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Protecting Wildlife in a Changing Climate

New Hampshire's wildlife habitats and the species they support could be significantly altered if the effects of climate change are not addressed - and NH communities are an important part of the solution! More frequent and heavier rain events resulting in extensive flooding, earlier ice outs on our lakes, more variable stream flows, milder winters and hotter, drier summers.... all these factors affect the state's wildlife populations as well as ourselves. So what's a community to do? In our newest fact sheet in the 5 Ways series, we address a number of actions communities can take to help make a difference for wildlife, while also providing protection for people and property Take a look at 5 Ways Communities Can Protect Wildlife in a Changing Climate.

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