Events Calendar

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SELT – Timber Harvest Tour with Forester Jon Martin
9:30 am - 11:30 am

Join Forester Jon Martin and tour an active timber harvest on the privately-owned Harvey’s Kennard Hill Forest in Epping. See the project while it’s happening and learn about putting a harvest together, implementing the harvest, what the trees can be used for, and the long term goals for the property. 

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SELT – GOAT Training
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

No, we’re not in the business of training four-legged goats! So, what the heck is a GOAT?

GOAT stands for Get Outside Adventure Team … they are the Greatest Of All Time, too! Our GOAT volunteers share their time and talents on all SELT field trips. This training session is designed to get you started , ...

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SELT – Full Moon Walk
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Join our Get Outside Adventure Team volunteers for a walk under the light of the full moon. This pop-up event will only happen if there is snow on the ground. (It’s a lot easier to see the trails with a full moon and snow.) 

This event is free; however, there is a suggested donation of $5 per person or , ...

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Blue Ocean Society Beach Cleanup
10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Pollution prevention is our ultimate goal, but while there’s still litter on the beach, we’ll be out there to clean it up. With the help of volunteers, we’ve removed over 170,000 pounds of litter from our local beaches since 2001.

Beach cleanups are a great way to get involved in protecting the mari , ...

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SELT – Hike It Baby
10:15 am - 12:00 pm

This field trip is geared to children (birth to age 5) and their caregivers. In January, we’ll explore the Piscassic Greenway in Newfields and look for animal tracks. Suggested donation is $5 per person or $10 per family.

Ecological Landscape Alliance Webinar
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Webinar: Reconnecting Water, Soils, and Vegetation: Green Infrastructure in the Urban Environment

Green stormwater infrastructure (GSI) can restore healthy waterways and revitalize urban communities but requires a multi-disciplinary design approach informed by ecology, community, engineering, and long-ter , ...

Nature Groupie – Piscataque Science Cafe: Citizen Science
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

A free event sponsored by The Gundalow Company and the Portsmouth Brewery, highlighting science topics in the Seacoast. This month the topic is “Citizen Science: By the People, For the People,” with Alyson Eberhardt of NH Sea Grant and UNH Extension, and Malin Clyde, UNH Extension and manager of Nature , ...

Nature Groupie – Pollinators 101 & Seed Catalog Challenge
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Do you know who “the pollinators” are? Not quite sure why we need them or how you can help? Following a short information session (Pollinators 101), we’ll break into groups with seed, seedling and plant catalogs, and discuss pollinator-friendly plant choices, and how to overcome some of the challenges of , ...

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Nature Groupie – Wildlife Tracking
9:00 am - 11:00 am

Emma Tutein, a wildlife biologist at the UNH Cooperative Extension, will lead a workshop on winter wildlife tracking in Atkinson’s Chadwick Town Forest.

Dress for the weather: wear layers and warm footwear. And if there is significant snow on the ground, snow shoes would be helpful.

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Nature Groupie – “Pop-up” Wildlife Tracking Snowshoe Tour
12:00 am - 1:30 am

Want to check out behind the scenes on a perfect snow day at Great Bay National Wildlife Refuge? Register your contact info to get the scoop on when we’ll hold our pop-up snowshoeing tours! Who knows when it will snow? We’ll be hoping for great conditions! Receive an email invite with the details of the date an , ...

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Nature Groupie – Blue Heron Bird Club
9:00 am - 11:00 pm

GMCG’s Blue Heron Bird Club is excited to continue participating in the Cornell Lab of Ornithology’s Project FeederWatch. Project FeederWatch is a citizen science initiative that challenges people of all ages to observe and record the wintering birds at backyard bird feeders. Cornell uses this data to monitor t , ...

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Nature Groupie – Blue Heron Bird Club
9:00 am - 11:00 pm

GMCG’s Blue Heron Bird Club is excited to continue participating in the Cornell Lab of Ornithology’s Project FeederWatch. Project FeederWatch is a citizen science initiative that challenges people of all ages to observe and record the wintering birds at backyard bird feeders. Cornell uses this data to monitor t , ...

Nature Groupie – GET WET Volunteer Training
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This training is for adults.

On Wednesday, January 22nd from 1 to 4 p.m. Green Mountain Conservation Group (GMCG) will host a Groundwater Education through Well Water Evaluation and Testing (GET WET!) training session lead by Tara Schroeder for volunteers at GMCG’s Blue Heron House. , ...

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Ecological Landscape Alliance Webinar
12:30 am - 1:30 pm

Webinar: The Role of Landscape in Our Global Environmental Crisis

Many professionals in the green economy have environmentally noble goals but find it difficult to confirm that their work makes a measurable, positive impact on our global environmental crisis. In this presentation, Mr. Quinn will provide a , ...

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Nature Groupie – Habitat Restoration: Help Remove Invasive Plants
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Come join us for regular volunteer workdays at Mass Audubon’s Habitat Education Center and Wildlife Sanctuary! We will be removing invasive plant species like buckthorn and bittersweet in order to restore native forest and meadow habitats.

Parking: There is parking at the sanctuary, but we always en , ...

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