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Harris Center outdoor events set

Hancock

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.

Dublin

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.

Keene

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.

Ashburnham, Mass.

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.

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