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Tick Talk

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

Join us for a talk about the ecology of Lyme disease with Lyme expert Kathie Fife, who will share her knowledge and experiences as a patient of Lyme, a natural resource specialist, and a patient advocate.

Nature’s Playground Play Group

Event Series Nature’s Playground Play Group
Harris Center for Conservation Education 83 Kings Hwy, Hancock, NH, United States
THIS EVENT IS NOW FULL, BUT YOU CAN STILL JOIN THE WAITLIST

Join Harris Center naturalists and parent educators from The Grapevine and The River Center for three mornings of child-centered, unstructured outdoor play.

Nature’s Playground Play Group

Event Series Nature’s Playground Play Group
Harris Center for Conservation Education 83 Kings Hwy, Hancock, NH, United States
THIS EVENT IS NOW FULL, BUT YOU CAN STILL JOIN THE WAITLIST

Join Harris Center naturalists and parent educators from The Grapevine and The River Center for three mornings of child-centered, unstructured outdoor play.

Homeschool Program: At Home in Nature

Event Series Homeschool Program: At Home in Nature
Harris Center for Conservation Education 83 Kings Hwy, Hancock, NH, United States

Calling all animal allies, nature noticers, and outdoor explorers! Join Harris Center naturalists Karen Rent and Susie Spikol to let your wild side out this spring. Uncover your wonder, and let the natural world be your teacher. Birds, buds, tracks, scat, worms — come discover it all.

Jack’s Pond Hike for Veterans

Harris Center for Conservation Education 83 Kings Hwy, Hancock, NH, United States
THIS EVENT IS NOW FULL, BUT YOU CAN STILL JOIN THE WAITLIST.

Nestled at the base of Mount Skatutakee’s north side, Jack's Pond is one of Hancock's hidden gems. Join Harris Center naturalist Susie Spikol for a 1.75-mile roundtrip hike to the pond, where we'll hear about Jack's life, and search for signs of wildlife as we go.

Nature Mandala Workshop

Harris Center for Conservation Education 83 Kings Hwy, Hancock, NH, United States
THIS EVENT IS NOW FULL, BUT YOU CAN STILL JOIN THE WAITLIST.

Join local environmental artist Sarah Wilson for this morning workshop to learn some tips and techniques for creating outdoor mandalas using only natural materials. Once we’ve gone over the basics, we’ll work as a group to make one large mandala, leaving our creation for others to enjoy as wind, sun, rain, and local critters slowly reclaim it.

An Introduction to Wildlife Rehabilitation

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

Have you ever wondered what it's like to provide round-the-clock care for an orphaned raccoon, or to nurse a Barred Owl back to health? Join us for a talk by Deb Gode, director of Winchester Wildlife Rescue and Rehabilitation, for a peek into what it takes to be a wildlife rehabilitator.

Homeschool Program: At Home in Nature

Event Series Homeschool Program: At Home in Nature
Harris Center for Conservation Education 83 Kings Hwy, Hancock, NH, United States

Calling all animal allies, nature noticers, and outdoor explorers! Join Harris Center naturalists Karen Rent and Susie Spikol to let your wild side out this spring. Uncover your wonder, and let the natural world be your teacher. Birds, buds, tracks, scat, worms — come discover it all.

Homeschool Program: At Home in Nature

Event Series Homeschool Program: At Home in Nature
Harris Center for Conservation Education 83 Kings Hwy, Hancock, NH, United States

Calling all animal allies, nature noticers, and outdoor explorers! Join Harris Center naturalists Karen Rent and Susie Spikol to let your wild side out this spring. Uncover your wonder, and let the natural world be your teacher. Birds, buds, tracks, scat, worms — come discover it all.

Mushroom Meander with the Morel Quandary Club at the Harris Center

Harris Center for Conservation Education 83 Kings Hwy, Hancock, NH, United States
This event has been canceled due to weather.

