Harris Center outdoor events set
Saturday: Post-harvest tour of new early succession
Join Phil Brown, N.H. Audubon’s director of land management, on Goodhue Hill at the Willard Pond Audubon Sanctuary for a look at post-harvest forest management activities. Departs at 9 a.m. from the parking lot near the end of Willard Pond Road off Route 123, north from Hancock Village. Ends at 1 p.m. Contact Lefebvre@harriscenter.org.
Sunday: Hiking the Beech Hill
Reservation in Dublin
Moderately easy outing that takes hikers through varied woodland habitat to nice views. Carpool departs 10 a.m. from the Dublin Town Library. Ends about 2 p.m. Cosponsored with the Monadnock Conservancy. Contact Lefebvre@harriscenter.org.
Dec. 6: Emerging forest pests in state
Join Steve Roberge, Cheshire County forester for the University of N.H. Extension Service, for an illustrated talk on the Asian long-horned beetle, emerald ash borer, and hemlock wooly adelgid. Cosponsored with UNH Cooperative Extension Service and the Keene State College School of Sciences. Takes place from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Room 154, Putnam Science Center, Keene State College. Contact Thelen@harriscenter.org.
Dec. 7: Senior outing special
Hike the Watatic Mountain Wildlife Management Area and enjoy a post-hike lunch at leaders Ollie and Jan’s. Black Bear, bobcat, moose and more roam this region. Meet Lee Baker and Ollie Mutch to carpool at 10 a.m. from the SE corner of Ocean State Job Lot’s parking area at the junction of Routes 101 and 202 in Peterborough. Group returns about 3 p.m. Contact Lefebvre@harriscenter.org.