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Go Wild for At-Home Learners: Mushroom Madness

Tuesday, October 20,
1:00 pm
to 2:30 pm

A hand holding an orange mushroom. (photo © Ben Conant)

This school year, whether you’re homeschooling or learning remotely, consider joining the Harris Center on the third Tuesday of each month for outside-only nature experiences, guided by our talented teacher-naturalists. Learn how to use tools and your own curiosity to discover the wild secrets of where you live! Sharpen your observation skills, think scientifically, draw what you see, write what you feel, and open your senses to all that you can learn about this place we call home.

In October, we’ll turn our sights toward mushroomsusing field guides and magnifiers, we’ll see how many different varieties of these decomposers we can find and explore the important role they play in the natural world.

1 to 2:30 p.m. at the Harris Center. This learning experience is for homeschoolers and remote learners in Grades 1 through 5. All classes will meet outside, and will follow the Harris Center’s COVID-19 outing guidelines.

Cost: $20 per class for Harris Center supporters / $30 for all others

Group size is limited to 8 participants, and registration is required. Register online here.


Tuesday, October 20
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
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Harris Center for Conservation Education
83 Kings Hwy
Hancock, NH 03449 United States


Miles Stahmann
(603) 525-3394