21Feb2017

Winter Camp 2017

From 9am until 3pm

At Nature Learning Center

It’s vacation week, and the fun abounds for children. Join us for a day of exploring the natural world in winter.

Tues, Feb 21, Grades 4-6: Winter Survival. 9 AM-3 PM Build a snow shelter and learn the basics of building a fire in winter.

Wed, Feb 22, Grades k-2: Tracks and Trails. 9 AM-3 PM We will strap on our snowshoes and head out in search of the wildlife that has been out and about on the Tin Mountain trails. From fox to squirrels, wildlife tracks abound!

Thurs, Feb 23, Grades 3-5: Nature Journals and Sketching. 9 AM-3 PM Winter is a great time to observe bird nests, animal tracks, birds at the feeder, tree bark, and buds. We will observe, sketch, and describe what we find as we explore the Rockwell Sanctuary on snowshoes.

Fri, Feb 24, Grades 2-4: Winter Adaptations. 9 AM-3 PM From fur and feathers to sleeping or staying put, we will explore the world of nature in winter and the ways both plants and animals adapt to snow, ice, and cold temperatures.

Cost: $45 M $50 NM/ day

Registration: Call 603-447-6991

25Feb2017

Snowshoe Cherry Pond

From 8am

At Meet at Grant's in Glen

David Govatski will lead this exploration of Cherry Pond in winter. The varied habitat offers opportunities for great tracks, interesting birds, and a terrific landscape. Dress warmly, bring a lunch, and bring snowshoes or borrow ours. Call 603-447-6991 for reservations.

Donations of $3 per person, $5 per family are appreciated. The Tin Mountain Nature Program Series is sponsored by L.L. Bean. Tin Mountain Conservation Center is a 501(c) 3 non-profit environmental education organization serving the greater Mount Washington Valley for over 30 years. To learn more about Tin Mountain Conservation Center and other upcoming programs call 603-447-6991, visit www.tinmountain.org, or friend us on facebook.

02Mar2017

Skulls & Skeletons (New Date!)

From 7pm until 8pm

At Nature Learning Center

Herbivore, carnivore, or omnivore? Incisors or canines? Humerus or femur? Explore the extensive skull and skeleton collection at Tin Mountain with staff naturalists Mike Dufilho and Matt Maloney. They will show us the key to answering these and other questions regarding skulls and skeletons.

03Mar2017

Animal Athletes

From 6:30pm

At Nature Learning Center

Animals are truly amazing athletes. Did you know a mountain lion can leap 15 feet in the air or that a peregrine falcon can reach speeds of 240 mph? Join a naturalist from Squam Lakes Natural Science Center, along with three wild animal athletes (no mountain lions though), to learn how speed, strength, and agility help them to survive. You’ll even be able to compare your own athletic abilities to some of New Hampshire’s wild athletes! Program cost of $10/family, $5/individual.

The Tin Mountain Nature Program Series is sponsored by L.L. Bean. Tin Mountain Conservation Center is a 501(c) 3 non-profit environmental education organization serving the greater Mount Washington Valley for over 30 years. To learn more about Tin Mountain Conservation Center and other upcoming programs call 603-447-6991, visit www.tinmountain.org, or friend us on facebook.

04Mar2017

Winter Birding at Plum Island

From 7am

At Meet at the Nature Learning Center

Snowy Owls, horned larks, short-eared owls and northern shrikes are just some of the interesting birds seen at Plum Island during the winter.   Bring binoculars, a lunch, and dress warm as we head south to Parker River Wildlife Refuge.

Donations of $3 per person, $5 per family are appreciated. The Tin Mountain Nature Program Series is sponsored by L.L. Bean. Tin Mountain Conservation Center is a 501(c) 3 non-profit environmental education organization serving the greater Mount Washington Valley for over 30 years. To learn more about Tin Mountain Conservation Center and other upcoming programs call 603-447-6991, visit www.tinmountain.org, or friend us on facebook.

09Mar2017

EcoForum: Katahdin Woods & Waters National Monument

From noon until 1pm

At Nature Learning Center

There’s a new national monument just a (long) hike away in Maine. The long-anticipated Katahdin Woods & Waters National Monument was designated in August 2016, a day before the National Park Service centennial celebration. The Monument encompasses more than 87,500 acres and provides views of Mt. Katahdin. It also includes the East Branch of the Penobscot River. Jym St. Pierre, the Maine Director of RESTORE, will provide a visitor’s guide to the area and address land use and access within the area. 

Tin Mountain's monthly EcoForum series is sponsored in part by Flatbread Company of North Conway and Frontside Coffee Roasters. Tin Mountain Conservation Center is a 501(c) 3 non-profit environmental education organization serving the greater Mount Washington Valley for over 30 years. To learn more about Tin Mountain Conservation Center and other upcoming programs call 603-447-6991, visit www.tinmountain.org, or friend us on facebook.

11Mar2017

First Season Benefit Dinner & Auction

From 5:30pm until 9pm

At Fryeburg Academy

It’s time to celebrate the coming of spring.  Join us for Tin Mountain Conservation Center’s 31st First Season Benefit Dinner Auction on Sat, March 11 at the Fryeburg Academy Field House.  Good food and lots of great items abound.  Please consider being a supporter of Tin Mountain Conservation Center by contributing an item, being a sponsor and /or coming to the event.

Tickets are $55, reservations required. 603-447-6991.

15Mar2017

Pollinators & Native Plants

From 7pm until 8pm

At Nature Learning Center

Pollinators are essential to producing food, sustaining wildlife, and allowing plants to reproduce. Join Anna Fialkoff to learn about the native plants that support the most pollinators in gardens, field edges, wetlands, and woodlands. Find out what attracts bees, birds, bats, butterflies, and moths to certain plant species and how to utilize plants as ecological powerhouses in the landscape. 

Donations of $3 per person, $5 per family are appreciated. The Tin Mountain Nature Program Series is sponsored by L.L. Bean. Tin Mountain Conservation Center is a 501(c) 3 non-profit environmental education organization serving the greater Mount Washington Valley for over 30 years. To learn more about Tin Mountain Conservation Center and other upcoming programs call 603-447-6991, visit www.tinmountain.org, or friend us on facebook.