Natural Community Systems

NH Heritage has just completed Natural Community Systems of New Hampshire, a companion book to Natural Communities of New Hampshire. This 133 page techincal document classifies 46 natural community systems for the state and provides detailed information about each. Natural community systems are intended to complement natural communities as broad-scale focal units for conservation in the Granite State. The document is available for download from our website (click on the name above). Hardcopies are also available by mail for $15.00 each.

high-elevation spruce-fir forest system (photo by Dan Sperduto for the NH Natural Heritage Bureau)
High-elevation balsam fir forest community
within high-elevation spruce-fir forest system.
Jennings Peak, Waterville Valley. Photo by Dan Sperduto.

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