01Oct2020

Hawk Talk

From 7pm until 8pm

Chris Lewey, Raven Interpretive Programs, will discuss common migrating hawks of the northeast. The program will cover basic identification marks, flight, behavior, and sightings of hawks.

Zoom link: https://zoom.us/j/95760680931

Meeting ID: 957 6068 0931

02Oct2020

Fall Foliage Paddle

From 9am until 1pm

Join Tin Mountain on an adventure on Kezar Pond and stream in Fryeburg, Maine. We’ll meet at the Tin Mountain Conservation Center at Bald Hill Road in Albany and shuttle 25 minutes east to our put-in site. Tin Mountain staff will provide binoculars for use and we’ll stop at a secluded sand beach for lunch. We’ll search for wildlife such as Bald Eagle, Loon, and migrating shorebirds. Staff will teach paddling techniques for newbies and offer tips.

Kezar Pond is away from roads and large power boats and is full of wildlife. It features wonderful views of Mount Washington and the White Mountains to the west.

Space is limited. Call 447-6991 for reservations.

03Oct2020

Hawk Watch at Hackers Hill

From 9am until 2pm

At Meet at Fryeburg Academy Field House to caravan

Join us in search of hawks during their fall migration at Hackers Hill in Casco, Maine. Enjoy a great hike while we look for hawks, other birds, and signs of fall. Bring binoculars or borrow ours. Space is limited and reservations are required. Call 447-6991.

07Oct2020

Environmental Book Group: Last Child in the Woods

From 3pm until 4pm

We’ve gone with an environmental education classic for October.  Last Child in the Woods: Saving our Children from Nature Deficit Disorder has spurred a national dialogue among educators, health professionals, parents, developers and conservationists. This is a book that will change the way you think about your future and the future of your children.

Zoom link to come.

White Birch Books has several copies of the book available, and are offering curbside pick-up to those interested. You can also order the book directly from their website.

Tin Mountain’s Environmental Group is sponsored in part by the Stephen & Tabitha King Foundation

08Oct2020

Edible & Toxic Fungi of the Northeast: Evening Program

From 7pm until 8pm

Over 4,000 species of fungi grace our Northeastern forests, fields and shores. Dr. Rick Van de Poll has been studying this fascinating group of organisms since 1976 and in the words of a colleague, has become one of the foremost "emissaries of the kingdom." Join “Dr. V” on an exploration of our most common, edible mushrooms as well as their toxic look-alikes. Learn why eating mushrooms can improve your health and nutrition, not to mention keeping you fit as you spend all that time in the woods bending over!

Zoom link to come.

11Oct2020

Fall Mushroom Walk

What’s popped up this fall on the Rockwell Sanctuary? Tin Mountain’s Research Director, Dr. Rick Van de Poll, will introduce us to the world of fungi and take us on an exploration of the many different varieties that show up in fall.  Bring a hand lens (or borrow ours) and a snack. 

Sessions at 9-10:30am or 11am-12:30pm

Space is limited & reservations required; call 447-6991. 

15Oct2020

Emergency Preparedness Program: Part I

From 7pm until 8pm

2-part Program: October 15 & 22

Are you prepared for the next power outage? In advance of the winter season, Tin Mountain is offering a 2-part program on emergency preparedness, focusing on back-up power supplies. A panel of industry professionals representing utility companies, electricians, gas, and solar will present viewers with information every homeowner should know about how to ‘weather the storm’ of no electricity.

Part I (Oct 15) will cover what homeowners need to know about their specific systems to better plan for power outages, while Part II (Oct 22) will focus on comparing generators with battery back-up systems, including Tesla Powerwalls. Viewers will be presented with considerations for purchasing, installing, running and maintaining all of these power back-up systems.

You do not need to attend both, but it is highly encouraged!

Zoom link to come.

22Oct2020

Emergency Preparedness Program: Part II

From 7pm until 8pm

2-part Program: October 15 & 22

Are you prepared for the next power outage? In advance of the winter season, Tin Mountain is offering a 2-part program on emergency preparedness, focusing on back-up power supplies. A panel of industry professionals representing utility companies, electricians, gas, and solar will present viewers with information every homeowner should know about how to ‘weather the storm’ of no electricity.

Part I (Oct 15) will cover what homeowners need to know about their specific systems to better plan for power outages, while Part II (Oct 22) will focus on comparing generators with battery back-up systems, including Tesla Powerwalls. Viewers will be presented with considerations for purchasing, installing, running and maintaining all of these power back-up systems.

You do not need to attend both, but it is highly encouraged!

Zoom link to come.