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Youth Birding

with Dan Ziomek 
Local Birder & WRSI’s Bird Songs Radio Program

For young people ages 8-13
6 Saturdays:
April 11, 18 & 25, May 2, 9 & 16
7:30am-10am


Spring migration is the most exciting time of year to get out and see birds! Each week new species return from the south wearing their spring colors. Each week we will explore a different local site and meeting locations will vary. Be the next generation of birders! Learn more...

Spring Fun on Curriculum Day

with Helen Ann Sephton 
& Patrick O’Roark
Ages 6-9 (Grades 1-4)
Friday, April 3
8:30am – 3:00pm

Get ready to play outside on this day of no school for Amherst elementary schools. We will explore the forest, fields and farm of the Larch Hill Conservation Area, meet a live reptile, and play lots of games!

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Make Your Home More Energy Efficient

with Adin Maynard
HIS and HERS Energy Efficiency in Northampton

Wednesday, April 1
7pm-8:30pm

Adin Maynard is owner of HIS & HERS Energy Efficiency, an energy efficiency consulting firm in Northampton. Adin works with builders, architects and home-owners to examine specific energy challenges. He will welcome specific questions from audience members on home performance flaws in their home. Donations appreciated



The Hitchcock Center for the Environment’s mission is to foster a greater awareness and understanding of our environment and to develop environmentally literate citizens.