Land Conservation News

Protecting the Eastview Trail

The Harris Center is now working to conserve the last remaining unprotected parcel along the popular Eastview Rail Trail in Harrisville.

A Conservation Milestone at Silver Lake

80% of the Silver Lake watershed in Harrisville and Nelson – including 2.9 miles of shoreline – is now protected.

Working Together to Protect the Granite Lake Headwaters

We are now just $20,000 away from permanently protecting the 515-acre Granite Lake Headwaters property in Stoddard.

Partners Honored at 2018 Annual Meeting

The Harris Center recognized several extraordinary partners at our 48th Annual Meeting on Sunday, October 28.

Field Report from the 2018 Vernal Pool Project

In 2018, our citizen scientists documented 23 new vernal pools in five Monadnock Region towns.

KSC Interns Explore Conservation Research with the Harris Center

2018 was the sixth year of the Harris Center-Keene State College conservation internship program, a two-month summer internship experience for undergraduates in Environmental Studies.

Protecting the Granite Lake Headwaters

The Harris Center is working to protect the Granite Lake Headwaters property, a 515-acre parcel located in the Stoddard highlands.

Reviving a Rail Trail

The Manchester & Keene Railroad line debuted in 1878, but fell into disrepair after the Great Flood of 1936. Now, with the help of many extraordinary partners, a 1.5-mile segment of the old rail line in Hancock and Harrisville, NH has been reopened for non-motorized recreation.

A Silver (Lake) Opportunity

We’re working with several partners to conserve the largest remaining undeveloped, unprotected property on Silver Lake.

Scenic Gateway Protected in Hancock

The Harris Center has just protected a small, but significant parcel of land on Forest Road (Route 123) in Hancock.

In the Field with the 2017 Conservation Interns

We just wrapped up our fifth year of the Harris Center-Keene State College conservation internship program, a two-month summer internship experience for undergraduates.

88 Acres Protected in Stoddard

This project ensures the full protection of the Robb Reservoir shoreline and includes a half-mile of river frontage along the North Branch.