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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July 2019

Loon Census 2019

July 20, 2019 @ 4:00 am - 5:00 am EDT
New Hampshire NH United States + Google Map

Loon Census 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. 2018 NH Loon Census Results This year, 513…

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May 2020

Loon Cam Live

May 5 - July 11

The LPC LoonCam is scheduled to be in operation starting around May 4'th to May 6'th.  The first camera of the season typically operates until around June 20'th, give or take a few days.  If conditions allow, a second nest will be on camera from around June 20'th until the hatch, sometime in July.  Please visit the Loon Cam page on the LPC's web site https://loon.org/looncam/

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Member a Day In May Membership Drive

May 31

Since 2014, the Loon Preservation Committee has held an annual membership drive during the month of May. The goal of the drive is simple: gain at least one new member each day of the month, for a total of 31 or more new members whose support helps us to fund our important work on behalf of loons in New Hampshire. The Loon Preservation Committee is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization, and all contributions are tax deductible to the full extent of…

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July 2020

Summer Nature Talk Series – Common Loons: Past, Present, and Future

July 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
Live on YouTube: youtube.com/user/looncenter

Today we consider that common loons embody everything in nature that is wild, free, and beautiful. People did not always feel this way. In this presentation, Dr. Mark Pokras will discuss the history of human/loon interactions, scientific research, the origins of the modern loon conservation movement, current loon population trends and research, and challenges loons will face in the future. Tune in at youtube.com/user/looncenter   About the Speaker Dr. Mark Pokras is an emeritus professor at the Cummings School of…

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2020 Loon Census

July 18 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am EDT
New Hampshire NH United States + Google Map

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…

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Summer Nature Talk Series – Amazing Amphibians

July 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
Live on YouTube: youtube.com/user/looncenter

How much do you know about the incredible world of amphibians? Join Angie Wilson Krysiak for a presentation in which we'll learn about the fascinating life cycles of NH's native frogs and how to identify them by sight and sound. Find out how you can help with citizen science on amphibian migration nights, and meet some live frogs. Tune in at 7 PM EDT at youtube.com/user/looncenter. About the Presenter Angie Wilson Krysiak is an Energy Educator at the New Hampshire…

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Summer Nature Talk Series – Loon Nest Cam: Through the Lens

July 30 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
Live on YouTube: youtube.com/user/looncenter

The LPC Live Loon Nest Cam is now in its seventh season. It has come a long way in that time and now has viewers from all 50 states and 201 countries. Bill Gassman, LPC's Loon Cam Operator and Guru, has been a large part of this success. Join him for a behind the scenes look at how the camera works, the logistics of getting it up and running, and some of the most interesting things we've seen and learned…

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August 2020

Summer Nature Talk Series: Peregrine Falcon Recovery in New Hampshire

August 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
Live on YouTube: youtube.com/user/looncenter

In this presentation, NH Audubon raptor biologist Chris Martin will review decades of effort to restore Peregrine Falcons in New Hampshire and describe the management and partnerships that have helped these aerial predators. Tune in at 7 PM EDT at youtube.com/user/looncenter About the Presenter Chris Martin has been a raptor biologist for NH Audubon for more than 28 years. His work focuses on recovery of the state's endangered and threatened raptors in close collaboration with NH Fish & Game. He…

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Squam Lake Loon Cruise—August 7

August 7 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm EDT
Squam Lake Natural Science Center, 23 Science Center Road
Holderness, NH 03245 United States
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Join LPC Squam Lakes Biologist Tiffany Grade and a naturalist from the Squam Lakes Natural Science Center as they share the latest news about loon conservation, biology, and monitoring, all while observing common loons! The cruise route maximizes the likelihood of loon observations and changes weekly. To purchase tickets, please visit nhnature.org.

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Summer Nature Talk Series: Canaries in the Coalmine: Bird Population Declines in New Hampshire

August 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
Live on YouTube: youtube.com/user/looncenter

In this presentation, Iain MacLeod will discuss population trends in New Hampshire bird species. Within the state, many familiar songbirds (towhees, thrashers, wood thrushes, white-throated sparrows) are vanishing, while other birds like ravens, wild turkey, and pileated woodpecker are increasing. What is driving these population changes, and are there ways to mitigate or reverse the trend? Tune in to hear the discussion at youtube.com/user/looncenter About the Presenter Iain MacLeod is Executive Director of the Squam Lakes Natural Science Center. He…

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Squam Lake Loon Cruise—August 14

August 14 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm EDT
Squam Lake Natural Science Center, 23 Science Center Road
Holderness, NH 03245 United States
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Join LPC Squam Lakes Biologist Tiffany Grade and a naturalist from the Squam Lakes Natural Science Center as they share the latest news about loon conservation, biology, and monitoring, all while observing common loons! The cruise route maximizes the likelihood of loon observations and changes weekly. To purchase tickets, please visit nhnature.org.

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LPC Annual Meeting and State of the Loon Presentation

August 20 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
Live on YouTube: youtube.com/user/looncenter

Due to Covid-19 concerns, the Loon Preservation Committee's 2020 Annual Meeting will be hosted via Zoom. The meeting will begin at 6:30 PM and will last for approximately 30 minutes. To attend the Annual Meeting, use the following link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82448830429.  Immediately following the Annual Meeting, our final Thursday Night Nature Talk of 2020 will begin. Wildlife photographer John Rockwood will share photos and videos of local loon families from two lakes in southern New Hampshire. After John's presentation, LPC's Senior…

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Squam Lake Loon Cruise—August 21

August 21 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm EDT
Squam Lake Natural Science Center, 23 Science Center Road
Holderness, NH 03245 United States
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Join LPC Squam Lakes Biologist Tiffany Grade and a naturalist from the Squam Lakes Natural Science Center as they share the latest news about loon conservation, biology, and monitoring, all while observing common loons! The cruise route maximizes the likelihood of loon observations and changes weekly. To purchase tickets, please visit nhnature.org.

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Squam Lake Loon Cruise—August 28

August 28 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm EDT
Squam Lake Natural Science Center, 23 Science Center Road
Holderness, NH 03245 United States
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Join LPC Squam Lakes Biologist Tiffany Grade and a naturalist from the Squam Lakes Natural Science Center as they share the latest news about loon conservation, biology, and monitoring, all while observing common loons! The cruise route maximizes the likelihood of loon observations and changes weekly. To purchase tickets, please visit nhnature.org.

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