State Celebrating 25th anniversary of Endangered Wildlife Program

CONCORD — New Hampshire is celebrating the 25th anniversary of the statewide endangered wildlife program with an evening of wildlife and awards October 5. The evening celebration will take place at the Grappone Conference Center with a reception beginning at 6:30 p.m.

"The anniversary is an important chance to raise awareness of what's been accomplished in the past 25 years for endangered wildlife in New Hampshire, and the many challenges ahead", explained John Kanter, coordinator for the Nongame and Endangered Wildlife Program at New Hampshire Fish and Game.

Several species of wildlife and birds of prey, including a peregrine falcon and owl will be on hand throughout the evening. Awards will be presented to New Hampshire youth, teachers, business partners and others who have teamed together to bring wildlife back from the brink of extinction in the Granite State. Tickets for the evening are $40 and include reception and seated dinner. For tickets call 271-2461 before October 1.