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Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center

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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH 03246 United States
603-366-5695 www.prescottfarm.org

April 2020

Apr 10

Soapmaking: Laundry Stain Stick – Prescott Farms

Make a natural laundry stain stick using the same process as our traditional soapmaking class. Whether you have joined us before or this is your first time making a soap, we will review the basics and learn how to use this product as-is or turn it into a laundry detergent. Each participant will take home about 10 bars. REGISTER ONLINE   Cost: $45 ($20 for Members)   Recommended Ages: Adult

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April 10, 2020 07:00 PM
April 10, 2020 10:30 PM
Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center
928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH 03246 United States
Apr 11

Climate & Community: Introduction to Climate Science

In New Hampshire, one result of the changing climate is a loss of cold and snow, which affects the wildlife, forests, and water, as well as our own health and recreational activities.1 But how do we know the climate is changing? Join Wes Golomb to learn the basics of climate science. This workshop will review: the scientific method, data collection, accuracy of measurements and models, evidence for a warming climate, and a discussion of  what the current models suggest about…

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April 11, 2020 09:00 AM
April 11, 2020 11:00 AM
Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center
928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH 03246 United States
Apr 11

Explore Together: Mud Tracking – Prescott Farms

Mud season is here. Take a trek in the woods and search for signs of animals welcoming back the warmer weather. Our educators will help you identify animal tracks in the mud. Preserve your discoveries by making a plaster cast of an animal track. REGISTER ONLINE   Cost: $12 ($5 for Members) Recommended Ages: All

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April 11, 2020 10:00 AM
April 11, 2020 12:00 PM
Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center
928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH 03246 United States
Apr 11

Kids Can Cook: Desserts – Prescott Farms

Join us as we prepare recipes for everyone’s favorite part of a meal! We will incorporate healthy ingredients (shh!) that will satisfy even the sweetest sweet tooth. REGISTER ONLINE Cost: $15 ($8 for Members) Recommended Ages: Child + Adult 

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April 11, 2020 01:00 PM
April 11, 2020 03:00 PM
Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center
928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH 03246 United States
Apr 11

Wilderness Survival: Knots – Prescott Farms

“If you can’t tie a knot, tie a lot!” Cordage has many uses, from setting up camp to rappelling down a cliff. The proper application of knots and the ability to tie them is a skill that is often overlooked by outdoor enthusiasts. Come learn a how to tie a few knots and how they can help you! REGISTER ONLINE   Cost: $20 ($10 for Members) Recommended Ages: 14+

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April 11, 2020 01:00 PM
April 11, 2020 03:00 PM
Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center
928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH 03246 United States
Apr 18

Discover Nature Big Tree Tour: Buds – Prescott Farms

The small ends of tree branches will soon shed their dull, scaly coats and burst open with a pop of color. Walk our trails as a faint colorful glow emerges around the trees in this spring-time offering of our Big Tree Tour. The walk will include a trip to our “Belknap County Champion Big Trees” and other huge, old trees along our trails, as well as fascinating fun facts about ecology, history and how the land has changed over the…

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April 18, 2020 10:00 AM
April 18, 2020 12:00 PM
Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center
928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH 03246 United States
Apr 18

Adult Nature Craft: Log Cabin Garden Planters – Prescott Farms

Use wood harvested from Prescott Farm to build a rustic planter that will be ready to take home and fill. Our educator will guide you step-by-step to safely complete this hands-on project. REGISTER ONLINE Cost: $30 ($15 for Members) Recommended Ages: Adult 

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April 18, 2020 01:00 PM
April 18, 2020 03:00 PM
Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center
928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH 03246 United States
Apr 22

Green Living: Can I Recycle This? – Prescott Farms

Clear up the confusion surrounding the simple question—which bin does this go in? We will review local recycling ordinances and have examples of common items that leave many puzzled. REGISTER ONLINE Cost: $10 (Free for Members) Recommended Ages: 14+

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April 22, 2020 06:30 PM
April 22, 2020 07:30 PM
Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center
928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH 03246 United States
Apr 25

Climate & Community: Mock Climate Agreement Negotiation

If you were the president of the United States or the prime minister of Uganda, what would you do to address climate change? Take part in a mock 'Paris Climate Agreement' negotiation to put your bargaining skills to the test and develop an international agreement. The actions emerging from agreement will be input into a computer simulator created by MIT, UMass Lowell, and the United Nations to calculate the expected temperature rise by the year 2100. Can you work together…

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April 25, 2020 09:00 AM
April 25, 2020 12:00 PM
Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center
928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH 03246 United States
Apr 27

WildQuest Camp at Prescott Farm

A Celebration of the Season for campers age 6 – 12. April 27 – May 1, 2020 9 am – 4 pm Extended care available 8-9 am & 4-5:30 pm When Spring Camp is here, it’s time for mud, new green shoots, and salamanders as the Earth re-awakens. There are so many changes happening this time of year—what an exciting time to get outside and explore the forest, fields and gardens at Prescott Farm, for campers aged 6-12.              Limited “Daily…

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April 27, 2020 09:00 AM
April 27, 2020 04:00 PM
Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center
928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH 03246 United States
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