How many kinds of bees can you name: honey bees, bumble bees, sweat bees perhaps? Most people are familiar with our non-native honey bees and their role in pollinating commercial […]
Native bees and predatory wasps share the same lineage and also share many behaviors and habitat requirements. Predatory wasps feed their offspring invertebrates (insects and spiders) and bees diverged from this carnivorous diet to feed their offspring plant-based food (pollen and nectar). Flower-rich landscapes provide critical habitat for both adult bees and wasps because they […]
New Hampshire Audubon Seacoast Chapter Wednesday June 9, 2021 7:30 pm Eastern Time (US and Canada) Zoom Program - A World on the Wing: The Global Odyssey of Migratory Birds Even as scientists make astounding discoveries about the navigational and physiological feats that enable migratory birds to cross immense oceans or fly above the highest […]
Once only thought of as annoyances, moths are now being appreciated for their beauty, diversity, ecological role, pollination duties, and economic value. With more than 10x the number of species as their butterfly cousins, these nocturnal fliers show at least as much variation in color, life history strategies, and importance. This talk will explore myths, […]
Join us during Pollinator Week to learn more about the mysterious and diverse world of moths! They’re our (mostly) nocturnal neighbors that remain largely unseen but play a very important […]
Join NH Audubon President, Doug Bechtel, for a casual birding walk at Massabesic Center in Auburn. There is no registration necessary; this is a free program. Doug will head out from the center at 8am for a one-hour exploration. (Note: the location alternates each week from McLane Center to Massabesic Center.) Photo: Orchard Oriole, by […]
The New Hampshire Audubon offers multiple opportunities for those interested in joining us as a member or donating for one of our various causes.
Founded in 1914, NH Audubon’s mission is to protect New Hampshire’s natural environment for wildlife and for people. It is an independent statewide membership organization with four nature centers throughout the state. Expert educators give programs to children, families, and adults at centers and in schools. Staff biologists and volunteers conduct bird conservation efforts such as the Peregrine Falcon restoration. NH Audubon protects thousands of acres of wildlife habitat and is a voice for sound public policy on environmental issues. For information on NH Audubon, including membership, volunteering, programs, sanctuaries, and publications, call 224-9909, or visit www.nhaudubon.org.