skip navigation
New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services
PUBLIC GOVERNMENT BUSINESS A to Z LIST

Wetland Mitigation Program
Route 101 mitigation site a

Land development and other human activities that require dredging, filling, and construction in wetland and surface water resources can result in significant impacts on the environment. These impacts affect the functions and values of wetlands and surface waters, such as wildlife habitat, water quality renovation, or flood storage and desynchronization, among others.

The purpose of mitigation is to achieve no net loss of wetland functions and values from development projects. A functional assessment is an evaluation of a wetland to determine the functions and values it performs within the context of the broader landscape needs to be completed by a qualified professional. Once the functions and values to be lost are identified, compensatory mitigation can be provided to achieve the replacement or protection of similar functions and values lost through a project. more …

green arrow Hot Topics (Complete List)

green arrow Publications

green arrow Rules/Regulatory

green arrow Technical Assistance (Complete List)

green arrow Forms/Applications (Complete List)

green arrow Permits

green arrow Related Programs

green arrow Resources/Links (Complete List)

green arrow FAQs (Complete List)

green arrow Contact Us

  • Mitigation Coordinator, Lori Sommer
    NHDES Wetlands Bureau
    29 Hazen Drive; PO Box 95
    Concord, NH 03302-0095
    (603) 271-4059
    lori.sommer@des.nh.gov

 

 

Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol Adobe Acrobat Reader format. Download a free reader from Adobe.

Microsoft Word Symbol Microsoft Word format. Download a free viewer from Microsoft.

Microsoft Excel symbol Microsoft Excel format. Download a free viewer from Microsoft.




NH Department of Environmental Services | 29 Hazen Drive | PO Box 95 | Concord, NH 03302-0095
(603) 271-3503 | TDD Access: Relay NH 1-800-735-2964 | Hours: M-F, 8am-4pm

copyright 2014. State of New Hampshire