Squam Lakes Natural Science Center

  • Squam Lakes Natural Science Center (SLNSC) is an environmental education center and zoo founded in 1966 and opened to the public on July 1, 1969.
  • The science center is located in Holderness, NH. The mission of the science center is to advance understanding of ecology by exploringNew Hampshire’s natural world.
  • The science center uses live animal exhibits, natural science education programs, and lake cruises to educate visitors about the natural world.
  • Using the outdoors as a classroom and native New Hampshire animals as teaching ambassadors, the science center teaches the ecological concepts of adaptations, populations, interrelationships, and habitats.