June 2020 Update

We are traveling again!! Limited programming available. Virtual programs continue to be offered, and we are opening our location for visits very soon!!

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Please consider a contribution as we and the animals work to survive the pandemic shut-down!

With our thanks: 

*Contributions of $20+ get an invitation to a “Vision Tour Nature Walk” at the new Ecology Center property in Barrington for a healthy family of up to 4 people!

*Contributions of $100+ get the same in Barrington PLUS a visit to the Ambassador Animal Sanctuary in Rochester later this summer!


April 2020 – Barrington Planning Board APPROVES Wildlife Encounters Ecology Center’s Site Plan for development, and in May a “pandemic flex plan” and phased development strategy for opening this summer!
March 2020 – All Outreach Programming Suspended due to Covid-19 Pandemic : Educational Programming pivots to online platforms!
February 2020 – Barrington Planning Board APPROVES Wildlife Encounters operating as an Educational Institution on the farm property!
July 2017 – Derek moves into the farmhouse and starts the planning phases for the future outreach and on-site operations of the Wildlife Encounters Ecology Center & Farm School!
June 2017Wildlife Encounters signs contract to acquire historic “Swain Family Farmstead”, originally established in 1792 at the top of Beauty Hill in Barrington, NH!
April 2017: Wildlife Encounters FEATURED on WMUR NH Chronicle!!  WATCH

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