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Observatory Events

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June

17 - Annual Meeting 

Join us at the Weather Discovery Center - President Sharon Schilling and other Trustees will present a recap of the past year, fiscal year updates and where we are headed. Following the Trustees update there will be a presentation by Dr. James Ryan of UNH presenting on the longest-running project on the summit of Mount Washington known as COSMO.  

   
9am-10am - Coffee and Mingling in the Weather Discovery Center 
10am-11:00am - Annual Meeting
11:00am-12:00pm - COSMO Presentation
RSVP - Stephanie Turnbull (603)356-2137 x 223  
 

July

8-9 - Overnight EduTrip: Life, Work & Environment 

This trip provides a backstage pass to Mount Washington Observatory.

12 - Science in the Mountains: Tracking Bobcats in the Granite State 

Research efforts to document and study the resurgence of the Bobcat in New Hampshire with NH State Biologist Patrick Tate.

15-16 - Overnight EduTrip: Thunderstorms 

During this summit overnight experience, the meteorology of thunderstorm formation will be examined.

19 - Science in the Mountains: From Summit to Sea Level 

Meteorologist Sarah Long has taken her career from mountaintop to sea level over the course of 20 years.

21-22 - Seek the Peak

Join us for the Nation's Premier Hiking event, our largest annual fundraiser, Seek the Peak.  Gather in the White Mountains of NH for a weekend filled with hiking, observatory tours, two parties and an amazing gear giveaway!  Learn more at www.seekthepeak.org.

26 - Science in the Mountains: Ticks! Lyme Disease, Moose Ticks and Winter Ticks 

Dr. Alan Eaton, Entomologist with UNH Cooperative Extension will discuss basic tick biology, and contrast the 3 main host ticks with the 1 host winter tick.

27-28 - NextGen Science on the Summit: Professional Development for K-12 Educators

A 2-day professional development program for K-12 teachers to receive instruction and training in meteorology from the staff at the Mount Washington Observatory.

August

2 - Science in the Mountains: The Mount Washington Avalanche Center 

An avalanche Forecaster will talk about life and work of the highly regarded Mount Washington Avalanche Center (MWAC).

5 - Workshop: Star Party 

The Star Party will be a fun and educational outing for students of astronomy of all ages and ability levels.

9 - Science in the Mountains: AMC’s Mountain Watch Program 

Come learn about the Mountain Watch Program from AMC staff scientist Georgia Murray.

12-13 - Overnight EduTrip: Life, Work & Environment 

This trip provides a backstage pass to Mount Washington Observatory.

16 - Science in the Mountains: NH Audubon Society: Peregrine Nesting and American Pipits 

Chris Martin, senior biologist with the NH Audubon Society will discuss his work with Peregrine Falcons and the American Pipit.

19-20 - Overnight EduTrip: Thunderstorms 

During this summit overnight experience, the meteorology of thunderstorm formation will be examined.

September

9 - Workshop: Geology of the White Mountains 

Learn all about the geology of the White Mountains at this popular autumn geology workshop led by geologist Woody Thompson of the Maine Geological Survey.

October

7-8 - Overnight EduTrip: Fall Photography 

Experience the fall foliage and learn about photography from longtime summit observer Ryan Knapp.

 

 
 
 
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