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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.

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.

Spring Tree Identification Walk

Beech Hill Beech Hill Road, Dublin, 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 identifying trees and shrubs in early spring. We’ll look at branching, buds, and bark while the leaves are still off the trees, and discuss how each species functions as habitat for wildlife.

ESI: Transitions — A Nature Poetry Writing Workshop

Event Series Transitions: A Nature Poetry Writing Workshop
Harris Center & local field sites 83 King's Highway, Hancock

As nature makes a dramatic transition from the quietude of winter to the new life of spring, parallel changes may occur in our own lives. In this workshop facilitated by poet Brian Evans-Jones, we’ll explore this phenomenon by observing the natural world and writing our own poetry in a small, supportive group.

Nature Mandala 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 local environmental artist Sarah Wilson for this morning workshop to learn some tips and techniques for creating outdoor mandalas using only natural materials. Once we’ve gone over the basics, we’ll work as a group to make one large mandala, leaving our creation for others to enjoy as wind, sun, rain, and local critters slowly reclaim it.

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.

ESI: Transitions — A Nature Poetry Writing Workshop

Event Series Transitions: A Nature Poetry Writing Workshop
Harris Center & local field sites 83 King's Highway, Hancock

As nature makes a dramatic transition from the quietude of winter to the new life of spring, parallel changes may occur in our own lives. In this workshop facilitated by poet Brian Evans-Jones, we’ll explore this phenomenon by observing the natural world and writing our own poetry in a small, supportive group.

ESI: Transitions — A Nature Poetry Writing Workshop

Event Series Transitions: A Nature Poetry Writing Workshop
Harris Center & local field sites 83 King's Highway, Hancock

As nature makes a dramatic transition from the quietude of winter to the new life of spring, parallel changes may occur in our own lives. In this workshop facilitated by poet Brian Evans-Jones, we’ll explore this phenomenon by observing the natural world and writing our own poetry in a small, supportive group.

ESI: Transitions — A Nature Poetry Writing Workshop

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

As nature makes a dramatic transition from the quietude of winter to the new life of spring, parallel changes may occur in our own lives. In this workshop facilitated by poet Brian Evans-Jones, we’ll explore this phenomenon by observing the natural world and writing our own poetry in a small, supportive group.

Ashuelot River Water Quality Monitoring Volunteer Training

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

The Ashuelot River Local Advisory Committee is recruiting volunteers for their 24th season of water quality monitoring!To volunteer, join Barbara Skuly for this in-person training, where we'll review sampling techniques, go over the use of monitoring equipment, and share the 2024 sampling schedule