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The Little Nature Museum

18 Highlawn Rd Warner, NH across from the Mt. Kearsarge Indean Museum

2017 Season Opens:

Sunday May 21

Closes for Season:

Sunday October 29

Hours of Operation

Fridays and Sundays:

Noon - 5:00

Saturdays and Holidays (Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, Columbus Day):

10:30 - 5:00

Group Visits (6 or more) by appointment only

603-746-6121

Calendar Events

2017

February 25

Invasive Upland Plant Species of New Hampshire

March 18

State of the Loon: The Natural History, Challenges, and Successes of Loons in NH

April 8

Journey of Discovery: A Botanist on the Trail of Lewis and Clark

June 10

Get Outside: Be Aware, Be Safe!

June 24

Summer Wild Edibles

August 12

Becoming a Woods Ninja with Rudy Bourget

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2017 Winter and Spring Programs

FREE Programs at the Hopkinton Library Sponsored by The Little Nature Museum

1:30 - 2:30 PM in the Community Room

 

February 25 1:30 - 2:30 PM

Invasive Upland Plant Species of New Hampshire with Douglas Cygan, Invasive Species Coordinator, NH Dept. of Agriculture

An in-depth look at upland invasive plant species of NH, including rules and regulations,characteristics, identifying features and control measures of some of the most agressive non-native plants in NH. Learn the latest information about these species. Image Japanese Knotwood by Douglas Cygan

 

March 18 1:30 - 2:30 PM

State of the Loon: The Natural History, Challenges, and Successes of Loons in NH with Harry Vogel, Sennior Biologist/Executive Director of the Loon Preservation Committee.

Join biologist, Harry Vogel, as he talks about this unique symbol of NH's wild lakes and its special place in the hearts of NH residents. He will include challenges facing loons, new information about loons learned from Loon Preservation Committee's work to safeguard NH's threatened loon population. Image by John Rockwood

 

April 8 1:30 - 2:30 PM

Journey of Discovery: A Botanist on the Trail of Lewis and Clark with Janet Sullivan, PhD, UNH Adjunct Associate Professor and Collections Manager, Hodgdon Herbarium.

As they made their way westward, the Corps of Discovery encountered plants and animals uknown to the worldwide scientific community. The botanical collections and journal entries have just been made available to the public. Janet traveled the Lewis and Clark trail from St. Louis to Fort Clatsop, OR. Her botanical travelogue weaves together images of the landscape and its plant species, monuments and restored sites and journal entries made by Lewis and Clark on their historic journey.

2017 Summer Programs

Get Outside: Be Aware, Be Safe!

Date: Saturday, June 10
Time: 10:30 AM - Noon
Description: West Nile and Lightning and Bears, Oh My!
It is true that there are many dangers associated with the
outdoors, but that shouldn't prevent you from enjoying the beauty that nature has to offer. Learn how to protect yourself from hazards like mosquitoes, ticks, wasps, lightning, poison ivy, and bears as well as how to avoid getting lost in the woods. Arm yourself with knowledge and Get Outside!
Location: The Little Nature Museum, 18 Highlawn Rd., Warner Ages
8 - adult. Cost: $15, LNM or MKIM members; $20, nonmembers.
Preregistration is required. Register by calling 746-6121 or use
the downloadable registration form:
http://www.littlenaturemuseum.org/worksshopap2.html

Summer Wild Edibles

Date: June 24 (raindate, 6/25)
Time: 10:30-12:30
Location: The Little Nature Museum, 18 Highlawn Rd. Warner, NH
Description: Learn to identify and safely prepare wild edible plants and learn the basics of safe and responsible foraging. Also, learn Native American uses for plants. Enrollment is limited to 20. Minimum age, 11; with an adult, age 9. Cost: $15, LNM or MKIM members. $20, nonmembers. Preregistration is required. Register by calling 746-6121 or use thedownloadable registration form:
http://www.littlenaturemuseum.org/worksshopap2.html

Becoming a Woods Ninja with Rudy Bourget

Date: Saturday, August 12
(raindate, 8/13 Sunday)
Time: 10:00 AM - Noon
Location: The Little Nature Museum, 18 Highlawn Rd. Warner, NH
Description: Ninja were known for their ability to disappear and to move around without a sound. In this popular workshop, learn how to get close to and observe wildlife. Enrollment is limited to 10; suitable for ages 9- 90. If you enjoy being outside and you want to see more wildlife, this is the program to teach you
how to be successful! It's educational and fun for kids and adults! Preregistration is required. Register by calling 746-6121 or use the downloadable registration form:http://www.littlenaturemuseum.org/worksshopap2.htm.

Note: Proceeds from all three of these programs goes directly to
The Little Nature Museum. Our instructor, Rudy Bourget, has years of experience teaching outdoor skills to adults and kids! Preregistration is required for each program. You can register by using the downloadable registration form at: http://www.littlenaturemuseum.org/worksshopap2.html or call 603-746-6121 to register or for more information. Please note that each program has a limit to the number of registrants. Don't wait until the last minute to register! A minimum of six individuals is needed to "run" a program. If that number is not achieved, the class will be cancelled and your registration fee will be refunded in full.

Instructor:  Rudy Bourget

Rudy Bourget, outdoor survival expert, has taught wilderness survival skills for over 40 years and has been active in Scout leadership and training for nearly 20 yrs.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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