Posts Tagged ‘Kelly Dwyer’

Junior Explorers: H.A.M. Extravaganza

Posted on December 6, 2017

Join us as we celebrate the marvels of Hibernation, Adaptation and Migration through culminating games, activities and special presentations!

Leaders: Kelly Dwyer, NHA’s Director of Education and Paula Chouinard, Massabesic Audubon Center’s Naturalist.

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Junior Explorers: Who’s Still Here?

Posted on November 29, 2017

For the naturally curious, signs of animal life abound! Today we search for evidence of birds, mammals, and even insects that are prepared to stay active in the coming months!  Learn about tracks, scat, and … Read More

Junior Explorers: Ready, Set, Adapt!

Posted on November 8, 2017

Surprisingly, many of NH’s animals remain active throughout our notorious winters. Learn about the unique and incredible adaptations these animals utilize to survive!

Leaders: Kelly Dwyer, NHA’s Director of Education and Paula Chouinard, Massabesic Audubon … Read More

Junior Explorers: Life Under the Ice

Posted on October 25, 2017

Soon NH’s amphibians will retreat from current habitats to prepare for months under the ice and forest leaf litter. Join us as we explore the strategies unique to this group of amazing animals!

Leaders: Kelly … Read More

Junior Explorers: The Big Chill

Posted on October 11, 2017

Many of NH’s insects, reptiles and some mammals are preparing the coming metabolic changes to cope with the pending winter. Today we will explore the biology behind these processes and conduct experiments to replicate this … Read More

Junior Explorers: The Magic of Avian Migration

Posted on October 4, 2017

Learn the biology behind avian migration: who embarks on these epic journeys and where they go. We will also examine the latest scientific theories and data analysis before we head outside with our binoculars!

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Junior Explorers: Migration: It’s Not Just for the Birds

Posted on September 20, 2017

Explore the world of other animal migrators such as monarch butterflies and green darner dragonflies as we look at their natural history and then head outside to put our new-found skills to the test!

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Junior Explorers: Birds of all Seasons

Posted on December 14, 2016

Come and find out what birds are doing throughout all the seasons of the year. We will review their fall behaviors, find out how they’ll survive the winter, and contemplate what they are looking forward … Read More

Junior Explorers: Turkey Days

Posted on November 30, 2016

Come and learn about our Thanksgiving icon- the turkey! As the turkey population grows, we are bound to see them in our forests and yards… how much do you know about the wild turkey?

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Junior Explorers: Mysteries of Migration

Posted on November 2, 2016

Come and explore some of the mysteries of bird migration. Where are they going and how do they get there? Would you know which way to go?

Classes are for ages 7-12.  Join us as … Read More