Upcoming Programs and Events
Sweet Winter and Signs of Spring!
Days are growing longer and March breezes may surprise us with snowdrifts or mud puddles! During the month of March we will follow spring’s amazing awakening and progress.
Join us for a one-hour hike on The Fells property. These informal, moderate walks will be an opportunity to get a little exercise, spend time out in the landscape, and perhaps discover something new about the property once owned by the John Hay family.
Come and let renowned horticulturist Liz Krieg show you how to plan for and select good cutting flowers and start the design process for your own personal flower garden.
Join Steve Agius, Wildlife Refuge Manager with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, as he presents the history and natural characteristics of the Hay Refuge and its partnership with The Fells. The presentation will be followed by an easy to moderate hike into the Refuge.
Grab your mucky boots and your curiosity and come to The Fells to discover the magic of a New Hampshire vernal pool!
A Joint Program with LSPA and The Fells
Pools of Mud and Magic
Come and explore magical spring surprises full of new life! Peeping frogs, squirming salamanders and emerging turtles will be the stars of our April activities!
Join us for the last First Thursday Hike of the season on The Fells property!
Thursday’s Child at the Coach House Restaurant supports local community non-profits one plate at a time—donating 50 percent of each Thursday evening’s net proceeds to a designated organization.
Join local expert Peter Newbern for an early morning bird walk, learning some tricks about how to identify bird songs and calls by interpreting what it seems like they are singing, followed by a chance to hear and see some of the neo-tropical birds returning to NH and to habitats further north.
Learn about gardening with hardy and beautiful heather as you join members of the Northeast Heather Society while tending The Fells Heather Bed.
“Everything You Need to Know about Birds and Bees: How We Support Pollinators and Birds with the Plants We Grow”
The Fells is delighted to welcome back garden writer Henry Homeyer for a workshop about creating beautiful gardens that also attract and sustain our native pollinators and birds.
Spring Babies, Blooms and Bugs
May bursts forth with the colors and sounds of Spring! We will investigate the best of the Spring Season.
Want to learn how to prepare a garden bed without rototilling, digging up sod or using weedkiller? Join Sophie Viandier, a permaculture expert from the Consult and Design Team at Garden Life, LLC in New London, NH for this gardening workshop.
Join Dave Anderson of the Forest Society for a hike and trail-side discussion of “Famous Trees of The Fells.”
Join Kitty Hay, Dave Anderson of the Forest Society and members of The Fells staff for a traditional Hay Family picnic at the top of Sunset Hill!
A note about payment for programs and events.
We ask that payment be made in advance for all programs and events. If the class or event is cancelled by The Fells for any reason, registration fees will be refunded. Students may withdraw and receive a full refund or apply payment toward another class up to five days prior to the class date. Unless special circumstances warrant, no refund will occur when withdrawal is within five days. Payment for Special Event tickets may not be refunded after the headcount has been made to the caterer, or beyond the “reserve-by” date. Requests for refunds prior to this date will be honored. Thank you for your understanding.