Educational Resources

Environmental Education Resources

NH Audubon Ask the Naturalist page contains a wealth of information on a wide range of topics, including bird feeding, hawk watching, New Hampshire snakes, spiders, turtles, and much more.

Downloadable resources from past newsletters:

NH Partnership for Schoolyard Action Grants…fostering a growing stewardship ethic

New Hampshire Audubon, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service New England Field Office, New Hampshire Project Learning Tree, and NH Fish and Game have joined efforts to support Audubon-2015-WEBUS FWS Logoschools that want to achieve the benefits of nature-based studies for student development and learning. Our goals are to nurture future environmental stewards by connecting kids with their local environment and to enliven learning through nature.

Grant Period: The 2021 Grant Round is Now Open

Applications are due by January 29, 2021.
Eligibility: New Hampshire schools that teach Preschool-12th grade may apply.
Grant Award Amounts: Grant awards range from $500 – $2,000.

Need Assistance?

We are available at no additional cost to help plan and implement your schoolyard projects.

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service can provide:
  • Conceptual planning.
  • Assistance with garden layout and
  • Soil Improvement recommendations.
  • Trail layout and installation.
  • Plant choice recommendations.
  • Class visit from a biologist.
New Hampshire Audubon can provide
  • Integrating schoolyard studies with the curriculum and standards.
  • Schoolyard lesson planning.
  • Programs and live animal visits that support the schoolyard studies.
New Hampshire Project Learning Tree can provide:
  • Professional development with curricula and schoolyard planning.
  • Visit NHPLT website for details.

New Hampshire Fish and Game can provide:

  • Professional Development and wildlife information resources.
  • Visit NH Fish and Game website for details.

Direct questions to any Schoolyard Action Grant Team Members:

  • Ted Kendziora, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, email
  • Lindsay Webb, New Hampshire Fish and Game, email
  • Marilyn Wyzga, Schoolyard Project Consultant, email

Grant Submission:

  • Application must be complete upon submission and sent in a single email or envelope. Please no handwritten applications.
  • Electronic applications and all accompanying files must be clearly titled with your School or organization in the heading. (Ex.SouthMiddelSchoolActionGrant.doc, SouthMiddleSchoolActionGrantpictures.pdf, SouthMiddleSchoolGrantbudget.exe, etc.)

Mail or Email Completed Application:

Ted Kendziora
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
70 Commercial Street, Suite 300
Concord, NH 03301
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Questions?

If you have questions about potential projects or the questionnaires, please contact Ted Kendziora, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, by email or call 603-227-6412.

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About Us

Founded in 1914, NH Audubon’s mission is to protect New Hampshire’s natural environment for wildlife and for people. It is an independent statewide membership organization with four nature centers throughout the state. Expert educators give programs to children, families, and adults at centers and in schools. Staff biologists and volunteers conduct bird conservation efforts such as the Peregrine Falcon restoration. NH Audubon protects thousands of acres of wildlife habitat and is a voice for sound public policy on environmental issues. For information on NH Audubon, including membership, volunteering, programs, sanctuaries, and publications, call 224-9909, or visit www.nhaudubon.org.