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Fax | 413-253-2809


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

For staff contact information by program area, click here.


Harvard Forest Field Trip:
Tracking Climate through the Trees

Saturday, November 1, 10am-3pm

Tour of Amherst Wastewater Treatment Facility
Saturday, November 8, 10am-11:30am

The Art of Clean Water: A Family Celebration
Saturday, November 8th

Green Buildings Tour
with Wright Builders
Sunday, November 16, 10am-2pm

Reading the Forested Landscape
with Tom Wessels
Sunday, November 16, 1pm-4pm

Wildlife Conservation in Kenya
with Steve Upton, Local Wildlife Photographer and Conservationist
Tuesday, November 18, 7pm-8:30pm

Animals of the North: What Will Climate Change Mean for Them?
with Sue Morse, field naturalist and founder of Keeping Track
Thursday, November 20, 7pm-8:30pm

Animal Tracking in the Field
Sue Morse, field naturalist and founder of Keeping Track
Saturday, November 22
Field Walk 1: 9am-12pm
Field Walk 2: 1pm-4pm

Curriculum Day
(no school for Amherst schools)
Monday, December 1, 8:30am-3pm
Ages 6-9, Grades 1-3

Nature Play Afterschool
Ages 6-9, Grades 1-3
Wednesdays, 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

Nature Discovery Preschool
Ages 3-5
Fridays, 9:30am-11:30am or 1pm-3pm

New 50 Places for 50 Years Blog
In honor of the Hitchcock Center’s 50th year, Hitchcock staff and friends will be sharing favorite places to experience nature in the Pioneer Valley.

Earth Matters
Read Hitchcock's most recent Earth Matters column: 
A naturalist mows the lawn
by David Spector


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