Science Center offers Turtle, Birding and Bald Eagle Programs (286)

HOLDERNESS — Squam Lakes Natural Science Center will hold a program about turtles on Wednesday, May 15 from 1-2:30 p.m.. Attend this program to explore the places turtles call home. Attendees will have fun with a turtle craft and meet live New Hampshire turtles as well. This program is for children ages 6 and over. Adult must accompany children at no additional cost. Registration is requested in advance by calling 603-968-7194.
Cost: $5/member; $7/non-member.
On Friday, May 17 from 7-10 a.m., the Science Center, in partnership with Squam Lakes Conservation Society, holds the first of a weekly beginning birding program, which runs through June 28. Participants can join Iain MacLeod, Bob Ridgely, Rick Van de Poll, or Tony Vazzano on this series of beginning birding programs.
Iain will lead trips on May 17, 24, 31, and June 7; Rick Van de Poll on June 14; Bob Ridgely on June 21; and Tony Vazzano on June 28. This program is for adults and children age 14 and over. Registration is requested in advance by calling 603-968-7194.
Cost: $12/SLNSC or SLCS member; $15/non-member.
On Tuesday, May 21, from 3-4:30 p.m., the Science Center will present a special Bald Eale Adventure. The cruise focuses on the recovery of Bald Eagles as nesting species in the state, with particular discussion about the pair of Bald Eagles that has nested on a Squam island since 2003 and fledged 18 chicks. All Squam Lake Cruises at 90-minutes and depart from the dock on Route 3 at the bridge, next to Walter's Basin Restaurant in downtown Holderness. Squam Lake Cruises are on canopied pontoon boats. Binoculars are available for wildlife viewing at no additional cost. There is limited space for Squam Lake Cruises. Reserve a seat by calling 603-968-7194.
Cost: Adult: $21/member; $23/non-member; Senior (65+): $19/member; $21/non-member; Youth (ages 3-15): $17/member; $19/non-member. Not recommended for children 2 and under.