Wildlife News

Field Report from the 2017 Vernal Pool Project

In 2017, our citizen scientists documented 46 new vernal pools in ten towns.

Field Report from the Spring Amphibian Migration

This spring, our Salamander Crossing Brigade volunteers saved 3,675 salamanders, frogs, and toads from the crush of the tire.

Field Report from the 2016 Vernal Pool Project

In 2016, our intrepid citizen scientists documented 50 new vernal pools in ten Monadnock Region towns.

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.

Project Nighthawk Confirms Successful Nesting of Endangered Bird

Harris Center citizen scientists recently aided in the discovery of a Common Nighthawk nest in downtown Keene − complete with a healthy fledgling.

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In the wake of widespread public outcry, NHFG has withdrawn their controversial proposal to reinstitute a bobcat hunting and trapping season in the Granite State.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

Restoring Falls Brook

Work is nearly complete on a stream restoration project at Falls Brook in Swanzey.

Field Report from the 2015 Vernal Pool Project

In 2015, our citizen scientists documented 30 new vernal pools, bringing our project total to 190 documented pools on public and conserved lands in the Monadnock Region.

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.

Field Report from the 2014 Vernal Pool Project

In 2014, our citizen scientists and student interns documented 33 new vernal pools in ten towns.