Our Big Backyard Series - Families Connect to Nature Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center


January 6, 2018 @ 1:00 pm – February 24, 2018 @ 3:00 pm
$12   Tickets
Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center
Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center
928 White Oaks Rd
Laconia, NH 03246

Our Big Backyard Series – Saturdays in January and February
$12/Adult-child pair ($10 Members) +$4/additional child
There is always something exciting to discover on our treks around Prescott Farm! For ages 7-10, with an adult; Light activity.

Animal Tracking– Sat. Jan. 6 & 20 and Feb. 3 & 17; 1:00-3:00pm
Tracks always tell a fascinating story! Learn the basics of animal tracking on this interactive walk and, gain the skills to better determine what our animal neighbors are up to in the winter.
Winter Birds—Saturdays, Jan. 13 & Feb. 10; 1:00-3:00pm
Not all birds migrate south! In this program we will discover New Hampshire’s resident birds and our winter visitors, and learn how we can help our feathered friends survive the winter.

Life Under the Snow– Saturdays, Jan. 27 & Feb. 24; 1:00-3:00pm
Did you know there is a whole world of activity UNDER the snow? That’s right—all kinds of critters are going about their business throughout the cold winter. Bundle up and join us as we discover what their world is like!

The Big Night for Amphibians—Sunday, March 25; 1:00-3:00pm
Every spring, on the first warm rainy night of the year, a mysterious ritual takes place: many species of amphibians (including spotted salamanders and wood frogs) emerge from the forest and migrate en masse to vernal pools to lay their eggs. Join us to learn more about this intriguing phenomenon and how you can help salamanders and frogs reach their destination when the Big Night arrives!