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The Little Nature Museum reopened Sept 28, 2014.

The Museum is at 18 Highlawn Rd Warner, NH

Hours of Operation

May 22 - Oct 30

Sat & Holidays 10:30 - 5:00

Friday & Sunday Noon - 5:00

Open Weekdays by appt. or chance

Calendar Events

2016

February 27

Wind, Water, Fire, & Ice

March 5

Tunes and Tales

April 30

Temperate Native Orchids

June 4

Edible Wild Plants

July 23

Becoming a Woods Ninja

Aug 6

Map and Compass Workshop

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2016 Events and Programs

FREE Programs by Little Nature Museum at the Community Room of the Hopkinton Town Library* at 1:30 - 2:30 PM

February 27 - Wind, Water, Fire, & Ice with Dave Anderson, Director of Education & Volunteer Services, Society for the Protection of NH Forests

Dave will describe natural disturbance history in NH and its effects on forestland including tornadoes, hurricanes, forest fires, and ice storms.

March 5 - Tunes and Tales - A Fun Way to Encounter Wildlife with award-winning environmental educator, journalist, and song-leader, Ruth Smith.

Ruth will share some traditional & original tales about NH wildlife using engaging songs & easy to sing tunes to teach about plants and animals. This family oriented program for all ages will teach about wildlife special traits & adaptations; the audience will be invited to participate. Join us!

April 30 - Temperate Native Orchids - Seasonal Gems! with educator, naturalist, traveler, and photographer, Jean Stefanik.

Jean will present images & stories about native orchids, some of which you may recognize;others are more obscure, rare, or threatened. All illustrate the incredible diversity of flowers within the orchid family. Jean serves as an American Orchid Society Accredited Judge; she is active in several orchid societies & groups. Her expertise & interest have taken her all around North America as well as Ecuador & New Zealand.

*Location is 61 Houston Drive Contoocook, NH 03229 - 603-746-3663


Offered by Rudy Bourget** for The Little Nature Museum

June 4th, Saturday:  Edible Wild Plants  (Raindate June 5th)

Learn to identify and safely prepare wild edible pllands and learn the basics of safe and responsible foraging.   Also learn Native American uses of Plants.

Preregistration is Required.   Minimum age 11;  with adult 9

Cost:  $20 nonmembers;     $15 LNM and MKIM members

Location: The Little Nature Museum, 18 Highlawn Rd,  Warner, NH

10:00AM - Noon

Weather-related cancellations: 746-6121

Register by calling 746-6121 of using the downloadable registration form

July 23rd, Saturday:  Becoming a Woods Ninja  (Raindate July 24th)

Ninja were known for their ability to disappear and to move around without a sound..  In this popular workshop, learn how to use those skills to get close to and observe wildlife.

 

Enrollment limited to 10.

Preregistration is Required.   For age 9 to age 90

Cost:  $20 nonmembers;     $15 LNM and MKIM members

Location: The Little Nature Museum, 18 Highlawn Rd,  Warner, NH

10:00AM - Noon

Weather-related cancellations: 746-6121

Register by calling 746-6121 of using the downloadable registration form

Aug 6, Saturday:  Map and Compass Workshop (Raindate Aug 7th)

Learn the skills to keep you from getting lost in the woods, including map reading, compass, and using the sun.  Suitable for ages 10 to adult.

Enrollment limited to 10.

Preregistration is Required.   Minimum age 11;  age 9 with adult

Cost:  $20 nonmembers;     $15 LNM and MKIM members

Location: The Little Nature Museum, 18 Highlawn Rd,  Warner, NH

9:30AM - Noon

Weather-related cancellations: 746-6121

Register by calling 746-6121 of using the downloadable registration form

**Instructor Information: Rudy Bourget has studied primitive outdoor and wilderness survival skills for over 40 years, and has been very active in Boy Scout and Cub Scout leadership and training for nearly 20 years. He has been a Merit Badge counselor for emergency preparedness, wilderness survival, camping, hiking, backpacking, and others.

Rudy has been a volunteer EMT on the Weare Rescue Squad and has been a volunteer First Aid Instructor for the Manchester Chapter of the American Red Cross. He has also assisted NH Fish and Game Dept.’s Hunter Safety program for six years teaching Survival and First Aid. Rudy was a wilderness survival instructor while in the Army in the late 1960’s. He was a founding member of the White Mountain Primitive Skills Group and has presented primitive skills programs at both the New England Primitive Gathering and the Maine Primitive Gathering.

 

 

 

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