The Moon, Planets & Zodiac: Your Nightly Guide to Our Journey through Space

Understanding and observing the nightly phases of the moon and its relative position within the zodiac is a key to understanding, enjoying, and contemplating our night skies. What is the real world significance of the zodiac beyond just a tool of astrology? How does it help us understand our movement through space? What causes the [...]

The Moon, Planets & Zodiac: Your Nightly Guide to Our Journey through Space 2018-12-21T13:42:44+00:00

Backcountry XC Ski Trip

Strap on your skis and join the TMCC naturalist staff on the beautiful spruce-lined winter trails of the Kanc.  A series of short loops along the edge of Hedgehog Mountain lead skiers over the ungroomed trails of the WMNF.  While the terrain is beginner friendly there will be moderate climbs and downhill runs along the [...]

Backcountry XC Ski Trip 2018-12-21T13:41:37+00:00

Children’s Winter Craft Project

Join kids craft maven Kathy Bowie for this fun winter project. Participants will sew and stuff their own balsam pillows, complete with a small pocket for treasures. Designed for children age 6-12. Space is limited, please call 447-6991. Program & Material Fee: $10

Children’s Winter Craft Project 2018-12-21T13:40:01+00:00

Screening: Run Wild Run Free

Over 60 years ago America was in the peak of the industrial revolution and the nation’s waterways were dying from dams, water diversions and pollution. Run Wild Run Free takes the viewer through the history and current state of the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act that sought to protect these waterways. Join Tin Mountain, the [...]

Screening: Run Wild Run Free 2018-12-21T13:38:29+00:00

In Search of Winter Wanderers: Winter Tracking

Join Master Naturalist Rick Van de Poll for a comprehensive program on northern New England's winter-active furbearers. This combination slide and outdoor program will cover the basic life histories of two dozen mammals we are likely to see in winter by virtue of their tracks and signs. The hour-long indoor program will precede a 2 [...]

In Search of Winter Wanderers: Winter Tracking 2018-12-21T13:37:04+00:00

Bears of Katmai

Katmai National Park is a spectacular four million acre national park and preserve located on the Alaska Peninsula in southwest Alaska. Katmai is famous for its geology, salmon and the world’s largest protected population of brown bears, estimated at 2,200 individuals. David Govatski will discuss his visit to the region as well as how to [...]

Bears of Katmai 2018-12-21T13:36:04+00:00

Weatherize MWV Kick Off

Come learn how you can save up to $4,000 in the cost of weatherizing your home against the cold and the high cost of heating by participating in the NHSAVES rebate program. The Tin Mountain Energy Team is partnering with three New Hampshire certified home auditors and contractors to provide deeply discounted home energy audits. Meet the [...]

Weatherize MWV Kick Off 2019-01-10T21:02:46+00:00

Solstice Celebration in Jackson

Join the Jackson community behind the Jackson Public Library for a celebration of the year's longest night. There will be guided snowshoe hikes, children's crafts, winter stories, a bonfire, songs, and reflections. All are welcome. Please dress to be outside and bring a flashlight or headlamp.

Solstice Celebration in Jackson 2018-12-12T11:46:24+00:00

Glacial Geology Field Program

Join Tin Mountain for an on the ground look at the geologic history of the White Mountains, from tectonic plates to glaciers. Hike to the summit of Mount Willard for a view of the glacial U-shaped valley of Crawford Notch. Pack water, a lunch, and layers. Snowshoes or microspikes are recommended. The hike is 3.2 miles [...]

Glacial Geology Field Program 2018-12-05T11:17:38+00:00

Geology of the Presidential Range

They may be covered in snow currently, but there is a lot to discover about the geology of the White Mountain’s Presidential Range. Dr. Dykstra Eusden, Professor of Geology at Bates College and author of several books on the geology of the White Mountains, will discuss the bedrock history and ancient tectonics of the Presidential [...]

Geology of the Presidential Range 2018-12-05T11:16:42+00:00