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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.

Environmental Studies Institute: Bird Language Study Group

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

Birds are the messengers of the forest. In this four-week course, you’ll learn how to listen deeply, how to tell what different bird calls mean, and how practicing bird language can give us a deeper understanding of the world around us.

Environmental Studies Institute: True Nature Yoga

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

Immerse yourself in the sounds, scents, and sensations of five summer evenings as we explore nature within and around us through yoga. Embody bird flight, insect hum, and the rootedness of trees. Variations will be offered to suit beginners and seasoned yogis alike. 

Environmental Studies Institute: Bird Language Study Group

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

Birds are the messengers of the forest. In this four-week course, you’ll learn how to listen deeply, how to tell what different bird calls mean, and how practicing bird language can give us a deeper understanding of the world around us.

Environmental Studies Institute: True Nature Yoga

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

Immerse yourself in the sounds, scents, and sensations of five summer evenings as we explore nature within and around us through yoga. Embody bird flight, insect hum, and the rootedness of trees. Variations will be offered to suit beginners and seasoned yogis alike. 

Paddle on the North Branch of the Contoocook

Robb Reservoir Keene-Concord Road, Stoddard, NH

Join Kathy Schillemat and other nature enthusiasts for a morning paddle down the North Branch of the Contoocook River in Stoddard. This section of river is surrounded by conserved land, so the wildlife watching should be excellent!

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.

Environmental Studies Institute: True Nature Yoga

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

Immerse yourself in the sounds, scents, and sensations of five summer evenings as we explore nature within and around us through yoga. Embody bird flight, insect hum, and the rootedness of trees. Variations will be offered to suit beginners and seasoned yogis alike. 

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!

Sunset Paddle on Norway Pond

Norway Pond Hancock, NH

Join Phil Brown and other naturalists for an evening paddle across Norway Pond to a wetland rich with birds and turtles.

Environmental Studies Institute: True Nature Yoga

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

Immerse yourself in the sounds, scents, and sensations of five summer evenings as we explore nature within and around us through yoga. Embody bird flight, insect hum, and the rootedness of trees. Variations will be offered to suit beginners and seasoned yogis alike. 

POP-UP PROGRAM: Birding the Nighthawk Migration in Keene

Stone Arch Village 831 Court Street, Keene, NH

The fall nighthawk migration is now underway! Join nighthawk enthusiasts Cliff Seifer and Brett Amy Thelen to search for the spectacle from a great vantage point in Keene.

Birding for All: Birding the Nighthawk Migration

Brenner Bridge Depot Park, Peterborough, NH

The "fall" nighthawk migration is at its peak in late August. Join avid birder Phil Brown and nighthawk enthusiast Brett Amy Thelen to search for the spectacle from a wheelchair-accessible site along the Contoocook River in Peterborough.

Exploring the Willard Pond Brook Land

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

Join Eric Masterson, Jeremy Wilson, and Anitra Sorensen for a 1.5-mile roundtrip exploration of the Harris Center's newest conservation property, a 74-acre preserve in Hancock and Antrim.

Shorebirding at Howe Reservoir

Howe Reservoir Dublin, NH

Join Eric Masterson for a birding outing at Howe Reservoir, which has been drained to facilitate repairs to the dam — creating an attractive inland stopover site for migrating shorebirds.

Environmental Studies Institute: True Nature Yoga

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

Immerse yourself in the sounds, scents, and sensations of five summer evenings as we explore nature within and around us through yoga. Embody bird flight, insect hum, and the rootedness of trees. Variations will be offered to suit beginners and seasoned yogis alike. 

Mushroom Meander with the Morel Quandary Club

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

Join John Benjamin and George Caughey for a mushroom meander around the Harris Center grounds. Discover the fascinating world of fungi and slime molds, learn how to recognize common species, and more.

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.

Wetland Shrub Identification Walk

Willard Pond Wildlife Sanctuary Willard Pond Roard, Antrim, NH

Join Mike Gagnon and Matt Tarr of UNH Extension for a relaxed ramble focused on wetland shrub identification. We'll examine branching patterns, leaf shape and structure, and more.

Monarch Butterfly Tagging

Hiroshi Land Route 137, Peterborough, NH

Every fall, monarch butterflies undertake a spectacular, 3,000-mile migration from New England to central Mexico. Here’s a chance to marvel at this far-ranging species up close and contribute to an understanding of their impressive annual migration!

POP-UP EVENT: Raptor Release at the Pack Monadnock Raptor Observatory

Pack Monadnock Raptor Observatory Miller State Park, Peterborough, NH

Join the Harris Center and Wings of the Dawn for a special event: the release of rehabilitated raptors back to the wild. Come be part of the excitement as these raptors get a second chance at freedom! 

Source to Sea Cleanup

Recurring
Monadnock Region NH

Make a difference for our local rivers during the Connecticut River Conservancy’s 26th Annual Source to Sea Cleanup! In the Monadnock Region, we’ll focus our efforts on the Ashuelot River in Keene, Swanzey, and Winchester.

Source to Sea Cleanup

Recurring
Monadnock Region NH

Make a difference for our local rivers during the Connecticut River Conservancy’s 26th Annual Source to Sea Cleanup! In the Monadnock Region, we’ll focus our efforts on the Ashuelot River in Keene, Swanzey, and Winchester.

Source to Sea Cleanup

Recurring
Monadnock Region NH

Make a difference for our local rivers during the Connecticut River Conservancy’s 26th Annual Source to Sea Cleanup! In the Monadnock Region, we’ll focus our efforts on the Ashuelot River in Keene, Swanzey, and Winchester.

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.