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Keyword: Conservation Planning (31)

Bear-Paw Regional Greenways Conservation Plan

Links to regional conservation plan for Bear-Paw Regional Greenways, based in Deerfield, NH.

Co-occurrence & Habitat Mapping

These workshop materials cover the use of co-occurrence analysis, both simple and weighted, for compositing a variety of data layers to make important natural resource and societal decisions.

Conservation Easements: A Step-by-Step Guide

A 4-page how-to guide to conservation easements.

Conservation Plan for NHs Coastal Watersheds

A conservation plan for the Seacoast region in NH, completed by TNC, SPNHF, the Rockingham Regional  Planning Commission, and the Strafford Regional Planning Commission, completed in 2010.

Conserving Your Land: Options for NH Landowners

Links to the Forest Society website where you can order this NH-specific publication and connect with other online resources about land protection.

Critical Lands Index - town of Grantham, NH

An index of conservation lands created by the town of Grantham, NH (2008)

Getting to Know NH GRANIT Data Mapper

These workshop materials are designed for anyone interested in getting a basic introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and learning how to make maps of NH online. The materials focus on NH’s free online GIS mapper (the NH GRANIT Data Mapper).


Website containing raw GIS data and other online tools for mapping of natural resources and other community resources in New Hampshire.


An online mapping program for the state of NH, that you can use to create maps that include many natural resource features.

Habitat Stewardship Brochure Series

About the NH Wildlife Action Plan:  Habitat Stewardship Brochure Series publications.  Links to UNH Cooperative Extension website.

Habitat-Sensitive Site Design and Development Practices to Minimize the Impact of Development on Wildlife

Links to the NH Dept. of Environmental Services website with factsheets about recommended methods for development that help protect wildlife habitat.

Help for Landowners: Financial Assistance Programs in NH

Links to UNH Cooperative Extension website.

How to Create a Wildlife Conservation Plan for Your Community

Step-by-step guide for creating a conservation plan for wildlife

How to Incorporate Wildlife Information in Your Natural Resource Inventory

Step by step guide for communities interested in incorporating wildlife into their natural resources inventories.

Incorporating Wildlife Action Plan Information into an NRI

NH Fish & Game directions for how to incorporate NH Wildlife Action Plan information into a community's Natural Resource Inventory

Land Conservation Plan for NH's Coastal Watersheds

Links to Rockingham Planning Commission's website describing the planning process and linking to downloads of the Coastal Conservation Plan

Minimizing the Impact of Development on Wildlife: Actions for Local Municipalities

Links to a Dept. of Environmental Services webpage with factsheets that can assist local municipalities and towns with regulations and practices that are sensitive to wildlife and habitats. 

Natural Resource Inventory Maps - Suggested Maps

A table showing the recommended maps to included in a Natural Resource Inventory, used by communities in New Hampshire. 

Natural Resource Inventory Maps - Town of Bradford, NH

Download the maps created for the town of Bradford, NH's natural resource inventory (2009)

NH Wildlife Action Plan

Links to NH Fish & Game website with complete information, including downloads, about the NH Wildlife Action Plan. 

NH Wildlife Action Plan - Highest Ranked Habitats Map Explanation

Links to NH Fish & Game website describing how the Highest Ranked Habitats Map is derived and created.

NH Wildlife Action Plan Ecoregions Map

Links to NH Fish & Game website explaining NH ecoregions used in NH Wildlife Action Plan.

NH Wildlife Action Plan Maps - Explanation

Links to NH Fish & Game website describing how the statewide maps were derived and created.

NH Wildlife Action Plan Watershed Groupings Map

Links to NH Fish & Game website which explains the highest ranked habitat maps and the watershed groupings map.

North Country Community Master Plans and the Forest Resource

Master plans were assessed in 1993 and recommendations made as to how communities could incorporate forestry considerations into their planning.

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