Meet mushroom mavens John Benjamin and George Caughey for an afternoon meander in search of the fantastic fungi of spring! If we’re lucky, we’ll find toadstools, polypores, turkey tails, and perhaps even a slime mold or two.

Homeschool Program: At Home in Nature

Event Series Homeschool Program: At Home in Nature
Harris Center for Conservation Education 83 Kings Hwy, Hancock, NH, United States

Calling all animal allies, nature noticers, and outdoor explorers! Join Harris Center naturalists Karen Rent and Susie Spikol to let your wild side out this spring. Uncover your wonder, and let the natural world be your teacher. Birds, buds, tracks, scat, worms — come discover it all.

Babies in Backpacks and Toddlers in Tow at the Harris Center

Harris Center for Conservation Education 83 Kings Hwy, Hancock, NH, United States
This event has been cancelled.

Join Harris Center teacher-naturalist Jazimina Creamer-MacNeil to ramble along wild walking trails searching for signs of spring, listening to bird songs, and sniffing the first flowers of the year!

February Vacation Camp

Event Series February Vacation Camp
Harris Center for Conservation Education 83 Kings Hwy, Hancock, NH, United States
This event is now full, but you can still join the waitlist.

Join Harris Center teacher-naturalists for three active days in the great outdoors! Bring your curiosity and sense of wonder as we explore our favorite trails, giant boulders, and secret dens.

February Vacation Camp

Event Series February Vacation Camp
Harris Center for Conservation Education 83 Kings Hwy, Hancock, NH, United States
This event is now full, but you can still join the waitlist.

Join Harris Center teacher-naturalists for three active days in the great outdoors! Bring your curiosity and sense of wonder as we explore our favorite trails, giant boulders, and secret dens.

Wilderness Survival Skills for Middle Schoolers

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

Join Harris Center naturalist John Benjamin for a day of winter survival skills, including fire making, shelter building, food and water gathering, and basic winter first aid. Learn how to hike smart, and connect with your inner Yeti.

February Vacation Camp

Event Series February Vacation Camp
Harris Center for Conservation Education 83 Kings Hwy, Hancock, NH, United States
This event is now full, but you can still join the waitlist.

Join Harris Center teacher-naturalists for three active days in the great outdoors! Bring your curiosity and sense of wonder as we explore our favorite trails, giant boulders, and secret dens.

Nature’s Playground Play Group

Event Series Nature’s Playground Play Group
Harris Center for Conservation Education 83 Kings Hwy, Hancock, NH, United States
This event is now full, but you can still join the waitlist.

Join Harris Center naturalists and parent educators from The Grapevine and The River Center for three mornings of child-centered, unstructured outdoor winter play. While your little ones build snow forts and sculptures, slide like otters, and practice using snowshoes, you’ll have a chance to talk with other parents and caregivers.

Birding for All: Great Backyard Bird Count

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

Every February, people around the world count birds in their neighborhoods as part of the Great Backyard Bird Count — an annual survey that helps scientists better understand global bird populations. Join the fun by counting at the Harris Center bird feeders with our Bird Conservation Director, Phil Brown.

Environmental Studies Institute: Tracking Basics

Event Series Tracking Basics
Harris Center for Conservation Education 83 Kings Hwy, Hancock, NH, United States

Are you curious about who’s been wandering your woodlands and meadows? Do you want to know more about the lives of our local wild mammals? Explore the ancient skill of animal tracking in this four-part course with Harris Center naturalist and mammal expert Susie Spikol.

Nature’s Playground Play Group

Event Series Nature’s Playground Play Group
Harris Center for Conservation Education 83 Kings Hwy, Hancock, NH, United States
This event is now full, but you can still join the waitlist.

Join Harris Center naturalists and parent educators from The Grapevine and The River Center for three mornings of child-centered, unstructured outdoor winter play. While your little ones build snow forts and sculptures, slide like otters, and practice using snowshoes, you’ll have a chance to talk with other parents and caregivers.

