Naturalist Nights

Ages 12 and Up


Second Wednesday of each month
Time: 6pm – 8:30pm


2021-2022 Themes

  • October 13th – Mushrooms
  • November 10th – Fire by Friction
  • December 8th – Owl Pellets
  • January 12th – Astronomy
  • February 9th – Skull ID
  • March 9th – Maple Sugaring
  • April 13th – Woodcock Night
  • May 11th – Wild Edibles
  • June 8th – Vernal Pools


$0, $25, $50, pay what you can

Locations Vary

Program Summary

Naturalist Nights are a great way to connect with other members of our community who share the love of the outdoors. Designed for teens and adults, these monthly events feature a specific topic. A White Pine Lead Educator will provide an overview of the topic, then provide an opportunity for group collaboration, study, research, hands-on exploration and more.

Program Objectives

  • Gain new naturalist knowledge
  • Grow confidence in tracking wildlife
  • Increase comfort using naturalist guide books and resources
  • Learn new ways to observe and question unknown specimens
  • Connect with other like-minded, environmentally-focused individuals

2021-2022 Themes

  • October 13th – Mushrooms: Highland Farms
  • November 10th – Fire by Friction: WPP Offices, 170 Cider Hill Rd
  • December 8th – Owl Pellet Dissection: WPP Offices, 170 Cider Hill Rd
  • January 12th – Astronomy: Zach’s Farm
  • February 9th – Skull ID: WPP Offices, 170 Cider Hill Rd
  • March 9th – Maple Sugaring: Zach’s Farm
  • April 13th – Woodcock Night: Highland Farms
  • May 11th – Wild Edibles: Highland Farms
  • June 8th – Vernal Pools: Highland Farms

Program Details

We will meet outside on the second Wednesday of each month and topics will vary with seasonality. For capacity reasons, we do require per-registration, we have Twelve spaces available. The cost of this program is $25 per session, but we do have a sliding scale for those who need. When registering, you will see discounts available.

All programs will follow White Pine’s COVID-19 protocols, which can be found at