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January 2022

Environmental Studies Institute: The Natural History of Deer and Moose in New Hampshire

Tuesday, January 11, 2022,
10:00 am
to 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, February 1, 2022

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A yearling moose in snowy woods. (photo © Meade Cadot)

Join wildlife biologist Mark Ellingwood for a four-week course on deer and moose ecology in the Granite State. We'll learn about seasonal behavior, habitat use, and population dynamics of these iconic species, and how to identify deer and moose sign in our local woods.

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Environmental Studies Institute: The Natural History of Deer and Moose in New Hampshire

Tuesday, January 18, 2022,
10:00 am
to 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, February 1, 2022

Zoom
A yearling moose in snowy woods. (photo © Meade Cadot)

Join wildlife biologist Mark Ellingwood for a four-week course on deer and moose ecology in the Granite State. We'll learn about seasonal behavior, habitat use, and population dynamics of these iconic species, and how to identify deer and moose sign in our local woods.

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Sharks of New England

Wednesday, January 19, 2022,
5:30 pm
to 6:30 pm
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A shark with a long curved tail swims in blue-green water, surrounded by smaller fish. (photo © Klaus Stiefel via the Flickr Creative Commons)

Join shark and ray researcher Julia Saltzman to learn about the wild sharks that grace the New England coastline.

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Environmental Studies Institute: The Natural History of Deer and Moose in New Hampshire

Tuesday, January 25, 2022,
10:00 am
to 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, February 1, 2022

Zoom
A yearling moose in snowy woods. (photo © Meade Cadot)

Join wildlife biologist Mark Ellingwood for a four-week course on deer and moose ecology in the Granite State. We'll learn about seasonal behavior, habitat use, and population dynamics of these iconic species, and how to identify deer and moose sign in our local woods.

Learn more »

The Science of Saw-whet Owls

Wednesday, January 26, 2022,
5:30 pm
to 6:30 pm
Zoom
A person's hand holding a saw-whet owl. (photo © Elizabeth Nicodemus via the Flickr Creative Commons)

Join Sean Beckett of the North Branch Nature Center— where researchers have captured and tagged over 600 migrating saw-whet owls in the last seven years — to discover what scientists are learning about the natural history and ecology of this adorable species.

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February 2022

Environmental Studies Institute: The Natural History of Deer and Moose in New Hampshire

Tuesday, February 1, 2022,
10:00 am
to 11:00 am
|Recurring Events (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, February 1, 2022

Zoom
A yearling moose in snowy woods. (photo © Meade Cadot)

Join wildlife biologist Mark Ellingwood for a four-week course on deer and moose ecology in the Granite State. We'll learn about seasonal behavior, habitat use, and population dynamics of these iconic species, and how to identify deer and moose sign in our local woods.

Learn more »

New Hampshire’s Winter Fungi

Thursday, February 3, 2022,
5:30 pm
to 6:30 pm
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A yellow mushroom growing on the forest floor, surrounded by pine needles. (photo © Jill Griffiths)

Join John Benjamin, Harris Center naturalist and leader of the popular Morel Quandary Club, for an exploration of the diversity and natural history of some of the more common fungi found in New Hampshire during the cold months.

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Nature on Tap: Love, Sex, and Wow in the Animal World

Thursday, February 10, 2022,
6:00 pm
to 7:00 pm
Nova Arts
Nature on Tap logo, featuring a leaf in a mug of beer

Get your wild on this Valentine’s Day by joining Harris Center naturalists for a discussion of the unusual ways some animals court and mate. Drinks on you, stories on us!

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An Evening with the Abenaki Trails Project

Thursday, February 17, 2022,
5:30 pm
to 6:30 pm
Zoom

Join us for this special opportunity to learn about a new initiative highlighting the history of Indigeneous people in Nd'akinna – and celebrating the ongoing vital presence of the Abenaki in New Hampshire.

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“State of Norway Pond” Address

Wednesday, February 23, 2022,
5:30 pm
to 6:30 pm
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Norway Pond Commission chair Tom Shevenell sets a canoe anchor during a morning of water quality sampling on Norway Pond. (photo © Brett Amy Thelen)

Join Tom Shevenell, Chair of the Norway Pond Commission, for a scientist’s view of Hancock's beloved Norway Pond. What are researchers and community scientists learning about the health and history of the pond ecosystem?

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March 2022

Women’s Work: The Legacy of Women in America’s Oldest Bird Conservation Organization

Thursday, March 10, 2022,
5:30 pm
to 6:30 pm
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A black and white photo of Harriet Hemenway, in a black dress and hat. (photo courtesy Mass Audubon)

Join Joan Walsh of Mass Audubon for a special Women's History Month talk on the enduring legacy of women in America's oldest bird conservation organization — from the founding mothers to modern-day scientists, activists, and educators.

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Salamander Crossing Brigade Workshop

Tuesday, March 15, 2022,
7:00 pm
to 8:30 pm
Zoom

Every year, the Harris Center trains community scientists to serve on Salamander Crossing Brigades at amphibian road crossings throughout the Monadnock Region. To join their ranks, attend this fun, information-packed volunteer training!

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Environmental Studies Institute: Building Community Around Climate Action

Wednesday, March 16, 2022,
5:30 pm
to 6:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:30 pm on day 16 of the month, repeating until Wednesday, April 6, 2022

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A solar panel installation in a green farm field, with a horse grazing nearby. (photo © Monadnock Sustainability Hub)

In this four-part series with the Monadnock Sustainability Hub, learn about climate action, clean energy, and sustainability initiatives that are underway locally, and what more can be done.

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