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 Hires Volunteer Coordinator/Development Assistant

Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center is pleased to welcome Maria Sorensen as Volunteer Coordinator and Development Assistant. In her role, Sorensen will act as liaison between staff and volunteers to enhance and expand the current volunteer program. She will also assist with aspects of Prescott Farm’s fundraising, such as grant writing, donor stewardship, and event planning. Sorensen holds a B.S. in Animal Science from the University of Connecticut. She was community service chair for UConn’s Dressage Team, where she gained…

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Celebrating Jayne

October 13, 2020 Dear Fledglings Families, As you may know, Jayne Hastings, Fledglings Preschool Director and Lead Teacher, has decided to step down from her position at Prescott Farm and her last day was October 9th. In a pre-COVID world, our team would have invited you to gather with us for a celebration of her incredible work and dedication. It’s just another unfortunate reality of the pandemic that we could not make that happen. There’s simply no substitution for a…

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Adventure is in the Bag at Prescott Farm

Make memories and learn something new with Prescott Farm’s new Adventure Packs You want to get outside with your friends and family. You want to try something new and make lasting memories. You want an activity that will satisfy your whole crew, from age 3 – 83. You want to do all of this safely and without spending a fortune. Prescott Farm Adventure Packs to the rescue! Guests of all ages and experience levels can safely enjoy time together using…

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An Update on WildQuest Camps & Community Connection Programs

With grass finally growing, gardens begging to be dug into, and warmer trail walks calling our names, May is usually an incredibly busy month on the Prescott Farm property. Of course, this year, much of the busy-ness is being handled remotely and electronically. As our board, volunteers and staff work collaboratively toward our mission of connecting people with the natural world, we know it’s important to keep you updated. This week we are pleased to share some news from WildQuest…

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Volunteer Garden

Join us and stake your own plot in our new Volunteer Gardens! Like you, the team at Prescott Farm is adjusting schedules, plans, and expectations. With our focus on education and with the goal of nurturing the community’s understanding and care for the natural world, this time presents our garden team with an exciting and unique opportunity.For the 2020 growing season, we welcome veteran and brand new volunteers to grow the plants of their choice in their own plots on our…

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An Update for our Supporters

Adapt! Analyze! Adapt some more! Whether you are a business owner or a school administrator, a parent working from home or an essential worker managing in a changed landscape on the job, adapting to the protocols and uncertainty of the past few weeks has been an extraordinary experience. Like all of you, Prescott Farm’s board and staff are working collaboratively toward our mission: connecting people with the natural world. With the implementation of The CARES Act and our approved application…

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Make a Plan to Reconnect with Friends and Nature!

WildQuest Camp Earth Day Flash Sale coming Tuesday & Wednesday. Survivor, Nature Artists, Beyond the Myths, Mad Scientists – no, these are not shows you can binge while you’re stuck at home. These are just a few of the weekly themes at Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center’s WildQuest Summer Vacation Camp. When social distancing is over, your 4-16 year olds will be looking for a way to get outside and be with friends. This is the perfect time to plan…

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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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Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center
928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH 03246
(603) 366-5695
(603) 366-5720 (Fax)

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