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March 2022

Babies in Backpacks and Toddlers in Tow

Wednesday, March 2,
10:00 am
to 11:00 am
Harris Center for Conservation Education
A line of children and their parents practice "walking like a wolf" through the snow during a Harris Center tracking program. (photo © Bill Gnade)

Calling all families with young children! Join Harris Center naturalist and animal lover Susie Spikol to wander trails, meadows, and the nooks and crannies of the Harris Center grounds in search of wild finds.

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New Hampshire Master Gardener Training

Thursday, March 3,
9:00 am
to 4:00 pm
Harris Center for Conservation Education
A photo of Sara LeFebvre in the Harris Center's pollinator garden.

Master Gardeners are trained volunteers who share their enthusiasm for gardening through projects such as teaching in school gardens and answering questions on the UNH Extension Infoline. To join their ranks, attend this 12-week training with UNH Extension staff and garden professionals. 

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Environmental Studies Institute: iNaturalist for Beginners

Thursday, March 3,
3:00 pm
to 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, March 3, 2022

Zoom
Two people hold their phones close to a cluster of red-and-white mushrooms, to take pictures. (photo © Nico Baum via Unsplash)

Join conservation biologist Steven Lamonde for an introduction to iNaturalist, an online community science platform for documenting biodiversity. Discover how you can make important contributions to science while learning to identify your wild finds!

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Hike to Stoddard Rocks

Saturday, March 5,
9:00 am
to 3:00 pm
Stoddard

Join Denny Wheeler and Brian Bishoff for a moderately strenuous, 5-mile hike on trails and woods roads to scenic Stoddard Rocks above Pioneer Lake.

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SuperSanctuary Butterfly Club

Wednesday, March 9,
5:30 pm
to 6:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:30 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until Wednesday, April 13, 2022

Zoom

The SuperSanctuary Butterfly Club is taking its fledgling flight! Each month, we’ll learn to identify a dozen local butterfly species, in preparation for a community butterfly survey in the summer of 2022.

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Women’s Work: The Legacy of Women in America’s Oldest Bird Conservation Organization

Thursday, March 10,
5:30 pm
to 6:30 pm
Zoom
A black and white photo of Harriet Hemenway, in a black dress and hat. (photo courtesy Mass Audubon)

Join Joan Walsh of Mass Audubon for a special Women's History Month talk on the enduring legacy of women in America's oldest bird conservation organization — from the founding mothers to modern-day scientists, activists, and educators.

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Salamander Crossing Brigade Workshop

Tuesday, March 15,
7:00 pm
to 8:30 pm
Zoom

Every year, the Harris Center trains community scientists to serve on Salamander Crossing Brigades at amphibian road crossings throughout the Monadnock Region. To join their ranks, attend this fun, information-packed volunteer training!

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Environmental Studies Institute: Building Community Around Climate Action

Wednesday, March 16,
5:30 pm
to 6:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, April 6, 2022

Zoom
A solar panel installation in a green farm field, with a horse grazing nearby. (photo © Monadnock Sustainability Hub)

In this four-part series with the Monadnock Sustainability Hub, learn about climate action, clean energy, and sustainability initiatives that are underway locally, and what more can be done.

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Moonrise Ramble for Families

Thursday, March 17,
6:00 pm
to 7:15 pm
Fremont Field
Branches are silhoutted against the full Flower Moon. (photo © Meade Cadot)

Enjoy the moonrise, sunset, and early signs of spring at Fremont Field in Peterborough with Harris Center teacher-naturalist Janet Altobello. We’ll rove around fields, wetlands, and forest observing changes in the land and air as the day turns to dusk.

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Full Moon Owl Prowl in Keene

Friday, March 18,
7:00 pm
to 8:00 pm
Robin Hood Park
A portrait of a Barred Owl. (photo © Philip Brown via unsplash)

Join Harris Center naturalist Jenna Spear for an evening walk in search of Barred Owls. Adventure awaits when you go owling under a full moon!

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Full Moon Owl Prowl in Hancock

Saturday, March 19,
7:00 pm
to 8:00 pm
Harris Center for Conservation Education
A Barred Owl perched on a branch. (photo © Philip Brown via Unsplash)

Join Harris Center naturalist Susie Spikol for an evening walk in search of Barred Owls. Adventure awaits when you go owling under a full moon!

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38th Annual Waterfowl Safari Along the Connecticut River

Sunday, March 20,
8:00 am
to 1:00 pm
Connecticut River
Hooded Mergansers on Nubanusit Brook. (photo © Tom Momeyer)

The spring bird migration begins in March as waterfowl move north through along the Connecticut River. We’ll caravan to the best birding spots, with a little easy walking as needed, in hopes of seeing the spectacle.

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LAB GIRLS: Think Wild & Choose Your Own Adventure

Wednesday, March 23,
5:00 pm
to 6:00 pm
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One event on Wednesday, February 2, 2022 at 5:00 pm

One event on Wednesday, March 23, 2022 at 5:00 pm

Zoom
Two girls and a teacher, all wearing face masks, look at a taxidermied owl. (photo © Ben Conant)

Find out what it’s like to be an Antarctic researcher, a salamander guardian, or a wildlife artist who swims with whales and follows bears! Sign up for all three, or come to just the ones that interest you the most.

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Environmental Studies Institute: Building Community Around Climate Action

Wednesday, March 23,
5:30 pm
to 6:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, April 6, 2022

Zoom
A solar panel installation in a green farm field, with a horse grazing nearby. (photo © Monadnock Sustainability Hub)

In this four-part series with the Monadnock Sustainability Hub, learn about climate action, clean energy, and sustainability initiatives that are underway locally, and what more can be done.

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Following in the Footsteps of John Kulish to Bacon Ledges and Trout Pond

Saturday, March 26,
9:30 am
to 3:00 pm
Stoddard
A line of hikers walks through a clearing in the woods. (photo © Dave Butler)

Join Stan Smith and Vic Starzynski for a 5-mile hike on trails to Bacon Ledges and Trout Pond, through land conserved by the Forest Society.

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Environmental Studies Institute: Building Community Around Climate Action

Wednesday, March 30,
5:30 pm
to 6:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, April 6, 2022

Zoom
A solar panel installation in a green farm field, with a horse grazing nearby. (photo © Monadnock Sustainability Hub)

In this four-part series with the Monadnock Sustainability Hub, learn about climate action, clean energy, and sustainability initiatives that are underway locally, and what more can be done.

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April 2022

Environmental Studies Institute: Building Community Around Climate Action

Wednesday, April 6,
5:30 pm
to 6:30 pm
|Recurring Events (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, April 6, 2022

Zoom
A solar panel installation in a green farm field, with a horse grazing nearby. (photo © Monadnock Sustainability Hub)

In this four-part series with the Monadnock Sustainability Hub, learn about climate action, clean energy, and sustainability initiatives that are underway locally, and what more can be done.

Learn more »

SuperSanctuary Butterfly Club

Wednesday, April 13,
5:30 pm
to 6:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:30 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until Wednesday, April 13, 2022

Zoom

The SuperSanctuary Butterfly Club is taking its fledgling flight! Each month, we’ll learn to identify a dozen local butterfly species, in preparation for a community butterfly survey in the summer of 2022.

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