Education

Friday, October 19, 2018 - 6:00pm
PortsmouthNH

Join us for a fun and wild night of Bat$#!& Crazy Bingo and Trivia with Center for Wildlife, the Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests, and Portsmouth Brewery! Our staff and animal ambassadors will also challenge your brain with a wildlife spelling bee and trivia. Enjoy the games, raffle prizes, and delicious and locally crafted beer at local favorite, the Portsmouth Brewery!

When: Friday, October 19, 2018

Time: 6-9 PM

Location: Portsmouth Brewery, 56 Market St, Portsmouth, NH 03801

Make plans to visit the Currier Museum this autumn or winter to view The Blue Trees exhibit.

"The Blue Trees" exhibit will run outside the Currier Museum in Manchester from Fall 2018 to Spring 2019

BETHLEHEM — Frances Glessner Lee’s dictum was “Convict the guilty, clear the innocent, and find the truth in a nutshell,” which she did on a scale of one inch to the foot.

The mountain that everybody hikes is now a place where everybody can learn thanks to the Forest Society’s New Hampshire Forest Explorer for smartphones.

Often when we humans head for a day in the woods, it is to free ourselves from the demands of our increasingly interconnected world. Step far enough into the wild and our “smart” phones no longer bring us the latest desperately important updates on Facebook or Instagram.

“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

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.

You’ve seen slogans on pick-up truck bumpers or wood chip trailers: “Got Wood?” or “Local Wood, Local Good.”  You don’t think twice about trucks on NH highways hauling logs heading for sawmills or tractor trailer loads of wood chips destined to generate electricity.