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Squam Lakes Natural Science Center

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23 Science Center Road
Holderness, NH 03245 United States
603-968-7194 www.nhnature.org

January 2019

Jan 26

Squam Lake Science Center : Winter Bird Banding

Looking for a chance to see wild birds up close? Join us to find out why and how we capture, band, and release birds that gather at our winter feeding station. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Time will be spent indoors and outdoors; bring warm layers, hats, and gloves. Cost: $8/member; $10/non-member *MAKE A DAY OF IT! Attend both a Wild Winter Walk and a Winter Bird Banding. Bring your brown bag lunch for the time in between.…

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January 26, 2019 12:00 AM
January 26, 2019 11:59 PM
Squam Lakes Natural Science Center
23 Science Center Road
Holderness, NH 03245 United States
Jan 26

Squam Lake Science Center – Ice Fishing for Families

For adults and families with children ages 9 and up Trek out onto the ice to experience a classic winter activity – ice fishing! We will supply the instruction and all the equipment; you supply the curiosity and enthusiasm. Learn what fish are doing under the ice and how and where to catch different species of fish.  Special Instructions: Children must be accompanied by an adult. Adults require a fishing license purchased in advance. Wear snow boots, and many, many…

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January 26, 2019 07:00 AM
January 26, 2019 10:30 AM
Squam Lakes Natural Science Center
23 Science Center Road
Holderness, NH 03245 United States
Jan 27

Wild Winter Walk: Guided Tour of the Live Animal Trail

For adults and families with children ages 6 and up Have you ever wondered what happens to the animals at the Science Center during the winter? Most of them stay in the same place, just as they would in the wild. Join a staff naturalist for a guided walk on the live animal exhibit trail to see our animal ambassadors dressed in their winter coats and discuss how these native animals are well-adapted for winter in New Hampshire. If needed,…

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January 27, 2019 12:00 AM
January 27, 2019 11:59 PM
Squam Lakes Natural Science Center
23 Science Center Road
Holderness, NH 03245 United States
Jan 30

Squam Lake Science Center: Warming Winters & Snowmaking

Wed, January 30, 6pm – 8pm Where: Walter's Basin, 859 US-3, Holderness, NH 03245, USA (map) Warming Winters and Snowmaking: 50 Years of Winter Climate Change and Snowmaking Development by Mark Green - Hubbard Brook Experimental Forest/Plymouth State University and Geoff Wilson - Hubbard Brook Experimental Forest For adults:  Join us in the lounge at Walter's Basin Restaurant (Route 3 in Holderness) for engaging evenings discussing the impacts of climate change. We will take a local focus to this global…

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January 30, 2019 06:00 PM
January 30, 2019 08:00 PM
Squam Lakes Natural Science Center
23 Science Center Road
Holderness, NH 03245 United States

February 2019

Feb 7

Homeschool Series: Be a Scientist! at Squam Lakes Natural Science Center

January 3: Ecology; February 7: Ornithology March 7: Mammalogy April 4: Entomology For ages 7 to 10 There are many different types of scientists – from Dendrologists to Ornithologists and don’t forget Entomologists too. Become a scientist as you develop and test predictions, and participate in and conduct experiments. Learn how to use keys and books to identify living and nonliving ecosystem components that make New Hampshire unique. Investigate a different scientific field of study each month. An adult must participate…

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February 07, 2019 10:00 AM
February 07, 2019 11:30 AM
Squam Lakes Natural Science Center
23 Science Center Road
Holderness, NH 03245 United States
Feb 7

Homeschool Series: Using Our Five Senses

January 3: Sound February 7: Sight March 7: Taste April 4: Celebrate All Five Senses! For ages 4 to 6 How do we understand and interpret the world? With our senses of course! Learn all about your senses and put them to work as you explore what types of information we get from each one. Learn how animals use their senses. The focus is on a different sense each month and the last day is a celebration of them all. An…

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February 07, 2019 10:00 AM
February 07, 2019 11:30 AM
Squam Lakes Natural Science Center
23 Science Center Road
Holderness, NH 03245 United States
Feb 26

Winter Bird Banding – Squam Lakes Science Center

Looking for a chance to see wild birds up close? Join us to find out why and how we capture, band, and release birds that gather at our winter feeding station. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Time will be spent indoors and outdoors; bring warm layers, hats, and gloves. Cost: $8/member; $10/non-member REGISTER ONLINE or call 603-968-7194 x 7. Advance registration is required by noon the day before the program. If minimum enrollment is not met, programs may…

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February 26, 2019 10:00 AM
February 26, 2019 12:00 PM
Squam Lakes Natural Science Center
23 Science Center Road
Holderness, NH 03245 United States
Feb 27

Animal Tracking Adventure – Squam Lakes Science Center

For families with children 5 and up. Many animals are active all winter long. Join us to venture through fields and forests to discover and identify as many signs of wildlife activity as we can find. Finish by meeting one of our animal ambassadors that stays active all winter. Special Instructions: Children must be accompanied by an adult. Time will be spent indoors and outdoors; wear snow boots, and bring warm layers, hats, and gloves. If needed, snowshoes are available…

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February 27, 2019 10:00 AM
February 27, 2019 12:00 PM
Squam Lakes Natural Science Center
23 Science Center Road
Holderness, NH 03245 United States

March 2019

Mar 3

SLA: Poetry on the Pond

Poetry on the Pond Sunday, March 3, 2019 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm Location: Squam Lakes Association headquarters, located at 534 US Rt. 3 in Holderness. Click Here for a Google Map. (link is external) Registration: Registration required. Click Here to Register. This Week's Program: Join the Squam Lakes Association for some poetry writing and reading out on the ice. We will write our own poetry and read what we work on as well as any nature-related poetry that participants bring with them. Please…

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March 03, 2019 05:00 PM
March 03, 2019 07:00 PM
Squam Lakes Natural Science Center
23 Science Center Road
Holderness, NH 03245 United States
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