50th Anniversary News

Field Report from the 2022 Saw-whet Owl Banding Project

In the fall of 2022, the Harris Center conducted a pilot season of saw-whet owl banding on SuperSanctuary lands, as part of an international research effort to better understand this charismatic species.

An Update on Our Broad-winged Hawk Project

Biologists recently affixed satellite transmitters to two Broad-winged Hawks in the SuperSanctuary as part of ongoing research on the migration ecology of this iconic raptor species.

A Creative Donation Brings Abenaki History to Local Schools

With help from Harriet and Stephen DiCicco, 41 copies of “A Deep Presence” have been donated to schools and teachers in the Monadnock Region.

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.