New Hampshire Moose Research Offers Hope for Species

Imagine you are deep in the Great North Woods of New Hampshire, cold and sore on the hunt for a once in a lifetime opportunity. You hear a crash in the brush and call out with a low pitched grunt. Standing just in front of you is the moose you’ve been waiting for. But peering …

Weekly Update: New Hampshire Moose Project

Last year, SCI Foundation partnered with New Hampshire Fish and Game (NHFG) and the University of New Hampshire to study the moose population decline in the state. The project is measuring the productivity of adult and yearling cow moose to determine the timing, cause, and rate of mortality of calves from neonatal to 8 weeks. …

Weekly Update: SCI Foundation Funds New Hampshire Moose Project

 Moose are of great economic, biological, and sociological importance in New England. This is especially true in northern New Hampshire, where a moose hunt is an once-in-a-lifetime opportunity and regional/local tourism is linked directly with moose. The annual estimated expenditures associated with New Hampshire wildlife-watching exceed $250 million, with moose being one of the main …