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Prescott Farm Welcomes Ian Blackman to Board of Directors

Antique Barn Restoration and Environmental Stewardship Inspire Blackman’s Interest Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center is pleased to announce the recent appointment of Ian Blackman to the Board of Directors. Blackman, a resident of Chichester, officially joined the board in October 2021.  Blackman is owner and operator of Ian Blackman LLC which specializes in the restoration and preservation of historic barns and houses from the foundation to the roof. Ian’s interest in Prescott Farm was sparked in 2014 when he oversaw…

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Prescott Farm Welcomes Mary Doyle

New Environmental Educator will add expertise across a wide range of program areas When Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center opened its doors in 1997, the aim of the non-profit was to use hands-on education techniques to teach about the wonders of the natural world. In the 24 years since, tens of thousands of Lakes Region residents and visitors to Prescott Farm have made meaningful connections to nature and wildlife, food and gardening, as well as New Hampshire crafts and customs.…

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Helen Prescott Pardoe Garden Fund Established

Prescott Farm is thrilled to announce the establishment of The “Helen Prescott Pardoe Garden Fund”. This fund was established in memory of Helen Prescott Pardoe, a dedicated gardener who spent countless hours tending the gardens where Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center now operates. The foresight of Helen and the generations of gardeners who nurtured this soil allows Prescott Farm to maintain and expand programs for generations to come. The Garden Fund will support the vision and mission of Prescott Farm…

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Family & Friends Fun Day Returns April 17

Four-Season Series Sponsored by New Hampshire Electric Cooperative Foundation On Saturday, April 17, Prescott Farm welcomes the community to its White Oaks Road property for the Spring Family & Friends Fun Day. The two fun- and fact-filled sessions are Mud Tracking and Become a Meteorologist. Mud Tracking (10-12 pm) is the perfect program for curious learners who want to really get their hands dirty! Program attendees will trek in the woods and search for signs of animals welcoming back the…

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Shivering or Not – Time to Plan for Summer

WildQuest Camp Early Bird Discount Ends March 1st Sledding, skiing, and skating may be the favored activities in the Lakes Region right now, but warmer weather and summer vacation season will be here before we know it. With COVID precautions making screen- and home-based learning a reality for many students, now is the time to plan for a summer of outdoor, nature-based fun and adventure. Prescott Farm’s WildQuest Camp is the perfect solution for families looking for a camp that…

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February Vacation Solutions at Prescott Farm

The forecast calls for multiple acute cases of February Vacation “blahs” in 2021. But Prescott Farm is pleased to offer the perfect antidote – “Winter Break Outdoor Explorers”. Prescott Farm traditionally hosts WildQuest Winter Day Camp which coincides with New Hampshire February Vacation. The Leadership team knew that the realities and risks associated with COVID-19 made a full day camp experience unrealistic for 2021. The solution? A close-to-home, cost-effective, fun series of 2-hour programs to encourage everyone to outside. Jude…

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Winter Survival Day at Prescott Farm is Saturday, February 6 from 10 am – 2 pm

What’s a Quinzee? Spend Saturday, February 6 at Prescott Farm’s Winter Survival Day and you’ll find out that and more! Program attendees will build a quinzee with the group and between steps, practice skills like winter firestarting and more. In the event of a melt, guests will explore options for shelter using resources found in the forest. FMI or to register visit prescottfarm.org.

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Registration Open for Prescott Farm WildQuest Camps

WildQuest Camp Early Bird Discount Ends March 1st Families looking for outdoor and nature-based activities that kids will love and that grownups can feel good about can look no further than WildQuest Camps at Prescott Farm. Registration opens January 11. These nature-based day camps coincide with local school April vacation week and run nine weeks in the summer. With a focus on the natural world – and plenty of outdoor fun – WildQuest Camps are the perfect match for inquisitive…

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Prescott Farm Welcomes the New Year – and a New Environmental Educator

Innovative, COVID-safe programming in session every Saturday After ten months of binging Netflix and baking banana bread, Lakes Region residents and visitors are ready to connect with their community and the natural world. Prescott Farm is here to help! Starting January 2nd, two Community Connections Programs will be offered each Saturday at the White Oaks Road property in Laconia. These COVID-safe programs are led by Environmental Educators who meet guests ‘where they are’ on their nature-connection journey and guide them…

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Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center
928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH 03246
(603) 366-5695
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