Bretzfelder Park Winter Family Educational Series: Moose & Bears

When do moose drop their antlers? What effect does the moose tick have on the population of moose in New Hampshire?

When do black bears have cubs? What are those claw marks on trees all about?

Join Nigel Manley, Director of North Country Properties for the Forest Society and wildlife enthusiast, to learn the answers to these questions and many more facts about these two large species in the NH woods.

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This program is part of the Bretzfelder Park Winter Family Educational Series, presented by the Forest Society and the Bretzfelder Park Committee.


Nigel Manley poses for a snapshot during his work at The Rocks.Nigel Manley grew up in the United Kingdom and has worked for the Forest Society for more than 25 years. He manages several Forest Society North Country properties, chief among them the North Country Conservation and Education Center at The Rocks Estate in Bethlehem. His degree in agricultural management helped with the startup of the Forest Society’s Christmas tree farm, and his keen interest in public outreach and marketing has enabled him to successfully promote The Rocks Estate as a tourist destination.

Manley chairs the Christmas Spirit Foundation and is a former chair of the NH Christmas Tree Promotion Board. He has served on the boards of the New Hampshire Travel Council, the Weathervane Theater, the National Christmas Tree Association for NH and VT, and the NH/VT Christmas Tree Association. He is a member of the NHMPA marketing committee.

An avid outdoorsman, Manley’s areas of expertise include moose, bear, and wildlife habitat, pruning wild apple trees, the history of the Rocks Estate and the Bethlehem area, Christmas Tree culture, marketing for small businesses, Agro- and Eco-tourism opportunities, and single-malt Scotch whiskey.