GOP Candidate Bill Weld Heads to Randolph to Go Bird Watching

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Former Mass. Gov. Bill Weld is pictured in Amherst.

Primary Feathers effort connects presidential candidates with local conservationists and nature.

(Randolph, NH) – Former Massachusetts Governor and Republican presidential candidate Bill Weld will visit the Randolph Community Forest and nearby Durand Lake Recreation Area for a bird walk and conversation about environmental policy with local conservationists.

WHAT:  The bird walk with Gov. Weld is being hosted by Primary Feathers—an entirely volunteer effort to get every presidential candidate to go bird watching while in the Granite State.  The walks are an opportunity for candidates and conservation-minded voters to share their views on environmental policy while admiring New Hampshire’s birds, wildlife, and scenery.  The 10,000-acre Randolph Community Forest in the heart of the White Mountains was chosen as the location of this walk because it is one of New Hampshire’s biggest local conservation success stories.  The area was conserved as a result of dedicated individuals, nonprofit organizations, and elected officials working in close partnership at all levels of government.

WHEN:  Sunday, July 21, 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.


Randolph, NH at the Community Forest Interpretive Trail (8:00 – 9:00 a.m.)

Trailhead located at end of Randolph Hill Road. Find Randolph Hill on Google Maps HERE.

Randolph, NH at Durand Lake Recreational Area (9:00 – 10:00 a.m.)

Near mile marker 19.4 on US Route 2.  Clay tennis courts can be seen from the road, and the Recreation Area can be accessed via a gated road that will be open and marked with red, white, and blue balloons.  Find Durand Lake on Google Maps HERE.

WHO:  Gov. Bill Weld and nature enthusiasts from throughout NH.

About Primary Feathers

The goal of the “Primary Feathers” effort is to connect candidates with conservation-minded voters and nature enthusiasts for positive conversations without paid activists, pledges, scorecards, or pressure during the first-in-the-nation presidential primary campaign season. Individuals interested in joining the walks can register at Primary Feathers via its website at or by calling Sheridan Brown at 603-865-5231.

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