Partners

Great Bay Resource Protection Partnership Organization
The Partnership consists of conservation organizations representing regional, state and federal agencies, municipalities, and land trusts serving the region. The Partnership operates as a voluntary collaborative under the facilitative direction of the Great Bay Coordinator. The Nature Conservancy, NH Chapter,NH Audubon and Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests serve as fiscal agents. Partner organizations provide expertise to accomplish conservation projects.

A view of Pearson wetland.

Photo by Dea Brickner-Wood

Principal Partners serve as the decision-making board, responsible for policy and programs:
Great Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve
New Hampshire Audubon
New Hampshire Fish and Game Department
The Nature Conservancy, New Hampshire Chapter
Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests
Southeast Land Trust of New Hampshire
United States Environmental Protection Agency
United States Fish and Wildlife Service
Great Bay National Wildlife Refuge
USDA – Natural Resources Conservation Service NH

Associate Partners include the municipalities, regional conservation and planning organizations in the region. The following is a partial list of active conservation organizations.
Bear Paw Regional Greenways
Ducks Unlimited, Inc.
Moose Mountain Regional Greenways
Trust for Public Land
New Hampshire Coastal Program
Piscataqua Region Estuaries Partnership
Great Bay Stewards
Lamprey River Advisory Committee
Lamprey River Watershed Association
Oyster River Watershed Association
Rockingham County Conservation District
Rockingham Planning Commission
Strafford County Conservation District 
Strafford Planning Commission

Resources
New Hampshire Charitable Foundation
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
North American Wetland Conservation Act
Regional Conservation Partnership Network
Nature Groupie
UNH Cooperative Extension

Photo by Dea Brickner-Wood