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A Landowner's Guide to Inventorying and Monitoring Wildlife in New Hampshire

This guide will help you become a better observer of wildlife, and help you understand the needs of different wildlife species and where they might be found on the land. You also will learn how to conduct your own inventory of different wildlife species and to monitor changes in their numbers over time. Finally, you will learn about statewide and national wildlife monitoring programs where your skills, knowledge, and data collection can contribute to broader wildlife studies.

A Partial Listing of Publications on Tree and Shrub Identification

Not intended to be a complete listing of tree and shrub identification books, published in 2003

Bats and White Nose Syndrome

NH Fish & Game Fact sheet

Biodiversity of the Granite State

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

For the Birds - Bird Feeding Tips

If you’ve tried to attract and feed birds in the past, but the venture was never really a success, it may be because you were lacking a few basic pieces of information. Just a few tips on where to place your feeders, what to put in them, and what feeder types are attractive to which species can make the difference between success and failure.

Habitat Stewardship Brochure Series

About the NH Wildlife Action Plan:  Habitat Stewardship Brochure Series publications.  Links to UNH Cooperative Extension website.

Habitat Stewardship Brochure Series - Headwater Streams

This brochure focuses on headwater streams as wildlife habitat, including how to identify good habitat, threats to these habitats, which wildlife are found in headwater streams, and what landowners can do to help protect these areas for wildlife.

Habitat Stewardship Brochure Series - Hemlock Hardwood Pine Forests

A brochure focusing on the wildlife of hemlock-hardwood-pine forests in New Hampshire, how to recognize this habitat, and why these forests are important.

Habitat Stewardship Brochure Series - Northern Hardwood-Conifer Forests

This brochure focuses on wildlife found in northern hardwood-conifer forests, and provides information about how landowners can provide habitat and care for it to help wildlife in need of conservation.

Habitat Stewardship Brochure Series - Shorelines

This brochure focuses on the wildlife habitat value of shorelines in New Hampshire, including wildlife that use shorelines, how to identify high quality shorelines, and what landowners can do to help wildlife that depend on shoreline habitat.  

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.

How to Conduct Outreach, Education & Communication about Wildlife

A task list from the "Taking Action for Wildlife" project with guidance about how to conduct public outreach related to wildlife and habitats.

Major New Hampshire Species and Their Uses

Trees of New Hampshire and their human uses.  

New Hampshire's Native Trees, Shrubs, and Vines with Wildlife Value

Chart showing native plants and their value to wildlife (which parts are eaten by which species)

NH Forests Forever - An Instructional Guide

This guide offers educators a framework for using the New Hampshire Forests Forever CD in theirclassroom. 

Nuisance Wildlife in and Around the Home

This fact sheet contains some basic guidelines for dealing with wild animals in and around the home. The suggestions come from Cooperative Extension specialists and wildlife biologists at Wildlife Services, a federally and cooperatively-funded branch of the US Department of Agriculture that specializes in reducing human-wildlife conflicts.

Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests

Links to website of largest land trust in New Hampshire. 

TakingActionForWildlife.org - Handout about web resources

A .pdf handout about what is available on the website TakingActionforWildlife.org



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