Environmental Studies Institute: Tracking Basics

Event Series Tracking Basics
Harris Center for Conservation Education 83 Kings Hwy, Hancock, NH, United States

Are you curious about who’s been wandering your woodlands and meadows? Do you want to know more about the lives of our local wild mammals? Explore the ancient skill of animal tracking in this four-part course with Harris Center naturalist and mammal expert Susie Spikol.

Environmental Studies Institute: Tracking Basics

Event Series Tracking Basics
Harris Center for Conservation Education 83 Kings Hwy, Hancock, NH, United States

Are you curious about who’s been wandering your woodlands and meadows? Do you want to know more about the lives of our local wild mammals? Explore the ancient skill of animal tracking in this four-part course with Harris Center naturalist and mammal expert Susie Spikol.

Nature’s Playground Play Group

Event Series Nature’s Playground Play Group
Harris Center for Conservation Education 83 Kings Hwy, Hancock, NH, United States
This event is now full, but you can still join the waitlist.

Join Harris Center naturalists and parent educators from The Grapevine and The River Center for three mornings of child-centered, unstructured outdoor winter play. While your little ones build snow forts and sculptures, slide like otters, and practice using snowshoes, you’ll have a chance to talk with other parents and caregivers.

Environmental Studies Institute: Tracking Basics

Event Series Tracking Basics
Harris Center for Conservation Education 83 Kings Hwy, Hancock, NH, United States

Are you curious about who’s been wandering your woodlands and meadows? Do you want to know more about the lives of our local wild mammals? Explore the ancient skill of animal tracking in this four-part course with Harris Center naturalist and mammal expert Susie Spikol.

Field Trip: Identifying Trees by Bark

Harris Center for Conservation Education 83 Kings Hwy, Hancock, NH, United States
This event is now full, but you can still join the waitlist.

Join Michael Wojtech, author of "Bark: A Field Guide to Trees of the Northeast," for this bark-inspired field trip, where we’ll explore bark patterns and characteristics for some of our more common New Hampshire trees.

The Kestrels Young Birders Club: Christmas Bird Count

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

Are you a teenager or tween with an interest in birds and birding? Join a growing movement of young adults who are honing their wildlife observation skills, learning to recognize birds and their calls, and spending time outside building community with other young birders.

The Harris Center X SheJumps: Wilderness Skills for Girls+

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

Calling all girls+ who love the outdoors and want to add to their repertoire of wilderness skills! Join us for a morning of romping in the woods, collecting materials for tea, learning fire-building techniques, and practicing proper preparation for hiking and snowshoeing in cold weather.

Winter Tree Identification Workshop

Harris Center for Conservation Education 83 Kings Hwy, Hancock, NH, United States
This event is now full, but you can still join the waitlist.

Join Mike Gagnon and Matt Tarr of UNH Cooperative Extension for a relaxed ramble focused on winter tree identification. We’ll examine branching, buds, and bark while the leaves are off the trees, and discuss how each species functions as habitat for wildlife.

ESI – A Quiet Bower: What the Life and Writings of Rachel Carson Can Teach Us About Modern Conservation

Harris Center for Conservation Education 83 Kings Hwy, Hancock, NH, United States
This event has been cancelled.

Join self-avowed Rachel Carson enthusiast Kim Snyder for an exploration of the life and legacy of conservation icon Rachel Carson and the lessons she still has to teach us in this new age of conservation urgency.

ESI – A Quiet Bower: What the Life and Writings of Rachel Carson Can Teach Us About Modern Conservation

Harris Center for Conservation Education 83 Kings Hwy, Hancock, NH, United States
This event has been cancelled.

Join self-avowed Rachel Carson enthusiast Kim Snyder for an exploration of the life and legacy of conservation icon Rachel Carson and the lessons she still has to teach us in this new age of conservation urgency.