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School and Community Programs

Taking Action for Wildlife through School and Community Involvement


  • 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 NH 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 annually 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? Request a speaker for your adult group. Two presentations currently available:

  • Black Bear Happenings in New Hampshire
  • Understanding Bobcats in New Hampshire