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Phone | 413-256-6006
Fax | 413-253-2809


Mailing Address
Hitchcock Center
525 South Pleasant Street
Amherst, MA 01002

For staff contact information by program area, click here.


Salamander Tunnel Maintenance
with Hitchcock Center Staff
A date in March dependent on weather and salamander activity.

Annual Biothon
May 1-3 or 8-10
Time determined by team.

Tour of Amherst Wastewater Treatment Facility
Saturday, March 7

Nature Drawing for the Complete Non-Artist
with Elizabeth Farnsworth
Sunday, March 8, 10am-12pm

Phenology Research in Your Own Back Yard
with Carol Trosset
Thursday, March 12
7-8:30 pm

Salamander Citizen Science
with Tim Zimmerman &
Ted Watt
Sunday, March 22
1:30-3:00 pm

Still Life: Victorian and Contemporary Taxidermy
with Jennifer Pyke
Thursday, March 26

Citizen Science Spotted Salamander Egg Mass Survey
with Ted Watt
A date in April dependent on the weather and development of egg masses

Make Your Home More Energy Efficient
with Adin Maynard
Wednesday, April 1

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

Tour of Smith’s Bechtel Environmental Classroom
Saturday, April 4th

Youth Birding
with Dan Ziomek
Ages 8-13
6 Saturdays: April 11, 18 & 25, May 2, 9 & 16

What's That Tree? At Lawrence Swamp
with Nancy Goodman
Saturday, April 11, 10am-2pm

All About Bluebirds - and More
with John Rogers
Tuesday, April 14, 7pm

Sustainability Festival
on the Amherst Town Common

Saturday, April 25

Vernal Pool/Wetland Exploration at Our New Home
with Charley Eiseman
Saturday, April 25, 2pm-4pm

Celebrate Birds: Valley Family Bird Festival
Saturday, May 30
8-10am or

Nature Summer Camp
Ages 6-7 & 8-10
Sessions run June 29-August 14

Nature Play Afterschool
Ages 6-9, Grades 1-3
September 10-December 17
3:30pm - 5:30pm

Girls into the Wild Afterschool Program
Ages 8-10, Grades 3-5
Thursdays once per month

Hitchcock Homeschool Program
Homeschool I & II Classes
Homeschool Discovery Days
Ages 6-8
Tuesdays, 10am-2pm

Thank you
to our business partners!

Sustaining Partners
KirschLeuchs Consulting
Wright Builders

Leading Partners
Florence Savings Bank
Integrity Development & Design

Community Partners
Boisselle, Morton & Asscoiates
Collective Copies
Hart & Patterson Financial Group
Kraus-Fitch Architects, Inc.
Surner Heating Co.
Vanasse Hangen Brustlin, Inc
Whalen Insurance


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