Wildlife News

Final Report from the 2021 Hawk Watch

2021 was a notable year for the Pack Monadnock Raptor Observatory. Here are the highlights.

Field Report from the 2021 Vernal Pool Project

In 2021, our community scientists documented 8 new vernal pools in three Monadnock Region towns.

Coverboard Cam: Solving a Salamander Study Site Mystery

In the fall of 2021, our red-backed salamander study plots were found in disarray. What happened to them?

Volunteers and Partners Honored at 2021 Annual Meeting

The Harris Center recognized several extraordinary partners and volunteers at our 51st Annual Meeting on October 15.

Eric Masterson Honored with Goodhue-Elkins Award

NH Audubon recently honored the Harris Center’s Eric Masterson with the Goodhue-Elkins Award for outstanding contributions to the study of New Hampshire birds.

A Dramatic Loon Rescue on Nubanusit Brook

In July, Harris Center staff and volunteers worked with Loon Preservation Committee biologists to rescue an adult loon that had been swept down Nubanusit Brook in high water.

Tagging Along with Broad-winged Hawks

In an exciting new research collaboration, biologists from Hawk Mountain Sanctuary recently attached satellite transmitters to three Broad-winged Hawks nesting in the SuperSanctuary.

“Nightsongs” Wins an Emmy

“Nightsongs” — a wondrous short film about nocturnal bird migration featuring our very own Eric Masterson — has won an Emmy!

A Headstart for Hatchling Turtles

This year, Harris Center staff members and their families cared for 24 snapping turtle hatchlings as part of a pilot project aimed at giving baby turtles a “headstart” on life.

Announcing the Winners of the “Celebrate Turtles” Coloring Contest

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

Harris Center Reads: Bees

Welcome to Harris Center Reads — a series of curated book lists for readers of all ages! Here, we share our recommendations for books about bees.

“Celebrate Turtles” Coloring Contest for Kids

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