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October 2020

Go Wild for At-Home Learners: Mushroom Madness

Friday, October 23,
10:00 am
to 11:30 am
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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Backroads Biking in the Monadnock Region: Chesham to Eastview Loop

Saturday, October 24,
10:00 am
to 1:00 pm
Harrisville

Join David Sobel and Jennifer Kramer for a 13.2-mile ride on and off an old railroad bed, with gorgeous pond and marsh views.

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Motus: A Revolution in Migration Research

Tuesday, October 27,
5:30 pm
to 6:30 pm
Zoom

Join us to learn about an amazing new research network that is revolutionizing the study of winged migration by tracking the movements of small birds, bats, and even dragonflies who have been fitted with tiny radio transmitters -- including right here in the Monadnock Region.

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Spooky Birds

Friday, October 30,
10:00 am
to 11:30 am
Hancock
A raven flying above a graveyard on a full-moon night. (photo © Jeanne Masar via the Flickr Creative Commons)

Join raptor education specialist Kim Snyder for this positively haunting in-person program on birds with scary reputations. From owls to crows, ravens to vultures, discover what's true about these birds -- and what's just a spooky story.

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November 2020

Go Wild for At-Home Learners: Squirrels Up Close

Friday, November 20,
10:00 am
to 11:30 am
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

Friday, December 18,
10:00 am
to 11:30 am
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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