In an ongoing effort to educate the public about loons, we host a number of fun and informative events through the year, for example, talks, cruises, festivals, and fundraisers.
Please note: Due to Covid-19, scheduled events may not occur or be held online. We will be updating information as we get it.
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Lead poisoning from the ingestion of fishing tackle is the leading cause of documented loon mortality in New Hampshire. Join the Loon Preservation Committee's Squam Lakes Biologist, Tiffany Grade, for a discussion of lead fishing tackle mortality in NH, why it is such a threat to New Hampshire’s loon population, and what LPC is doing to solve the problem. This is the second presentation in our Winter/Spring Loon Presentation Series. This talk is open to all, free of admission. No…Find out more »
Chemical contaminants can negatively impact avian survival and reproductive success. As part of our work to restore New Hampshire's threatened common loon population, LPC regularly test loon eggs and loon blood samples for contaminant levels. In this presentation, LPC's Squam Lakes Biologist, Tiffany Grade, will discuss LPC's research on contaminants in loons across New Hampshire and the next steps in LPC's research and efforts to protect loons from this statewide threat. This is the third presentation in our…Find out more »
Saturday, July 18th 2020 Each year, LPC hosts an annual Loon Census to monitor New Hampshire's loons and their progress on lakes throughout the state. The invaluable data gathered from census observations are used as: a mid-season check on productivity, a mechanism for discovering unknown birds in each territory, a means to track movement of loons and define relationships between neighboring pairs, and a community based tool for generating interest and involvement in loons. To submit Census data, please use…Find out more »