Wildlife News

Salamander Season in the Age of COVID-19

Our Salamander Crossing Brigade program will be running a little differently in 2020. Here’s what you need to know.

Keene to Close Second Road to Protect Migrating Amphibians

Following two successful seasons of amphibian detours at North Lincoln Street, the City of Keene will be working with the Harris Center on limited closures of the Jordan Road amphibian crossing site, as well.

Field Report from the 2019 Hawk Watch

2019 was a memorable year for the Pack Monadnock Raptor Observatory. Here’s what we learned.

A Bill to Watch: SB 588

SB 588 would prohibit “wanton waste” of wild animals and place a ban on coyote killing contests in New Hampshire.

Spotting Spot Patterns

The spots on spotted salamanders are like fingerprints on humans: unique to individuals. Here’s how to contribute to our database of salamander spot patterns.

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.

Pack Monadnock Raptor Observatory Kicks Off 15th Season

The Pack Monadnock Raptor Observatory is now entering its 15th consecutive year of hawk migration data collection and education.

Field Report from the 2018 Hawk Watch

2018 was a monumental year for the Pack Monadnock Raptor Observatory. Here’s what we learned.

Another Chance to Speak Up for Salamanders

Keene is once again considering a proposal to close the North Lincoln Street amphibian crossing site to vehicle traffic on “Big Nights.” You can help make it happen.

Reflections on the 2018 Christmas Bird Count

Eric Masterson reflects on the 2018 Christmas Bird Count. This year’s stories: scarcity….and grosbeaks.

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.