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Fantastic Frogs of Robin Hood Park

Robin Hood Park Reservoir Street, Keene, NH, United States
THIS EVENT IS NOW FULL, BUT YOU CAN STILL JOIN THE WAITLIST.

Join Harris Center teacher-naturalists Karen Rent and Jenna Spear to look and listen for frogs in and around the water, and learn how to identify the different species that live in our local ponds.

NH Bat Counts Volunteer Training

Harris Center & local field sites 83 King's Highway, Hancock

Join wildlife biologists Sandi Houghton and Haley Andreozzi to learn more about the bat species found in New Hampshire, the threats they face, and how you can help.

Nature’s Playground Play Group

Event Series Nature’s Playground Play Group
Harris Center for Conservation Education 83 Kings Hwy, Hancock, NH, United States
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Join Harris Center naturalists and parent educators from The Grapevine and The River Center for three mornings of child-centered, unstructured outdoor play.

Babies in Backpacks & Toddlers in Tow at Robin Hood Park

Robin Hood Park Reservoir Street, Keene, NH, United States
THIS EVENT IS NOW FULL, BUT YOU CAN STILL JOIN THE WAITLIST.

Join Harris Center teacher-naturalist Jazimina Creamer-MacNeil to ramble along wild walking trails searching for signs of spring, listening to bird songs, and sniffing the first flowers of the year!

Art Opening: Odes & Aves

Harris Center for Conservation Education 83 Kings Hwy, Hancock, NH, United States

Join wildlife photographer Frank Gorga for the opening of his newest exhibit, showcasing recent photographs of “odes” (dragonflies and damselflies) and “aves” (birds).

3rd Annual Bird ID, Ecology & Habitat Management Workshop at Stone Fence Farm

Stone Fence Farm 64 Johnson Mountain Road, Unity, NH, United States

Join Phil Brown, Matt Tarr, and others for a morning of birding and learning at Stone Fence Farm, a property owned and managed for a diversity of native species by professional foresters Jeremy Turner and Laura French.

Hiking Kidder Mountain

Wapack Trail in New Ipswich New Ipswich
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED.

Join naturalist Gail Coffey and the Friends of the Wapack for a short hike along the Wapack Trail to the summit of Kidder Mountain, with nice views to the east and south.

Mushroom Meander for Veterans at Robin Hood Park

Robin Hood Park Reservoir Street, Keene, NH, United States

Join Harris Center naturalist John Benjamin and mushroom maven George Caughey for an afternoon meander through Robin Hood Park in search of polypores, puffballs, and other fascinating fungi. This hike is for veterans only.

Babies in Backpacks & Toddlers in Tow at the Converse Meadow Trail

Converse Meadow Trail Converseville Road, Rindge, NH, United States

Join Harris Center naturalist Susie Spikol for a morning ramble with your young children! Together, we’ll listen to bird songs, search for animals of all kinds, smell spring flowers, and explore the wild world.

Management Options for Hemlock Woolly Adelgid

Harris Center for Conservation Education 83 Kings Hwy, Hancock, NH, United States

Hemlock Woolly Adelgid is an invasive insect that has caused extensive hemlock mortality south of New Hampshire. Now, it’s threatening hemlock forests in the Granite State too. Join forest health specialist Ryan Crandall to learn about chemical, silvicultural, and biological control options for this destructive forest pest.

Babies in Backpacks & Toddlers in Tow at the Fremont Field

Fremont Field 100 Old Jaffrey Road, Peterborough, NH, United States

Join Harris Center naturalist Susie Spikol for a morning ramble with your young children! Together, we’ll search for everyday magic like caterpillars, butterflies, salamanders, and more.

A Monadnock Garden Day: Dinner with the Presenters

Hancock Hancock, NH, United States

Meet the presenters for Saturday’s "Monadnock Garden Day: Gardening in a Changing World" workshop, among many other garden lovers, during this special dinner hosted by Eleanor Briggs.

A Monadnock Garden Day: Gardening in a Changing World

Harris Center for Conservation Education 83 Kings Hwy, Hancock, NH, United States

Share your gardening dreams during this full-day workshop with renowned garden and landscape designers Page Dickey, Edwina Von Gal, John Gwynne, and Helen O'Donnell.

Field Foray with the SuperSanctuary Butterfly Club

Harris Center for Conservation Education 83 Kings Hwy, Hancock, NH, United States

Join the SuperSanctuary Butterfly Club as we search for crescents, blues, sulfurs, and other butterflies – and learn to identify them by their field marks, flight patterns, and behavior.

Easygoing Hike to Thacher Memorial Forest and Juggernaut Pond

Thacher Memorial Forest Hancock, NH

Join Susie Spikol and Jeremy Wilson on this gentle, 2-mile+ loop hike, where we'll take our time to savor the sights and sounds of the summer woods, explore both natural and cultural history, and visit some giant white pines.

Special Event for Harris Center Supporters: Soaring with Raptors

Harris Center for Conservation Education 83 Kings Hwy, Hancock, NH, United States

Join us for our annual celebration of everyone who helps the Harris Center soar — featuring live raptors from the Vermont Institute of Natural Science! This special event is offered by invitation only to Harris Center supporters.

Birding the Heald Tract

Heald Tract 154-134 Heald Rd, Wilton, NH, United States

Join avid birders Gail and Gerry Coffey for a 2-mile hike through a variety of habitats that are home to many breeding birds at the Forest Society’s Heald Tract in Wilton.

Celebratory Paddle at Robb Reservoir

Robb Reservoir Keene-Concord Road, Stoddard, NH, United States

Join Phil Brown, Alan Rumrill, and Geri Bailey for a leisurely paddle through one of the most diverse ecosystems in New England, where we'll look for eagles, turtles, and herons – and discuss the remarkable history of the 1,750-acre Robb Reservoir reservation.

Hike to Mount Wantastiquet and Indian Pond

Madame Sherri Forest Chesterfield, NH, United States

Join Brian Bishoff and Betsy Marshall for a hike through the Forest Society’s Madame Sherri Forest to Mount Wantastiquet, with excellent views of the Connecticut River Valley.

Turtle Time

MacDowell Lake 75 Wilder Street, Peterborough, NH, United States

Join Matt Patterson, illustrator of the award-winning books "The Book of Turtles" and "Of Time and Turtles," on a slow meander in search of nests, basking sites, and other turtle finds. Perfect for elementary school-aged children and their families.

Babies in Backpacks & Toddlers in Tow at Ashuelot River Park

Ashuelot River Park West Street, Keene, NH, United States

Join Harris Center naturalist Susie Spikol for a morning ramble with your young children! Together, we’ll search for everyday magic like caterpillars, butterflies, salamanders, and more.

Biodiversity in the SuperSanctuary: iNaturalist Field Training & Mini BioBlitz

Eastview Trail Hancock Road, Harrisville, NH, United States

Join ecologist Nate Marchessault for a hands-on introduction to iNaturalist. We'll start with group instruction on how to collect and submit natural history observations via the iNaturalist app, then venture out to document as many species as possible along the Eastview and North Pond Trails!

Paddling for Loons at Lake Skatutakee

Lake Skatutakee Harrisville, NH

Have you ever wondered what loons are saying with those eerie calls in the night, or why loon chicks ride on their parents’ backs? Join Jaden Brutsman of the Loon Preservation Committee and Harris Center ecologist Brett Amy Thelen to learn the answers to these questions and more!