Online Nature Programs from Tin Mountain Conservation Center

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Links to the virtual programs will be posted on the week of the program. Please contact with any questions.

Bees & Other Backyard Pollinators

Thursday, May 28, 7pm

Olivia Saunders of UNH Cooperative Extension will give a talk on the status of honey bees and native bees in New Hampshire, including what role we can take to improve their survival. In addition, she will highlight local and regional efforts to improve pollinator health.

Join us via Zoom:

Meeting ID: 927 5197 8125

Environmental Book Group: Silent Spring

Wednesday, June 3, 3pm

This month’s selection is the classic by Rachel Carson, but we are sure that the issues covered will be an interesting juxtaposition to some of our current environmental and health issues. Carson utilized her many sources in federal science and in private research and spent over six years documenting her analysis that humans were misusing powerful, persistent, chemical pesticides before knowing the full extent of their potential harm to the whole biota.

White Birch Books has several copies of the book available, and are offering curbside pick-up to those interested. You can also order the book directly from their website. Zoom link to come.

Tin Mountain’s Environmental Book Group is sponsored in part by the Stephen & Tabitha King Foundation.

Wildlife of NH

Thursday, June 4, 7pm

Wildlife of the White Mountains

Wildlife viewing is a favorite activity of White Mountain residents and visitors. This illustrated program features many of our iconic species such as black bear, moose, snowshoe hare, bobcat, and American marten. We will also learn about interesting insects, reptiles, amphibians, and birds that make our mountains their home. We will discuss trends in wildlife populations such as range expansion and contraction. We will provide tips on where to see wildlife.

David Govatski retired from the US Forest Service after a 33-year career as a Forester and Silviculturist. He has a Bachelor of Science in Forest Management and a Certificate of Advanced Studies in Silviculture from the US Forest Service. He has a keen interest in forest and wildlife conservation and he co-authored "Forests for the People: The Story of the Eastern National Forests." His articles and photographs have appeared in several magazines, and he is a frequent guest speaker and trip leader. Zoom link to come.

New Hampshire 4000ers: Hiking the Paths (slightly) Less Taken

Thursday, June 11, 7pm

Not every sojourn into the Whites needs to be along a crowded hiking trail. Join TMCC as we explore some of the less traveled trails to some of the most popular 4000ers. No hiking boots necessary. Zoom link to come.

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