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Forever Evergreen Family Hike

Beech Hill Beech Hill Road, Dublin, NH

Join Harris Center naturalist Ben King to explore our local evergreens. Together, we’ll discover who loves to nibble their needles, crunch their cones, and rest in their branches.

Christmas Bird Count at the Harris Center Bird Feeders

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

Join the Christmas Bird Count – the longest-running community science project in the world – during a group watch at the Harris Center feeders from the comfort of the Harris Center building.

Afterschool Program: Nature Journaling and Winter Tracking

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Hancock Town Library 25 Main Street, Hancock, NH

If you love to journal, draw, and spend time outside enjoying the beauty of the winter months, then these afterschool adventures with Harris Center naturalists Ben King and Susie Spikol are for you!

LGBTQ+ Community Hike in Pisgah State Park

Pisgah State Park Hinsdale, NH

Join LGBTQ+ trip leaders Dee Denehy, Hunter Kirschner, and Richard Doherty for a moderately strenuous, 5-mile roundtrip hike to Pisgah Mountain and back.

Hiking the Katie Metzger Town Forest

Katie Metzger Town Forest Route 119, Fitzwilliam, NH

Join Denny Wheeler and Brian Bishoff for an easygoing, 2-mile roundtrip walk on brand-new trails at the Katie Metzger Town Forest in Fitzwilliam.

Afterschool Program: Nature Journaling and Winter Tracking

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Hancock Town Library 25 Main Street, Hancock, NH

If you love to journal, draw, and spend time outside enjoying the beauty of the winter months, then these afterschool adventures with Harris Center naturalists Ben King and Susie Spikol are for you!

Homeschool Program: At Home in Nature

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

Calling all animal allies, nature noticers, and outdoor explorers! Join Harris Center naturalists Ben King, Karen Rent, and Susie Spikol to let your wild side out this winter. Uncover your wonder, and let the natural world be your teacher.

Winter Mushroom Meander with the Morel Quandary Club

Horatio Colony Nature Preserve Daniels Hill Road, Keene

Join fungi fanatic John Benjamin for a winter wander in search of mushrooms, slime molds, and lichens. Come discover which mushrooms are out and about during the coldest months!

Family Cross-Country Ski at Beech Hill

Beech Hill Beech Hill Road, Dublin, NH

The best way to survive the cold winter months is to get outside and enjoy them – so load up your boots, skis, and poles, and meet Harris Center naturalist Ben King for a morning of cross-country skiing and beautiful views at Beech Hill!

Afterschool Program: Nature Journaling and Winter Tracking

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Hancock Town Library 25 Main Street, Hancock, NH

If you love to journal, draw, and spend time outside enjoying the beauty of the winter months, then these afterschool adventures with Harris Center naturalists Ben King and Susie Spikol are for you!

Homeschool Program: At Home in Nature

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

Calling all animal allies, nature noticers, and outdoor explorers! Join Harris Center naturalists Ben King, Karen Rent, and Susie Spikol to let your wild side out this winter. Uncover your wonder, and let the natural world be your teacher.

Birding the New Hampshire Coast

Hampton Beach State Park 160 Ocean Blvd, Hampton, NH

Join avid birders Steven Lamonde and Kim Snyder for a guided field trip along the New Hampshire Seacoast – the state’s most bird-diverse region during the winter months.

Cross-Country Ski at The Shattuck Golf Course

Shattuck Golf Course 53 Dublin Road, Jaffrey, NH

Load up your boots, skis, and poles, and join Ben King and Ben Haubrich for an afternoon of cross-country skiing at The Shattuck!

Sunset and Full Moon Ramble for Families

Cranberry Meadow Pond Trail Cheney Avenue, Peterborough, NH

Join Harris Center naturalist Janet Altobello to enjoy the beautiful light of the Sun setting and Moon rising from the open, rolling fields of Peterborough’s Lower Cranberry Meadow Pond and Wheeler Trails.

