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Keyword: habitat management (42)



A Landowners Guide to Woodcock Management in the Northeast

Habitat management guide for American woodcock in the northeastern U.S.

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.

Beavers and Their Control

Like all wildlife beaver have both positive and negative wildlife values. Their unique ability to construct dams and create substantial water impoundments can drastically change the ecology of wooded areas and natural marshes.

Coverts Workshop- 2013

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

Directory of Licensed Foresters Offering Services to Private Landowners in New Hampshire

An online database of foresters licensed in New Hampshire who provide services to private landowners and others. It is maintained by UNH Cooperative Extension. The names are supplied by the State of NH Board of Licensure for Foresters. Additional information is provided by the listed foresters. This listing doesn't constitute an endorsement.

Estimating the Volume of Downed Trees

Summarizes a quick and efficient method to estimate the volume of potentially salvageable timber blown over by heavy winds. This description presumes an understanding of standard methods for estimating standing timber.

Forest Resource Management: A Landowner's Guide to Getting Started (order form)

You can realize your full potential as a steward of your forest by using this guide, entitled Forest Resource Management: A Landowner’s Guide to Getting Started.

Forest Stewardship Plans and Financial Assistance

Various materials and federal application forms related to cost-share/financial assistance programs administered through the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS).

Forestry for the Birds- Presentations from the Mud Season Breakfast, May 11, 2010

Focus on using forest management to manage for a variety of birds.

Good Forestry in the Granite State: Recommended Voluntary Forest Management Practices for New Hampshire

Second edition 2010. The purpose of this guide is to provide New Hampshire landowners, and the professionals that work with them, practical recommendations on sustainable management practices for individual forest ownerships. From this website, the entire book or individual chapters can be viewed and printed as pdfs or individual chapters can be viewed and printed as html.

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.

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.

Help For Landowners: Cost Sharing Programs

A fact sheet about various financial assistance programs for Forestland Owners, published by UNH Cooperative Extension



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