Wildlife

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Stewardship Through Science


We help citizens and landowners learn about and care for New Hampshire's wildlife and habitats. We provide wildlife and habitat-focused technical assistance, property visits, educational programs, field trips, volunteer opportunities and help coordinate financial assistance to landowners and others interested in wildlife conservation and stewardship.


Brochures

Cover of grasslands brochure

A series of 12 brochures are available from UNH Cooperative Extension to help landowners learn about and help conserve important wildlife habitats found on their land.

Request a free set of Habitat Stewardship Brochures from the UNH Forestry Information Center at 1-800-444-8978, or by email (forest.info@unh.edu).

 

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Pollinators in New Hampshire, part of the Focus on Wildlife Brochure series

Do you want to know more about New Hampshire wildlife? 

A series of brochures are available from UNH Cooperative Extension and NH Fish & Game to help New Hampshire landowners and residents learn about and help conserve wildlife species found in their area.

Request a free set of Habitat Stewardship Brochures from the UNH Forestry Information Center at 1-800-444-8978, or by email (forest.info@unh.edu).

See all Focus on Wildlife brochures


Taking Action For Wildlife

Helping communities, conservation groups and landowners conserve wildlife and habitats in New Hampshire. 

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Dirt to Trees to Wildlife

A new online tool helps professional managers simplify the process of identifying opportunities to enhance wildlife habitats.

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NH Coverts Project

Volunteers Working for Wildlife.

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Speaking for Wildlife

 Learn about wildlife species and their habitats in the Granite State. Presenters check out information page with forms, guides and calendar.

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NH Bat Counts

 Citizen science volunteers monitor summer bat colonies to help biologists understand bat populations from year to year.

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NH Rabbit Reports

Become a citizen scientist and help us learn about rabbits in New Hampshire.

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Articles

UNH Extension forestry and wildlife experts and special guests answer audience questions.
UNH Extension forestry and wildlife experts and special guests answer audience questions live. Learn More
Nate discusses gardening and landscaping during drought, and shares updates on the podcast.
In this bonus episode of Granite State Gardening, Nate Bernitz discusses gardening and landscaping during drought, and shares updates about the podcas... Learn More
The 2022 NH Coverts Project Workshop was held during April and May, when twenty-three attendees from all over New Hampshire spent time online and in t... Learn More

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Resources

The decision to purchase land can be one of the most important financial and personal decisions that you make in your lifetime. Whether you are purcha... Learn More
Pollinators are species that move pollen from one flower to another, fertilizing plants and allowing them to reproduce. While some birds and bats are ... Learn More
For every bird you see in the woods, there is something your woodlot is providing to meet its needs. Too much of one thing, or not enough of another, ... Learn More
Published 2016. Written by Diane E. Yorke, Project assistant, Wildlife, UNH Cooperative Extension. Concepts for the series were developed by David Lan... Learn More
Published 2016. Written by Diane E. Yorke, Project assistant, Wildlife, UNH Cooperative Extension. Concepts for the series were developed by David Lan... Learn More
A guide for community officials, planners, and natural resource professionals

A 25-page guide produced in cooperation with the Universi... Learn More