50th Anniversary News

Improving Accessibility at the Harris Center

Thanks to a grant from our 50th Anniversary Fund, the Harris Center is making several key accessibility improvements to our building and grounds.

“A Deep Presence” Tells An Important Story

Published with support from the Harris Center and the Historical Society of Cheshire County, a new book by archaeologist Dr. Robert G. Goodby tells the remarkable story of Native Americans in the Monadnock Region.

Tagging Along with Broad-winged Hawks

In an exciting new research collaboration, biologists from Hawk Mountain Sanctuary recently attached satellite transmitters to three Broad-winged Hawks nesting in the SuperSanctuary.

A Headstart for Hatchling Turtles

This year, Harris Center staff members and their families cared for 24 snapping turtle hatchlings as part of a pilot project aimed at giving baby turtles a “headstart” on life.

New Motus Station Will Contribute to Migration Research

The Motus Wildlife Tracking System is revolutionizing the study of winged migration, and it’s coming to the Monadnock Region!

Announcing a New Nature Almanac & Perpetual Calendar

The Harris Center is pleased to announce the publication of a new perpetual nature calendar created by naturalist Francie Von Mertens.

50th Anniversary Year Comes to Celebratory Close at 2020 Annual Meeting

The Harris Center honored several extraordinary partners and celebrated the conclusion of our 50th Anniversary Year at our 2020 Annual Meeting.

Four New Projects Supported by 50th Anniversary Fund

The Harris Center is launching a new 50th Anniversary Fund, which will seed innovative education and conservation research projects for years to come, as well as provide for stewardship of the land and trails in our care. Four initial projects have already received funding.

Harris Center 50th Anniversary Kids’ Art Show

Celebrate the natural world as seen through the eyes of young artists through this virtual art exhibit.

Announcing Our First-Ever Kids’ Art Contest

Calling All Artists from Pre-K Through Grade 12! You’re invited to participate in our first-ever kids’ art contest and exhibit.

Call for Submissions: 50th Anniversary Photo Contest

In celebration of the our 50th Anniversary, we’re excited to announce the first-ever Harris Center Photo Contest!

The Harris Center’s Big Year of Birding

Join us for a “Big Year of Birding” — a year-long effort to celebrate 50 years of land protection and environmental education by cataloguing the birds that make the SuperSanctuary their home.

Visionary Founder and Extraordinary Partners Honored at 2019 Annual Meeting

The Harris Center honored our founder and several extraordinary partners at our 49th Annual Meeting on Sunday, October 20.

Harris Center Celebrates 50 Years of Connecting People to Nature

The Harris Center is turning 50, and we’re planning a whole year of celebrations! The festivities will kick off with our 49th Annual Meeting on October 20.

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