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May 2018

Project Nighthawk Volunteer Training

Tuesday, May 29,
7:00 pm
to 8:45 pm
Putnam Science Center at Keene State College
A Common Nighthawk in flight. (photo © Kenneth Cole Schneider)

Nighthawks were once common in cities throughout New Hampshire, where they nested on gravel roofs and fed on insects attracted to city lights. In recent years, these acrobatic birds have disappeared from many New Hampshire towns, but they still nest in Keene.

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June 2018

An Introduction to the Hancock Bobcat Den Project

Friday, June 1,
7:00 pm
to 8:00 pm
Harris Center for Conservation Education
A bobcat, as photographed by a motion-sensored trail camera. (photo © Eric Aldrich)

Using trail cameras and tracking, Dallas Huggins and Eric Aldrich have spent the last few years following in the footsteps of local bobcats. In this enlightening talk, they'll share some of their discoveries, along with bobcat images, video, and audio recorded right here in the SuperSanctuary.

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Spiders of New England

Friday, June 15,
7:00 pm
to 8:30 pm
Harris Center for Conservation Education

Join Dr. Karen Cangialosi, spider researcher and professor of biology at Keene State College, for an introduction to New England spiders. You’ll leave this evening with a new understanding of, and appreciation for, the valuable role spiders play in our local ecosystems.

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Landscaping at the Water’s Edge

Saturday, June 23,
9:00 am
to 11:00 am
Harris Center for Conservation Education
the cover of the "Landscaping at the Water's Edge" handbook

Join Cathy Neal and Jason Aube for an introduction to landscaping on shorefront properties. You’ll learn best practices for enhancing your yard while also protecting water quality in our lakes, streams, and rivers.

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