Spring is NOT Cancelled

Springtime Blossoms at Prescott Farm Don’t let your current social distancing transform into distancing from nature. As residents of the Lakes Region separate into their homes in order to reduce the spread and impact of the Coronavirus, Prescott Farm reminds you that Spring is not cancelled. In fact, nature is a terrific ally in the maintenance of mental and physical health. Prescott Farm can be part of that nature connection, even during times of social distancing. Located on 928 White…

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Covid-19 Information

March 12, 2020 RE: COVID-19 Precautions Dear Prescott Farm Program Participants, Volunteers, and Members, As the threat of the COVID-19 pandemic looms I want to reach out to assure you that we are in close contact with local public health officials and are actively monitoring the changing status of the situation in the Lakes Region. At the present our Fledglings preschool, Community Connection Programs (including Tap into Maple), and WildQuest Camps are taking place as scheduled. If and when postponements…

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WOW: Here Today – Gone Tomorrow?

NH Fish & Game Wildlife Stewards present program at Prescott Farm on March 14th What are wildlife resources? Who owns them? What is an endangered species? What is a species, for that matter? These and many other questions will be the focus of a new program at Prescott Farm in Laconia on Saturday March 14th from 1-2:30 pm. The Wonders of Wildlife (WOW) program will be led by expert NH Fish & Game volunteer docent Richard LaFlamme. WOW: Here Today:…

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Garden Season is Here!

The Learning Garden Series begins Tuesday, March 3 at Prescott Farm Gardeners of every experience level can kick off the 2020 growing season with confidence and know-how when they join Prescott Farm for The Learning Garden, a series of programs designed to guide growers through every step of the gardening process. The Learning Garden at Prescott Farm is a space to explore organic gardening practices, ask questions, and even make mistakes. Gardeners with all levels of experience (including none at…

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“Tap into Maple” and more at Prescott Farm in March

Whatever the Groundhog may have promised, it’s that time of year when winter is starting to feel like it might last forever. Prescott Farm promises sweet signs of spring in the great outdoors throughout the month of March when the popular, month-long maple sugaring program returns. Participants will connect with nature during every step of the syrup making process. Prescott Farm’s environmental educators go “beyond the sugar shack” when they expertly guide guests in how to identify the appropriate species…

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Looking for “Tap” Lessons?

Maple Sugaring Intensive this Saturday at Prescott Farm After the long, cold, dark days and nights of winter, many New Englanders are eager to see signs of the coming spring. And there’s no sweeter sign of spring than the beginning of maple sugaring season. Residents and visitors who long to learn how they can bring this delicious tradition to their own yard are invited to join Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center’s educators on Saturday, February 22nd for a Maple Sugaring…

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“DIY Science” Series at Prescott Farm

Hands-on learning for all ages Spending time in nature leads to a lot of questions. Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center educators will guide learners in getting answers through hands-on experiments and outdoor exploration during the new series, DIY Science. The series kicks off with “Snow Science” on Saturday, February 8 from 10–12 pm. The white stuff that falls from the sky and gives us hills to sled down is more than a pretty coating on the landscape. This DIY Science…

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Understanding Bobcats in New Hampshire

Prescott Farm will host “Understanding Bobcats in New Hampshire” on Friday, January 31 from 6-7:30 pm. Bobcat prints have been spotted in the snow this winter at Prescott Farm. Presented by Brenda Leary of NH Fish & Game Wildlife Stewards, the program offers a chance to learn about the natural history of our native wildlife, related research and management activities in New Hampshire, and the federal Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration Program that makes the work possible. The program is…

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How to Put on Snowshoes

And how to maneuver in them, too! Whether you’re coming to a Prescott Farm program or snowshoeing on your own, you’ll have a much better experience if you get those snowshoes on correctly and know how to maneuver in them once you are on the move. Check out these videos featuring Jake Newcomb, Camp Director, and learn how to ensure your snowshoe adventures get off on the right foot.

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What to Wear in Winter

Nothing can make you say “no thanks” to wintry adventures like frozen hands and wet feet. Whether you’re trekking our trails during a snowshoe program at Prescott Farm or getting closer to nature on your own, you can stay warm, dry and happy by following the tips in this series of short videos.

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