Wildlife News

The Superbowl of Birding: An Opportunity to Support Local Kestrel Conservation

On January 28, the Harris Center will compete for top honors in Mass Audubon’s Superbowl of Birding, while raising funds to construct, install, and monitor kestrel nest boxes.

Exemplary Educator, Volunteers & Partners Honored at 2022 Annual Meeting

The Harris Center recognized several exemplary partners and volunteers at our 52nd Annual Meeting on October 21.

Announcing the Winners of the “Celebrate Snakes” Coloring Contest

Congratulations to the winners of our “Celebrate Snakes” coloring contest with wildlife artist Matt Patterson!

A New Nighthawk Migration Monitoring Initiative Takes Flight

This August, the Harris Center piloted a monitoring effort to document the fall migration of the state-endangered Common Nighthawk through the Monadnock Region.

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 Kestrel Project Update

In the pilot season of a new monitoring project, Kestrels are showing signs of breeding success at nest boxes in Hancock.

Protecting a Rare Grassland Bird in Greenfield

Grasshopper Sparrows have a better chance for breeding success in Greenfield, thanks to several friends of the Harris Center.

“Celebrate Snakes” Coloring Contest for Kids

Join the Harris Center and award-winning wildlife artist Matt Patterson for a kids’ coloring contest that celebrates New Hampshire snakes!

New Research Initiatives Focused on Raptor Species in Decline

The Harris Center is expanding our efforts to monitor three raptor species in decline: Broad-winged Hawk, American Kestrel, and Northern Goshawk.

Harris Center Reads: Migration

This spring, go on the trip of a lifetime with these books about one of nature’s most remarkable phenomena — migration.

Keene to Close Second Road to Protect Migrating Amphibians

Following three successful seasons of amphibian detours at North Lincoln Street, the City of Keene will now work with the Harris Center to close the Jordan Road amphibian crossing site to through-traffic, as well.

Salamander Crossing Brigade Updates for 2022

We’ve made a few updates to our Salamander Crossing Brigade program for 2022. Here’s what you need to know.