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

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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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Citizen Science Projects

Promoting healthy ecosystems, improve scientific research, and promote scientific thinking among youth and adults.

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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 BioBlitz

 A species scavenger hunt where volunteers record data on species in certain area in a short period of time.

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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.

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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 live.
UNH Extension forestry and wildlife experts and special guests answer audience questions live. Learn More
During April and May, sixteen conservation-minded individuals from fifteen New Hampshire communities met online, reviewed resources, completed assignm... Learn More
Workshops for Landowners
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Resources

The Reptiles & Amphibians slide presentation introduces participants to the frogs, salamanders, turtles and snakes that call New Hampshire home. Learn More
Wondering what’s up with bats in New Hampshire? This talk will give you an overview of the different kinds of bats found in our state, where to look f... Learn More
NHBugs: The Big Three informs New Hampshire citizens and visitors about three invasive insects of greatest concern to our trees and forests: emerald a... Learn More
A Garden for Wildlife is a slide presentation that shows how anyone with a backyard, garden, or landscaped area can help wildlife by altering their la... Learn More
In this dazzling presentation, you’ll see New Hampshire’s natural beauty through the lens of Natural Heritage Bureau ecologists and photographers Ben ... Learn More
The Wild History slide presentation takes participants on a virtual journey through New Hampshire’s past, focusing on changes in the land and how wild... Learn More