signs to anyone who wants to post their property against hunting. It is now the time of year to post. Hunting seasons begin in September. See chart below.

General Hunting Season Dates

Following are general dates for hunting season in New Hampshire. A complete summary of season dates and bag limits is provided in the NH Hunting and Trapping Digest, published each year in August by the NH Fish and Game Department.

Black bear hunting begins September 1 and they can be hunted by bait and hounding. While baiting on your property requires your permission,  hunting with dogs is not. Hounders are allowed to chase, tree, and shoot on your property and there is nothing you can do about that unless you post. Females are killed also, sometimes they are still lactating.

Select the species name for more dates and details.
April 28 and April 29, 2018 Youth turkey-hunting weekend
May 3 – May 31 Spring gobbler season (wild turkey)
Starts September 1 Black bear/dates vary for method and WMU
September – January Waterfowl/dates vary by species and zone
September 15 – December 15 Deer/archery (Note: archery season closes one week early in WMU A)
September 15 – December 15 Fall turkey/archery
TBD Fall turkey/shotgun (in certain WMUs only)
September – March Small game and furbearers/dates vary by species and region
October 1 – December 31 Pheasant
October 20 – October 28, 2018 Moose (by permit only)
October 27 – 28, 2018 Youth deer-hunting weekend
November 3 – November 13, 2018 Deer/muzzleloader
November 14 – December 9, 2018 Deer/regular firearms (closes one week early in WMU A)

Coyotes are hunted year-round with 3 months of night hunting. Landowner permission is needed for night hunting but not day hunting. So potentially you could have hunters on your land year- round.

Write us for more info at nhanimalrightsleague@gmail


Saving Beaver Ponds and Beavers Matching Grant Program

NHARL gave a $400 matching grant for beaver protection at Sherwood Glen Condominiums in Raymond, NH. Several years ago, Art Wolinsky and his condo installed flow pipes and fencing with their own money. They recently determined some upkeep was needed—namely, the installation of a culvert protection cage—on this successful project, and so applied for help via this grant, which was approved. NHARL supports and promotes humane and environmentally friendly solutions in beaver management as an alternative to the lethal methods of trapping and killing beavers, offering small matching grants up to $500 towards the installation of these alternative methods (e.g. beaver pipe systems, fencing around trees).

You can watch a TIMELAPSE VIDEO of the April 23, 2018 installation of this outgoing culvert fence by Mike Callahan

To apply for a grant fill out the GRANT APPLICATION and return to the NHARL PO Box or to our email.



							

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