Land Protection & Stewardship News

The Scoop on Dog Poop

Leashed dogs are welcome on Harris Center trails, but it’s important to pack out any dog waste. Here’s why it’s important to pick up after your dog.

Field Report from the 2020 Vernal Pool Project

In 2020, our socially-distant citizen scientists documented 8 new vernal pools in four Monadnock Region towns.

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.

Volunteers Install Nest Raft for Spoonwood Pond Loons

For the last few summers, loon nests on Harris Center land along Spoonwood Pond have failed due to predation. This year, the Spoonwood loons may fare better, thanks to the installation of a new nest raft.

41 Acres Protected in East Harrisville

In January, the Harris Center permanently protected 41 forested acres in East Harrisville.

58 Acres Protected on Gregg Lake

In December, George and Michelle Caughey donated a conservation easement on a 58-acre parcel in Antrim, protecting 2,000 feet of undeveloped shoreline on Gregg Lake.

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.

Field Report from the 2019 Vernal Pool Project

In 2019, our interns and citizen scientists documented 23 new vernal pools in four Monadnock Region towns.

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.

An Opportunity to Protect Land in East Harrisville

The Harris Center has been given an opportunity to protect a 41-acre parcel in East Harrisville.

KSC Interns Explore Conservation with the Harris Center

In late June, we wrapped up our seventh successful season of the Harris Center-Keene State College conservation internship program, a two-month summer internship experience for undergraduates in environmental studies, biology, and related fields.

Harris Center Purchases Granite Lake Headwaters

In June, the Harris Center purchased the 515-acre Granite Lake Headwaters property in Stoddard, ensuring its permanent protection.