State & Local Conservation Groups


State and National Contacts

New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services
PO Box 95
6 Hazen Drive
Concord, NH 03301
Phone: 603-271-3503
Fax: 603-271-2867

New Hampshire Rivers Council
54 Portsmouth Street
Concord, NH 03301
Phone: 603-228-6472
Fax: 603-228-0423

Audubon Society of New Hampshire
3 Silk Farm Road
Concord, NH 03301
Phone: 603-224-9909
Fax: 603-226-0902

Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests
54 Portsmouth Street
Concord, NH 03301-5400
Phone: 603-224-9945
Fax: 603-228-0423

Nature Conservancy -- New Hampshire Field Office
2 1/2 Beacon Street Ste 6
Concord, NH 03301
Phone: 603-224-5853

National Park Service

New Hampshire Department of Fish and Game
2 Hazen Drive
Concord, NH 03301
603-271-3211

American Rivers 
1025 Vermont Avenue, NW, Suite 720
Washington, DC 20005
Phone: (202) 347-7550
Fax: (202) 347-9240
amrivers@amrivers.org

Local Conservation Organizations

 Bear Paw Regional Greenways: working to establish a network of voluntarily protected lands, that would eventually form "greenway corridors" linking significant protected areas in southeastern New Hampshire. Contact: Susan Zankel, office phone #: 603 - 463 - 9400.

 Coe Brown Northwood Academy - Young Environmental Activists: student group that participates in a variety of environmental projects in the Northwood region, such as water quality monitoring. Contact: Wini Young, Environmental Science teacher, 942-5531

 Concerned Citizens for a Safe Environment: a group of Raymond citizens that ensures the appropriate use of both developed and undeveloped land and the proper enforcement of the town's zoning regulations. Contact: Bob Carlberg, PO Box 735, Raymond, NH, 03077, 895-9037

 Governor's Lake Improvement Association: monitors water quality through the New Hampshire Voluntary Lake Assessment Program and is a member of the New England Chapter of the North American Lake Management Society. Contact: Bob Baudette, 508-663-6856

 Great Bay Watch: a citizen estuarine monitoring group that currently watches 15 sites on the tidal portions of the estuary and maintains 4 monitoring sites on the Lamprey River itself. Contact: Ann Reid, Sea Grant Extensions, Kingman Farm/UNH, Durham, NH, 03824, 749-1565

 Great Bay Stewards: a support group for the Sandy Point Discovery Center in Stratham, NH. Contact: Fred Langley, Chairman, 17 Tidewater Farm Road, Greenland, NH, 03840

 Lamprey River Advisory Committee: a committee of representatives from Durham, Epping, Lee, and Newmarket charged with developing and implementing a river management plan under the New Hampshire State River Management and Protection Program. Also the Local Advisory Committee under the national Wild and Scenic Rivers Program.

 Lamprey River Watershed Association: involved in land protection, water quality monitoring and publication of a layman's water quality monitoring guide, public education, recreational activities, assistance with waterfront development proposals, and the Lamprey's designation as a Wild and Scenic River.

 Pawtuckaway Lake Association: monitors 15 sites within the subwatershed of the lake for water quality 5 times per year and, with the data collected, tries to reduce impacts from the identified pollution sources.

Strafford and Rockingham Land Trusts: Rockingham Land Trust, 156 Water Street, NH 03833; 603 - 778 - 0885.

UNH Cooperative Extension: 108 Pettee Hall,, 55 College Road, Durham, NH, 03824, 862-1029