Harris Center News

“A Deep Presence” Tells An Important Story

Published with support from the Harris Center and the Historical Society of Cheshire County, a new book by archaeologist Dr. Robert G. Goodby tells the remarkable story of Native Americans in the Monadnock Region.

Local Teachers Explore Nature-based Teaching at Summer Retreat

This August, nine local elementary school teachers spent three days at the Harris Center developing and deepening their nature-based teaching skills.

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.

KSC Interns Explore the Conservation Field with the Harris Center

In July, we wrapped up our eighth season of the Harris Center-KSC conservation internship program, a two-month summer internship experience for undergraduates in environmental studies, biology, and related fields.

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!

More Comfortable Camping at Spoonwood Pond

Camping at Spoonwood Pond has been made more comfortable with the addition of tent platforms at two of the Harris Center’s remote campsites.

High School Grads Receive Environmental Leadership Awards from the Harris Center

Congrats to Erin Weidner and Aria Frehner on receiving the Harris Center’s Environmental Leadership Award and scholarship for 2021!

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.

Harris Center Reads: Adventures on the Water

Welcome to Harris Center Reads — a series of curated book lists for readers of all ages! For summer, we share our recommendations for books featuring water-filled adventures.

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.