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Crossings: How Road Ecology is Shaping the Future of Our Planet

Zoom , United States

Roads are so ubiquitous that they’re practically invisible to us, but wild animals experience them as entirely alien forces of disruption. Join us for a special evening with award-winning environmental journalist and author Ben Goldfarb as he discusses his newest book, "Crossings: How Road Ecology is Shaping the Future of Our Planet."

The Kestrels Young Birders Club: Snowy Owl Search at the Parker River National Wildlife Refuge

Parker River National Wildlife Refuge Refuge Road, Newbury, MA, United States
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Are you a teenager or tween with an interest in birds and birding? Join a growing movement of young adults who are honing their wildlife observation skills, learning to recognize birds and their calls, and spending time outside building community with other young birders.

The Life and Times of New Hampshire’s Black Bears

Olivia Rodham Memorial Library Nelson Common Road, Nelson, NH, United States

Dive into the natural history of Ursus americanus — the American black bear — with Harris Center naturalist Susie Spikol. Learn how these beautiful bruins survive and reproduce, explore their unique adaptations and behaviors, and come away with tips and tricks for co-existence.

Salamander Crossing Brigade Workshop

Zoom , United States

Every year, the Harris Center trains community scientists to serve on Salamander Crossing Brigades at amphibian road crossings throughout the Monadnock Region. Attend this fun, information-packed volunteer training to join their ranks – or simply to learn more about the remarkable spring amphibian migration.

40th Annual Connecticut River Waterfowl Safari

Connecticut River Hinsdale to Charlestown, NH, United States

Join Harris Center bird brains Phil Brown and Eric Masterson, along with other guides, for a morning of waterfowl watching and welcoming spring migrants back to the fields and waterways of the Connecticut River Valley.

Otter Country: An Unexpected Adventure in the Natural World

Zoom , United States

Whether you love otters or are simply curious to learn more, join us for a deep dive into the lives of these mighty mustelids with Miriam Darlington, author of the new book, "Otter Country: An Unexpected Adventure in the Natural World."

An Introduction to Wildlife Rehabilitation

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

Have you ever wondered what it's like to provide round-the-clock care for an orphaned raccoon, or to nurse a Barred Owl back to health? Join us for a talk by Deb Gode, director of Winchester Wildlife Rescue and Rehabilitation, for a peek into what it takes to be a wildlife rehabilitator.

The Life and Times of New Hampshire’s Black Bears

New Ipswich Library 6 Main St., New Ipswich, United States

Dive into the natural history of Ursus americanus — the American black bear — with Harris Center naturalist Susie Spikol. Learn how these beautiful bruins survive and reproduce, explore their unique adaptations and behaviors, and come away with tips and tricks for co-existence.

Vernal Pool Project Workshop

Buck Meadow Conservation Area 32 NH-101A, Amherst, United States

Join Harris Center ecologist Brett Amy Thelen for this hands-on introduction to vernal pool documentation, with special focus on identifying amphibian egg masses.

Vernal Pool Hike at the Horatio Colony Nature Preserve

Horatio Colony Nature Preserve Daniels Hill Road, Keene, United States

Join Harris Center ecologist Brett Amy Thelen for a moderately strenuous, 1.2-mile roundtrip hike to a hilltop vernal pool, where we'll explore the exquisite, ephemeral world of spring-breeding amphibians.

Birding for All: World Migratory Bird Day Walk

Dillant-Hopkins Airport 80 Airport Road, Swanzey, NH, United States

Celebrate World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD) by joining avid birders Nate Marchessault and Chris Liazos for an easygoing outing at the Dillant-Hopkins Airport – a local birding hotspot with great views of wetlands, woodlands, and fields.