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September 2020

Fall Fungi Hike

Wednesday, September 23,
10:00 am
to 12:00 pm
Hancock
A yellow mushroom growing on the forest floor, surrounded by pine needles. (photo © Jill Griffiths)

Join Harris Center teacher-naturalists John Benjamin and Susie Spikol for a woodland hike in search of mushrooms and other amazing fungi.

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Babies in Backpacks & Toddlers in Tow

Thursday, September 24,
10:00 am
to 11:00 am
Peterborough
Mother with baby in backpack

Join naturalist Susie Spikol for a morning ramble with your little ones along a winding trail in a magical corner of Peterborough.

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Soar with the Hawks: A Program for Homeschoolers and Remote Learners

Monday, September 28,
10:00 am
to 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, repeating until Monday, September 28, 2020

Hancock
A boy studies drawings of hawk silhouettes on a Harris Center hawkwatching outing. (photo © Ben Conant)

Join Harris Center raptor education specialist Kim Snyder to learn everything you always wanted to know about New England’s raptors! This in-person, outdoor learning experience is for homeschoolers and remote learners  in Grades 2 through 6.

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October 2020

Go Wild for At-Home Learners: Mushroom Madness

Tuesday, October 20,
1:00 pm
to 2:30 pm
Harris Center for Conservation Education
A hand holding an orange mushroom. (photo © Ben Conant)

Have you ever wondered about mushrooms? Join Harris Center naturalists to explore the fascinating world of fungi! This in-person, outdoor learning experience is for homeschoolers and remote learners in Grades 1 through 5.

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Babies in Backpacks & Toddlers in Tow

Thursday, October 22,
10:00 am
to 11:00 am
Peterborough
Harris Center naturalist Susie Spikol leads a program for young children. (photo © Ben Conant)

Join naturalist Susie Spikol for a morning ramble with your little ones along a winding trail in a magical corner of Peterborough.

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November 2020

Go Wild for At-Home Learners: Squirrels Up Close

Tuesday, November 17,
1:00 pm
to 2:30 pm
Harris Center for Conservation Education
A gray squirrel perched on a wooden platform. (photo © Jacob McGinnis via the Flickr Creative Commons)

Join Harris Center naturalists to explore the secret world of squirrels! This in-person, outdoor learning experience is for homeschoolers and remote learners in Grades 1 through 5.

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December 2020

Go Wild for At-Home Learners: Everlasting Evergreens

Tuesday, December 15,
1:00 pm
to 2:30 pm
Harris Center for Conservation Education
A caterpillar is well camouflaged in the hemlock branches. (photo Brett Amy Thelen).

December is the perfect time to get crazy with conifers! We'll study cones, search for shrubs, and learn to tell a pine from a hemlock. This in-person, outdoor learning experience is for homeschoolers and remote learners in Grades 1 through 5.

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