A UNH class project on Lake Chocorua in 1978 launched one of the most successful and long-lasting volunteer environmental monitoring programs in the country: the NH Lakes Lay Monitoring Program (LLMP). Every summer hundreds of lake monitors collect water samples from lakes across New Hampshire, helping to ensure our lakes are healthy. More
Since launching our website in April 2014, The Stewardship Network: New England has promoted 164 stewardship and citizen science events that logged 4,691 volunteer hours for conservation organizations. More
Nature Groupie (formerly The Stewardship Network: New England) receives support from the U.S. Forest Service, New Hampshire Charitable Foundation, US Fish & Wildlife Service, Northeast Utilities Service Copmany, National Fish & Wildlife Foundation, the National Park Service Northeast Region Rivers, Trails and Conservation Assistance Program, and through NH EPSCoR and the National Science Foundation's Research Infrastructure Improvement Award # 11A-1330641. More about our support and funding.