Events Calendar

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Nature Groupie – NH Coverts Volunteer Training
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

The NH Coverts Project is a training program for volunteers from a wide range of organizations, including local conservation commissions, land trusts, federal agencies, and more. We are looking for those volunteering on behalf of NH’s forests and wildlife who want to learn more about the natural world and how , ...

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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 , ...

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SELT – Snowshoe Stonehouse Forest
9:00 am - 11:30 am

Join our Get Outside Adventure Team (GOAT) volunteers for a morning of snowshoeing at Stonehouse Forest. Bring your own snowshoes and register in advance. Yes, we’re snow optimists. If there is no snow, we’ll monitor the conditions and lead a winter hike instead. This is a more difficult field trip due to terra , ...

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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.

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Floodsmart Preparedness
6:30 am - 8:00 pm

This workshop will help local property owners know how to prepare for anticipated floods, including what resources to use to track incoming floods, what supplies to have on hand, how to prepare your yard and structure for flooding, what to do if you choose to evacuate, what to do if you choose to shelter in place, , ...

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

Help protect marine life by joining us for our monthly cleanup at Jenness Beach! All supplies provided. We will do a quick orientation before the cleanup, so please arrive on time. During the cleanup, we’ll record our findings on data cards. This information will contribute to our long-term study on marine p , ...

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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 – Pollinator Conversations: What Works in Your Garden? – CANCELLED
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Join Pollinator Pathways founders and members for this unique Open Mic event. We will share thoughts and observations about our favorite pollinator plants and why we love them.

Refreshments will be offered. Brought to you by Pollinator Pathways, a cross-town effort to restore habitat, one yard at a time. , ...

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SELT – Walk + Track with a Naturalist
9:00 am - 11:00 am

Join Naturalist Ryan Busby for an exploration of Howard Swain Memorial Forest in Deerfield as he shares techniques for awaken your senses to the living landscape.

Topics on the walk may include:

  • Wildlife Tracking
  • Bird Language
  • Fox Walking
  • Pattern Recognition
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Nature Groupie – Salamander Crossing Brigades Workshop – CANCELLED
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

As the earth thaws and spring rains drench New Hampshire, thousands of amphibians migrate to vernal pools to breed. Many are killed when their journeys take them across roads. Every year, the Harris Center for Conservation Education trains citizen scientists to serve on Salamander Crossing Brigades at amphibian roa , ...

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SELT – Trails for People and Wildlife Workshop – CANCELLED
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Hiking, mountain biking, bird watching, and horseback riding are just some of the ways we get outside to enjoy nature and relax. However, even these seemingly low-key activities can have a negative impact on wildlife by reducing their abundance, reproductive success, or even survival. A new mapping tool and guide c , ...

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Nature Groupie – Trails for People and Wildlife: Enjoy Nature while Minimizing Impact – CANCELLED
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

The goal of this program is to “get people outside to enjoy nature while minimizing impacts to wildlife.” Trails are built for many purposes such as walking, running, biking, exploring, etc., but we should be mindful of the inherent wildlife as we plan our trails. There are many considerations to take 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 , ...

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