Education

Friday, September 7, 2018 - 6:00pm
PortsmouthNew Hampshire

Come learn about the Gulls of Appledore Project with a talk about "The Secret Lives of Gulls: Insights from over 15 years of gull study and banding on Appledore Island" with Sarah Courchesne. This research is part of a citizen science effort that relies on people like you–birders, beachgoers, and casual observers, to report banded birds. Join us on Friday, September 7, 2018 at Creek Farm in Portsmouth, New Hampshire for this exciting event. You'll learn about...

“I’ll bet a kid from rural Africa could teach you a thing or two about making things out of trees” my colleague said.

It's true. 

Seacoast Walk Explores Estuary Botany with Dr. Gregg Moore

Sunday, October 28, 2018 - 10:00am
ChesterfieldNew Hampshire

Just in time for Halloween, join us for the TRUE STORY and not the myths during this “Haunted History” tour of our Madame Sherri Forest. We’ll visit the site of the former Chateau-style home, Madame Sherri’s castle. We will share a unique story of how this land was protected by Ann Stokes and we’ll tour the ruins and hike to Indian Pond along the Ann Stokes Loop Trail connecting to adjacent Daniels Mountain. Learn about the colorful cultural history and unique natural history of this southwest New Hampshire forest reservation. 

Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 10:00am
HollisNew Hampshire

"Turn Over a New Leaf" during the Forest Society's Five Hikes in Five Weeks Fall 2018 series

Saturday, October 6, 2018 - 10:00am
New Hampshire

Hike to sweeping fall foliage season views from 1,178’ elevation of Phoebe’s Nable. This hike will include cemeteries, and historic cellars of former farm fields in the heart of the 2, 475 acre Moose Mountains Reservation in Middleton. A 2.5 mile hike on the well-maintained Phoebes Nable Loop Trail. Enjoy beautiful views of the surrounding region. Learn how this property was conserved.

Tour Madame Sherri Forest on Sunday, October 28th from 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. in Chesterfield, New Hampshire.

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 2:00pm
North WoodstockNew Hampshire

"Turn Over a New Leaf" during the Forest Society's Five Hikes in Five Weeks Fall 2018 series

A SPECIAL EVENT -   Join us for a group tour of the Forest Society’s oldest property: the 157 acre Lost River Reservation with Lost River and Forest Society staff guides. At 2 pm, help us celebrate the 100th birthday of the White Mountain National Forest. Guest speakers from partner organizations including White Mountains Attractions Association, the Plymouth State University Museum of the White Mountains and the US Forest Service, White Mountain National Forest.

Why do ticks bite? How do trees grow? How do rivers decide which way they want to flow? 5th grade students brainstormed questions during their recent visit to the Merrimack Riverwalk in Hooksett, New Hampshire as part of a class research project with the goal to create educational stations along the trail.

Turn over a new leaf with a fall foliage hiking series in New Hampshire
Fall photo of Muster Field Farm by A. Garrett Evans