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Environmental Studies Institute: The Natural History of American Woodcock and Ruffed Grouse in New HampshireZoom
Join wildlife biologist Mark Ellingwood for a two-week course on American Woodcock and Ruffed Grouse ecology in New Hampshire, including how to identify their sign and sounds in our local woodlands.
The Wisdom of Owls
Join the Harris Center’s Bird Conservation Director, Phil Brown, and naturalist and story spinner Susie Spikol for a fascinating look at the natural history and folklore of New Hampshire’s owls.
The Secret Lives of Our Backyard Raptors: Monitoring and Managing for Beneficial Predators
Join Harris Center Bird Conservation Director Phil Brown for an evening devoted to raptors — specifically, the forest-dwelling Broad-winged Hawk and the field-loving American Kestrel.
Invasive Upland Plant Species of New Hampshire
Join Douglas Cygan, Invasive Species Coordinator for the New Hampshire Department of Agriculture, for a deep dive into the upland invasive plants of New Hampshire.
Butterflies of New Hampshire
Have you ever wondered which butterflies are flitting through your garden? Join retired wildlife biologist and butterfly fan Mark Ellingwood for an introduction to these captivating and charismatic insects.
Book Launch: “The Book of Turtles” with Sy Montgomery and Matt Patterson
Celebrate the diversity of the world’s more than 300 turtle species on publication day for Matt Patterson and Sy Montgomery’s new "Book of Turtles," a picture book suitable for both adults and kids.
How Food Choices Affect the Planet & Your Health with Frances Moore Lappe
Join Frances Moore Lappé, renowned author of "Diet for a Small Planet," for a conversation about the power of your food choices. Now celebrating its 50th anniversary with a new edition, Lappé’s groundbreaking book outlines how moving toward a plant-based diet can help the environment and your health.
Turtle Talk: New Hampshire’s Turtles & How You Can Help
Join wildlife rehabilitators Dallas Huggins and Drew Stevens of NH Turtle Rescue for an overview of New Hampshire's native turtle species, and to learn how to be a good neighbor to your local turtles.
Exploring Bird Migration Science with the National Audubon Society
Join avian biologist Chad Witko for an evening devoted to migratory bird science! Chad will outline the goals of National Audubon Society’s Migratory Bird Initiative and demonstrate the features of their new Migratory Bird Explorer tool.
Art Auction and Talks: Celebrating the Broad-winged Hawk on World Migratory Bird Day
Join us for an art auction and evening of talks to celebrate World Migratory Bird Day! Meet the artist and presenters, make your bid on artwork featuring the Broad-winged Hawk and the SuperSanctuary, and enjoy refreshments.
Join naturalist Susie Spikol for a lively talk on the bounding, sliding, swimming otter! We’ll spend some time getting to know this charismatic local mammal and learning how to recognize its tracks and sign.
The Scoop on Skunks
Join Dr. Rem Moll, skunk researcher and professor at the University of New Hampshire, for a peek into the life of New Hampshire’s most pungent mammal — the striped skunk.
5th Annual Norway Pond Symposium
Join us for a morning of talks highlighting recent research on the past, present, and future ecology of Hancock’s Norway Pond.
Nature on Tap: Love, Sex, and Wow in the Animal Kingdom
Try not to blush when you join a panel of Harris Center naturalists for this spicy discussion of the unusual ways some animals court and mate. Drinks on you, stories on us!