Category: Habitat Stewardship Brochures

Resource Category Topic
Appalachian Oak-Pine Forests
Appalachian oak-pine forests occur in southern and central New Hampshire below 900 feet of elevation, or on dry, rocky ridges at higher elevations. He...
NH Coverts Project, Natural Resources Natural Resources
Floodplain Forests
<br /> Over the years, New Hampshire’s floodplain forests have been cleared for development due to their proximity to river systems, and plowed under...
Natural Resources
Grassland Habitats
Grassland habitats are an increasingly rare site in New Hampshire. More than 70 species of wildlife use these open areas of fields and wildflowers to ...
Natural Resources
Headwater Streams
Headwater streams are small streams and wetlands at the highest end of a watershed. Some are so small that they don’t show up on maps. If a river netw...
NH Coverts Project, Natural Resources Natural Resources
Hemlock-Hardwood-Pine Forests
Hemlock-hardwood-pine forest is the most wide-spread habitat in New Hampshire. considered the transitional forest habitat between lower elevations of ...
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Lowland Spruce-Fir Forests
New Hampshire’s lowland spruce-fir forests usually occur at elevations between 1,000 and 2,500 feet on poor soils such as wet flatlands, cool river va...
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Marsh and Shrub Wetlands
Marsh and shrub wetlands include a variety of wetland types, each with different vegetation, but with one thing in common: the soils in them are wet m...
Natural Resources
Northern Hardwood-Conifer Forests
Thousands of acres of northern hardwood-conifer forests grow on well-drained, fertile slopes of hillsides in New Hampshire, typically between 1,500 an...
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Peatlands
Peatlands are wetland ecosystems that contain peat, a spongy, organic material formed by partially decayed wetland plants. Typically found in cool cli...
Wildlife, Natural Resources Natural Resources
Shorelines
The shorelines of lakes, ponds, and rivers are valuable real estate in New Hampshire, but their importance as wildlife habitat is also significant. Th...
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