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July 11, 2019

CONCORD, NH — In the latest issue of New Hampshire Wildlife Journal magazine (July/August 2019), follow the incredible lifecycle of the American eel, traveling with the species from New Hampshire’s freshwater rivers to the Sargasso Sea. Transitioning to a saltwater environment is just one of the challenges eels face in the eventual 3,000-mile migration that encompasses their lifespan.

Those interested in unique habitats will be thrilled by the article on the Philbrick-Cricenti Bog in New London. Kettle hole bogs, or quaking bogs, are rare in the Granite State and formed after glacial ice deposits melted creating ponds that filled with sphagnum moss over thousands of years. The moss’ encroachment eventually creates a mat, which is the foundation for a beautiful tundra-like habitat made even more fascinating by its carnivorous plants and dwarfed trees.

Some Fish and Game Department Conservation Officers have full-time partners—with four legs. In our current edition, readers will meet K-9’s Ruby, Cora, and Moxie to better understand the training and commitment required to build exceptional law enforcement teams. Spend a day in the field with the dogs as they mature from canine to K-9.

In the feature column “On the Nature Trail,” you will meet the common but curious red eft, juvenile eastern newts in their terrestrial life stage. “What’s Wild” takes the reader to Crawford Notch State Park where great camping and eight spectacular cascading waterfalls await. And the ever-popular “Warden’s Watch” delivers a fresh batch of stories from Fish and Game Department Conservation Officers.

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