The Bradford Conservation Commission used Taking Action for Wildlife assistance as a springboard to work on a Natural Resources Inventory completed in 2012, with a set of town maps created for the inventory.
Since 2007, the Effingham Conservation Commission has completed several studies of wildlife and wildlife habitats in town, using the 2005 Wildlife Action Plan as a key reference. View some of the other wildlife studies Effingha
As the sea level changes, coastal dynamics and ecosystems change with it. Natural resource managers and community conservation commissions will need to consider how different habitats will be impacted by sea level rise and extreme weather events as they consider what to protect and how. Salt marshes, one of the most important habitat types in coastal New Hampshire, pose unique challenges in the future.
Taking Action for Wildlife staff Amanda Stone and Emma Carcagno had the opportunity to assist a NH land trust to engage with local communities over the past several months using a new and exciting technology.
When Taking Action for Wildlife came to Andover in the fall of 2012, the six-member conservation commission knew what they wanted to do - find creative ways to engage local residents and raise awareness about the value of wildlife habitats in Andover. They rolled up their sleeves and got to work right away.
The Town of Hooksett is restoring conditions to ensure natural water flow in a wetland system on land it recently purchased and conserved. The wetland’s outlet is at a woods road crossing that had a culvert too small to allow unrestricted water flow, and that restricted wildlife movement in the outlet stream.
With assistance from the Taking Action for Wildlife Technical Assistance Team, Keene incorporated NH Wildlife Action Plan information into their management plans for city-owned properties. They: