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Winter Snowshoe OUTing! at Kennedy Brook

Stoddard Stoddard, NH

Join Dee Denehy (she, her), Richard Doherty (he, him), and Hunter Kirschner (he, him) for a LGBTQ+ winter snowshoe along Kennedy Brook in Stoddard.

Babies in Backpacks and Toddlers in Tow

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

Calling all families with young children! Join Harris Center naturalist and animal lover Susie Spikol to wander trails, meadows, and the nooks and crannies of the Harris Center grounds in search of wild finds.

Shattuck Winter Wander

Shattuck Golf Course 53 Dublin Road, Jaffrey, NH

Join Harris Center teacher-naturalists Jaime Hutchinson and Karen Rent for a winter wander along the wild edges of the Shattuck golf course. We'll listen for winter birds, search for animal tracks and sign, and more.

Winter Outing to the Crotched Mountain Bowl

Crotched Mountain Town Forest Farrington Road, Francestown

Join Dave Butler and Ben Haubrich for a moderately strenuous, 4-mile snowshoe hike or ski on the rolling terrain of Crotched Mountain.

Mushroom Meander with the Morel Quandary Club

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

Join the Morel Quandary Club to look for polypores, slime molds, and shelf fungi, and get into likin’ lichen.

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. Join the fun by counting at the Harris Center bird feeders with avid birders Steven Lamonde and Eric Masterson. Beginning birders welcome!

Babies in Backpacks and Toddlers in Tow

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

Calling all families with young children! Join Harris Center naturalist and animal lover Susie Spikol to wander trails, meadows, and the nooks and crannies of the Harris Center grounds in search of wild finds.

Hike to Stoddard Rocks

Stoddard Stoddard, NH

Join Denny Wheeler and Brian Bishoff for a moderately strenuous, 5-mile hike on trails and woods roads to scenic Stoddard Rocks above Pioneer Lake.

Moonrise Ramble for Families

Fremont Field 100 Old Jaffrey Road, Peterborough, NH

Enjoy the moonrise, sunset, and early signs of spring at Fremont Field in Peterborough with Harris Center teacher-naturalist Janet Altobello. We’ll rove around fields, wetlands, and forest, observing changes in the land and air as the day turns to dusk.

Full Moon Owl Prowl in Keene

Robin Hood Park Reservoir Street, Keene, NH

Join Harris Center naturalist Jenna Spear for an evening walk in search of Barred Owls. Adventure awaits when you go owling under a full moon!

Full Moon Owl Prowl in Hancock

Harris Center for Conservation Education 83 Kings Hwy, Hancock, NH
NOTE: This event has been POSTPONED to March 24.

Join Harris Center naturalist Susie Spikol for an evening walk in search of Barred Owls. Adventure awaits when you go owling under a full moon!

38th Annual Waterfowl Safari Along the Connecticut River

Connecticut River Hinsdale to Charlestown, NH

The spring bird migration begins in March as waterfowl move north through along the Connecticut River. We’ll caravan to the best birding spots, with a little easy walking as needed, in hopes of seeing the spectacle.

LGBTQ+ Community Hike at the Horatio Colony Nature Preserve

Horatio Colony Nature Preserve Daniels Hill Road, Keene

Join Dee Denehy (she, her), Richard Doherty (he, him), and Hunter Kirschner (he, him) for an LGBTQ+ hike at the Horatio Colony Nature Preserve in Keene.

Homeschool Program: At Home in Nature

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

From birds and blooms to bugs and buds, find out what you can discover! Perfect for kids ages 6 through 12.

Homeschool Program: At Home in Nature

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

From birds and blooms to bugs and buds, find out what you can discover! Perfect for kids ages 6 through 12.

Mushroom Meander with the Morel Quandary Club

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

Join mycophile John Benjamin to search the Harris Center woodlands for early spring fungi. From British soldiers to violet-toothed polypores and beyond, discover which members of this unique kingdom are hardy enough to fruit during the cruelest month!

Homeschool Program: At Home in Nature

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

From birds and blooms to bugs and buds, find out what you can discover! Perfect for kids ages 6 through 12.

Sunset Stroll & Woodcock Wander

Keene YMCA 200 Summit Road, Keene, NH

Join Harris Center naturalists Phil Brown and Karen Rent for an evening stroll in search of dancing woodcocks and chorusing frogs. The springtime symphony is always a feast for the senses!

Babies in Backpacks and Toddlers in Tow at McCabe Forest

McCabe Forest Route 202, Antrim, NH
NOTE: This event has been CANCELED due to inclement weather.

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

Sunset Ramble for Families at the Fremont Field

Fremont Field 100 Old Jaffrey Road, Peterborough, NH

Come enjoy the sunset and spring unfolding at Fremont Field in Peterborough with Harris Center teacher-naturalist Janet Altobello. We’ll rove around fields, wetlands, and forest, observing changes in the land and air as the day turns to dusk.

Vernal Pool Hike at the Horatio Colony Preserve

Horatio Colony Nature Preserve Daniels Hill Road, Keene

Join Brett Amy Thelen for a moderately strenuous, 1.2-mile roundtrip climb to a hilltop vernal pool at the Horatio Colony Nature Preserve, where we’ll explore the fascinating world of spring-breeding amphibians.

Kestrel Nest Monitoring Training: Part II (Field)

NH

The Harris Center is launching a new Kestrel monitoring initiative. Join us for a morning in the field, where you'll learn how to help with the exciting early stages of this new project!

Hiking Little Mount Monadnock

Widow Gage Town Forest 699-617 Rhododendron Road, Fitzwilliam, NH

Join Denny Wheeler and Brian Bishoff for a 5-mile roundtrip hike to the summit of Little Monadnock Mountain via the trails of Widow Gage Town Forest.

Vernal Pool Exploration for Families at Distant Hill Gardens

Distant Hill Gardens 507 March Hill Road, Walpole, NH

Spend the afternoon searching for amphibian eggs and other critters in the beautiful vernal pools along the Distant Hill Nature Trail, an accessible trail with gentle slopes.

Mushroom Meander with the Morel Quandary Club

Robin Hood Park Reservoir Street, Keene, NH

Join mycophile and Harris Center teacher-naturalist John Benjamin for a mushroom foray at Robin Hood Park in Keene. From polypores to puffballs and wolf’s milk slime to witches butter, get curious about this colossal kingdom!

Pratt Pond Hike

Pratt Pond Pratt Pond Road, Mason, NH

Join Miki Clements-Collier and Denny Wheeler for a 3.3-mile roundtrip hike on the trails around scenic Pratt Pond in Mason.

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.