FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 12, 2020
Due to the Covid-19 virus and with an abundance of caution, we have made the difficult decision to cancel the annual forthcoming Cottrell-Baldwin Environmental Lecture Series at Fox Research & Demonstration Forest that was scheduled to begin on Tuesday, March 17th and run through Tuesday, April 7th. We do look forward to re-scheduling the programs at a later date as more information becomes available. This popular annual lecture series co-sponsored by the Society for the Protection of NH Forests.
‘Restore, Protect, Connect’: Annual Lecture Series at Fox Forest kicks off March 17
The N.H. Division of Forests and Lands and the Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests have announced speakers and topics for this year’s Cottrell-Baldwin Environmental Lecture Series.
The series celebrates the environmental and scholarly legacy of New Hampshire’s first state research forester, Henry Ives Baldwin, and Annette and Bill Cottrell, long-time members and benefactors of the Forest Society.
Topics for 2020 are:
- March 17: “Trout Stream Restoration” by John Magee, fish habitat biologist, N.H. Fish and Game Department
- March 24: “Restoration of the New England Cottontail Rabbit” by Heidi Holman, wildlife diversity biologist, N.H. Fish and Game Department
- March 31: “Edible Wild Plants of the Granite State” by Russ Cohen, expert forager and author of “Wild Plants I Have Known…and Eaten”
- April 7: “Water Connections: What Fresh Water Means to Us, What We Mean to Water” by Jim Rousmaniere, journalist and historian.
Continuing education credits are available for the Trout Stream, Cottontail Rabbit and Water Connections courses.
The lecture series takes place at Fox Forest’s Henry I. Baldwin Environmental Center, 309 Center Road in Hillsborough. All lectures start at 7 p.m. and run until 8:30 p.m. There is no cost to attend and pre-registration is not required. Early arrival is recommended for the best seating.
For full descriptions of each lecture, visit nh.gov/nhdfl and click on “Upcoming Events” in the bottom banner.
Part of the N.H. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources, the Division of Forests and Lands protects and promotes the value provided by trees, forests and natural communities. For more information about the Division of Forests and Lands, visit nh.gov/nhdfl or call 603-271-2214.