Harris Center News

Show Your Support with a Harris Center License Plate

You can now show your love for nearby nature with an official Harris Center license plate!

KSC Interns Explore Conservation with the Harris Center

In late June, we wrapped up our seventh successful season of the Harris Center-Keene State College conservation internship program, a two-month summer internship experience for undergraduates in environmental studies, biology, and related fields.

Harris Center Purchases Granite Lake Headwaters

In June, the Harris Center purchased the 515-acre Granite Lake Headwaters property in Stoddard, ensuring its permanent protection.

Local Grads Receive Environmental Leadership Awards from the Harris Center

Congrats to Ian Aldrich (ConVal High School) and Hannah Jenkins (Conant High School), the recipients of the Harris Center’s 2019 Environmental Leadership Awards for local graduating seniors!

Eastview Land Protected

With support from many Friends of the SuperSanctuary, the Harris Center has just purchased the last remaining unprotected parcel along the popular Eastview Rail Trail in Harrisville.

A Solar-Powered Day at the Races

In early June, 105 middle school students gathered in Peterborough for the 11th Annual Monadnock Region Solar Sprint, a solar-powered model car competition organized by the Harris Center.

Granite Lake Headwaters Protected

Thanks to support from NHDES, Q2C, and many individual donors, the 515-acre Granite Lake Headwaters property in Stoddard will be permanently protected.

Protecting the Eastview Trail

The Harris Center is now working to conserve the last remaining unprotected parcel along the popular Eastview Rail Trail in Harrisville.

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.

A Conservation Milestone at Silver Lake

80% of the Silver Lake watershed in Harrisville and Nelson – including 2.9 miles of shoreline – is now protected.

Reflections on the 2018 Christmas Bird Count

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