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Babies in Backpacks and Toddlers in Tow at the Fremont Field

Fremont Field 100 Old Jaffrey Road, Peterborough, NH

Join Harris Center naturalist Susie Spikol on a springtime romp in search of butterflies, brand new leaves, singing birds, and blue skies. A great chance to meet other families who enjoy spending time outside.

Afterschool Program: Fort-a-Tude

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

Calling all adventurers with a heart for fort building! Join teacher-naturalist John Benjamin for three afternoons deep in the Harris Center woods, building your own woodland fort. Perfect for children in grades 2 through 4.

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.

Afterschool Program: Fort-a-Tude

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

Calling all adventurers with a heart for fort building! Join teacher-naturalist John Benjamin for three afternoons deep in the Harris Center woods, building your own woodland fort. Perfect for children in grades 2 through 4.

Afterschool Program: Fort-a-Tude

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

Calling all adventurers with a heart for fort building! Join teacher-naturalist John Benjamin for three afternoons deep in the Harris Center woods, building your own woodland fort. Perfect for children in grades 2 through 4.

Pollinator Palooza!

Ashuelot River Park West Street, Keene, NH

Join the Harris Center and many other organizations for an afternoon of learning and celebration for National Pollinator Week! Activities will include: a pollinator scavenger hunt, creating your own bee box, painting your own pot for a native plant, and more.

Babies in Backpacks and Toddlers in Tow at the Jaquith Rail Trail

Jaquith Rail Trail Jaquith Road, Harrisville, NH

Join Harris Center naturalist Susie Spikol on a late spring romp in search of butterflies, brand new leaves, singing birds, and blue skies. A great chance to meet other families who enjoy spending time outside.

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. 

Snake Search

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

Join Matt Patterson and Susie Spikol for an afternoon snake search along the Harris Center grounds. Find out if any snakes have moved into the Harris Center’s snake hotels, hunt for snakeskin, and discover the incredible natural history of these slithery reptiles.

Babies in Backpacks and Toddlers in Tow at Casalis State Forest

Casalis State Forest Elm Hill Road, Peterborough, NH
NOTE: Unfortunately, this outing has been CANCELED.

Join Harris Center naturalist Susie Spikol for a wild ramble in search of summer birds, wildflowers, salamanders, and other amazing finds. A perfect hike for little legs!

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.

Insect Safari & Bug Bonanza

Beech Hill Beech Hill Road, Dublin, NH

Join naturalist Susie Spikol for a morning meadow adventure in search of crickets, leafhoppers, butterflies, grasshoppers, and more. A great way for families with elementary-age children to learn about the wild world of arthropods.

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.

Babies in Backpacks and Toddlers in Tow at the Harris Center

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

Join Harris Center naturalist Susie Spikol for a wild ramble in search of summer birds, wildflowers, salamanders, and other amazing finds. A perfect hike for little legs!

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.

Family Hawk Watch

Pack Monadnock Raptor Observatory Miller State Park, Peterborough, NH

Want to see the "Greatest Show Above Earth"? Join Harris Center naturalist Susie Spikol for this morning of hawkwatching at the Pack Monadnock Raptor Observatory!

Trail Games at Children’s Woods

Children's Woods Jaffrey, NH

Use your eagle eyes, owl ears, and chipmunk reflexes during this fun afternoon of trail games with naturalist Jaime Hutchinson.

Babies in Backpacks and Toddlers in Tow at McCabe Forest

McCabe Forest 2-84 Elm St Ext, Antrim, NH
NOTE: Unfortunately, this outing has been CANCELED.

Join Harris Center naturalist Susie Spikol and parent educators from The Grapevine for a wild ramble in search of signs of fall.

Homeschool Program: At Home in Nature

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

Join Harris Center naturalists Ben King, Karen Rent, and Susie Spikol to let your wild side out this fall. Uncover your wonder, and let the natural world be your teacher!

Homeschool Program: At Home in Nature

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

Join Harris Center naturalists Ben King, Karen Rent, and Susie Spikol to let your wild side out this fall. Uncover your wonder, and let the natural world be your teacher!

Hike-a-thon: Big Boulders or Bust

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

Join Harris Center naturalists Karen Rent and Jenna Spear for an adventure-filled hike to one of our favorite places: the Big Boulders. Perfect for families with elementary-aged children and older.

Homeschool Program: At Home in Nature

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

Join Harris Center naturalists Ben King, Karen Rent, and Susie Spikol to let your wild side out this fall. Uncover your wonder, and let the natural world be your teacher!

Chipmunks, Squirrels, and Mice, Oh My!

Beech Hill Beech Hill Road, Dublin, NH

Scurry into the world of New Hampshire’s small mammals with Harris Center naturalist Ben King! A great program for preschoolers and early elementary-aged children and their families.

Homeschool Program: At Home in Nature

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

Join Harris Center naturalists Ben King, Karen Rent, and Susie Spikol to let your wild side out this fall. Uncover your wonder, and let the natural world be your teacher!