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GIVE THE GIFT OF NATURE

Give the Gift of Nature to someone this year.  They can visit over 150 other nature centers in the U.S. and Canada for free with their Beaver Brook Membership card!   Nearby you can gain free entrance to the Squam Lake Science Center and Seacoast Science Center.  Or maybe  they’d like to travel to Tybee Island Marine Center, Manatee Observation Center in FL or the Canyonlands Institute in Moab, Utah.    See the list.

Mail in a check for $50 (Individual) or $75 (Family) specifying the recipients name and address or make on online donation in their name right here. You can send an e-card right away or we can snail mail a card.  We’ll even make you a custom gift basket or membership-in-a-bottle  with a tshirt for you to present as a gift if you call us  603-465-7787!

Consider a donation to Beaver Brook Nature Center.  Your donation will go toward:

  • Preserving the rural character of the region with 2187 acres of open space, historical buildings, gardens and trails.
  • Migratory bird seed plots
  • Bird feeding station
  • American Chestnut Nursery
  • Free weekend guided hikes
  • Butterfly habitat trail

Become a Friend of Beaver Brook today!

A gift card will be mailed to the recipients specified. If you choose to make them a Friend of Beaver Brook, a member packet with color maps and trail guides, a decal, and member card good at 153 nature centers nationwide, will be mailed to them.

Baby porcupine at Beaver Brook

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Get Greener: Compost your Food & Yard Waste

AVAILABLE for ORDER NOW!

COMPOST BINs  $55

  • Converts grass, leaves and table scraps into rich garden soil
  • 80 gallon capacity
  • 10 year warranty
  • Made from recycled plastic
  • Free Instruction Manual

KITCHEN SCRAP PAIL  $12

  • Attractive & easy to use
  • Hinged lid snaps securely to pail
  • White & beige color
  • 2 gallon capacity
  • Pail width easily accommodates the shape of plates for “mess free” scraping

Mail a check or purchase online before March 24, 2017

Beaver Brook is offering a Composting ABCs workshop from 1-2:30 on Sunday May 14 at Maple Hill Farm 117 Ridge Road in Hollis. Learn how to get started composting. If you are already composting, learn some tips on how to make your compost break down quicker and without smelling or attracting nuisance animals.Tour the BBA compost court to learn the pros and cons of various constructions of composters. Vermicomposting will also be discussed.
Handouts will be available for all registrants to take home.

Local Wildflower Bloom Book by Joan Bonnette $10

Wednesdays 9-11 am   

The traditional Wednesday Wildflower walks lead you through the trails of Beaver Brook in search of each week’s blooming wildflowers.  Join the knowledgeable BBA instructor Rivka Schwartz on these walks.  Walks take place each Wednesday through June 24th.
Free for members of BBA /$5 donation for non members.  Call or check location on website each week to make sure you are at the right trailhead.  603-465-7787.

Wildlflower Bloom Book of Beaver Brook by Joan Bonnette available for sale $10.

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Balance with Feng Shui

Introduction to Feng Shui Feb 8 12:30 am.  Maple Hill Farm 117 Ridge Road Hollis NH.

Feng Shui believes that everything is connected and that when the environment is balanced and filled with positive energy, it enhances life goals and leads to a feeling of tranquility.  Practicing Feng Shui can improve health, finances, relationships and lead to an overall sense of well-being.  Lisa will give an overview of Feng Shui philosophy, show how to use tools such as the Bagua map, and provide at least 10 ideas that you can implement immediately to improve your spaces.

Taught by Lisa Law of Lisa Law Design.
Western School of Feng Shui.
$20/$15 Members   Call 603-465-7787 to register.