Local Land Conservation Organizations
Southeast Land Trust has a goal to conserve the significant lands and natural resources of greater Rockingham County, including farmland, working forests, water, wildlife habitat and natural areas, and community landscapes.
Rockingam County Conservation District The District works with landowners and users, local government agencies, and other local interests in addressing a broad spectrum of resource concerns. These concerns include but are not limited to surface and ground water quality and quantity, nonpoint source pollution, erosion and sedimentation, stormwater, flooding, wetlands, forestlands, wildlife habitats, and solid waste. Conservation Programs in Rockingham County are carried out through public education and the implementation of Best Management Practices (BMPs). Technical assistance and information for the implementation of BMPs are provided for various land uses in cooperation with
the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), other state and federal agencies and organizations, District staff and volunteers, and district consultants.
Exeter Area Garden Club The objective of EAGC is to encourage interest in all phases of home gardening and to promote civic beauty and conservation of natural resources.
State of NH Department of Environmental Services The mission of the New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services is to help sustain a high quality of life for all citizens by protecting and restoring the environment and public health in New Hampshire. This site provided form, applications, permitting information, lab services, public information, publications and related RSA links.
Energy Efficiency Incentives
The NH ENERGY STAR homes program encourages customers to take advantage of the benefits of building a new (or complete renovation of an existing) single or multi-family energy efficient home with incentives up to $3,000. ENERGY STAR construction results in reduced monthly operating costs, improved homeowner comfort and a higher resale value, all while providing greater environmental benefits. The program provides assistance in evaluating your new home plans, air leakage testing, and incentives to install ENERGY STAR appliances and lighting systems.
Local Energy Committees
First Steps in Home Energy Efficiency
Heating Fuel Comparisons
Hot Water Usage
Heating with Wood
Reducing the Cost of Home Energy Efficiency
Recycling and Waste Reduction
Mercury and Compact Fluorescent Lightbulbs (CFL)
Purchasing Energy Efficient Home Applicances