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Keyword: Land Conservation (35)



Addressing Wildlife Habitat and Natural Resource Protection in Municipal Land Use Documents

A document, published by NH Fish & Game and the Jordan Institute detailing how land use regulations can provide New Hampshire municipalities with tools for natural resource and wildlife habitat protection.

Bear-Paw Regional Greenways Conservation Plan

Links to regional conservation plan for Bear-Paw Regional Greenways, based in Deerfield, NH.

Biodiversity of the Granite State

This source contains information on what biodiversity is, how to preserve it, and the biodiversity in New Hampshire. 

Bird Conservation - Habitats Newsletter (spring, 2003)

Issue covers: Important Bird Areas, Forest Land Enhancement Program (FLEP), Trained Volunteers Conduct Grassland Bird Surveys, Goshawk Nesting Habitat in the White Mountains, Piping Plovers and Terns in NH, Citizen-science in Bird Monitoring and Research, Birding: A Personal View, Personal Notes on Breeding Bird Surveys, Managing for Birds, Nature Trails Become Tourism Focus, Conservation Planning for New Hampshire’s Wildlife.

Conservation Campaign: Buck & Ike, town of Swanzey, NH

Links to website of town of Swanzey, NH - an innovative conservation initiative using two oxen, "Buck and Ike" to promote land conservation.

Conservation Commission Materials - Town of Belmont, NH

Links to website of the Town of Belmont, NH's conservation commission, with materials related to regulation and voluntary measures to protect wildlife and habitats.

Conservation Easements: A Step-by-Step Guide

A 4-page how-to guide to conservation easements.

Conserving Your Land: Options for NH Landowners

Links to the Forest Society website where you can order this NH-specific publication and connect with other online resources about land protection.

Does Open Space Pay?

This New Hampshire-based publication examines the other benefits -- financial and otherwise -- to communities of leaving land as open-space.

Estate Planning- November 18, 2009

Presentations given at the Nov. 18, 2009 workshop on Estate Planning for Private Landowners in NH, especially related to land conservation.

February 6, 2014 NHLTC workshop

February 6, 2014 NHLTC workshop - Drafting tips

Habitat Stewardship Series: Appalachian oak-pine forests

This source focuses on the species of Appalachian oak-pine forests, how to recognize these habitats, and why they are important.

Habitat Stewardship Series: Floodplain Forests

This source examines species of floodplain forests, how to recognize floodplain forests, and why they are important.

Habitat Stewardship Series: Grasslands

This source focuses on the species of grasslands, how to recognize grasslands, and why they are important. 

Habitat Stewardship Series: Lowland Spruce-Fir Forests

This source focuses on the species of lowland spruce-fir forests, how to recognize these habitats, and why they are important.

Habitat Stewardship Series: Marsh & Shrub Wetlands

This source focuses on the species of marsh and shrub wetlands, how to recognize marsh and shrub wetlands, and why they are important. 

Habitat Stewardship Series: Peatlands

This source focuses on the wildlife species that inhabit peatland habitats, how to recognize these habitats, and why they are important.

Habitat Stewardship Series: Shrublands

This source focuses on the species of shublands, how to recognize these habitats, and why they are important

Habitat Stewardship Series: Vernal Pools

This source focuses on the species of vernal pools, how to recognize vernal pools, and why they are important.

Habitats of Conservation Concern - NH Fish & Game Website

Links to NH Fish & Game webpages describing 27 habitats of conservation concern identified in the NH Wildlife Action Plan.

How to Create a Wildlife Conservation Plan for Your Community

Step-by-step guide for creating a conservation plan for wildlife

How to Protect Wildlife Habitats Through Voluntary Land Conservation

How to Protect Wildlife Habitats Through Voluntary  Land Conservation

How to Use Regulations to Protect Wildlife

A step-by-step list of how to use town regulations to help protect wildlife in NH.

Land Conservation Plan for NH's Coastal Watersheds

Links to Rockingham Planning Commission's website describing the planning process and linking to downloads of the Coastal Conservation Plan

Land Trusts of New Hampshire

Links to Forest Society website, where a site is maintained listing all land trusts active in New Hampshire.



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