Useful Conservation Links

Are you looking for some Conservation apps for your phone?

The FedCenter has compiled a topical index of Federally-sponsored and non-profit mobile applications that may be of interest to the Federal environmental community. Mobile applications are those tools and information resources that have been specifically developed for your mobile devices, such as smartphone, tablet, or other Internet-connected hand-held device. The directory will be maintained daily to keep you abreast of any new and useful mobile applications the federal community releases. For more information on the directory, click here.

Apps include the following topics:

(Note: FedCenter membership not required, fees may apply)

  • Acquisition
  • Air Emissions
  • Cleanup
  • Climate Change/Greenhouse Gases
  • Compliance/Enforcement
  • Energy
  • High Performance Buildings
  • Hazardous Materials
  • Hazardous Waste
  • Natural Resources
  • Pollution Prevention
  • Solid Waste
  • Sustainability
  • Transportation
  • Wastewater

Local Land Conservation Organizations

Southeast Land Trust: The 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.

Rockingham 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.

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 Light Bulbs (CFL)

Purchasing Energy Efficient Home Appliances

Home Weatherization