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Snake Search

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

Join Matt Patterson and Susie Spikol for an afternoon snake search along the Harris Center grounds. Find out if any snakes have moved into the Harris Center’s snake hotels, hunt for snakeskin, and discover the incredible natural history of these slithery reptiles.

Plein Air with A Flair: Women’s Caucus for Art Paint Day

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

Wander along the Harris Center grounds to observe artists from the New Hampshire Chapter of Women’s Caucus for Art creating "plein air" works.

Environmental Studies Institute: Bird Language Study Group

Recurring
Harris Center for Conservation Education 83 Kings Hwy, Hancock, NH

Birds are the messengers of the forest. In this four-week course, you’ll learn how to listen deeply, how to tell what different bird calls mean, and how practicing bird language can give us a deeper understanding of the world around us.

Environmental Studies Institute: Fantastic Ferns of New Hampshire

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

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.

Environmental Studies Institute: Bird Language Study Group

Recurring
Harris Center for Conservation Education 83 Kings Hwy, Hancock, NH

Birds are the messengers of the forest. In this four-week course, you’ll learn how to listen deeply, how to tell what different bird calls mean, and how practicing bird language can give us a deeper understanding of the world around us.

Environmental Studies Institute: True Nature Yoga

Recurring
Harris Center for Conservation Education 83 Kings Hwy, Hancock, NH

Immerse yourself in the sounds, scents, and sensations of five summer evenings as we explore nature within and around us through yoga. Embody bird flight, insect hum, and the rootedness of trees. Variations will be offered to suit beginners and seasoned yogis alike. 

Environmental Studies Institute: Bird Language Study Group

Recurring
Harris Center for Conservation Education 83 Kings Hwy, Hancock, NH

Birds are the messengers of the forest. In this four-week course, you’ll learn how to listen deeply, how to tell what different bird calls mean, and how practicing bird language can give us a deeper understanding of the world around us.

Environmental Studies Institute: True Nature Yoga

Recurring
Harris Center for Conservation Education 83 Kings Hwy, Hancock, NH

Immerse yourself in the sounds, scents, and sensations of five summer evenings as we explore nature within and around us through yoga. Embody bird flight, insect hum, and the rootedness of trees. Variations will be offered to suit beginners and seasoned yogis alike. 

Art Opening: Plein Air with a Flair

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

View the works created by artists from the Women’s Caucus for Art on the Harris Center grounds earlier in the summer! The opening reception will also feature a talk by art historian Kimberly Olmstead titled, “Women in Art: A History of Plein Air Painting and Conservation.” 

Environmental Studies Institute: True Nature Yoga

Recurring
Harris Center for Conservation Education 83 Kings Hwy, Hancock, NH

Immerse yourself in the sounds, scents, and sensations of five summer evenings as we explore nature within and around us through yoga. Embody bird flight, insect hum, and the rootedness of trees. Variations will be offered to suit beginners and seasoned yogis alike. 

Babies in Backpacks and Toddlers in Tow at the Harris Center

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

Join Harris Center naturalist Susie Spikol for a wild ramble in search of summer birds, wildflowers, salamanders, and other amazing finds. A perfect hike for little legs!

Hancock BioBlitz: iNaturalist Field Training and BioBlitz

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

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: True Nature Yoga

Recurring
Harris Center for Conservation Education 83 Kings Hwy, Hancock, NH

Immerse yourself in the sounds, scents, and sensations of five summer evenings as we explore nature within and around us through yoga. Embody bird flight, insect hum, and the rootedness of trees. Variations will be offered to suit beginners and seasoned yogis alike. 

Exploring the Willard Pond Brook Land

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

Join Eric Masterson, Jeremy Wilson, and Anitra Sorensen for a 1.5-mile roundtrip exploration of the Harris Center's newest conservation property, a 74-acre preserve in Hancock and Antrim.

Last Day of Art Exhibit: Plein Air with a Flair

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

This group art show features works created "en plein air" along the Harris Center grounds by artists from the New Hampshire Chapter of Women’s Caucus for Art.

Environmental Studies Institute: True Nature Yoga

Recurring
Harris Center for Conservation Education 83 Kings Hwy, Hancock, NH

Immerse yourself in the sounds, scents, and sensations of five summer evenings as we explore nature within and around us through yoga. Embody bird flight, insect hum, and the rootedness of trees. Variations will be offered to suit beginners and seasoned yogis alike.