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Project Nighthawk Volunteer Training

Zoom , United States

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.

Bird Identification, Ecology & Habitat Management 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.

iNaturalist Field Training & Mini BioBlitz

Hiroshi Land Route 137, Peterborough, NH, United States

Join ecologist Steven Lamonde for a hands-on introduction to iNaturalist. We'll start with group instruction on how to collect natural history observations via the iNaturalist app, then venture out to document as many species as possible along the Hiroshi Loop Trail.

Environmental Studies Institute: Fantastic Ferns of New Hampshire

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

Join acclaimed naturalist Lynn Levine for a day of learning all about ferns. We'll start with an indoor introduction to these incredible plants – which have survived four mass extinctions! – then head outside in search of ferns to observe and identify.

Hancock BioBlitz: iNaturalist Field Training and BioBlitz

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

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 this in-person iNaturalist training and easygoing morning of BioBlitzing.

Environmental Studies Institute: Drawing from Nature – Artifacts and Observation with Artist Annie Trowbridge

Zoom , United States

In this four-week course, we'll immerse ourselves in the art of observation through drawing, looking closely at shape, texture, weight, and shadow as we sketch. All levels of drawing experience are welcome!

Environmental Studies Institute: Drawing from Nature – Artifacts and Observation with Artist Annie Trowbridge

Zoom , United States

In this four-week course, we'll immerse ourselves in the art of observation through drawing, looking closely at shape, texture, weight, and shadow as we sketch. All levels of drawing experience are welcome!

Environmental Studies Institute: CyberTracker Track & Sign Evaluations

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

Join Nate Harvey for a two-day tracking intensive through CyberTracker's Track & Sign Evaluation program. This is both a certification for those who desire it and a rich learning experience for anyone who wants to learn more about wildlife track & sign.

Environmental Studies Institute: CyberTracker Track & Sign Evaluations

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

Join Nate Harvey for a two-day tracking intensive through CyberTracker's Track & Sign Evaluation program. This is both a certification for those who desire it and a rich learning experience for anyone who wants to learn more about wildlife track & sign.

Environmental Studies Institute: Drawing from Nature – Artifacts and Observation with Artist Annie Trowbridge

Zoom , United States

In this four-week course, we'll immerse ourselves in the art of observation through drawing, looking closely at shape, texture, weight, and shadow as we sketch. All levels of drawing experience are welcome!

Environmental Studies Institute: Drawing from Nature – Artifacts and Observation with Artist Annie Trowbridge

Zoom , United States

In this four-week course, we'll immerse ourselves in the art of observation through drawing, looking closely at shape, texture, weight, and shadow as we sketch. All levels of drawing experience are welcome!

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 online training to join their ranks – or simply to learn more about the spring amphibian migration.

Ashuelot River Water Quality Monitoring Volunteer Training

Putnam Science Center at Keene State College Appian Way, Keene, NH, United States

Join the Ashuelot River Local Advisory Committee (ARLAC) for their 23rd season of water quality monitoring! During this in-person training, we'll review sampling techniques, go over the use of monitoring equipment, and share the 2023 sampling schedule.

Field Forays with the SuperSanctuary Butterfly Club

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

Calling all butterfly fans! Join wildlife biologist Mark Ellingwood and other members of the SuperSanctuary Butterfly Club for this two-part course as we practice identifying butterflies on the wing and in the net, in preparation for a statewide butterfly survey in July.

Spring Tree Identification Walk

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

Tag along with UNH extension forester Mike Gagnon on a relaxed spring tree ID walk. Together, we’ll explore branching patterns, buds, and the shapes of newly-emerged leaves, and learn how each species functions as habitat for wildlife.

2nd 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.

5th Annual Norway Pond Symposium

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

Join us for a morning of talks highlighting recent research on the past, present, and future ecology of Hancock’s Norway Pond.

Environmental Studies Institute: CyberTracker Track & Sign Evaluations

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

Join Nate Harvey for a two-day tracking intensive through CyberTracker's Track & Sign Evaluation program. This is both a certification for those who desire it and a rich learning experience for anyone who wants to learn more about wildlife track & sign.

Field Forays with the SuperSanctuary Butterfly Club

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

Calling all butterfly fans! Join wildlife biologist Mark Ellingwood and other members of the SuperSanctuary Butterfly Club for this two-part course as we practice identifying butterflies on the wing and in the net, in preparation for a statewide butterfly survey in July.

Environmental Studies Institute: CyberTracker Track & Sign Evaluations

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

Join Nate Harvey for a two-day tracking intensive through CyberTracker's Track & Sign Evaluation program. This is both a certification for those who desire it and a rich learning experience for anyone who wants to learn more about wildlife track & sign.

Nature Photography 101

Dublin Community Center 1123 Main St, Dublin, NH, United States
This event is now full, but you can still join the waitlist.

Have you ever wondered how professional photographers are able to capture such stunning images of nature? Join award-winning photographer Ben Conant for a “behind the lens” look at nature photography.

Winter Tree Identification Workshop

Harris Center for Conservation Education 83 Kings Hwy, Hancock, NH, United States
This event is now full, but you can still join the waitlist.

Join Mike Gagnon and Matt Tarr of UNH Cooperative Extension for a relaxed ramble focused on winter tree identification. We’ll examine branching, buds, and bark while the leaves are off the trees, and discuss how each species functions as habitat for wildlife.

Field Trip: Identifying Trees by Bark

Harris Center for Conservation Education 83 Kings Hwy, Hancock, NH, United States
This event is now full, but you can still join the waitlist.

Join Michael Wojtech, author of "Bark: A Field Guide to Trees of the Northeast," for this bark-inspired field trip, where we’ll explore bark patterns and characteristics for some of our more common New Hampshire trees.