FISH AND GAME
NONGAME SPECIES MANAGEMENT ACT
212-B:5 Conservation Programs.
I. The executive director shall develop and implement a comprehensive nongame species management program that may include, but not be limited to:
(a) Education of the public regarding New Hampshire's nongame resources;
(b) Research to determine the populations, distribution, future trends, and needs of nongame species; and
(c) Management measures to maintain and promote the health of self-sustaining nongame populations.
II. The executive director may establish such programs, including acquisition of land or aquatic habitat or interests therein, as are deemed necessary for the conservation of nongame species.
III. In carrying out the programs authorized by this section, the executive director may consult with other states having a common interest in particular nongame species and may enter into agreements with federal or other state agencies, other states, political subdivisions of this state, or private corporations, organizations, or persons with respect to programs designed to conserve nongame species, including, where appropriate, agreements for administration and management.
Source. 1988, 244:1, eff. June 29, 1988.