Depending on how you count, New Hampshire is home to about 300 species of birds, mammals, reptiles and amphibians- not to mention 11,000 known species of beetles, bugs, and other insects and 3,000 species of flowering plants, ferns, fungi, algae and lichen. Learn more about biodiversity in New Hampshire.
What is Habitat?
Habitat is simply the place where an animal lives. The needs of individual species vary, but habitats of allspecies provide the basics: food, water, cover, and space. Farms, forests, wetlands and other types of landscapes contribute to the basic needs of New Hampshire's wildlife.
To learn more about how to recognize and conserve habitats of conservation concern, click on the links below: