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Babies in Backpacks and Toddlers in Tow at Distant Hill Gardens

Distant Hill Gardens 507 March Hill Road, Walpole, NH, United States
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Join Harris Center teacher-naturalist Jazimina Creamer-MacNeil to ramble along wild walking trails searching for signs of spring, listening to bird songs, and sniffing the first flowers of the year!

Mushroom Meander with the Morel Quandary Club at Beech Hill

Beech Hill Beech Hill Road, Dublin, NH, United States
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Meet John Benjamin and George Caughey, a pair of fun-gis, for an afternoon meander in search of the fantastic fungi of spring! If we’re lucky, we’ll find toadstools, polypores, turkey tails, and perhaps even a slime mold or two.

Babies in Backpacks and Toddlers in Tow at Cathedral of the Pines

Cathedral of the Pines 10 Hale Hill Rd, Rindge, NH, United States
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Join Harris Center naturalist Susie Spikol for a morning ramble with your young children! Together, we’ll listen to bird songs, search for animals of all kinds, smell spring flowers, and explore the wild world.

Hiking the Wapack Trail to Binney Pond and Pratt Mountain

Binney Hill Road Binney Hill Road, New Ipswich, United States

Join longtime hike leaders Brian Bishoff and Denny Wheeler for a strenuous, 3.7-mile roundtrip hike with outstanding views along the Wapack Trail in New Ipswich. This out-and-back hike will take us along an abandoned road and well-maintained trail through conservation land, past the lovely Binney Pond to Pratt Mountain.

Spring Beauties of Partridge Woods

Partridge Woods Brickyard Road, Nelson, NH, United States

Join avid hikers Kathy Schillemat and Rick Church to hike the Town of Nelson’s Partridge Woods, where we’ll search for ephemeral wildflowers and other signs of spring along the Ridge Trail.

Rock Hounders: A Rock and Mineral Adventure for Families

Chickering Feldspar and Tourmaline Mine Walpole, NH, United States
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Calling all rock hounds! Join the Harris Center, Distant Hill Gardens, and the Monadnock Conservancy for a rockin’ outing to a feldspar and tourmaline mine. Discover the history of this mine, search for mineral and rock treasures, and make connections with other geology-loving families!

LGBTQ+ Accessible Spring Hike at Distant Hill Gardens

Distant Hill Gardens 507 March Hill Road, Walpole, NH, United States

Join Richard Doherty (he, him) and Hunter Kirschner (he, they) for an LGBTQ+ community hike at the Distant Hill Nature Trail, built according to U.S. Forest Service accessibility standards.

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

Jaquith Rail Trail Jaquith Road, Harrisville, NH, United States

Join Harris Center teacher-naturalist Jazimina Creamer-MacNeil to ramble along wild walking trails searching for signs of spring, listening to bird songs, and sniffing the first flowers of the year!

Mushroom Meander with the Morel Quandary Club at Friedsam Forest

Friedsam Town Forest Twin Brook Road, Chesterfield, NH, United States

Meet mushroom enthusiasts John Benjamin and George Caughey for an afternoon meander in search of the fantastic fungi of spring! If we’re lucky, we’ll find toadstools, polypores, turkey tails, and perhaps even a slime mold or two.

Birding for All: World Migratory Bird Day Walk

Dillant-Hopkins Airport 80 Airport Road, Swanzey, NH, United States
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Celebrate World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD) by joining avid birders Nate Marchessault and Chris Liazos for an easygoing outing at the Dillant-Hopkins Airport – a local birding hotspot with great views of wetlands, woodlands, and fields.

Easygoing Hike at Shattuck Pond

Shattuck Pond Francestown, United States

Join Ben Haubrich and Miki Clements-Collier for a leisurely hike along the Francestown Forest Trail to the pristine Shattuck Pond. This 1.5-mile roundtrip hike includes some ups and downs and has a total elevation gain of about 150 feet.

Kestrels Young Birders Club: Children and the Arts Bird Walk

Peterborough Peterborough, NH, United States

Are you a teenager or tween with an interest in birds and birding? Join a growing movement of young adults who are honing their wildlife observation skills, learning to recognize birds and their calls, and spending time outside building community with other young birders.

Hiking Casalis State Forest

Casalis State Forest Elm Hill Road, Peterborough, NH, United States

Join longtime hike leaders Brian Bishoff and Denny Wheeler for a springtime hike on woods roads and trails through Casalis State Forest in Peterborough, where we’ll visit two ponds, lovely woods, and a recently logged area.

The Thing in the Spring: City Bird Walk

Keene State College 229 Main Street, Keene, NH, United States

Join avid birders Nate Marchessault and Chris Liazos for a leisurely one-mile walk along the Ashuelot Rail Trail and Keene State College campus during the peak of spring bird migration.

Full Moon Meander for Veterans

Juggernaut Pond Hancock, NH, United States

Join Jen Whitney of the Vet Center and Harris Center naturalist Susie Spikol for a moonlit wander up to the pristine shoreline of Juggernaut Pond. We'll listen for owls and frogs as we meander under the Flower Moon. This hike is for veterans only.

Babies in Backpacks and Toddlers in Tow at Robin Hood Park

Robin Hood Park Reservoir Street, Keene, NH, United States

Join Harris Center teacher-naturalist Jazimina Creamer-MacNeil to ramble along wild walking trails searching for signs of spring, listening to bird songs, and sniffing the first flowers of the year!

3rd Annual Bird ID, Ecology & Habitat Management Workshop at Stone Fence Farm

Stone Fence Farm 64 Johnson Mountain Road, Unity, NH, United States

Join Phil Brown, Matt Tarr, and others for a morning of birding and learning at Stone Fence Farm, a property owned and managed for a diversity of native species by professional foresters Jeremy Turner and Laura French.

Babies in Backpacks and Toddlers in Tow at the Converse Meadow Trail

Converse Meadow Trail Converseville Road, Rindge, NH, United States

Join Harris Center naturalist Susie Spikol for a morning ramble with your young children! Together, we’ll listen to bird songs, search for animals of all kinds, smell spring flowers, and explore the wild world.