General News

Our Natural History Collection: Guidelines for Giving

Have a natural history artifact (skull, bone, nest) you’d like to donate to our teaching collection? Here’s what you need to know.

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.

Growing Solar

Last month, we put the finishing touches on a grid of 30 new solar panels atop the Harris Center’s southeast-facing roofs. This system is expected to generate about half of the energy required to power our building each year.

A Silver (Lake) Opportunity

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

Brett Amy Thelen Named Conservation Educator of the Year

Brett Amy Thelen received the Cheshire County Conservation District’s Conservation Educator of the Year Award for 2017.

Educators Honored at 2017 Annual Meeting

The Harris Center recognized several extraordinary partners at our 47th Annual Meeting on Sunday, October 22.

Women Who Care Support Lab Girls

Lab Girls, a new Harris Center afterschool program to help middle school girls stay in love with science, has received seed funding from 100+ Women Who Care.

Partners Honored at 2016 Annual Meeting

The Harris Center recognized two outstanding partners at our 46th Annual Meeting on October 16.

A Kettle of One

Eric Masterson is about to embark on an epic journey, following the migration route of the Broad-winged Hawk from New Hampshire to South America — by bicycle.

NHFG Withdraws Bobcat Season Proposal

In the wake of widespread public outcry, NHFG has withdrawn their controversial proposal to reinstitute a bobcat hunting and trapping season in the Granite State.

Update on the NHFG Bobcat Season Proposal

Despite overwhelming public opposition, the NHFG Commission has moved forward with a proposal to re-institute a bobcat hunting and trapping season.

Janet Altobello Receives Conservation Educator of the Year Award

Congratulations to our own Janet Altobello, who has received the Hillsborough County Conservation District’s Conservation Educator of the Year Award for 2016!

Volunteers Lauded at 2015 Annual Meeting

The Harris Center recognized many extraordinary partners at our 45th Annual Meeting on October 18.

A Place for Pollinators

A dedicated group of volunteers spent this past year turning the Harris Center’s old swimming pool into a new pollinator garden, and it’s now open for visitors.

Harris Center Opposes Bobcat Hunting & Trapping in NH

The NHFG Commission has voted to move forward with opening a bobcat hunting and trapping season in the Granite State. The Harris Center strongly opposes this proposal.

ConVal Educators Lauded at Annual Meeting

The Harris Center recognized two extraordinary educators from the ConVal School District at our Annual Meeting on October 19.

Laura White and AUNE Celebrated at 2013 Annual Meeting

The Harris Center honored two exemplary partners at our Annual Meeting on October 20.

Announcing the Meade Cadot Land Conservation Fund

The Meade Cadot Land Conservation Fund will honor Meade by permanently enhancing the Harris Center’s ability to protect and steward land.

Celebrating Meade Cadot

Friends, family members, former students, and colleagues gathered to celebrate Meade Cadot as he retires from his role as Land Director and Senior Naturalist for the Harris Center.

Keene Teachers Celebrated at 2012 Annual Meeting

Andrea Dube and Gail Woolridge were honored for their collaboration on a Birds Across the Seasons curriculum for 3rd graders.

A Packed House for Bear Expert Ben Kilham

Bear expert Ben Kilham spoke to a rapt audience of 160+ Harris Center members at our annual members-only event.

Harris Center in the News

The Harris Center was featured in regional, state and even national media this summer.

Brett Amy Thelen Receives Environmental Excellence Award

Brett Amy Thelen has received Antioch University New England’s 2012 Alumni Environmental Excellence Award.

AVEO joins the Harris Center for Conservation Education

AVEO and the Harris Center have entered a partnership to strengthen our shared work in the Monadnock Region.

Award-winning AVEO

AVEO is the proud recipient of the 2008 Maria Pirie Environmental Program Award.

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