Location: Field behind Squam Lakes Association headquarters near the water, located at 534 US Rt. 3 in Holderness. Click Here for a Google Map.
Registration: Registration is required. Space is limited to 10 people. Please register by Thursday, July 15th. Click here to register.
This Week's Program:
Join the SLA for a morning of story time, coloring, and map making along the shores of Squam. While listening to the story read aloud participants are encouraged to follow along with the main characters using a map coloring sheet. Lakes Region Conservation Corps member, Grace will lead this event and share her map knowledge. This event will be outside and we will practice social distancing. Guardian/parent participation is required for this event.
Audience: Families with children 8 and under. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Materials: Water, snacks, outdoor clothing, blanket to sit on, and anything that will make you comfortable outdoors (bug spray, sunscreen, hat, etc). Face masks required if we need to move the program indoors due to weather but if outdoors masks are optional.
This Week's LRCC Presenter:
My name is Grace Donovan and I am from Long Island, New York. I graduated this past May from George Washington University with a degree in Environmental Studies and Geography. In my free time I love to read, swim, and explore New Hampshire
SLA's Adventure Ecology Programs:
Throughout the year, the Squam Lakes Association offers free programs open to the public on a variety of nature and conservation related topics. The Adventure Ecology programs are presented by the Lakes Region Conservation Corps members who spend their year on Squam performing important conservation work in support of the Association's mission. For more information about the SLA's educational programs please click here or call our office at (603) 968-7336.
Lakes Region Conservation Corps
The Lakes Region Conservation Corps (LRCC) is an AmeriCorps service program that develops skills and experiences for conservation professionals. LRCC members are the driving force behind the Squam Lakes Association’s conservation efforts. The program provides hands-on conservation work experience and numerous certifications over a broad range of areas, which ensures that LRCC members are capable of independently approaching a variety of tasks in the environmental conservation field. Members remove invasive species from the Squam watershed, manage and act as caretakers at our backcountry campsites, maintain the SLA’s 50+ miles of trails, educate the public on local and regional conservation initiatives, spearhead reports on conservation efforts, lead SLA volunteer crews and ensure the daily functioning of the Squam Lakes Association’s programs. Click here to learn more about LRCC.