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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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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.

SuperSanctuary Butterfly Club

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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.

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

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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)

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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!

Hancock BioBlitz: Online Information Session

Zoom

How many different species can we find in Hancock during Old Home Days weekend? Join us for a fun, family-friendly weekend of exploration and community science! To learn more, join ecologist Steven Lamonde for a virtual introduction to iNaturalist and this BioBlitz effort.

Kids Count for Wildlife: Aquatic Macroinvertebrate Survey at Moose Brook

Hancock Depot 27 Depot Road, Hancock, NH
This event has been postponed until Spring due to low water!

Calling all kids ages 9 through 18 who care about wildlife! Try your hand at field research by joining Harris Center naturalists to survey Moose Brook for water scorpions, predaceous diving beetles, water pennies, and more. Discover what creatures like stonefly, dragonfly, and mayfly nymphs can tell us about the water quality of the brook.

Hancock BioBlitz: iNaturalist Field Training and BioBlitz

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

How many different species can we find in Hancock during Old Home Days weekend? Join us for a fun, family-friendly weekend of exploration and community science! To learn more, join ecologist Steven Lamonde for this in-person iNaturalist training and easygoing morning of BioBlitzing.

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.

Monarch Butterfly Tagging

Hiroshi Land Route 137, Peterborough, NH

Every fall, monarch butterflies undertake a spectacular, 3,000-mile migration from New England to central Mexico. Here’s a chance to marvel at this far-ranging species up close and contribute to an understanding of their impressive annual migration!