A document, published by NH Fish & Game and the Jordan Institute detailing how land use regulations can provide New Hampshire municipalities with tools for natural resource and wildlife habitat protection.
Links to regional conservation plan for Bear-Paw Regional Greenways, based in Deerfield, NH.
This source contains information on what biodiversity is, how to preserve it, and the biodiversity in New Hampshire.
Issue covers: Important Bird Areas, Forest Land Enhancement Program (FLEP), Trained Volunteers Conduct Grassland Bird Surveys, Goshawk Nesting Habitat in the White Mountains, Piping Plovers and Terns in NH, Citizen-science in Bird Monitoring and Research, Birding: A Personal View, Personal Notes on Breeding Bird Surveys, Managing for Birds, Nature Trails Become Tourism Focus, Conservation Planning for New Hampshire’s Wildlife.
Links to website of town of Swanzey, NH - an innovative conservation initiative using two oxen, "Buck and Ike" to promote land conservation.
Links to website of the Town of Belmont, NH's conservation commission, with materials related to regulation and voluntary measures to protect wildlife and habitats.
A 4-page how-to guide to conservation easements.
Links to the Forest Society website where you can order this NH-specific publication and connect with other online resources about land protection.
This New Hampshire-based publication examines the other benefits -- financial and otherwise -- to communities of leaving land as open-space.
Presentations given at the Nov. 18, 2009 workshop on Estate Planning for Private Landowners in NH, especially related to land conservation.
February 6, 2014 NHLTC workshop - Drafting tips
This source focuses on the species of Appalachian oak-pine forests, how to recognize these habitats, and why they are important.
This source examines species of floodplain forests, how to recognize floodplain forests, and why they are important.
This source focuses on the species of grasslands, how to recognize grasslands, and why they are important.
This source focuses on the species of lowland spruce-fir forests, how to recognize these habitats, and why they are important.
This source focuses on the species of marsh and shrub wetlands, how to recognize marsh and shrub wetlands, and why they are important.
This source focuses on the wildlife species that inhabit peatland habitats, how to recognize these habitats, and why they are important.
This source focuses on the species of shublands, how to recognize these habitats, and why they are important
This source focuses on the species of vernal pools, how to recognize vernal pools, and why they are important.
Links to NH Fish & Game webpages describing 27 habitats of conservation concern identified in the NH Wildlife Action Plan.
Step-by-step guide for creating a conservation plan for wildlife
How to Protect Wildlife Habitats Through Voluntary Land Conservation
A step-by-step list of how to use town regulations to help protect wildlife in NH.
Links to Rockingham Planning Commission's website describing the planning process and linking to downloads of the Coastal Conservation Plan
Authors: Peter Steckler, Joanne Glode, and Shea Flanagan (The Nature Conservancy)
July 15, 2016
Prepared for NH Department of Environmental Services Coastal Program
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