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Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center

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

March 2019

Mar 23

Prescott Farm – Big Backyard Series

2019 Our Big Backyard Series Track Detectives Saturday, January 12, 2019; 10:00-11:30 Explore Prescott Farm and look for tracks, scat, hair and other clues that can help us tell the story of what our animal friends (squirrels, mice, coyotes -- maybe even porcupines and bobcats!) are up to in the winter! Let's Go Owling! Friday, February 15, 2019; **6:00-7:30pm** Have you ever heard an owl call that sounds like “Who-cooks-for-you-who-cooks-for-you-all?” That's a barred owl! This time of year they are…

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March 23, 2019 12:00 AM
March 23, 2019 11:59 PM
Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center
928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH United States
Mar 23

Tap into Maple at Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center

Join us every Saturday in March to experience an old-fashioned New England tradition — making maple syrup! From tapping a tree to tasting delicious maple syrup, you will participate hands-on in every step of the syrup making process. Our environmental educators will help you build tree ID skills, learn the parts of a tree and their functions, use measuring tools to find an appropriate tree to tap, use historical and modern tree tapping tools, learn the history of maple sugaring including…

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March 23, 2019 12:00 AM
March 23, 2019 11:59 PM
Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center
928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH United States
Mar 23

Prescott Farm – Snowshoe Yoga

Snowshoe Yoga Saturdays  January 26, February 16  & March 23 (10am-12pm) ($25 non- Members $22.50 Members; $17 for Upgraded Members) Get outside this winter and enjoy the outdoors while doing yoga!  We will hike for a bit to warm up before enjoying yoga in our snowshoes outside in the fresh air. We will finish by learning about and practicing a walking meditation, all while enjoying the beautiful and peaceful trails at Prescott Farm. This particular hike is mostly flat and perfect…

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March 23, 2019 10:00 AM
March 23, 2019 12:00 PM
Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center
928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH United States
Mar 23

Maple Sugar Season – Prescott Farm

Join us to experience an old fashioned New England tradition - Making maple syrup. Every Saturday in March - 5 times an day - 10am, 11am, 12pm, 1pm, and 2pm. $10 Non-Members $8 Members and Free for Upgraded Members. Register Online

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March 23, 2019 10:00 AM
March 23, 2019 03:00 PM
Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center
928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH United States
Mar 27

Wild Food of Spring – Prescott Farm

“What is a weed? A plant whose virtues have not yet been discovered!” –Emerson. Join us to explore the pond, woods, and fields of Prescott Farm and meet some wild “weeds,” which are also extremely nutritious and delicious foods. Basic plant identification, ethical harvesting and safety will also be addressed.  Adults $15 (FREE for Upgraded Members!) REGISTER ONLINE

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March 27, 2019 01:00 PM
March 27, 2019 03:00 PM
Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center
928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH United States

April 2019

Apr 5

Big Night for Amphibians – Prescott Farm

Every spring, on the first warm rainy night of the year, a mysterious ritual takes place: many species of amphibians (including spotted salamanders and wood frogs) emerge from the forest and migrate en masse to vernal pools to lay their eggs. Join us to learn more about this intriguing phenomenon and how you can help salamanders and frogs reach their destination when the Big Night arrives! Adults $12 (FREE for Upgraded Members!) REGISTER ONLINE

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April 05, 2019 06:00 PM
April 05, 2019 07:30 PM
Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center
928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH United States
Apr 6

Turtle Team Service Learning Families

Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center Come and meet Bucky, our locally-famous resident box turtle! We'll learn all about NH turtles, as well as how to take good care of Bucky. Then you'll be certified to be one of our important volunteers that comes in regularly to help care for her! FREE with commitment to volunteering after the initial training date! REGISTER ONLINE

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April 06, 2019 01:00 PM
April 06, 2019 03:00 PM
Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center
928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH United States
Apr 16

Intro to Organic Gardening Series – Prescott Farm

Organic Gardening Series Preparing the Soil. The final garden plan is ready, the sprouts are growing indoors, and we can finally see earth again. Now what? Learn how to reawaken the garden and prepare the soil. We will also cover the importance of compost and how to recycle nature’s nutrients in the garden as we get our Learning Garden ready for planting! FREE with commitment to volunteering at Prescott Farm after the initial training date! REGISTER ONLINE

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April 16, 2019 06:00 PM
April 16, 2019 07:30 PM
Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center
928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH United States
Apr 19

Moonlit Hikes – Prescott Farms

Let your eyes surprise you and challenge your senses with a moonlit hike at Prescott Farm! We will take advantage of the full moon to walk the trails and observe the nocturnal world. This guided hike will include activities to explore your senses and informative discussion.  $15 (FREE for Upgraded Members!) REGISTER ONLINE

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April 19, 2019 07:30 PM
April 19, 2019 09:00 PM
Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center
928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH United States
Apr 20

Natural Home Cleaning – Prescott Farm

Want to make your every day cleaning routine more natural? Learn how simple, common ingredients can be used to make safe, non-toxic cleaning products for your home. We’ll share recipes for surface cleaner, window cleaner, soft scrub, furniture polish and laundry soap. Participants will make several products to take home. Please bring several empty jars with lids and an empty spray bottle. $20 (Upgraded Members pay just a $5 materials fee!) REGISTER ONLINE

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April 20, 2019 10:00 AM
April 20, 2019 12:00 PM
Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center
928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH United States
Apr 20

Maple Everything – Prescott Farm

Maple syrup can be used in so many creative ways! From salad dressing to smoothies, join our local 4-H group as they present both traditional and "outside-the-box" ways to use this delicious product of New England's forests! Stay tuned for more information!

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April 20, 2019 03:00 PM
Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center
928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH United States
Apr 20

Soapmaking 101 – Prescott Farm

Join us to learn how to safely make your very own soap! We'll learn the basics of soapmaking and each participant will take home about 10 bars of seasonally scented soap to enjoy. $45 (Upgraded Members pay just a $20 materials fee!) REGISTER ONLINE

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April 20, 2019 01:00 PM
April 20, 2019 03:00 PM
Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center
928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH United States
Apr 27

Amazing Vernal Pools – Prescott Farm

A vernal pool habitat is critical for certain species of salamanders and frogs, but they are often overlooked. We'll visit a couple that we have at Prescott Farm and search for eggs of these mysterious creatures. $8/person ($6 Members; FREE for Upgraded Members!) Min. 2 participants per party (adult must accompany child) For families with children ages 7-11 REGISTER ONLINE

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April 27, 2019 10:00 AM
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Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center
928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH United States
Apr 27
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April 27, 2019 10:00 AM
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Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center
928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH United States

May 2019

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May 25, 2019 10:00 AM
May 25, 2019 11:30 AM
Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center
928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH United States

June 2019

Jun 22
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June 22, 2019 10:00 AM
June 22, 2019 11:30 AM
Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center
928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH United States

July 2019

Jul 27
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July 27, 2019 10:00 AM
July 27, 2019 11:30 AM
Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center
928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH United States

August 2019

Aug 17
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August 17, 2019 10:00 AM
August 17, 2019 11:30 AM
Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center
928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH United States

September 2019

Sep 21
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September 21, 2019 10:00 AM
September 21, 2019 11:30 AM
Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center
928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH United States
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