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February 2019

Winter and Early Spring Birding

February 17
$275 – $325

Join Scott Surner for the 2019 winter and early spring birding class. This year because of Scott’s schedule we have him from January through mid- April. This will give participants an opportunity to explore the winter birdlife here in the valley as well as along the north shore of Massachusetts. As March approaches we’ll start to observe the beginning of the waterfowl migration into western Mass and still have an opportunity to track down some of the winter specialties still…

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Winter Vacation Camp

February 18—8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Hitchcock Center for the Environment, 845 West Street
Amherst, MA 01002
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$60 – $70

Spend your days off from school learning and playing outside at the Hitchcock Center! We’ll explore topics in winter ecology while playing games, making crafts and spending time with our live animals. Sign up for as many days as you wish. Limited to 15 participants per age group. Monday through Friday, 8:30am-3:00pm February 18-22 Ages 6-10, Grades K-5 Members: $60 per day/Non-members: $70 per day

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Winter Vacation Camp

February 19—8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Hitchcock Center for the Environment, 845 West Street
Amherst, MA 01002
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$60 – $70

Spend your days off from school learning and playing outside at the Hitchcock Center! We’ll explore topics in winter ecology while playing games, making crafts and spending time with our live animals. Sign up for as many days as you wish. Limited to 15 participants per age group. Monday through Friday, 8:30am-3:00pm February 18-22 Ages 6-10, Grades K-5 Members: $60 per day/Non-members: $70 per day

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Winter Vacation Camp

February 20—8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Hitchcock Center for the Environment, 845 West Street
Amherst, MA 01002
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$60 – $70

Spend your days off from school learning and playing outside at the Hitchcock Center! We’ll explore topics in winter ecology while playing games, making crafts and spending time with our live animals. Sign up for as many days as you wish. Limited to 15 participants per age group. Monday through Friday, 8:30am-3:00pm February 18-22 Ages 6-10, Grades K-5 Members: $60 per day/Non-members: $70 per day

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Living Building Tour

February 20—12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Hitchcock Center for the Environment, 845 West Street
Amherst, MA 01002
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FREE

Public Building Tours Did you know the Hitchcock Center is a Living Building? It is designed to model systems in nature, it's net zero energy and water, has composting toilets, and has been made with responsibly sourced non-toxic materials. Bring your questions and come find out what good can look like in the built environment at one of our bi-monthly tours. Tours typically last from 1-1.5 hours. First Fridays at 4pm: December 7, January 4, February 1, March 1, April…

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Winter Vacation Camp

February 21—8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Hitchcock Center for the Environment, 845 West Street
Amherst, MA 01002
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$60 – $70

Spend your days off from school learning and playing outside at the Hitchcock Center! We’ll explore topics in winter ecology while playing games, making crafts and spending time with our live animals. Sign up for as many days as you wish. Limited to 15 participants per age group. Monday through Friday, 8:30am-3:00pm February 18-22 Ages 6-10, Grades K-5 Members: $60 per day/Non-members: $70 per day

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Winter Vacation Camp

February 22—8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Hitchcock Center for the Environment, 845 West Street
Amherst, MA 01002
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$60 – $70

Spend your days off from school learning and playing outside at the Hitchcock Center! We’ll explore topics in winter ecology while playing games, making crafts and spending time with our live animals. Sign up for as many days as you wish. Limited to 15 participants per age group. Monday through Friday, 8:30am-3:00pm February 18-22 Ages 6-10, Grades K-5 Members: $60 per day/Non-members: $70 per day

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Nature Play Afterschool

February 25—3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Hitchcock Center for the Environment, 845 West Street
Amherst, MA 01002
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$205 – $255

Just because it’s cold outside, doesn’t mean your kids need to stay inside to play. Have them join Hitchcock’s Nature Play Afterschool Program, which is designed to let kids be kids. Together we will run, jump, climb, invent, imagine, play and be a free-range kids all while developing self-confidence and learning valuable social skills. During Winter Nature Play, we make snow forts, sled, find animal tracks, play games in the dark and use our imagination as we explore the wooded…

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Nature Play Afterschool

February 27—3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Hitchcock Center for the Environment, 845 West Street
Amherst, MA 01002
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$250 – $300

Just because it’s cold outside, doesn’t mean your kids need to stay inside to play. Have them join Hitchcock’s Nature Play Afterschool Program, which is designed to let kids be kids. Together we will run, jump, climb, invent, imagine, play and be a free-range kids all while developing self-confidence and learning valuable social skills. During Winter Nature Play, we make snow forts, sled, find animal tracks, play games in the dark and use our imagination as we explore the wooded…

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Diversity in Environmental Organizations: Lack of Transparency and Inequities in Compensation

February 27—5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Hitchcock Center for the Environment, 845 West Street
Amherst, MA 01002
FREE

Dr. Dorceta Taylor’s talk will examine the extent to which environmental organizations report diversity data. It will also examine differences in the wages of male and female as well as minority and non-minority executives in environmental organizations. In 2014, Taylor authored a report, “The State of Diversity in Environmental Organizations: Mainstream NGOs, Foundations & Government Agencies,” seen as the most comprehensive report on diversity in the environmental movement. It surveyed 191 environmental non-profits, 74 government environmental agencies, and 28 leading environmental…

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