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December 2021

Babies in Backpacks and Toddlers in Tow in Keene

Thursday, December 9,
9:30 am
to 10:30 am
NOTE: This event has been CANCELED.
Keene
A mother and her baby smile on a Harris Center outing. (photo © Ben Conant)

Join educator Liza Lowe for monthly family-friendly explorations in and around the green spaces of Keene. Tune into the changing seasons with your little ones, and enjoy the company of other families that like to be outside.

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Babies in Backpacks and Toddlers in Tow in Peterborough

Tuesday, December 14,
10:00 am
to 11:00 am
Shieling Forest
A line of children and their parents practice "walking like a wolf" through the snow during a Harris Center tracking program. (photo © Bill Gnade)

Calling all families with young children! Join Harris Center naturalist and animal lover Susie Spikol on the second Tuesday of each month to wander trails and meadows in search of wild finds.

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January 2022

LAB GIRLS: Think Wild & Choose Your Own Adventure

Thursday, January 13, 2022,
5:00 pm
to 6:00 pm
|Recurring Events (See all)

One event on Wednesday, February 2, 2022 at 5:00 pm

One event on Wednesday, March 23, 2022 at 5:00 pm

Zoom
Two girls and a teacher, all wearing face masks, look at a taxidermied owl. (photo © Ben Conant)

Find out what it’s like to be an Antarctic researcher, a salamander guardian, or a wildlife artist who swims with whales and follows bears! Sign up for all three, or come to just the ones that interest you the most.

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Homeschool Program: At Home in Nature

Monday, January 24, 2022,
2:30 pm
to 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:30 pm on Monday, repeating until Monday, February 14, 2022

Harris Center for Conservation Education
A boy kneels in the snow to look closely at a beaver-chewed stump. (photo © Ben Conant)

Calling all animal allies, nature noticers, and outdoor explorers ages 6 through 12! Uncover your wonder, and let the natural world be your teacher on Monday afternoons with Harris Center naturalist John Benjamin.

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Homeschool Program: At Home in Nature

Monday, January 31, 2022,
2:30 pm
to 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:30 pm on Monday, repeating until Monday, February 14, 2022

Harris Center for Conservation Education
A boy kneels in the snow to look closely at a beaver-chewed stump. (photo © Ben Conant)

Calling all animal allies, nature noticers, and outdoor explorers ages 6 through 12! Uncover your wonder, and let the natural world be your teacher on Monday afternoons with Harris Center naturalist John Benjamin.

Learn more »

February 2022

Babies in Backpacks and Toddlers in Tow

Wednesday, February 2, 2022,
10:00 am
to 11:00 am
Harris Center for Conservation Education
A toddler walks like a deer on a snowy morning in the woods. (photo © Bill Gnade)

Calling all families with young children! Join Harris Center naturalist and animal lover Susie Spikol to wander trails, meadows, and the nooks and crannies of the Harris Center grounds in search of wild finds.

Learn more »

LAB GIRLS: Think Wild & Choose Your Own Adventure

Wednesday, February 2, 2022,
5:00 pm
to 6:00 pm
|Recurring Events (See all)

One event on Wednesday, February 2, 2022 at 5:00 pm

One event on Wednesday, March 23, 2022 at 5:00 pm

Zoom
Two girls and a teacher, all wearing face masks, look at a taxidermied owl. (photo © Ben Conant)

Find out what it’s like to be an Antarctic researcher, a salamander guardian, or a wildlife artist who swims with whales and follows bears! Sign up for all three, or come to just the ones that interest you the most.

Learn more »

Shattuck Winter Wander

Saturday, February 5, 2022,
10:30 am
to 11:30 am
Shattuck Golf Course
Harris Center naturalist Jaime Hutchinson leads a winter tracking expedition on the Harris Center grounds. (photo © Ben Conant)

Join Harris Center teacher-naturalists Jaime Hutchinson and Karen Rent for a winter wander along the wild edges of the Shattuck golf course. We'll listen for winter birds, search for animal tracks and sign, and more.

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Homeschool Program: At Home in Nature

Monday, February 7, 2022,
2:30 pm
to 4:00 pm
|Recurring Events (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:30 pm on Monday, repeating until Monday, February 14, 2022

Harris Center for Conservation Education
A boy kneels in the snow to look closely at a beaver-chewed stump. (photo © Ben Conant)

Calling all animal allies, nature noticers, and outdoor explorers ages 6 through 12! Uncover your wonder, and let the natural world be your teacher on Monday afternoons with Harris Center naturalist John Benjamin.

