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

Emma and Nate discuss planning a home fruit tree orchard, from selecting and preparing your orchard site to choosing varieties, planting and care of young trees.
Emma and Nate discuss planning a home fruit tree orchard, from selecting and preparing your orchard site to choosing varieties, planting and care of y... Learn More
Wildlife biologist Matt Tarr joins Emma and Nate for a conversation about supporting birds around the home. Emma also adds bonus segments on hummingbirds, bare root trees and the episode’s featured plant - common hackberry.
Wildlife biologist Matt Tarr joins Emma and Nate for a conversation about supporting birds around the home. Emma also adds bonus segments on hummingbi... Learn More
The NH Coverts Project is accepting applications from new volunteers interested in taking part in the 2022 NH Coverts Project training program. Learn More

Resources

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
A brochure from the N.H. Fish and Game Department and UNH Cooperative Extension explaining why you should not feed deer.
Here’s why the New Ham... Learn More