Prescott Farm

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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Covid-19 Information

March 12, 2020 RE: COVID-19 Precautions Dear Prescott Farm Program Participants, Volunteers, and Members, As the threat of the COVID-19 pandemic looms I want to reach out to assure you that we are in close contact with local public health officials and are actively monitoring the changing status of the situation in the Lakes Region. At the present our Fledglings preschool, Community Connection Programs (including Tap into Maple), and WildQuest Camps are taking place as scheduled. If and when postponements…

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WOW: Here Today – Gone Tomorrow?

NH Fish & Game Wildlife Stewards present program at Prescott Farm on March 14th What are wildlife resources? Who owns them? What is an endangered species? What is a species, for that matter? These and many other questions will be the focus of a new program at Prescott Farm in Laconia on Saturday March 14th from 1-2:30 pm. The Wonders of Wildlife (WOW) program will be led by expert NH Fish & Game volunteer docent Richard LaFlamme. WOW: Here Today:…

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Garden Season is Here!

The Learning Garden Series begins Tuesday, March 3 at Prescott Farm Gardeners of every experience level can kick off the 2020 growing season with confidence and know-how when they join Prescott Farm for The Learning Garden, a series of programs designed to guide growers through every step of the gardening process. The Learning Garden at Prescott Farm is a space to explore organic gardening practices, ask questions, and even make mistakes. Gardeners with all levels of experience (including none at…

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“Tap into Maple” and more at Prescott Farm in March

Whatever the Groundhog may have promised, it’s that time of year when winter is starting to feel like it might last forever. Prescott Farm promises sweet signs of spring in the great outdoors throughout the month of March when the popular, month-long maple sugaring program returns. Participants will connect with nature during every step of the syrup making process. Prescott Farm’s environmental educators go “beyond the sugar shack” when they expertly guide guests in how to identify the appropriate species…

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Looking for “Tap” Lessons?

Maple Sugaring Intensive this Saturday at Prescott Farm After the long, cold, dark days and nights of winter, many New Englanders are eager to see signs of the coming spring. And there’s no sweeter sign of spring than the beginning of maple sugaring season. Residents and visitors who long to learn how they can bring this delicious tradition to their own yard are invited to join Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center’s educators on Saturday, February 22nd for a Maple Sugaring…

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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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