28Mar2019

Pileated Woodpeckers

From 7pm until 8pm

At Nature Learning Center

Did you know that the Pileated Woodpecker announces its territory by drumming at a rate of 15 pecks per second?  Join Bonny Boatman for a multimedia presentation of stories, folklore and facts about this remarkable woodland neighbor. 

01Apr2019

Beekeeping in Mt. Washington Valley: Swapping Stories & Sharing Resources

From 7pm until 8:30pm

At Nature Learning Center

Have you ever wanted to become a beekeeper? Have you already tried beekeeping and have challenges or successes you would like to share? Join us for an informal discussion about beekeeping in Mt. Washington Valley, whether it is to share your personal beekeeping stories or to learn about resources that are available. For more information please contact Emily Benson at missembenson@gmail.com.

03Apr2019

Film Screening: Wilder than Wild

From 7pm until 8:30pm

At Nature Learning Center

Four years in the making, this one-hour documentary reveals how fire suppression and climate change have exposed our forests and wildland-urban landscapes to large, high intensity wildfires - and explores strategies to mitigate the impact of these fires. David Govatski, retired US Forest Service Fire Management Office, will lead a discussion following the film.

04Apr2019

Spring Ephemerals

From 7pm until 8pm

At Whitney Community Center, Jackson

Join Executive Director Lori Jean Kinsey for pictorial journey of early spring wildflowers.  From hepatica to Dutchman’s breeches she will look at what makes each flower unique from its pollinators to its habitat.

11Apr2019

April EcoForum: Greening the Granite NH

From 12pm until 1pm

At Nature Learning Center

Cynthia Nelson and Kathy Black of NH DES will present on several of the State’s programs designed to help improve the energy efficiency and resource waste. The NH Pollution Prevention Program is a free, confidential, non-enforcement, pollution prevention and compliance assistance program available to all NH businesses, institutions, municipalities and agencies. The presenters will also discuss the NH Green Hospitality Program, which is designed to recognize and promote businesses doing their part to reduce energy use, conserve water and reduce waste. The Green Hospitality Program is free and open to all restaurants and lodging facilities in New Hampshire.

11Apr2019

Artist Reception: Craig Altobello

From 5pm until 7pm

At Nature Learning Center

Come meet the artist, see his work and mingle with friends! Stay for the great birding program that follows.

11Apr2019

Birds of Trinidad & Tobago

From 7pm until 8pm

At Nature Learning Center

Join Charlie Nims on a pictorial exploration of the birds of Trinidad& Tobago from his recent travels.    

20Apr2019

Ducks & Donuts

From 8:30am until 11am

At Meet at the parking lot at Fryeburg Academy Field House

The streams and ponds are opening up and ducks are returning.  We’ll explore the old course of the Saco River and other open water in search of wood ducks, hooded mergansers, common golden eyes, and other early migrants.  Bring binoculars and we’ll bring the doughnuts!  Call 447-6991 for reservations. 

27Apr2019

Marquetry: Creating Fine Crafted Art in Wood

From 1pm until 3pm

At Nature Learning Center

Marquetry is the art of assembling thin slices of wood to form an image. Current artist on display, Craig Altobello, will walk us through the process of turning logs into works of art from cutting his own veneers to the beeswax finish.