“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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“Weather” or Not – Explore the Natural World

Winter Homeschool Series Begins January 22 Winter weather impacts the way all of us live – including the plants and animals around us. So it’s an excellent time of year to learn about the natural world around us. Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center welcomes 2020 with a selection of new and popular returning programs geared towards building new experiences and knowledge – whatever the weather has in store. Among the new additions to Prescott Farm’s calendar is Homeschool: Winter Series­,…

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Bob Ewell joins Prescott Farm Board of Directors

Decades of leadership in education, coaching and community service will advance nonprofit’s mission and vision. Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center is pleased to announce the recent appointment of Bob Ewell to the Board of Directors. Ewell, already a dedicated volunteer and program participant at Prescott Farm, looks forward to assisting the nonprofit with networking in the community and facilities management. A Laconia resident and New England native, Ewell retired in 2014 after a distinguished 40-year career of teaching and coaching…

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Give the Gift of Nature-Experiences

An exciting new year of programs coming to Prescott Farm Make the holiday season extra special for everyone on your ‘nice’ list by giving the gift of experiences in nature. With flexible membership plans, plenty of returning favorite programs, and exciting new offerings, Prescott Farm can help you and the ones you love create a new nature connection in the new year. Give the gift of membership Prescott Farm strives to help residents and visitors of the Lakes Region make…

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Gifts from the Heart, Inspired by Nature

Prescott Farm offers holiday crafting & baking programs ‘Tis about to be the season. You know the one. But will your 2019 holiday season be one of burdensome clicks through online shopping sites and frustrating visits to a big box store? Followed closely, of course, by heart-stopping credit card invoices? It doesn’t have to be! Prescott Farm invites you to take part in one of the many holiday baking and crafting programs being offered in November and December. Celebrate your…

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Decades in the Dirt

Prescott Farm establishes “Ursula Allen Volunteer Appreciation Award” Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center celebrated the efforts and achievements of volunteers last week with the annual Volunteer Appreciation Dinner. The evening featured staff-made harvest-inspired food and drink along with beautiful autumnal décor. The dedication and efforts of all of the nonprofit’s active volunteers was noted, but staff and guests took a few special moments to honor the 22-year commitment of one particular volunteer. When Prescott Farm was established in 1997, Ursula…

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Thank you!

On behalf of the staff of Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center, I would like to thank the hundreds of community members who attended the 10th Annual Harvest Festival on Saturday, September 14th. The weather may have been dreary, but the sheer joy and enthusiasm of our guests certainly brightened our day! In addition to the traditional activities of years past, we were thrilled to cap off the afternoon with a traditional barn dance. Byron Ricker, contra dance caller, along with…

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Laconia, NH 03246
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