Environmental Studies Institute

A group walks through the snowy forest, framed in the foreground by hemlock boughs (photo © Ben Conant).

Short Courses for Adult Learners

Dig deeper into the natural and cultural history of the Monadnock Region with the Harris Center’s Environmental Studies Institute (ESI) courses.

Taking various forms — outings, workshops, lectures, field trips, and more — ESI courses are geared toward adults with a passion for lifelong learning.

Upcoming Courses

Environmental Studies Institute: Wild Foraging

Saturday, May 11,
9:00 am
to 4:00 pm
Dublin Community Center
A person walking through the woods while holding a cluster of wild ramps. (photo © Canva Commons)

This class will offer a thorough introduction to eating wild plants from our local watershed — covering everything from field botany and plant identification to sustainable foraging, harvesting techniques, and food preparation.

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Contact Us

For more information on our ESI offerings, please contact Susie Spikol at (603) 525-3394 or by email.