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Additional Resources

Below are some general and mapping resources referenced in the NRI Guide and that can be useful in compiling the information in the inventory. 

GENERAL RESOURCES:

NH Association of Conservation Commissions

NH County Conservation District Offices

NH Department of Environmental Services
Drinking Water and Groundwater Protection Bureau
NH DES Water Division
NH Geological Survey
NH DES List of 4th Order Streams

NH DES Wetlands Bureau
NH DES Wetlands Rules - Env-Wt 100-900
Prime Wetlands
NH DES Wetlands Rules - Chapter Env-Wt 700 Prime Wetlands
RSA 482-A: Fill and Dredge in Wetlands

NH Division of Forests and Lands - Natural Heritage Bureau
Natural Communities of NH, including Key to Natural Communities (PDF Document)
Includes a key to natural communities and a reporting form for suspected rare or exemplary natural communities

NH Fish and Game Wildlife Action Plan

NH Land Trust Coalition (List of NH land trusts and land trust map)

NH Natural Resources Conservation Service

Regional Planning Commissions in NH

UNH Cooperative Extension
Good Forestry in the Granite State (UNH Cooperative Extension)
Best Management Practices for forestry to protect water quality in New Hampshire (PDF document)

NH Division of Forests and Lands - Natural Heritage Bureau
Natural Communities of NH, including Key to Natural Communities (PDF Document)
Includes a key to natural communities and a reporting form for suspected rare or exemplary natural communities

NH Land Trust Coalition (List of NH land trusts and land trust map)

MAPPING RESOURCES:

Favorable Gravel Well Analysis

Google Earth

NH Fish and Game Wildlife Action Plan Maps by Town
Using the Wildlife Action Plan Maps

NH GRANIT (New Hampshire’s Statewide GIS Clearinghouse)
GRANITView Mapper

NH Coastal Viewer

NH Wetlands Mapper

Terrain Navigator (commercial product)

US Fish & Wildlife Service – National Wetlands Inventory