Wildlife

Emaciated moose

A Population At Risk

Northern New Hampshire and western Maine are seeing an increase in winter ticks, which are endangering the moose population. Read More

Recent Stories

  • University of New Hampshire
    - Not Just the Heat, It’s the Humans
    When it comes to adapting to the changing environment of the Great Basin in the North American West, for small mammals, warming associated with climate change is only part of the... Read More
  • Rabbit
    - Help a Bunny Out: Plant Shrubs
    N.H. Fish and Game, N.H. Audubon, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service, and UNH Cooperative Extension are seeking volunteers for three upcoming events, in Dover and Durham... Read More
  • Bobcat
  • Hawaiin mountains and ocean
    - Assistant Professor Studying Non-Native Species in Hawaii with Dept. of Defense
    Kahanahaiki gulch, Hawaii A Japanese white-eye scouts the underside of a broad leaf for insects on the island of Oahu. The notable feature of these songbirds is an eponymous white... Read More
  • kate cart
    - Cloudy With a Chance of Copepods
    Remember summer? While you pull on your winter boots and zip up your parka, allow us to take you back to the dog days, when Katherine Cart ’15 was in Walpole, Maine, studying some... Read More
  • bobcat in woods
    - Great Day to Be a Bobcat: UNH Study Finds Feline Population is Strong
    New Hampshire’s bobcats are on the rise — and on the move, showing up in places they’ve never been reported before. Those are the major findings from a four-year study of the... Read More
  • Bobcat
    - A Great Day To Be a Bobcat
    New Hampshire’s bobcats are on the rise — and on the move, showing up in places they’ve never been reported before. Those are the major findings from a four-year study of the... Read More
  • Alicia Walsh with cheetah
    - Wildcat Studies Big Cats
    Alicia Walsh ’15 did not need to learn the Oshiwambo dialects—the most widely spoken languages of Namibia—before heading to Africa this summer to study big cats at the Cheetah... Read More
  • steve jones in boat with student
    - The Oyster Is Their World
    Steve Jones, research associate professor of natural resources and the environment and a water quality specialist, samples Great Bay with Ph.D. student Meg Hartwick. Consider the... Read More
  • great bay estuary
    - Bay Watch
    The man in the black Cadillac showed up late in the summer of 1973. Plenty of people had seen him, driving back and forth along Bay Road, the ribbon of pavement that winds around... Read More