New Seasons, New Landscapes, and New Faces at Prescott Farm

Prescott Farm is full of developments and there couldn’t be more excitement. Spring has finally decided to show itself and many fresh changes come with warmer weather. One of those endeavors has come to completion with the hiring of Asia Scudders, Prescott Farms’ new Communications and Events Director. Asia Scudder brings over a decade of expertise in marketing alongside a strong background and passion for the natural world, adding to the mission of Prescott Farm in promoting environmental awareness and…

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Prescott Farm engaging you at the Community Level

Over the last few years, Prescott Farm has seen tremendous growth across all program areas. Along with our dedicated and knowledgeable staff, we rely on hardworking and selfless volunteers who dig in – often literally! – to create a space and community that makes connecting with nature a joyful experience. Of course we would be nowhere without our enthusiastic program participants who spread the word about all they have learned, the fun they have had, and the memories they carry from their experiences.  Of…

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Gardeners make our programming possible

Did you know that in 2023, 18 gardeners volunteered more than 400 hours of their time to help make Prescott Farm beautiful and bountiful? It is a testament to each individual’s dedication and the sum is certainly greater than its parts when we realize the impact of this commitment. Mary Doyle, Environmental Educator and staff liaison to the gardening volunteers, shared a sample of the produce that was grown and how it was used in our educational programs:

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Harvest Festival Returns Saturday, September 16

This year’s annual festival has guests’ favorite activities from past years – plus some brand *new activities and performances. See the list below for a preview! *New activities are noted with an asterisk.   As always, admission is FREE! Stop in for a few minutes or spend the whole day, 10 am – 3 pm.

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Meet Donald St. Gelais and Sandra Dame-St. Gelais: 2023 Business Partners

Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center relies on selfless volunteers as well as generous donors and business partners to help us meet our mission of connecting people with the natural world. One such Business Partner is Lakes Region Airport Shuttle Service/Lakes Region Student Transport. We asked business owners Don St. Gelais and Sandra Dame-St. Gelais why they decided to support Prescott Farm. Prescott Farm: How long has your business been in operation? LRAS/LRST: Lakes Region Student Transport (LRST LLC) has been…

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Celebrating a Quarter Century of Volunteering

Prescott Farm honors John Allen with “Ursula Allen Volunteer Appreciation Award” LACONIA – Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center celebrated the efforts and achievements of volunteers last week with the annual Volunteer Appreciation Picnic. In addition to classic cookout fare, the picnic featured live Celtic music from The Rebel Collective, along with plenty of laughs and camaraderie for the 40+ celebrants. One special guest, John Allen, was the recipient of the Ursula Allen Volunteer Appreciation Award. John and Ursula, a husband…

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A few moments from Spring Camp

We were happy to welcome 22 campers for this year’s Spring WildQuest Camp! From exploring the critters and plants of the vernal pools to creating their own from-scratch pizzas, these Questers enjoyed and active, educational an FUN spring break!

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School Break Solutions for Out of State Visitors

School Break Solutions for Out of State Visitors Winter Wonders Week February 21-24 at Prescott Farm For visitors to the Lakes Region during Presidents’ Week, the forecast calls for multiple acute cases of February Vacation “blahs”…  But Prescott Farm is pleased to offer the perfect antidote – “Winter Wonders Week”. Before 2021, Prescott Farm did not have the staff or facilities to accommodate families who were in town for the traditional school vacation week. But now take advantage of a…

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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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