Homeschool Program: At Home in Nature

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

Calling all animal allies, nature noticers, and outdoor explorers! Join Harris Center naturalists Ben King, Karen Rent, and Susie Spikol to let your wild side out this winter. Uncover your wonder, and let the natural world be your teacher.

Environmental Studies Institute: CyberTracker Track & Sign Evaluations

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

Join Nate Harvey for a two-day tracking intensive through CyberTracker's Track & Sign Evaluation program. This is both a certification for those who desire it and a rich learning experience for anyone who wants to learn more about wildlife track & sign.

Winter Wander at the Friedsam Town Forest

Friedsam Town Forest Twin Brook Road, Chesterfield, NH

Join Harris Center naturalists John Benjamin and Jenna Spear to search for animal tracks and sign in the wintry woods, and to learn about the many adaptations New Hampshire animals have for surviving the cold. Perfect for families with elementary-aged children!

Environmental Studies Institute: CyberTracker Track & Sign Evaluations

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

Join Nate Harvey for a two-day tracking intensive through CyberTracker's Track & Sign Evaluation program. This is both a certification for those who desire it and a rich learning experience for anyone who wants to learn more about wildlife track & sign.

Homeschool Program: At Home in Nature

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

Calling all animal allies, nature noticers, and outdoor explorers! Join Harris Center naturalists Ben King, Karen Rent, and Susie Spikol to let your wild side out this winter. Uncover your wonder, and let the natural world be your teacher.

Great Backyard Bird Count

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

Every February, people around the world count birds in their neighborhoods as part of the Great Backyard Bird Count community science project. Join the fun by counting at the Harris Center bird feeders with ecologist Steven Lamonde. Beginning birders welcome!

Natural History and Tracking of the River Otter

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

Join wildlife biologist Mike Bottini for a morning devoted to the natural history and ecology of New England's river otters. We’ll start indoors, then head outside in search of local otter sign.

Babies in Backpacks and Toddlers in Tow in Hancock

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

Join Harris Center naturalist Susie Spikol and parent educators from The River Center for a gentle ramble in search of winter’s wild things. A perfect hike for little legs – and a great chance to chat about parenting questions as we walk! 

Winter Mushroom Meander with the Morel Quandary Club

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

Join fungi fanatic John Benjamin for a winter wander in search of mushrooms, slime molds, and lichens. Come discover which mushrooms are out and about during the coldest months!

Babies in Backpacks and Toddlers in Tow in Keene

Ashuelot River Park West Street, Keene, NH

Join Harris Center naturalist Ben King for a pint-sized adventure in the wilds of Keene. Come search for birds, look for animal tracks in the snow, and spend time with other families. A perfect ramble for little legs!

Hiking Pisgah State Park’s Western Ridges and Ponds

Pisgah State Park Hinsdale, NH

Join Denny Wheeler and Brian Bishoff for a strenuous, 4-mile roundtrip hike to wild and remote portions of New Hampshire’s largest state park.

Sunset and Full Moon Ramble for Families

Cranberry Meadow Pond Trail Cheney Avenue, Peterborough, NH

Join Harris Center naturalist Janet Altobello to enjoy the light of the Sun setting and the Moon rising from the open, rolling fields of Peterborough’s Lower Cranberry Meadow Pond and Wheeler Trails.

Shattuck Winter Wander

Shattuck Golf Course 53 Dublin Road, Jaffrey, NH

Join Harris Center naturalists Jaime Hutchinson and Karen Rent for an afternoon wander along the wild edges of The Shattuck Golf Course in search of winter birds, animal tracks, and more.

Owl Prowl at Beech Hill

Beech Hill Beech Hill Road, Dublin, NH

Join Harris Center naturalists and owl lovers Phil Brown and Susie Spikol as we hoot it up in search of owls in the wild woods of Dublin. Adventure awaits on silent wings...