Leon Leonwood Bean, 1873 - 1967 known as "L.L." was a true outdoorsman, who lived in Freeport, Maine. L.L. designed the original lightweight boot with leather tops and waterproof rubber bottoms, known today as the "Bean Boot."
The NHWF is a non-profit member organization promoting conservation, environmental education, sportsmanship, and outdoor activities such as hunting, fishing, trapping, camping, and photography.
The NHWF is your voice when fish and game regulations are proposed, anti-hunting legislation is introduced, and dams and real estate development encroaches on wildlife habitat. Your membership assures your interests are protected and your voice is heard!
The following video is an introduction to our organization, and an example of the positive impact our members have on the New Hampshire community.