Cooperative Extension is seeking those interested in protecting New Hampshire's wildlife to volunteer with its New Hampshire Coverts Project. Landowners, wildlife enthusiasts, and the conservation-minded are encouraged to apply for the 2013 New Hampshire Coverts Project training workshop by Aug. 1.
The annual training workshop, now in its 18th year, takes place Sept. 18-21 at the Barbara C. Harris Camp and Conference Center in Greenfield.
For three and a half days, participants learn about the latest concepts and issues in wildlife and forest ecology, habitat management, land conservation, community conservation planning, and effective outreach. Attendees pay a $50 registration fee, with room, board, and materials provided by program sponsors.
Upon completion, trained volunteers, called "coverts cooperators," return to their...