Developing effective communication in your community takes time and the involvement, commitment and support of key individuals and organizations. However, the results will be worth it for all members. The following are important points to consider.
An online mapping program for the state of NH, that you can use to create maps that include many natural resource features.
4-page report in color
This issue covers: What is a natural community, Global Climate Change, Evaluating the New Hampshire Professional Logger Program, Watching Our Watersheds, Implementing Biodiversity Conservation, New Hampshire Natural Heritage Inventory, Why Did the Beavers Kill the Black Gum Trees? Natural Communities Responding to Change.
This comprehensive manual represents the culmination of 15 years of natural community classification work by the N.H. Natural Heritage Bureau. The 230-page book describes 192 different natural communities. Natural communities are recurring assemblages of plants and animals found in particular physical environments.
Learn about identifying and describing natural resources in a local setting in a natural resources inventory. Communities will gain a strong foundation for land conservation planning and more informed decision making about natural resources.
Materials related to the Natural Resource Inventory completed by the town of Gilmanton, NH (2004)
NH Method 2013
Links to NH Fish & Game website with complete information, including downloads, about the NH Wildlife Action Plan.
Links to NH Fish & Game website describing how the Highest Ranked Habitats Map is derived and created.
Links to NH Fish & Game website explaining NH ecoregions used in NH Wildlife Action Plan.
Links to NH Fish & Game website describing how the statewide maps were derived and created.
Links to NH Fish & Game website which explains the highest ranked habitat maps and the watershed groupings map.
Website of the NH Natural Heritage Bureau.
How to draft a conservation plan, including components, process, and implementation.
TAFW Fall 2013 Community Application
TAFW Fall 2014 Community Application
TAFW Summer 2013 Articles
A tale of two communities, two lakes and 2,000 acres (Springfield and Keene - what they have accomplished to protect wildlife habitat)
Taking Action for Wildlife Individual Newsletter Articles Winter 2011?
Links to the University of NH Cooperative Extension webpages focused on wildlife, habitats, and habitat management. Includes workshops, publications, and volunteer information.
Information about the open spaces on and around the UNH Durham campus
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