Science in the Mountains
Join us this summer for our eigth annual Science in the Mountains lecture series!
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.
July 15: Becoming Wolf: The Eastern Coyote in New England
Project Coyote Representative and Wild Canid Ecologist Christine Schadler presents on the unique life history of the Eastern Coyote and how people and wildlife can coexist through compassionate conservation.
July 22: Salamander Crossing Brigades
Brett Thelen of the Harris Center for Conservation Education will tell us about the massive spring migration of amphibians to their vernal pools and the volunteers who help keep them safe on their journey.
July 29: Current Research at the Rockpile
Dr. Eric Kelsey of the Mount Washington Observatory will review current research projects taking place at the summit of Mount Washington along with interesting findings from past projects.
August 5: Intertidal Ecology
Come learn about the amazing and strange critters that call New Hampshire’s intertidal zone their home. Presented by Marine Science Program Coordinator Kate Leavitt from the Seacoast Science Center.
August 12: Tracking Seasons and Climate Change in the Northern Appalachians
Georgia Murray of the Appalachian Mountain Club will present an overview of the long-term climate trends from the Mt. Washington area, as well as a report on the Appalachian Mountain Club’s mountain phenology monitoring projects that include citizen science opportunities.
August 19: The WaterViz Project
A presentation on the cutting-edge water cycle visualization tool which scientists have developed at the Hubbard Brook Experimental Forest in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. Presentation given by US Forest Service scientist Lindsey Rustad.
Will Broussard, Outreach Coordinator
(603) 356-2137, ext. 211