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October 2021

All About Jack’s Pond: A History Hike

Saturday, October 2,
10:00 am
to 12:00 pm
Harris Center for Conservation Education
Jacks Pond in late summer light. (photo © Eric Aldrich)

Jack's Pond in Hancock is named after a once-enslaved African who gained his freedom and lived nearby in the late 1700s and early 1800s. Join us for a 1.75-mile roundtrip hike, where we'll learn about Jack's life, and how Black history that's been so long in the shadows is now coming to light.

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Nevermore! The Stories of Crows and Ravens

Thursday, October 28,
7:00 pm
to 8:00 pm
A raven flying above a graveyard on a full-moon night. (photo © Jeanne Masar via the Flickr Creative Commons)

Join Phil Brown and Susie Spikol for a talk on the life, times, and folklore of crows and ravens. This dynamic blend of natural history and mythology will leave you with new admiration for these highly intelligent birds — just in time for their Halloween spotlight.

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November 2021

Nature on Tap: A Life with Raptors

Wednesday, November 17,
5:30 pm
to 6:30 pm
Post & Beam Brewing
Nature on Tap logo, featuring a leaf in a mug of beer

Join Chris Martin, raptor biologist and co-host of  NHPR’s "Something Wild," for a happy hour talk on his adventures with birds of prey. Learn how he got his start, and hear him recount some of his most spectacular experiences and close calls. Drinks on you, stories on us!

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