News of what's coming up in nature-based volunteer programs or citizen-science projects. Have news to share? Send us an email and photo and we'll post it here.

Workshop Series on NH Birds & Their Habitats

Published: Apr 17, 2015
This 3-workshop series will provide information on birds and habitat requirements, management options to create and maintain bird habitat, and insight into the practices involved in studying birds and their habitats. More

Weigh in on the NH Wildlife Action Plan

Published: Apr 14, 2015
Five input sessions are being held around the state in April and May to gather ideas for actions from people who are closely connected with, and concerned about, protecting wildlife, and habitats More

Plant Shrubs to Help Rabbits in the Seacoast

Published: Apr 7, 2015
Many volunteers are needed to help plant native shrubs on properties in the Seacoast region to restore habitat for the New England cottontail rabbit. More

Network Seeks Proposals for Summer Stewardship Projects

Published: Mar 31, 2015
Are you a town, agency or conservation group who has considered working with a student intern? Even if you have only a short project, we can help! More

The Network - Mapped!

Published: Mar 26, 2015
Check out the collective impact of over 80 organizations mobilizing volunteers to care for and study our lands and waters! More

Easement Monitoring for Volunteers - May 16, Lee NH

Published: Mar 23, 2015
A new workshop will offer best practices for performing annual monitoring of conservation easements held by towns, conservation organizations, and land trusts. More

Mountain Birdwatch Seeks Hiker/Birders for Citizen Science Project

Published: Mar 20, 2015
Do you enjoy hiking? Are you a birder - or would you like to learn more about bird identification to support a conservation effort? Mountain Birdwatch is looking for birdwatchers who are strong hikers to conduct a survey (during the month of June) in the Adirondacks, Catskills, Green and White Mountains, or Maine. More

Acadia SeaWatch at Schoodic Point

Published: Mar 20, 2015
SeaWatch at Schoodic Point is a citizen science program conducted by staff and volunteers of the Schoodic Institute’s Bird Ecology Program. From mid-August through November the Atlantic Flyway of North America comes alive with the passage of a variety of migratory birds, including gulls, sea ducks, gannets, cormorants, loons, mergansers, shorebirds, raptors, and occasional songbirds. More

Bugs in our Backyard

Published: Mar 12, 2015
Bugs In Our Backyard (or “BioB“) is a citizen science program for students and teachers in grades K-12. Activities and coverage of topics in the life sciences are connected to on-going research on a charismatic native insect, the red-shouldered soapberry bug, Jadera haematoloma. Curricula are free, and help connect students (and others) to the diversity in your own backyard. More

Webinar on BMPs for Invasive Plants 3/24

Published: Mar 2, 2015
The USDA Forest Service and Sustainable Forests Roundtable are sponsoring a national webinar on best management practices for invasive plant management. More