Prescott Farm Hires Environmental Educator

Scope, quality, and capacity of educational programs will increase Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center is pleased to welcome Alex Dyer as an Environmental Educator. Dyer will serve as an instructor in local classrooms and at various programs at Prescott Farm’s White Oaks Road site. Born and raised in Maine, Dyer received her B.S. in Biology from the University of Maine and moved to New Hampshire, where she was a Naturalist for the New Hampshire Audubon. She is currently pursuing an…

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Belknap Landscape Company – Adventure Advocate Partner

After 30 years in business, Hayden McLaughlin understands the importance of providing quality, expert service.  The founder and owner of Belknap Landscape Co., Inc., McLaughlin and his team have also consistently shown a commitment to the Lakes Region’s environment and community organizations. That commitment is now on display in the Learning Garden at Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center. This spring, Belknap Landscape became an Adventure Advocate business partner with Prescott Farm. The partnership helps Prescott Farm fund two programs: the…

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Rotary Youth Leadership at Prescott Farm

The dreary, chilly weather of “Spring” 2019 did not deter a dedicated group of high school sophomores from engaging in leadership training and community service projects at Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center. The 18 students from three local high schools were part of Lakes Region Rotary Youth Leadership, a program designed for tenth graders who are seriously interested in leadership, providing the students with the opportunity to meet and work with one another, examine leadership characteristics and increase their self-confidence. …

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Spring into Fitness with Prescott Farm

Beginner 5K with a Naturalist series begins May 2 Prescott Farm invites you to dust off the cobwebs of winter and the muck of mud season to get outside for a unique and inspiring challenge. Beginner 5K with a Naturalist is a new, six-week series for anyone interested in enjoying a fun, nature-based, fitness program. On Thursday evenings, May 2 – June 6 from 5:30 – 7:00 p.m., the trails at Prescott Farm in Laconia will become the training grounds…

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Lakes Region Rotary Sponsors WildQuest Spring Camp

Limited Spots Still Available for April 22 – 26 Camp Lakes Region Rotary Club of Laconia recently donated $1,000 to support the work and mission of Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center. The funds will be used to sponsor WildQuest Spring Camp, a week-long day camp held during New Hampshire school vacation week in April. “Our club recognizes Prescott Farm as a community asset and we are happy to give back through our service and financial support,” Lakes Region Rotary club…

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Prescott Farm Hire Volunteer Coordinator

Kathryn Downey is a Catholic Charities NH AmeriCorp VISTA Member Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center is pleased to welcome Kathryn Downey in the newly created position of Volunteer Coordinator. In her role, Kathryn will act as liaison between staff and volunteers to enhance and expand the current volunteer program. The structured, sustainable program will invite volunteers with various skills and areas of interest to become part of a team that is mutually rewarding to the volunteer and Prescott Farm. “I…

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Tap into Maple

Take a drive on White Oaks Road in Laconia on any Saturday in March and you’re bound to see a lot of action. That’s because Prescott Farm is hosting the popular, month-long maple sugaring program, Tap into Maple. From tapping a tree to tasting delicious maple syrup, hundreds of participants throughout the month will engage in every step of the syrup making process. Prescott Farm’s environmental educators go “beyond the sugar shack” in their sharing of information, expertly leading guests…

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Full Moon Snowshoe Walk

A still, winter night. The bright full moon reflects off of a white, snow-covered pasture. Snowshoe-clad, an inquisitive group treks along, enjoying the exhilaration and beauty of winter in New Hampshire. Suddenly, an unexpected guest swoops overhead seeking dinner or maybe a mate! An encounter with a barred owl is not guaranteed at Prescott Farm’s upcoming Full Moon Snowshoe Walk, but that’s just what happened during January’s program! On Tuesday, February 19th from 6 – 7:30 p.m., Environmental Educator and…

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Kick Off the Weekend with Prescott Farm – It’ll be a hoot!

What do owls eat? What are the best times and places to look for one? What’s the deal with those big eyes and flat face? Can I see one tonight? These great questions and many more will be answered this Friday evening from 6 – 7:30 p.m. at Prescott Farm in Laconia. After a brief introduction, discussion, and question and answer session inside, Naturalist Jake Newcomb will lead the group on a guided outdoor mission to find our sometimes illusive…

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WildQuest Summer Camp Early Bird Discount Available Through Feb. 15th

Forecasts may be snowy and frigid but now is the time for families in the Lakes Region to pin down summer plans. Adventurous kids age four – 14 should look no further than Prescott Farm’s WildQuest Summer Camp. Cost-conscious grownups will note that a 10% Early Bird Discount is available through February 15th. WildQuest Camp days are filled with outdoor, nature-based activities related to the theme of the week. Some of the nine weekly themes for Summer 2019 include Creature…

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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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