Project Technical Report
A full project technical report is available below. Adobe Acrobat Reader (free) is required to view the files.
Complete Report (8.1MB)
Cover & Table of Contents
Chapter 1 – An Overview of Wetland Restoration
Chapter 2 – Development of a Wetland Restoration Assessment Model
Chapter 3 – Conceptual Restoration Plans
Chapter 4 – Recommendations
Chapter 5 – Literature Cited
Chapter 6 – Glossary
Appendix A – ARM Fund Documents (3.6MB)
Appendix B – Watershed Maps
Appendix C – Functional Evaluation Detailed Methodology
Appendix D – Model Output
Appendix E – Conceptual Restoration Cost Estimates
Appendix F – Functional Benefit Scores for Example Sites
Other Helpful Documents
These reports are important resources for those interested in learning more about wetland restoration:
Amman & Lindley Stone, 1991. Method for the Comparative Evaluation of Nontidal Wetlands in New Hampshire (Adobe PDF, 5.8MB)
USDA NRCS - Engineering Field Handbook, Part 650, Chapter 13, Wetland Restoration, Enhancement, or Creation
USDA NRCS - Technical Note No-190-15, Wetland Restoration, Enhancement, and Management (Adobe PDF, 45MB)
Links to Wetland Restoration & Watershed Resources
NH Wetlands Bureau – Wetland Mitigation Program
Rules, law and procedures of wetland mitigation in NH, including more infmation on the Aquatic Resrouce Mitigation Fund.
NH Rivers Management and Protection Program
NH Association of Conservation Districts
Information on the RMPP, which administers the “Designated Rivers Act” and assists watershed groups with river management issues. Specific river local advisory committees in the HUC 8 Merrimack River Watershed:
The county Conservation Districts can provide technical assistance to communities who want to conduct a restoration project.
US Environmental Protection Agency - River Corridor and Wetland Restoration
USEPA website dedicated to wetland restoration issues, including numerous links to helpful resources.
USDA NRCS Wetland Science Website
NRCS provides engineering and environmental science technical support throughout the country.