Nature in Your Backyard

Backyard Wildlife Habitat

New England Wild Flower Society – Gardening with native plants

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service: Conserving the Nature of America

Teaching Resources

NH DES Resources for Teachers – Bring the Environment to Your Classroom!

NH Fish and Game Resources for Teachers

New Hampshire Outdoors


NH Bureau of Trails

NH Department of Transportation – Bicycle and_Pedestrian Center

NH Division of Forests and Lands

NH Fish and Game Department

NH Natural Heritage Bureau


White Mountain National Forest

New Hampshire Farms and Agriculture

UNH Cooperative Extension Homepage

NH Department of Agriculture

New Hampshire Eat Local

Seacoast Eat Local

Conservation Commissions, Land Trusts, etc.

Brentwood – Brentwood Conservation Commission

ExeterExeter Conservation Commission

Fremont –  Fremont Conservation Commission

LeeLee Conservation Commission

NewmarketNewmarket Conservation Commission

Nottingham Nottingham Conservation Commission

Raymond – Raymond Conservation Commission

Stratham Conservation Commission

NH Association of Conservation Commissions


Southeast Land Trust

Bear-Paw Regional Greenways

Great Bay Stewards

Land Trust Alliance

NH Preservation Alliance


GRANIT – Interactive maps of New Hampshire Conservation Land



Grants, Technical Resources, and Planning

State Statutes and Rules Online

NH Local Government Center

NH Department of Environmental Services

DES Wetlands – Includes wetlands rules and permit query



NH Coastal program

UNH Cooperative Extension Natural Resource Outreach Coalition (NRO

Association of State Wetland Managers

Conservation Law Foundation

Natural Resources Conservation Service: New Hampshire

Statewide Program of Action to Conserve our Environment


Rockingham Planning Commission

NH Office of Energy and Planning

NH Office of State Planning – Achieving Smart Growth in New Hampshire

New Hampshire Office of Energy and Planning: Open Space Reference Library

Case Studies in Smart Growth

Land Development Resources Ordinances

Smart Growth Online

Planner’s Web: Open Space Zoning: What it is and why it works


UNH Cooperative Extension: “Does Open Space Pay?”

ECC Bylaws

ECC Bylaws, revised 2016 (PDF)