- Animal Tracks – can be seen easily in the snow. Print the NH Fish and Game’s handy ‘Pocket Guide to N. H. Animal Tracks’.
- Great Horned Owls – courting; listen for their deep hoot
- Bear cubs - born in end January or early February but stay in den with mother
- Eastern Coyote – this is their peek breeding season and they become quite vocal
- Start Tapping Maple Trees for Syrup - mid-February to mid-April, depending on the location. When nighttime temperatures are below freezing and daytime wind chill temperatures rise to 35 F or more, the sap begins to run.
- Vernal Equinox -The date (near March 21) when night and day are nearly the same length
- American Black Bears - emerge from den
- Spring Peepers – mating sounds of spring peepers and wood frogs begin to be heard
- Black Flies emerge mid to late April and last through end of May
- Return of Songbirds
- Dog tics and Deer Tics - most active May thru July
- Purple Lilac (state flower) blooms – mid May Last Frost (average) – May 21-31
- Loons start nesting – early June, nest close to waters edge, usually 2 eggs, hatch in about 28 days.
- Snapping Turtles – come ashore to dig a hole to lay 11-83 eggs, hatch in late August or September
- Pink Lady Slipper – the state wildflower in bloom
- Summer Solstice - (longest daylight of year) around June 21
- Fireflies – Males can be seen in the night sky flashing a pattern to the females perched on the ground who flash back their pattern.
- Wild Orange Daylilies – blooming profusely, originally from Asia where buds have been roasted and eaten as part of the Asian diet for centuries.
- Wild Blueberries in late July and early August – Pitcher MT in Stoddard is especially good site
- Wild Blackberries – ripe mid to late summer
- Perseid meteor shower - around August 10th (50-100 per hour at peak)
- Raptor Migration (eagles, falcons, ospreys, vultures, kites, harriers, hawks) – September thru October, best observed from Carter Hill Orchard in Concord and Pack Monadnock at Miller State Park in Peterborough
- First Frost (average) – September 11-20
- Autumnal Equinox - The date (near September 22) when night and day are nearly of the same length
- Foilage Peak (avg) – around October 12
- Chipmunks and Squirrels – storing nuts and seeds for winter
- Last of Migrant Birds, including Loons – head south
- Deer – mating season
- Geminid meteor shower - around December 13 (50-100 per hour at peak)
- Winter Solstice - (shortest daylight of year) around December 21