Loading Events
Find Events

Event Views Navigation

Past Events

Events List Navigation

February 2017
$10 - $15

Prowling for Owls

February 11—8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Hitchcock Center for the Environment, 845 West Street
Amherst, MA 01002
+ Google Map

with Dan Ziomek, local birder and naturalist Saturday, January 28, 8pm-10pm Saturday, February 11, 8pm -10pm Saturday, February 25, 4:30-6:30am Members $10/Non-members $15 per night, youth 8 and older welcome with an adult Space is limited, please register Dress INCREDIBLY warm because we’ll be standing around in the dark a lot. Bring your sharp ears, a flashlight, and a thermos of something hot to drink. We’ll meet at the Hitchcock Center.

Find out more »
$275 - $325

Nature All Year Study Club

February 12—9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Fieldtrip Location,

Sundays once per month, 9:00 am – 12:00 noon (some class times may vary depending on topics) Members $275/Non-members $325 for the full course Drop-in cost is $27. For the Plum Island field trip, the drop-in cost is $45. Register here Join us for our fourth year of offering an in-depth natural history course for naturalists and citizen scientists. Each month, in our series of nature explorations with different local naturalists, we explore a focused, seasonal, natural history topic. We’ll look…

Find out more »
FREE

Our Living Building Tour

February 15—12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Hitchcock Center for the Environment, 845 West Street
Amherst, MA 01002
+ Google Map

Winter Tour Dates 1st Fridays at 4pm – January 6, February 3, March 3 3rd Wednesdays at 12pm – January 18, February 15, March 15 FREE registration appreciated Come meet our newest educator – our building!  It is designed to model systems in nature, it is net zero energy, net zero water, has composting toilets, and has been made with responsibly sourced non-toxic materials, come check it out at one of our bi-monthly tours.

Find out more »
$230 - $254

Nature Play Afterschool

February 15—3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Hitchcock Center for the Environment, 845 West Street
Amherst, MA 01002
+ Google Map

Winter Session with Jeff Mazur Wednesdays – 3:30pm-5:30pm, extended days 1:30pm-5:30pm January 4 – March 15 (no class February 22) Extended day: February 8 Members: $230/Non-members: $254 Open to all children in grades 1-3. Limited to 10 participants.

Find out more »
$270 - $320

Girls into the Wild

February 16—3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Hitchcock Center for the Environment, 845 West Street
Amherst, MA 01002
+ Google Map

with Katie Koerten Ages 8-11, Grades 3-5 Thursdays, January 5–March 16 (no class February 23) 3:30pm-5:30pm Members: $270/Non-members: $320 Calling all girls ages 8-11! Get to know nature, and make friends at the same time at this weekly afterschool program. Now in its third year, Girls into the Wild is designed to bring girls together in a supportive environment that fosters creativity, nature skills and inquiry. Each afternoon will consist of hands-on projects and free outdoor exploration at the Larch…

Find out more »
FREE

Community Read (3 of 5) discussion: The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History by Elizabeth Kolbert

February 16—7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Hitchcock Center for the Environment, 845 West Street
Amherst, MA 01002
+ Google Map

Community Read The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History by Elizabeth Kolbert This year we will be collaborating with the Jones Library for the 2017 community read On the Same Page—Amherst. To learn more, please visit: joneslibrary.org/onthesamepage  Programs: Tuesday, January 31 at 7 pm: Dr. Richard Palmer from UMass-Amherst will speak on global warming and the Connecticut River at the Jones Library Woodbury Room Tuesday, February 7 at 7 pm: Dr. Ray Bradley will present a program entitled “The Human Footprint…

Find out more »
FREE

Saturdays at the Hitchcock Center

February 18—9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Hitchcock Center for the Environment, 845 West Street
Amherst, MA 01002
+ Google Map

Second and third Saturdays, 9am-1pm Free January through June Drop in, see Hitchcock’s new home, and learn about our living building.

Find out more »
FREE

Drive Green

February 18—9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Hitchcock Center for the Environment, 845 West Street
Amherst, MA 01002
+ Google Map

with The Center for EcoTechnology Saturday, February 18, 9am – 1pm Free registration appreciated Green your ride and your electric bill with Drive Green and New England Green Start! The Center for EcoTechnology, in partnership with Mass Energy Consumers Alliance, is promoting a limited time opportunity to buy or lease a brand new Electric Vehicle at a deeply discounted price. And you can power your new EV with 100% New England generated renewable energy, making a dramatic reduction in your…

Find out more »
$25

Screech Owls are Cool!

February 18—10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Hitchcock Center for the Environment, 845 West Street
Amherst, MA 01002
+ Google Map

with Ted Watt Saturday, February 18, 10-noon $25 per family, per house, all materials included, recommended for young people 4th grade and up Registration required Come to the Hitchcock Center and learn about these cool, nocturnal predators! They’re little (less than 10“ tall) and they eat all kinds of creatures!  We’ll start off with a 20 minute presentation on these wonderful critters – how they live and what they love to eat!  We’ll hear recordings of their ghostly calls! Then…

Find out more »
$60 - $70

Winter Vacation Camp

February 20—8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Hitchcock Center for the Environment, 845 West Street
Amherst, MA 01002
+ Google Map

Winter Vacation Camp Grades K-5 February 20-24, 2017 8:30am-3:00pm Members: $60 per day / Nonmembers: $70 per day Come play and explore at the new Hitchcock Center this winter break. Sign up for as many days as you wish. Space is limited, so sign up early! Register here.

Find out more »
+ Export Events
Translate »
Hitchcock Center for the Environment