Upcoming events

“Charlie and the Curious Otters” Film Showing

Thursday, January 31, from 7 to 8:30 p.m.

This playful documentary follows wildlife filmmaker Charlie Hamilton James as he chronicles the rehabilitation of three orphaned river otters and travels across the globe in search of other otter species — revealing the secrets of their survival through never-before-seen footage. Following the film, Harris Center naturalist and otter aficionado Susie Spikol will be on hand for questions, along with an assortment of otter-related artifacts from the Harris Center’s natural history collection. Free and open to the public; suggested donation $5.

Presented by: Monadnock Conservancy, Harris Center for Conservation Education, and Keene State College Film Society.
Location: Putnam Arts Lecture Hall theater, Redfern Arts Center, Keene State College, Keene, N.H.
Contact: Email Brett Amy Thelen or call 603-358-2065.

Wildlife Tracking Hike

Saturday, February 2, from noon to 3 p.m.

The Monadnock Conservancy is happy to host wildlife tracker Janet Pesaturo of Winterberry Wildlife on a hike through the Conservancy's Devan Preserve in Marlborough, New Hampshire. Come join Janet and Shauna Sousa, stewardship assistant, to learn the basics of wildlife tracking and ID, and how to best utilize a wildlife camera. Free, and open to the public. Please register in advance; Shauna will send you directions of where to meet and keep you updated on any changes due to weather.

Presented by: Monadnock Conservancy.
Location: Devan Preserve, Marlborough, N.H.
Contact: Email Shauna Sousa or call 603-357-0600, ext. 110.

Stories About This Place

Saturday, March 30, from 6:30 to 9 p.m.

This event continues to be a crowd pleaser… you’re invited to join the fun at our 5th annual stories event. It’s an unpolished yet rich evening filled with tender recollections, humorous musings, anecdotes, and insights into things that comprise life in and around the Monadnock region. Plus, a dessert potluck social hour. Stay tuned as the speakers are announced for this event closer to the date.

Presented by: Monadnock Conservancy.
Location: Peterborough Town House, Peterborough, N.H.
Contact: Email Anne McBride or call 603-357-0600, ext. 102.