Published DateHOLDERNESS — Squam Lakes Natural Science Center opens its 47th annual trail season on Wednesday, May 1. Regular trail hours are 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (last trail admission at 3:30 p.m.).
Since 1966, Squam Lakes Natural Science Center has educated and enlightened visitors about the natural world through spectacular live animal exhibits, natural science education programs, and lake cruises. The Science Center is the only institution in northern New England accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA).
The Science Center's admission fees will not increase for the 2013 season (Trail: $15/adult, $12/senior (65+), $10/youth (ages 3-15), free for members and children 2 and under. Visit www.nhnature.org for more information.
The Center invites New Hampshire residents to New Hampshire Day for a reduced trail admission of just $3 on Saturday, May 4. Live animal presentations are at 11 a.m., 1 p.m., and 3 p.m.
Dead River Company will be on site providing energy saving ideas. New Hampshire Electric Cooperative will show off a new energy usage exhibit. New Hampshire Electric Cooperative will be providing free admission on New Hampshire Day to NHEC members. Members should mention that they are NHEC members at admissions. The Howling Coyote Gift Shop also holds their annual New Hampshire Day sale. This event is generously sponsored by Dead River Company and New Hampshire Electric Co-op Foundation.
Cost: $3/New Hampshire residents; free/members; $15/adult, $12/senior (65+), $10/youth (ages 3 to 15), children 2 and under free.
For details about this event, upcoming programs, and membership go to www.nhnature.org or call 603-968-7194.