Natural Communites Report / Flora and Fauna

A report submitted to
The Town of Hanover, New Hampshire
by
The New Hampshire Chapter of
The Nature Conservancy
 
March, 2000
 
Funding for this project was provided by the Town of Hanover, the Hanover Conservation Council, and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Silvio O. Conte Wildlife Refuge
 
Topic
Description
 
Overview
Project Goals
Scope and Methods
Limitations
Findings
Field Visits
Rare Plants and Natural Communities
Hanover Overview
 
Field Site Selection
Field Work
Ecological Surveys
Field Sites
Rare Species
Landscape and Human Population Context
Neighboring Towns
Rare Plants and Exemplary Natural Communities
Field Inventories
Forests and Wetlands
Current Conservation Lands
Hanover Base Map
Hanover Tax Map
Topographic Relief
Hydrologic Features
Composite Field Map
Forest Blocks
Forest Cover
Regional Forest Blocks
Hanover Forest Blocks with Road Buffer
Moose Mountain Site
Moose Mountain
Pressey Brook
Scales Brook
Straw Brook
Central Hanover Site
Water Works Company Lands-West
Velvet Rocks
Lord's Hill
Bottomless Pit and Mink Brook
Mink Brook Watershed
Huntington Hill
Connecticut Riverbank
Appalachian Trail-Central
Ferson Road-South
Hayes Hill
Blueberry Hill
 
 
Hanover Base Map, Natural Communities and Rare Plants, Figure 1
Hanover Tax Map, Natural Communities and Rare Plants, Figure 2
Topographic Relief, Natural Communities and Rare Plants, Figure 3
Hydrologic Features, Natural Communities and Rare Plants, Figure 4
Composite Field Map, Natural Communities and Rare Plants, Figure 5
Figure 6. Forest Blocks, Natural Communities and Rare Plants, Figure 6
Forest Cover, Natural Communities and Rare Plants, Figure 7
Regional Forest Blocks, Natural Communities and Rare Plants, Figure 8
Hanover Forest Blocks with Road Buffer, Natural Communities and Rare Plants, Figure 9
Table 1. Conservation lands, acreage, protected acreage and
total acreage per person for fourteen towns surrounding Hanover.
Appendix 1. List of rare plants, animals, and natural communities,
Hanover, New Hampshire, and state rarity rank explanations.
Appendix 2. Selected photographs from 1999 field inventories,
Hanover New Hampshire.
Appendix 3. Natural Communities in Hanover, New Hampshire.
Appendix 4. Copies of 1999 field forms with topographic field maps.
Appendix 5. Maps of locations of rare plants and natural communities
on and off conservation lands, New Hampshire
Appendix 6. Bedrockand Soils Maps, Natural Communities and Rare Plants