Harris Center News

How to Hike Responsibly in the Age of COVID-19

Our trails remain open, but extra precautions are required. Here’s how to keep yourself, and others, safe on the trail in the age of COVID-19.

Announcing Our First-Ever Kids’ Art Contest

Calling All Artists from Pre-K Through Grade 12! You’re invited to participate in our first-ever kids’ art contest and exhibit.

Call for Submissions: 50th Anniversary Photo Contest

In celebration of the our 50th Anniversary, we’re excited to announce the first-ever Harris Center Photo Contest!

Go Wild: Things Your Kids Can Do Outside

Outside time is critical for mental and physical health — especially for kids and families. Here are some ideas for activities your kids can do as a break from screen-based remote learning.

What We’re Doing in Response to COVID-19

The Harris Center is keeping a close watch on COVID-19 developments. Here’s what we’re doing to keep our community healthy.

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.

41 Acres Protected in East Harrisville

In January, the Harris Center permanently protected 41 forested acres in East Harrisville.

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.

58 Acres Protected on Gregg Lake

In December, George and Michelle Caughey donated a conservation easement on a 58-acre parcel in Antrim, protecting 2,000 feet of undeveloped shoreline on Gregg Lake.