COVID-19 UPDATE: The Harris Center is canceling or postponing all in-person programs and events through May 4. The Harris Center building will also be closed to visitors until May 4. Our trails and grounds remain open.

Harris Center in the News

August 5, 2012

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

Children play in a fort they built in the Harris Center woods. (photo © Jaime Hutchinson)

Children play in a fort they built in the Harris Center woods. (photo © Jaime Hutchinson)

Orion

In his essay for the July/August 2012 issue of Orion magazine (“Look, Don’t Touch“), David Sobel highlights the Harris Center as “one of the most comprehensive family engagement and education programs in northern New England” and applauds our support of “children’s freedom to roam, play, even build on preserved land.”


Harris Center naturalist Susie Spikol leads young children in a hands-on exploration of soil organisms.

Harris Center naturalist Susie Spikol leads young children in a hands-on exploration of soil organisms.

NHPR

David Sobel also gave the Harris Center high praise for “doing environmental education right” on NHPR’s “Word of Mouth” on July 31, 2012.


a screen shot of the front page of the "Keene State Today" articleKeene State Today 

The Fall 2012 volume of Keene State Today, Keene State College’s alumni magazine, features an article on KSC’s partnership with the Harris Center, with special focus on AVEO, our citizen science arm.