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Monitoring for Monarchs

Peterborough Peterborough, NH

Join Harris Center ecologists Brett Amy Thelen and Karen Seaver to survey for monarch eggs and caterpillars in a Harris Center-conserved milkweed patch in Peterborough. No experience necessary!

Youth Program: Monitoring for Monarchs

Peterborough Peterborough, NH

Join Harris Center ecologist Karen Seaver and LAB GIRLS leaders Susie Spikol and Emily Wrubel for a morning in the milkweed patch doing real, hands-on field science.

Wetland Plants & Wildlife Walk at Norway Pond

Norway Pond Hancock, NH

Get to know the plants and wildlife found in and around Norway Pond during this walk with ecologists Jeff Littleton and Steven Lamonde. This event is part of the 2021 NH BioBlitz, a statewide project encouraging people to record species found on town-owned lands all over New Hampshire.

Surveying for Salamanders

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

Join Brett Amy Thelen and Karen Seaver for an afternoon of monitoring our redbacked salamander research plots. We’ll start with a brief introduction to redbacked salamander ecology and to our study methods, then head into the woods to survey for salamanders. No experience necessary!

Butterfly Monitoring in the Granite State

Zoom

Join NH Fish and Game biologist Heidi Holman for an introduction to New Hampshire's butterflies and butterfly monitoring efforts — including a new butterfly count planned for the SuperSanctuary in the summer of 2022.

Winter Birds of the Monadnock Region

Zoom

Join conservation biologist and avid birder Steven Lamonde for a look at the birds found in the Monadnock Region during the coldest months of year. Find out how they survive winter’s grasp, and discover how you can help scientists learn more about our region’s bird populations.

Winter Bird Feeding: Tips for Attracting Birds to Your Yard

Zoom

Join ecologist and avid birder Steven Lamonde for an engaging presentation on best practices for bird feeding. From seed and suet selection to feeder placement, find out how you can turn your backyard into a refuge for winter birds!

SuperSanctuary Butterfly Club

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The SuperSanctuary Butterfly Club is taking its fledgling flight! Each month, we’ll learn to identify a dozen local butterfly species, in preparation for a community butterfly survey in the summer of 2022.

SuperSanctuary Butterfly Club

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The SuperSanctuary Butterfly Club is taking its fledgling flight! Each month, we’ll learn to identify a dozen local butterfly species, in preparation for a community butterfly survey in the summer of 2022.

Environmental Studies Institute: iNaturalist for Beginners

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

Join conservation biologist Steven Lamonde for an introduction to iNaturalist, an online community science platform for documenting biodiversity. Discover how you can make important contributions to science while learning to identify your wild finds!

Environmental Studies Institute: iNaturalist for Beginners

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

Join conservation biologist Steven Lamonde for an introduction to iNaturalist, an online community science platform for documenting biodiversity. Discover how you can make important contributions to science while learning to identify your wild finds!

Great Backyard Bird Count

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

Every February, people around the world count birds in their neighborhoods as part of the Great Backyard Bird Count. Join the fun by counting at the Harris Center bird feeders with avid birders Steven Lamonde and Eric Masterson. Beginning birders welcome!

“State of Norway Pond” Address

Zoom

Join Tom Shevenell, Chair of the Norway Pond Commission, for a scientist’s view of Hancock's beloved Norway Pond. What are researchers and community scientists learning about the health and history of the pond ecosystem?

Environmental Studies Institute: iNaturalist for Beginners

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

Join conservation biologist Steven Lamonde for an introduction to iNaturalist, an online community science platform for documenting biodiversity. Discover how you can make important contributions to science while learning to identify your wild finds!

Environmental Studies Institute: iNaturalist for Beginners

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

Join conservation biologist Steven Lamonde for an introduction to iNaturalist, an online community science platform for documenting biodiversity. Discover how you can make important contributions to science while learning to identify your wild finds!

SuperSanctuary Butterfly Club

Recurring
Zoom

The SuperSanctuary Butterfly Club is taking its fledgling flight! Each month, we’ll learn to identify a dozen local butterfly species, in preparation for a community butterfly survey in the summer of 2022.

Salamander Crossing Brigade Workshop

Zoom

Every year, the Harris Center trains community scientists to serve on Salamander Crossing Brigades at amphibian road crossings throughout the Monadnock Region. To join their ranks, attend this fun, information-packed volunteer training!

SuperSanctuary Butterfly Club

Recurring
Zoom

The SuperSanctuary Butterfly Club is taking its fledgling flight! Each month, we’ll learn to identify a dozen local butterfly species, in preparation for a community butterfly survey in the summer of 2022.

Kestrel Nest Monitoring Training: Part I (Virtual)

Zoom
NOTE: This event has been POSTPONED to May 4.

The Harris Center is launching a new Kestrel monitoring initiative. Join us for this online introduction to Kestrel life history, and learn how to help with the exciting early stages of this new project!

Kestrel Nest Monitoring Training: Part II (Field)

NH

The Harris Center is launching a new Kestrel monitoring initiative. Join us for a morning in the field, where you'll learn how to help with the exciting early stages of this new project!

Kestrel Nest Monitoring Training: Part I (Virtual)

Zoom

The Harris Center is launching a new Kestrel monitoring initiative. Join us for this online introduction to Kestrel life history, and learn how to help with the exciting early stages of this new project!

Ashuelot River Water Quality Monitoring Volunteer Training

Zoom

Join the Ashuelot River Local Advisory Committee (ARLAC) for their 22nd season of water quality monitoring! In this online training, we'll review sampling techniques, go over how to use the monitoring equipment, and share the 2022 sampling dates.

iNaturalist for Beginners: Spring Edition

Harris Center for Conservation Education 83 Kings Hwy, Hancock, NH
NOTE: This course has been CANCELED.

Join ecologist Steven Lamonde for an introduction to iNaturalist, an online community science platform for documenting biodiversity. Discover how you can make important contributions to science while learning to identify your wild finds!

Kids Count for Wildlife: Red-backed Salamander Survey

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

Calling all kids ages 9 through 18 who care about wildlife! Try your hand at field research by joining the Harris Center for an afternoon of salamander counting.

Project Nighthawk Volunteer Training

Zoom

Join Becky Suomala and Brett Amy Thelen for an introduction to nighthawk identification and ecology, and to learn how to monitor this charismatic endangered species in Keene, Concord, and beyond.

iNaturalist Field Training & Mini BioBlitz

Hiroshi Land Route 137, Peterborough, NH

Join ecologist Steven Lamonde for a hands-on introduction to iNaturalist. We'll start with group instruction on how to collect natural history observations via the iNaturalist app, then venture out to document as many species as possible along the Hiroshi Loop Trail.

Kids Count for Wildlife: NH Bat Counts

Willard Pond Wildlife Sanctuary Willard Pond Roard, Antrim, NH

Calling all kids ages 9 through 18 who care about wildlife! Try your hand at field research by joining the Harris Center for an evening of bat counting. You’ll need sharp eyes, fast reflexes, and a healthy sense of nighttime adventure. 

Kids Count for Wildlife: Monarchs & Milkweed Survey

Peterborough Peterborough, NH

Calling all kids ages 9 through 18 who care about wildlife! Try your hand at field research by joining the Harris Center for a morning of counting monarch caterpillars, eggs, and butterflies. If you like treasure hunts and have a sharp eye for finding things, this outing is for you.

Monitoring for Monarchs

Peterborough Peterborough, NH

Join Harris Center ecologists to survey for monarch eggs, caterpillars, and butterflies in a Harris Center-conserved milkweed patch in Peterborough. No experience necessary!