Visitors to the center gather around the touch tank. (Courtesy photo)
GREENLAND, N.H. - The Great Bay Discovery Center is holding its annual exhibit room training for volunteers on April 14.
The training runs from 9-11:30 a.m. and is for anyone who is interested in staffing the exhibit room in the Discovery Center.
It will prepare volunteers to interact with public visitors, interpret the estuary discovery tank, complete with, flounder, horseshoe crabs and more. The training will also provide a solid foundation for teaching visitors about the Great Bay Estuary.
The Discovery Center is open May through October, Wednesdays through Sundays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and volunteer shifts run from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on those days.
Volunteers sign up for dates that are convenient for them, and this season we are particularly in need of weekend volunteers. The training session is free with refreshments are provided. Registration for the training is required by calling the Center at (603) 778-0015 or emailing Melissa.Brogle@wildlife.nh.gov.
The Great Bay Discovery Center is managed by the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department and is the Education Headquarters for the Great Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, a state and federal partnership between NHFG and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. It is located just off Route 33 on at 89 Depot Road, Greenland, NH.