Thank you to the 135 volunteers who completed the 2021 Coverts Project Survey! Despite the continuing challenges faced by many this year, your cumulative impact is - as always - impressive and inspiring. You've managed wildlife habitat, helped to conserve land in your communities, and engaged your friends, families, and neighbors.
The 2021 Annual Report for the Coverts Project is posted online, and represents a compilation of all of your surveys and other data our office collects (e.g. Speaking for Wildlife information). Check out the full report and a short summary of it here:
Here are some highlights of The Coverts Project in 2021:
- Volunteers contributed 21,585 hours on behalf of forest stewardship and wildlife habitat conservation
- Volunteers actively managed 7,170 acres of habitat
- Volunteers reached 15,141 people with a stewardship message
- Since 1999, volunteers with the Coverts Project have helped to permanently conserve over 335,000 acres of land in New Hampshire
A big thank you from those of us here at UNH Cooperative Extension, lead project sponsor NH Fish & Game, and other project sponsors and supporters. We're grateful for all of your help in compiling this data, and for all you do for wildlife and forests in New Hampshire!