NH Audubon’s Conservation Department has a long history of providing contracted services to state and federal agencies, municipalities, corporations, and individuals in need of ornithological and natural resource information.
Department biologists are experienced in standard ornithological field techniques for inventory and monitoring, including point counts, broadcast surveys, and spot-mapping, and are prepared to design and implement surveys for all New Hampshire habitat types and species groups. NH Audubon houses the most complete existing collection of historical data on New Hampshire birds, and biologists provide interpretive summaries for species, species groups, or geographic areas of interest.
Department Biologists are experienced with surveying a variety of wildlife and habitats using appropriate techniques. These include insect surveys, reptile and amphibian surveys, wildlife habitat assessments, vegetation assessments, and natural resource inventories.
NH Audubon’s Conservation Department staff has broad technical expertise in monitoring and management of various birds of prey, especially for those raptors currently or formerly on the NH State Threatened and Endangered Wildlife List. We offer advisory services and field solutions that are designed to promote successful habitat occupancy by raptors while minimizing the potential for wildlife-landowner conflicts.
Some examples include:
Photos, from the top: conducting a bird survey, by Phil Brown; Spotted Salamander, by Laura Deming.