WATERVILLE VALLEY, NH (February 18, 2014) – The Rey Center winter lecture series, entitled “Infatuated with Snow”, finishes up on Friday March 14, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. with “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.
The Rey Center Friday Night Lecture Series is a great night out. Come into Waterville Valley for dinner at one of our great local 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
About the Presenter:
Kristine Rines 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.
Margret and H.A. Rey, authors of the Curious George children’s books series and former summer residents of Waterville Valley, New Hampshire, were artists and adventurers, historians and naturalists, gardeners and environmental stewards. Today their spirit lives on in the Margret and H.A. Rey Center, a non-profit organization dedicated to honoring the Reys’ legacy through art, science, and adventure programs for all ages. For more information please contact the Margret and H.A. Rey Center at 603-236-3308 or visit www.TheReyCenter.org.