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July 2019

Water Connections: What Fresh Water Means to Us and What We Mean to Water

Thursday, July 11,
7:00 pm
to 8:00 pm
Hancock Town Library
Dinsmore Pond, as viewed from the Hiroshi Loop Trail. (photo © Will Holden)

Join journalist Jim Rousmaniere for a talk based on his new book on the connections between people and water. He'll discuss floods and flood control, watershed protection, hydropower, pollutants, and more.

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Owl L’Amour

Saturday, July 13,
11:00 am
to 12:00 pm
Harrisville Public Library
Barred Owl. (photo © Vivienne Strauss)

Join Harris Center naturalist Susie Spikol for this light-hearted talk on owl courtship. Find out how Barred Owls woo, and learn what all that wild hooting is about in the woods!

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Nature on Tap: A Loon Ranger’s Life

Wednesday, July 17,
5:30 pm
to 6:30 pm
Post & Beam Brewing
A fuzzy loon chick nestles up to its parent. (photo © Kittie Wilson)

Join us at the Post & Beam Brewery for happy hour storytelling with Caroline Hughes of the Loon Preservation Committee. Find out the secrets of one of New Hampshire’s most iconic species and raise your glass to this majestic bird!

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Space Animals

Tuesday, July 23,
7:00 pm
to 8:00 pm
Hancock Town Library
A vintage postage stamp depicting a dog in a space ship..

Join Susie Spikol for an evening slideshow on the history of animals in space as part of the Hancock Town Library’s summer reading program.

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August 2019

The Emerging LiDAR Landscape: A New Way of Looking at the Land

Thursday, August 22,
7:00 pm
to 8:30 pm
Harris Center for Conservation Education

Join Rick Chormann, NH state geologist, for an introduction to Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) technology, with an emphasis on glacial landforms. Rick will also discuss stone walls as landforms, their place in New Hampshire history, and the New Hampshire Stone Wall Mapping project.

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