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Campaign Challenge

We have a $100,000 dollar-for-dollar match on all new Building for the Future pledges or donations made between May 1st and May 31st.
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Biothon 2015

Results are still coming in from our 16 teams - but already we've found a record number of species this year! It's not too late to support a Biothon team.
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Calendar

  1. Morning Nature Walk for Seniors

    May 25—9:00 am - 11:00 am
  2. Celebrate Birds: Valley Family Bird Festival

    May 30—8:00 am - 2:00 pm
  3. Explore the Hitchcock Center’s New Grounds

    June 27—9:30 am - 12:00 pm
  4. Nature Summer Camp: Our Little Micro World

    June 29—8:30 am - July 3—3:00 pm
  5. Nature Summer Camp: This Land is Our Land

    July 6—8:30 am - July 17—3:00 pm
  6. Nature Summer Camp: Leadership Training Camp

    July 6—8:30 am - July 17—3:00 pm
  7. Nature Summer Camp: At Home in the Wild

    July 20—8:30 am - July 31—3:00 pm

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Hitchcock Center for the Environment

Hitchcock Center programs are designed to use the study of science and nature, its models, systems, processes, and elements, as a means to provide creative inspiration to solve human problems sustainably. Our programs serve to develop a continuum of competencies that begin at the earliest, most formative years and progress through a process of lifelong learning to engender a greater understanding of the interdependence of the environment, economy, and social issues. Our approach to education uses the environment as classroom and defines place at a variety of scales - the schoolyard, the backyard, the neighborhood, the park, the farm, the town, the forest, the pond, the mountains, and the watershed. In these settings, the Hitchcock Center helps thousands of children and adults see and understand the impacts of our actions. Through our programs, we make connections to where our food comes from and where our waste goes. We help people understand our intimate relationship with the critical life-sustaining processes that support us.
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Hitchcock Center for the EnvironmentMay 19, 2015 at 11:44am
We have just $17,112 left to raise by the end of May. Your gift of any amount will help us to meet our dollar-for-dollar Challenge, and secure all $100,000 of the available matching funds for our new "living" Hitchcock Center. http://bit.ly/1HevWTR Thank you to those who have already show support!
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Hitchcock Center for the EnvironmentMay 16, 2015 at 11:00am
Thank you Big Y and the Paul & Gerald D'Amour Memorial Charity Golf Outing Committee for generously donating $7,500 to the Hitchcock Center! Your support inspires our team to bring hands-on science and nature education to more of our community.
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Hitchcock Center for the EnvironmentMay 12, 2015 at 11:45am
We have a $100,000 dollar-for-dollar match on all new Building for the Future pledges or donations made between May 1st and May 31st. Double the impact of your gift by making a donation today! http://bit.ly/1cgG2uX
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Hitchcock Center for the EnvironmentMay 10, 2015 at 10:00pm
The Hitchcock Center is looking for an enthusiastic educator to teach Nature Summer Camp! Requirements include being over 18, having teaching experience and being passionate about the natural world. Find out more and apply: http://bit.ly/1QtNKB0 #WesternMA #SummerCamp #NatureEd
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Hitchcock Center for the EnvironmentMay 9, 2015 at 10:00am
#Biothon is happening now in #WesternMA. Teams have identified nearly 400 species so far! Have you supported your favorite team? http://bit.ly/1DWSpm2
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May 12, 2015 at 1:28pm
RT @IslandWood: A global biodiversity photo shoot from @NatGeo & @inaturalist: #GreatNature Project, May 15-25: http://t.co/qKadlwd8bz
May 12, 2015 at 10:47am
Match on all new Building for the Future donations made May 1-31st. Double your gift today!: http://t.co/zwVNPhMjMx http://t.co/5AEnoKXT6f
May 4, 2015 at 10:53am
RT @USFWSHQ: Love birds? Hundreds of events this month celebrate International Migratory #BirdDay! http://t.co/LPOdAhn8iC http://t.co/XjaL2…
May 4, 2015 at 10:36am
#Biothon team Mt. Tom: >200 species! #WesternMA, join the fun with @HitchcockCenter http://t.co/R6c3nuxVCJ http://t.co/4TgJx6asad
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