Conservation Organizations


The Maine Land Trust Network (MLTN)

is a coordination service provided by Maine Coast Heritage Trust. Launched in 1995, MLTN helps facilitate communication among local land trusts, provides technical conservation information, disseminates news, and offers a forum for addressing conservation issues.  Map Land Trust Map

Three Rivers Land Trust – Member of MLTN

Mission Statement:  To protect farmland, forestland, wildlife habitat, and water resources.  Region: Acton, Alfred, Lebanon, Sanford, and Shapleigh.  Visit Site

Acres under Conservation Easement: 538

Activities

* Work with landowners to develop easements to protect their properties.

* Oversee CEs

* Fundraising & memebership drives

* Proactive work on critical areas determined by maps of natural resource data

* Monthly meetings

* Education and Outreach

Moose Mountain Regional Greenways

Mission Statement: The purpose of the MMRG is to identify and protect important natural resource areas, including water resources, farm and forestlands, wildlife habitat, recreational areas, cultural and scenic areas; to educate others about these efforts and to join protected lands to form greenways. Visit Site

Audubon Society of New Hampshire

3 Silk Farm Road
Concord, NH 03301-8200
603-224-9909 / 603-226-0902 (fax)
Diane DeLuca, Sr. Biologist/Ornithologist
ddeluca@nhaudubon.org
http://www.nhaudubon.org

Protects and conserves wildlife and their habitat in New Hampshire through wildlife research and monitoring; land protection and advocacy, technical assistance on wetland protection to municipalities; exhibits, events and publications; and educational programs at the Seacoast Science Center/Odiorne State Park in Rye.

New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission (NEIWPCC)

Boott Mills South
100 Foot of John Street
Lowell, MA 01852-1102
978-323-7929 / 978-323-7919 (fax)
Ronald Poltak, Executive Director
rpoltak@neiwpcc.org
www.neiwpcc.org
Coordinates efforts of member states (CT, ME, MA, NH, NY, RI and VT) to improve and maintain water quality. Reviews proposed legislation and regulations; provides a forum for interstate dialogue and consensus building; implements special projects; and approves interstate water classification. Produces a regional newsletter, Water Connection, that covers water quality issues.

Sierra Club of New Hampshire

Laura Scott, Seacoast Chair
25 Salmon Falls Landing
Rochester, NH 03868     603-335-4398
scottlaura@hotmail.com
http://newhampshire.sierraclub.org
A non-profit, member-supported, public interest organization that promotes conservation of the natural environment by influencing public policy decisions. Participates in the water quality, pollution source identification team of the New Hampshire Estuaries Project.

New Hampshire Wildlife Federation

54 Portsmouth Street
Concord, NH 03301
603-224-5953 / 603-228-0423 (fax)
Mary Brown, Executive Director
NHWF@aol.com
http://www.nhwf.org
Protects natural resources through conservation, education and legislation. Promotes quality outdoor recreation for today and future generations. Publishes bimonthly newsletter.

Loon Preservation Committee

Moultonborough, NH
1-603-476-5666
http://www.loon.org/

The Loon Preservation Committee’s vision is to restore and maintain a healthy and biologically stable population of Common Loons throughout New Hampshire as a component of a regional population and ecosystem; to monitor the health and productivity of loon populations and individuals as biological sentinels of environmental degradation and improvement; and to promote a greater understanding and appreciation of the beauty, complexity and interrelationships of the natural world.