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Moose on the Edge

March 13, 2014

The Rey Center winter lecture series, “Infatuated with Snow,” comes to a close on Friday, March 14, at 7:00 p.m. with the presentation, “Moose on the Edge” by New Hampshire Fish and Game biologist, Kristine Rines.  Rines will share the historical changes, life history, current status, management and research on New Hampshire’s moose herd, which exists on the southern edge of the North American moose range. “Moose on the Edge” includes stories and discussions on how our changing climate is, and may have already, influenced New Hampshire’s moose population.

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The Rey Center Friday Night Lecture Series is a great night out. Enjoy dinner out at one of Waterville Valley’s great restaurants and attend an inspiring lecture. Lecture fees and donations support the Rey Center’s art, science and nature education programs.  All lectures are held in the Margret and H.A. Rey Center Art Gallery on the second floor in Town Square. Lectures are free for Rey Center members and only $5 for not-yet-members. For more information on Rey Center programming or becoming a member visit www.thereycenter.org or email at [email protected].

About the Presenter

Kristine Rines (below) is the moose biologist for the state of New Hampshire. A native of New Hampshire, she received her bachelor’s degree in wildlife management from Michigan State University. After working for the state of Michigan, she returned home to New Hampshire, where, after working as an animal damage control agent for two years, she was hired as the state’s first moose biologist in 1985. In 2006 Kris was named Distinguished Moose Biologist by the North American Moose Conference.

Kris developed and implemented the state’s first moose season in 1988. She is responsible for moose management and research as well as being the regional biologist for the central region of the state. Check her out on www.mooseworld.com for everything you ever wanted to know about moose in New Hampshire.

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About Jan Stearns

I've been living in and loving New Hampshire's White Mountains for most of my life. I moved to Waterville Valley in 1981 and quickly realized why it was dubbed a Yankee Shangri-la. Once you’ve experienced Waterville Valley, you’ll want to call it yours. The great team of Realtors at Waterville Valley Realty can help you find a Waterville Valley home that fits your lifestyle and budget. 1-888-987-8333.

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