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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.

Owl Prowl for Families

Jaffrey Jaffrey, New Hampshire
THIS EVENT IS NOW FULL, BUT YOU CAN STILL JOIN THE WAITLIST.

Hoot it up with Harris Center naturalists Jaime Hutchinson and Susie Spikol on a magical twilight walk in a secret location in Jaffrey! Together, we'll look and listen for New Hampshire's most common owl species, learning as we go.

40th Annual Connecticut River Waterfowl Safari

Connecticut River Hinsdale to Charlestown, NH, United States
THIS EVENT IS NOW FULL, BUT YOU CAN STILL JOIN THE WAITLIST.

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.

Kestrels Young Birders Club: Woodcock and Owl Walk

Swanzey Swanzey, United States
THIS EVENT IS NOW FULL, BUT YOU CAN STILL JOIN THE WAITLIST.

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.

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."

Family Owl Prowl

Shieling Forest 395 Old Street Road, Peterborough, NH, United States
This event has been canceled due to weather.

Join Harris Center naturalists Janet Altobello and Kara Reynolds for an enchanting evening of learning about and listening for owls in the wild woods of Shieling Forest.

Kestrels Young Birders Club: Hawkwatching at Pitcher Mountain

Pitcher Mountain Stoddard, NH, United States
This outing has been canceled due to weather.

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

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.

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.

Vernal Pool Project Workshop

Buck Meadow Conservation Area 32 NH-101A, Amherst, United States
This event is now full, but you can still join the waitlist.

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
THIS EVENT IS NOW FULL, BUT YOU CAN STILL JOIN THE WAITLIST.

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.

Kestrels Young Birders Club: Children and the Arts Bird Walk

Peterborough Peterborough, NH, United States

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 Thing in the Spring: City Bird Walk

Keene State College 229 Main Street, Keene, NH, United States

Join avid birders Nate Marchessault and Chris Liazos for a leisurely one-mile walk along the Ashuelot Rail Trail and Keene State College campus during the peak of spring bird migration.

Fantastic Frogs of Robin Hood Park

Robin Hood Park Reservoir Street, Keene, NH, United States
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Join Harris Center teacher-naturalists Karen Rent and Jenna Spear to look and listen for frogs in and around the water, and learn how to identify the different species that live in our local ponds.

NH Bat Counts Volunteer Training

Harris Center & local field sites 83 King's Highway, Hancock

Join wildlife biologists Sandi Houghton and Haley Andreozzi to learn more about the bat species found in New Hampshire, the threats they face, and how you can help.

Art Opening: Odes & Aves

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

Join wildlife photographer Frank Gorga for the opening of his newest exhibit, showcasing recent photographs of “odes” (dragonflies and damselflies) and “aves” (birds).

3rd Annual Bird ID, Ecology & Habitat Management Workshop at Stone Fence Farm

Stone Fence Farm 64 Johnson Mountain Road, Unity, NH, United States

Join Phil Brown, Matt Tarr, and others for a morning of birding and learning at Stone Fence Farm, a property owned and managed for a diversity of native species by professional foresters Jeremy Turner and Laura French.

A Monadnock Garden Day: Dinner with the Presenters

Hancock Hancock, NH, United States

Meet the presenters for Saturday’s "Monadnock Garden Day: Gardening in a Changing World" workshop, among many other garden lovers, during this special dinner hosted by Eleanor Briggs.

A Monadnock Garden Day: Gardening in a Changing World

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

Share your gardening dreams during this full-day workshop with renowned garden and landscape designers Page Dickey, Edwina Von Gal, John Gwynne, and Helen O'Donnell.

Field Foray with the SuperSanctuary Butterfly Club

Harris Center for Conservation Education 83 Kings Hwy, Hancock, NH, United States
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Join the SuperSanctuary Butterfly Club as we search for crescents, blues, sulfurs, and other butterflies – and learn to identify them by their field marks, flight patterns, and behavior.

Special Event for Harris Center Supporters: Soaring with Raptors

Harris Center for Conservation Education 83 Kings Hwy, Hancock, NH, United States
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Join us for our annual celebration of everyone who helps the Harris Center soar — featuring live raptors from the Vermont Institute of Natural Science! This special event is offered by invitation only to Harris Center supporters.

Birding the Heald Tract

Heald Tract 154-134 Heald Rd, Wilton, NH, United States
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Join avid birders Gail and Gerry Coffey for a 2-mile hike through a variety of habitats that are home to many breeding birds at the Forest Society’s Heald Tract in Wilton.

Turtle Time

Harris Center for Conservation Education 83 Kings Hwy, Hancock, NH, United States
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Join Matt Patterson, illustrator of the award-winning books "The Book of Turtles" and "Of Time and Turtles," on a slow meander in search of nests, basking sites, and other turtle finds. Perfect for elementary school-aged children and their families.