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.

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Eric Masterson

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April 2020

Conserving Grassland Birds in New England

Thursday, April 16,
7:00 pm
to 9:00 pm
NOTE: This event has been POSTPONED until further notice.
Harris Center for Conservation Education
A Boblink perched on a blade of grass. (photo © Peter Swaine via the Flickr Creative Commons)

Join renowned ornithologist Jon Atwood to learn about regional conservation initiatives focused on grassland birds, including the Bobolink Project and the status of Eastern Meadowlarks.

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Tree Identification Walk

Sunday, April 19,
9:00 am
to 12:00 pm
Harris Center for Conservation Education
Maple buds. (photo © David Joyce via the Flickr Creative Commons)

Join Mike Gagnon of the UNH Cooperative Extension for an early spring tree identification walk. We’ll focus on branching, buds, and bark while the leaves are off the trees.

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Emerald Ash Borer and What It Means to You

Thursday, April 23,
7:00 pm
to 8:30 pm
Harris Center for Conservation Education
Emerald Ash Borer beetles. (photo © Will Parson / Chesapeake Bay Program via the Flickr Creative Commons)

Join UNH Cooperative Extension forestry field specialists Mike Gagnon and Dode Gladders to learn more about the current status of Emerald Ash Borer in New Hampshire.

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Wildflower Talk and Walk

Saturday, April 25,
9:00 am
to 1:00 pm
NOTE: This event has been POSTPONED.
Harris Center for Conservation Education
Red trillium blossoms. (photo © Laurel Swope-Brush)

Join botanist and author Ted Elliman for a morning focused on spring wildflowers. We'll being indoors with an illustrated lecture, then head outside to search for these gems in the Harris Center woods.

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June 2020

Harris Center Big Year of Birding: Uncommon Breeders of the SuperSanctuary

Thursday, June 18,
7:00 am
to 12:00 pm

Join Eric Masterson for this next installment in our “Big Year” series of birding outings to Harris Center protected lands – a search for the SuperSanctuary's less common breeding birds.

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Hiking Through the Decades: Willard Pond

Saturday, June 27,
8:00 am
to 12:00 pm
Willard Pond Wildlife Sanctuary

In celebration of our 50th Anniversary, we're offering Hiking Through the Decades, a four-hike series that traces the history of the Harris Center's land protection efforts. In this edition, Eric Masterson and Phil Brown will discuss some of the 1990s land conservation work that protected the shoreline of Willard Pond.

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