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Online Program Thursday, November 12, 7pm Stephen J Pyne coined the term Pyrocene in 2015 to describe a Fire Age as comparable to the Ice Ages. The central idea revolves around the human use of fire from the dawn of civilization to today when burning fossil fuels contributes to climate change. These rapid changes in our climate have led to severe drought, longer fire seasons, bigger fires, and forest land conversion. We see the destruction from mega forest fires from…Find out more »
Online Program NH Lynx Population Thursday, November 19, 7pm NH Fish & Game recently completed a multi-year research project that looked at lynx distribution and prey availability in Vermont and New Hampshire. Over the past 6 years, the project used more than 240 remote trail cameras, many of which were maintained by volunteers, to identify areas occupied by lynx in Vermont and NH. In addition, the project studied methods estimate snowshoe hare densities and survival rates, as well as how…Find out more »
Tin Mountain Conservation Center’s Online Programs In Search of Dark Skies Online Program Thursday, December 3, 7pm Light pollution is a growing problem in the US and across the world, with the majority of people now unable to view the Milky Way from outside their homes. Light pollution, or the inappropriate or excessive use of artificial light, has serious consequences for humans, wildlife and our climate. The International Dark-Sky Association (IDA) is an organization whose mission is to protect the…Find out more »
Tin Mountain Conservation Center’s Online Programs NHPR’s Annie Ropiek Friday, December 11, 7pm Join us for a (virtual) evening with NHPR’s Environmental Reporter, Annie Ropeik. Annie will discuss her investigative reporting on climate change in the state and the new By Degree project. Visit www.tinmountain.org the week of the program to access the meeting link.Find out more »
December 17, 7pm Brush up on your winter bird identification as we review local winter bird field marks as well as pass on a few bird feeding tips for the winter season ahead. This is a great refresher for the fast approaching Christmas Bird Count! Visit www.tinmountain.org for Zoom link.Find out more »
Citizen Science Program Saturday, December 19th, all day Calling all citizen scientists, birders of all levels, and general nature lovers. Join us for the 32nd annual North Conway Christmas Bird Count. The success of this yearly winter bird census depends on a gaggle, murder, flock, etc. of devoted volunteers both in the field and at home watching their feeders. We look forward to having you join us! Winter bird counts are useful tools for evaluating yearly and long term trends…Find out more »
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