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A Landowner’s Guide to New England Cottontail Habitat Management

New England’s only native cottontail rabbit species is in peril. Over the past few decades, the New England cottontail has seen significant declines throughout its range, and the ongoing trend of habitat loss will further threaten the species in coming years. Fortunately, private landowners are in a position to make a significant contribution to the restoration of the species.

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.

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.

Co-occurrence & Habitat Mapping

These workshop materials cover the use of co-occurrence analysis, both simple and weighted, for compositing a variety of data layers to make important natural resource and societal decisions.

Coverts Workshop- 2013

Presentations from the 2013 Coverts Project Workshop, Greenfield, September 18-21, 2013

Coverts Workshop- 2014

Presentations from the Coverts Project Workshop, Greenfield, May 7-10, 2014

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 Brochures - Ordering Information Flyer

A handout on how to order the Habitat Stewardship Brochure

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.

Habitat-Sensitive Site Design and Development Practices to Minimize the Impact of Development on Wildlife

Links to the NH Dept. of Environmental Services website with factsheets about recommended methods for development that help protect wildlife habitat.

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 Manage & Restore Habitats on Community Land

How to Manage & Restore Habitats on Community Land - a step by step guide from "Taking Action for Wildlife"

How to Protect Wildlife Habitats Through Voluntary Land Conservation

How to Protect Wildlife Habitats Through Voluntary  Land Conservation

Invasive Plants - Habitats Newsletter (winter, 2002)

Issue covers: What is an Invasive Plant?, Effects of Invasive Species on Natural Plant Communities, Control of Non-native Invasive Plants on Your Woodlot, Wildlife and Invasive Plants, Invasive Plant Project at Cheshire County Farm, Invasive Plants and Lost Forest Revenue, Developing Strategies for Living with Invasives, Going Native with Landscape Design.

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