Diversity, Equity & Inclusion News

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

The Harris Center is committed to ensuring that our trails, conserved lands, educational programs, and conservation research projects are welcoming spaces for all. 

Inaugural Hike-a-thon A Success!

In October, hikers of all ages explored Harris Center trails during our first-ever Hike-a-thon, raising a total of $2,558 toward building benches for the Harris Center grounds and trails.

Get Ready for Hike-a-thon 2022!

This fall, we invite you to enjoy the Harris Center’s beautiful trails while helping raise money for trailside benches.

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.

Why We’re Changing from “Citizen Science” to “Community Science”

The Harris Center is switching from “citizen science” to the more inclusive term “community science.” Here’s why.

A Statement of Support for Naturalists of Color

Everyone should feel safe to explore the natural world, free of harassment or prejudice, and we will work to ensure that our trails, lands, and programs are welcoming spaces for all.