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New Hampshire’s Winter Fungi

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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.

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

Nova Arts 48 Emerald Street, Keene, NH

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!

Clean Energy Action in the Monadnock Region

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Calling all New Hampshire-based climate advocates and energy enthusiasts! Learn about clean energy and sustainability programs taking place in the Monadnock Region and how you can get involved in climate work at the local and state levels.

An Evening with the Abenaki Trails Project

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

“State of Norway Pond” Address

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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?

Salamander Crossing Brigade Workshop

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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!

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!