Science in the Mountains

Join us this summer for our 12th annual Science in the Mountains lecture series presented by the Alvin J. Coleman construction companies, with support from First Light.

This FREE series is held at the Mount Washington Observatory Weather Discovery Center in North Conway. All programs begin at 7pm unless otherwise indicated, and we encourage you to arrive early to claim your seat.

2019 Schedule

July 17: 50th Anniversary of the Moon Landing – Mirka Zapletal, McAullife-Shepard Discovery Center 
We host McAullife-Shepard Discovery Center for a presentation on the current state of space exploration and celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission and moon landing on July 16th, 1969.

July 24: Connecting People with Science through Photography – Joe Klementovich 
Joe Klementovich sits at the intersection of authentic photography and conservation science. Hear about his many projects both right here in New Hampshire and across the world. You may even learn a tip or two to add to your photography toolbox.

July 31: Bee Decline – Olivia Saunders, UNH Cooperative Extension 
UNH Cooperative Extension visits for a talk on the status of honey bees and native bees in New Hampshire, and what role we can take to improve their survival. Additionally, we'll highlight local and regional efforts to improve pollinator health.

August 7: Marty on the Mountain – Marty Engstrom 
Legendary Mount Washington icon Martin "Marty" Engstrom will share stories from his long career working for WMTW-TV atop Mt. Washington.

August 14: MWO Intern Research – MWO Summit Interns 
Mount Washington Observatory interns devote their summers to weather and climate research on the Rockpile. We'll learn about current projects and how their findings further our mission in the Home of the World's Worst Weather.

August 21: The Year Without a Summer– Will Broussard, MWO Outreach Coordinator  
Following the devastating eruption of Indonesia's Mt. Tambora in 1815, the following year came to be known as the "Year Without a Summer". We'll explore the many natural and cultural impacts this event had on the world, including right here in New Hampshire.


Will Broussard, Outreach Coordinator
(603) 356-2137, ext. 211

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