Protecting New Hampshire Wildlife: Action Plan Discussed Feb. 20

February 11th, 2008 by Adam

PLYMOUTH, N.H.-Plymouth State University’s Environmental Science Colloquium presents a talk on New Hampshire’s Wildlife Action Plan, which addresses the needs of rare or declining species while keeping common species common. The Environmental Science Colloquium will be held Wednesday, Feb. 20, 4–5 p.m., in room 001 of the Boyd Science Center on Highland Street. The event is free and open to the public.

This plan provides several tools for communities, conservation organizations and other agencies to use in conservation planning and habitat management. The Colloquium, presented by N.H. Fish and Game Department conservation biologist Emily Brunkhurst, will provide an overview of the plan and an introduction to the tools with examples of how they are used in conservation planning.

Brunkhurst’s responsibilities include working with communities, organizations and agencies from around the state on implementing the Wildlife Action Plan. In addition, she is responsible for several threatened and endangered species. She has been working in the field of species and habitat protection form any years, and has a master’s in environmental science from the University of Rhode Island.

For more information about this release, contact Bruce Lyndes, PSU Media Relations Mgr., (603) 535-2775 or Bruce Lyndes