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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Grown Ups Want Camp, Too

Prescott Farm invites adults to hone their wilderness skills during inaugural “Beginner Bushcraft Overnight” Camp envy happens. Every summer parents and grandparents dropping off children at camp lament aloud one universal desire: “I wish I could go to camp here!” Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center has heard these pleas and now presents the answer to summer camp envy: Beginner Bushcraft Overnight. On Saturday, September 21 (1 pm) – Sunday, September 22 (10 am), adults who want to get away from…

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Kick Your Heels Up at Prescott Farm!

10th Annual Harvest Festival will be biggest yet Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center will host its Tenth Annual Harvest Festival on Saturday, Sept. 14th, from 10 am to 3 pm. Fall is a traditional time to celebrate the harvest’s bounty with food and fun. The event will include an array of activities, including craft activities for all ages, field games, farm animals, garden-tours, horse and tractor-drawn wagon rides, sing-alongs, and information and displays about all the programs offered at Prescott…

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You Can Learn a Lot from a Tree

Big Tree Tour of Prescott Farm will highlight ecology, history of the land Bigger isn’t always better, but let’s face it – bigger is definitely noteworthy. And while the staff members at Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center love all of the trees on the 160-acre property, they are particularly excited about one specific birch tree. The Betula papyrifera (Paper Birch) of note stands 83 feet tall with a circumference of 59 inches. These impressive stats were gathered by volunteers with…

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Wild Mushroom Walk Series Returns to Prescott Farm

On a walk through the woods, you’ll almost always stumble upon wild mushrooms. Beautiful and mysterious, they are sure to catch your eye. They’ll likely also leave you wondering: Can I eat that? New Hampshire Mushroom Company is coming to Laconia to help answer that vital question – and many more – in a series of Wild Mushroom Walks at Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center. The first “Wild Mushroom Walk” is perfect for adults and teens who want to learn…

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Laconia, NH 03246
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