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An Evening with Squirrel Scientist Charlotte Devitz

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Charlotte Devitz is nuts about squirrels, and passionate about making science more accessible. Learn how her research is shedding light on the behavioral differences between urban, suburban, and rural squirrels. What she’s discovering about these everyday mammals just might surprise you!

Forests and Fire Management

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

Join Madison Poe, fire suppression technician with the US Forest Service, for an in-person discussion of fire management in forested ecosystems.

Kestrel Nest Monitoring Training: Part I (Virtual)

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NOTE: This event has been POSTPONED to May 4.

The Harris Center is launching a new Kestrel monitoring initiative. Join us for this online introduction to Kestrel life history, and learn how to help with the exciting early stages of this new project!

Managing Meadows for Wildlife

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Join ecologists Jeff Littleton and Steven Lamonde to explore techniques for managing meadows with wildlife in mind. We’ll discuss the importance of meadows for biodiversity, and share ideas for developing and maintaining habitat for birds, pollinators, and other wildlife.

Kestrel Nest Monitoring Training: Part I (Virtual)

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The Harris Center is launching a new Kestrel monitoring initiative. Join us for this online introduction to Kestrel life history, and learn how to help with the exciting early stages of this new project!

Truffles, Small Mammals, and Healthy Forests

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Join UNH postdoctoral researcher Ryan Stephens to learn about his work on the fascinating connection between small mammals, underground fungi, and forest health, and discover how tiny mammal scat just might be an essential ingredient for forest regeneration.

What Can Woodcock Teach Us About Bird Migration?

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Join wildlife biologist Liam Berigan as he shares some surprising observations from the first four years of an international woodcock monitoring project, and examines their implications for migratory bird conservation.

Native Wild Bees: Pollinator Superheroes

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Join pollinator gardener and wild bee enthusiast Francie Von Mertens for a talk on plant-pollinator connections, and what we can do in backyards and beyond to help wild native bees thrive.

Project Nighthawk Volunteer Training

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Join Becky Suomala and Brett Amy Thelen for an introduction to nighthawk identification and ecology, and to learn how to monitor this charismatic endangered species in Keene, Concord, and beyond.

Wild Canines of New Hampshire

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Join naturalist Susie Spikol for an evening tour of New Hampshire's wild canines. Find out how to tell the difference between a red fox and a gray fox, when to listen and look for coyotes, and what happened to our once-common wolf population. Get your howl on, as every wild dog gets its day!

The Hawk’s Way: Encounters with Fierce Beauty

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

Join author Sy Montgomery and wildlife photographer Tianne Strombeck as they discuss their latest collaboration, "The Hawk’s Way: Encounters with Fierce Beauty" — currently #1 on the New England Independent Booksellers bestseller list!

Bobolinks: Grassland Ambassadors

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Join Dr. Amber Roth of the University of Maine on a migratory journey with bobolinks from their breeding grounds in the northeastern United States to their overwintering habitat in central South America.

Hancock BioBlitz: Online Information Session

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How many different species can we find in Hancock during Old Home Days weekend? Join us for a fun, family-friendly weekend of exploration and community science! To learn more, join ecologist Steven Lamonde for a virtual introduction to iNaturalist and this BioBlitz effort.

Leave the Leaves

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Learn the benefits of keeping your fall leaves and discover easy ways to turn leaves into compost or mulch with regenerative landscape designer Michele Chalice.

Migratory Raptors of Pack Monadnock

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Join Harris Center Bird Conservation Director Phil Brown for a look at the upcoming hawk migration spectacle that can be viewed from the Pack Monadnock Raptor Observatory in Peterborough. You’ll be well prepared for peak migration after this evening of stories and stunning raptor images!

Book Launch: “Our Better Nature: Hopeful Excursions in Saving Biodiversity”

Harris Center for Conservation Education 83 Kings Hwy, Hancock, NH
This event has been postponed until next spring!

A collaboration among New England conservationists, "Our Better Nature" offers stories of creative citizens whose successes with protecting and restoring nature are examples we can apply anywhere.

Conservation Around the Globe

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

Join the Executive Director of the Katie Adamson Conservation Fund (KACF) for an introduction to KACF's wildlife conservation efforts and to learn about opportunities for travelers to make conservation connections well beyond our borders.

Nature on Tap: Tiny Terrors

Post & Beam Brewing 40 Grove Street, Peterborough, NH

Join a team of Harris Center naturalists as they share true tales of cannibalism, zombification, kleptomania, envenomation, and other dark doings by pint-sized wildlife – just in time for Halloween!

Monadnock Region Natural History Conference

Keene State College 229 Main Street, Keene, NH

This full-day conference will feature presentations on a diversity of natural history topics, from wildlife to Mount Monadnock to accessibility in the outdoors.

The Secret Lives of Bees

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Join bee expert Nick Dorian for an introduction to the wild bees of New England, which come in every size, shape, and color you can imagine — and live all around us, hiding in plain sight.