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Turtle Time

MacDowell Lake 75 Wilder Street, Peterborough, NH, United States
THIS EVENT IS NOW FULL, BUT YOU CAN STILL JOIN THE WAITLIST.

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.

Family Ponding Adventure

Norway Pond Hancock, NH, United States

Join Harris Center naturalist Susie Spikol for a pondlife safari on the shores of Norway Pond. Wild treasures await!

Kids Count for Wildlife: Monarchs and Milkweed Survey

Peterborough Peterborough, NH, United States

If you love monarch butterflies and want to help scientists find out more about these remarkable insects, here’s your chance! Spend a morning with a team of Harris Center naturalists as we count monarch eggs, caterpillars, and butterflies for science.

Babies in Backpacks & Toddlers in Tow at MacDowell Lake

MacDowell Lake 75 Wilder Street, 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.

Rock Hounders Family Rock Club: Beryl Mountain

Beryl Mountain Acworth, NH, United States
THIS EVENT IS NOW FULL, BUT YOU CAN STILL JOIN THE WAITLIST.

Calling all rock hounds! Join naturalists Susie Spikol and Julie Brown for a rockin’ adventure in search of mica, feldspar, quartz, beryl, and other geological treasures at Beryl Mountain, a former pegmatite mine in Acworth.

Kestrels Young Birders Club: Nighthawk Migration Watch

Hancock Hancock, NH, United States

Join Phil Brown and Susie Spikol for a look up at the remarkable evening migration of Common Nighthawks. If it's an average night, we should get good looks at a handful of these acrobatic flyers. If it's better than average, we just might see hundreds of nighthawks foraging in giant flocks.