Loon Center hosting program about Tar Sands Oil in New Hampshire

MOULTONBOROUGH — On Thursday, January 16 at 7 p.m. at the Loon Center in Moultonborough, the Lakes Region Chapter of the New Hampshire Audubon Society will present a program about "Tar Sands Oil in New Hampshire."

This presentation discusses the nature and characteristics of Alberta's oil sands deposits, and the issues surrounding the extraction, processing, transportation, and use of the oil. The potential for piping tar sands oil through northern New Hampshire, the associated risks, and current efforts to prevent such a project will be addressed in detail by Carol Foss, PhD, Director of Conservation at NH Audubon.

The Loon Center is located on Lee's Mill Road; follow the signs on Blake Road from Route 25 near the Moultonborough Central School, or from Rte. 109 turn on to Lee Road and turn left on Lee's Mill Road. Refreshments will be served.