Learn more »

Homeschool Program: At Home in Nature

Monday, February 14, 2022,
2:30 pm
to 4:00 pm
|Recurring Events (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:30 pm on Monday, repeating until Monday, February 14, 2022

Harris Center for Conservation Education
A boy kneels in the snow to look closely at a beaver-chewed stump. (photo © Ben Conant)

Calling all animal allies, nature noticers, and outdoor explorers ages 6 through 12! Uncover your wonder, and let the natural world be your teacher on Monday afternoons with Harris Center naturalist John Benjamin.

Learn more »

February Vacation Camp

Monday, February 21, 2022,
9:00 am
to 3:00 pm
|Recurring Events (See all)

An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until Wednesday, February 23, 2022

Harris Center for Conservation Education
A camper smiles during the Harris Center's winter vacation camp. (photo © Ben Conant)

Join Harris Center teacher-naturalists for three active days in the great outdoors! Bring your curiosity and sense of wonder as we explore our favorite trails, giant boulders, and secret dens.

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Wilderness Survival Skills for Middle Schoolers

Monday, February 21, 2022,
9:00 am
to 3:00 pm
Harris Center for Conservation Education
A middle school boy collects sticks to build a shelter. (photo © Ben Conant)

Join Harris Center naturalist John Benjamin for a day of of outdoor adventure and survival skills practice, including hiking, fire making, shelter building, tracking, and more!

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February Vacation Camp

Tuesday, February 22, 2022,
9:00 am
to 3:00 pm
|Recurring Events (See all)

An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until Wednesday, February 23, 2022

Harris Center for Conservation Education
A camper smiles during the Harris Center's winter vacation camp. (photo © Ben Conant)

Join Harris Center teacher-naturalists for three active days in the great outdoors! Bring your curiosity and sense of wonder as we explore our favorite trails, giant boulders, and secret dens.

Learn more »

February Vacation Camp

Wednesday, February 23, 2022,
9:00 am
to 3:00 pm
|Recurring Events (See all)

An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until Wednesday, February 23, 2022

Harris Center for Conservation Education
A camper smiles during the Harris Center's winter vacation camp. (photo © Ben Conant)

Join Harris Center teacher-naturalists for three active days in the great outdoors! Bring your curiosity and sense of wonder as we explore our favorite trails, giant boulders, and secret dens.

Learn more »

March 2022

Babies in Backpacks and Toddlers in Tow

Wednesday, March 2, 2022,
10:00 am
to 11:00 am
Harris Center for Conservation Education
A line of children and their parents practice "walking like a wolf" through the snow during a Harris Center tracking program. (photo © Bill Gnade)

Calling all families with young children! Join Harris Center naturalist and animal lover Susie Spikol to wander trails, meadows, and the nooks and crannies of the Harris Center grounds in search of wild finds.

Learn more »

Moonrise Ramble for Families

Thursday, March 17, 2022,
6:00 pm
to 7:15 pm
Fremont Field
Branches are silhoutted against the full Flower Moon. (photo © Meade Cadot)

Enjoy the moonrise, sunset, and early signs of spring at Fremont Field in Peterborough with Harris Center teacher-naturalist Janet Altobello. We’ll rove around fields, wetlands, and forest observing changes in the land and air as the day turns to dusk.

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Full Moon Owl Prowl in Keene

Friday, March 18, 2022,
7:00 pm
to 8:00 pm
Robin Hood Park
A portrait of a Barred Owl. (photo © Philip Brown via unsplash)

Join Harris Center naturalist Jenna Spear for an evening walk in search of Barred Owls. Adventure awaits when you go owling under a full moon!

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Full Moon Owl Prowl in Hancock

Saturday, March 19, 2022,
7:00 pm
to 8:00 pm
Harris Center for Conservation Education
A Barred Owl perched on a branch. (photo © Philip Brown via Unsplash)

Join Harris Center naturalist Susie Spikol for an evening walk in search of Barred Owls. Adventure awaits when you go owling under a full moon!

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LAB GIRLS: Think Wild & Choose Your Own Adventure

Wednesday, March 23, 2022,
5:00 pm
to 6:00 pm
|Recurring Events (See all)

One event on Wednesday, February 2, 2022 at 5:00 pm

One event on Wednesday, March 23, 2022 at 5:00 pm

Zoom
Two girls and a teacher, all wearing face masks, look at a taxidermied owl. (photo © Ben Conant)

Find out what it’s like to be an Antarctic researcher, a salamander guardian, or a wildlife artist who swims with whales and follows bears! Sign up for all three, or come to just the ones that interest you the most.

Learn more »
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