School and Community Programs
Taking Action for Wildlife through School and Community Involvement
Schoolyard Habitats - Partner with your community / involve your community in transforming schoolgrounds into rich outdoor study areas for field investigations, enticing nature explore areas, and vibrant wildlife habitat alive with native plants, birds, butterflies and more.
Wildlife Action Grants - Provide money for your schoolyard habitat project.
Watershed Education Program (WEP) for Middle School, High School and community: Students in local schools gather and analyze water quality, macroinvertebrate and fisheries data on local water bodies to share with town boards, watershed associations and local river advisory committees, all with goal of making the watershed a healthier place.
Citizen Science - Report wildlife sightings and help us collect other valuable data that helps in conserving NH wildlife. Includes Winter Severity Index data collection program for middle school students.
Programs for Schools and Youth Groups
Wonders of Wildlife – A series of active educational programs designed to increase understanding and knowledge of New Hampshire’s wildlife resources.
National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP) – This is a program you can have in your New Hampshire school! Coordinated by Eric Geib of the N.H. Fish and Game Department (603-536-1290).
Junior Duck Stamp Art Contest - Learn about wetlands and then draw a waterfowl that lives there. Submit entries from your classroom by March 15. Students can win a scholarship.
Programs for Adults and Community Groups
Fish and Wildlife Stewards Program - Need a free speaker on wildlife topics for your organization or community group? Click here for a description and program request form for your adult group. Two presentations currently available:
- Black Bear Happenings in New Hampshire
- Understanding Bobcats in New Hampshire