COVID-19 UPDATE: The Harris Center is canceling or postponing all in-person programs and events through May 4. The Harris Center building will also be closed to visitors until May 4. Our trails and grounds remain open.

John Benjamin


John Benjamin leads a snowshoe outing. (photo © Ben Conant)John grew up in Boulder, CO, where he spent his childhood exploring the outdoors in pursuit of all things crawling, and later earned a B.A. in Biology at the University of Colorado. He has since worked as an education program specialist at Seattle’s Woodland Park Zoo, an environmental educator with Nature’s Classroom, a science teacher at the Chicken Coop School in Athol, MA, and a biology student-teacher at Fall Mountain Regional High School in Langdon, NH.

John graduated from Antioch University New England with an M.S. in Environmental Studies and a New Hampshire Life Sciences Teaching Certification. In his free time, he enjoys exploring the woods of New England, trail running, taking photos, and playing the mandolin.