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Environmental Studies Institute: Bird Language Study Group

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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

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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. 

Mushroom Meander with the Morel Quandary Club

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

Join John Benjamin and George Caughey for a mushroom meander around the Harris Center grounds. Discover the fascinating world of fungi and slime molds, learn how to recognize common species, and more.

Kids Count for Wildlife: Red-backed Salamander Survey

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

Calling all kids ages 9 through 18 who care about wildlife! Try your hand at field research by joining the Harris Center for an afternoon of salamander counting.

Art Opening: Transitions — Photographs by Stephen Gehlbach

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

The images in this exhibition by local photographer Stephen Gehlbach employ color, texture, and form to explore the idea of seasonal change.

Surveying for Salamanders

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

Join ecologists Brett Amy Thelen and Karen Seaver for an afternoon of salamander monitoring at the Harris Center’s long-term study plots — part of SPARCnet, a national research effort aimed at understanding the effects of climate change on red-backed salamanders.

Last Day of Art Show: Transitions

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

The images in this exhibition by local photographer Stephen Gehlbach employ color, texture, and form to explore the idea of seasonal change.

“Our Better Nature” Biodiversity Walk

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

Join conservation ecologist Steven Lamonde for a ramble around the Harris Center grounds in search of local biodiversity. Together, we'll see what species are making their home here, and what we can learn from them.