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

Conservation Resources
Land Trusts, Other Organizations, Tools, and Funding

Organizational Assistance

Land Trusts and Related Organizations

Bear Paw Regional Greenways

Moose Mountains Regional Greenways

New Hampshire Audubon

Rockingham County Conservation District

Southeast Land Trust of New Hampshire

Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests

Strafford County Conservation District
(603) 749-3037

Strafford Rivers Conservancy

The Nature Conservancy

Trust for Public Land

Other Related Organizations That Can Assist With Land Conservation

Center for Land Conservation Assistance

Ducks Unlimited

Great Bay Resource Protection Partnership

Rockingham Planning Commission

Strafford Regional Planning Commission

UNH Cooperative Extension

Publications and Tools

Saving Special Places: Community Funding for Land Conservation
Brian Hart and Dorothy Tripp Taylor, Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests & the Center for Land Conservation Assistance, 2002

Conservation Easement Handbook
Elizabeth Breyers and Karen Ponte, Land Trust Alliance, 2005

Conserving the Family Farm
By Annette Lorraine, 2002

University of New Hampshire GRANIT
The New Hampshire Geographically Referenced Analysis and Information Transfer System

Funding Sources for Land Conservation in the Coastal Watershed

Federal Sources

Coastal and Estuarine Land Conservation Program, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Contact: N.H. Coastal Program

Farm and Ranch Lands Protection Program, U.S. Department of Agriculture

Forest Legacy Program, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Contact: N.H. Department of Resources and Economic Development, Division of Parks & Recreation

Landowner Incentive Program, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Contact: N.H. Department of Fish and Game

National Fish and Wildlife Foundation

New Hampshire Coastal Program Competitive Grants, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Contact: N.H. Coastal Program

New Hampshire Estuaries Project – Coastal Watershed Land Conservation Transaction Assistance, Environmental Protection Agency

North American Wetlands Conservation Act, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Recovery Land Grant Program, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Wild and Scenic River, National Parks Service
Contact: Lamprey River Advisory Committee

State Sources

New Hampshire Conservation License Plate Program

N.H. Fish and Game Small Grants Program

N.H. Land and Community Heritage Program

N.H. Recreational Trails Program
Contact: N.H. Department of Resources and Economic Development, Division of Parks and Recreation, Bureau of Trails

N.H. Water Supply Land Conservation Program
Contact: N.H. Department of Environmental Services, Drinking Water Source Protection Program

Private Sources

New England Grassroots Environmental Fund

New Hampshire Charitable Foundation

The Foundation Center

The New Hampshire Directory of Foundations
Published by CPG Enterprises, Inc., Shaftsbury, Vermont

State of New Hampshire, Department of Justice, Annual Directory of Charitable Funds in New Hampshire

The Grantsmanship Center




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