Community & Economic Development

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What is dot voting?
Dot voting is a technique for semi-anonymous voting. Participants are given sets of colored sticky dots, which adhere to a variety of surfaces where a...
Community Leadership Community & Economic Development Fact Sheet
10 Components of Vibrant Communities
A vibrant community relies on several key components, including economic vitality, community health, natural resources and recreation, community engag...
Tourism, Outdoor Recreation & Nature Economy, Economic Development, Community Leadership Community & Economic Development Fact Sheet
Connecting Downtowns & Trails: Opportunities & Challenges
Many communities have trails in close proximity to their downtowns/village centers/business districts. We share the opportunities and challenges of wo...
Tourism, Outdoor Recreation & Nature Economy Community & Economic Development Video
Strengthening Connections: Downtowns & Trails - Hopkinton-Contoocook, 2023
Over a series of months, we worked with the Hopkinton, New Hampshire community on how to better connect its trails with its business center, the Villa...
Tourism, Outdoor Recreation & Nature Economy Community & Economic Development Research Report
Antrim NH Visioning Forum Report 2023
The town of Antrim, New Hampshire conducted a two-day community visioning session on Friday, March 13 and Saturday, March 14, 2023. The forum utilized...
Economic Development Community & Economic Development Research Report
Cultivating Farm Experiences: Can Agritourism add to your bottom line?
Cultivating Farm Experiences is a four-part Zoom webinar series that examines agritourism. Each session focuses on the different aspects of incorporat...
Agricultural Business Management, Agricultural Marketing & Sales, Tourism, Outdoor Recreation & Nature Economy, Economic Development Community & Economic Development Fact Sheet, Guide, Presentation, Video, Worksheet
Engaging Communities with Story Maps
A story map is a web map that combines mapping with text, photos, multimedia and functionality to generate a stand-alone resource. Story maps use geog...
Community Leadership Community & Economic Development Fact Sheet
Research Report: Understanding and Advancing the Preservation Trades (2023)
Showing a collective interest in the preservation and restoration trades workforce, four statewide preservation nonprofits (representing NY, VT, NH, a...
Economic Development Community & Economic Development Research Report
Agritourism Development: Neighborhood and Community Considerations
An increasing number of farms in NH and beyond are incorporating agritourism activities and/or event hosting into their business models. While these c...
Tourism, Outdoor Recreation & Nature Economy, Economic Development Community & Economic Development Presentation
Access to Nature and Its Economic Implications
The Nature Economy Collaborative, supported by UNH Collaborative Research Excellence, is pleased to share a brand-new information brief on the communi...
Tourism, Outdoor Recreation & Nature Economy, Economic Development Community & Economic Development Fact Sheet