Learn about dragonflies on this guided walk

Did you know there are more species of dragonfly found in New Hampshire than in the whole state of California?

Land Steward Specialist Carrie Deegan from the Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests and Andy Deegan of the Ausbon Sargent Land Preservation Trust will lead an easy, short walk on Thursday, August 11 (rain date Friday, August 12) from 2 to 4 pm on the Forest Society’s Langenau Forest in Wilmot.

Participants will learn how to identify the major families of dragonflies and damselflies while capturing and releasing them in the field. Children are welcome!

Pre-registration is required. For more information or to register, email signup@forestsociety.org or call Tina at 603-224-9945 ext. 313.

Photos courtesy of the Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests. Boy with dragonfly by Carrie Deegan. Dragonfly by Andy Deegan.

Founded in 1901, the Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests is the state’s oldest and largest non-profit land conservation organization. Supported by 10,000 families and businesses, the Forest Society’s mission is to perpetuate the state’s forests by promoting land conservation and sustainable forestry. For more information, visit www.forestsociety.org.

The Ausbon Sargent Land Preservation Trust preserves the rural landscape of the Mt. Kearsarge/Lake Sunapee region. For more information, visit www.ausbonsargent.org.

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