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Main Title Portsmouth Vernal Pool Inventoru.
CORP Author West Environmental Inc., Lee, NH.; Portsmouth Conservation Commission, NH.
Year Published 2008
Stock Number PB2011-108382
Additional Subjects Wetlands ; Ponds ; Inventories ; Maps ; Identification ; Location ; Documentation ; Regulations ; Environmental protection ; Natural resources conservation ; Habitat ; Ecology ; Plants ; Aerial photographs ; Meetings ; Vernal pools
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NTIS  PB2011-108382 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. NTIS 11/09/2011
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Abstract West Environmental, Inc. (WEI) conducted a city-wide Vernal Pool Inventory to locate, document and map vernal pools in Portsmouth. This effort was coordinated with the Portsmouth Planning Department and Conservation Commission to help the City of Portsmouth in vernal pool identification and mapping. The goal of this project was to locate isolated wetlands that provide vernal pool habitat. Currently the City of Portsmouth's wetland regulations exempt wetlands less than 5,000 square feet from the local 100 feet buffer zone. This study identified smaller wetlands which have the potential to provide vernal pool habitat that may deserve the 100 foot buffer protection. It should be noted that vernal pool habitat can exist in a variety of freshwater wetlands including larger red maple swamps. These areas were also mapped when encountered. A field workshop was held for the Conservation Commission members to give them hands-on training in vernal pool ecology. The results of this Vernal Pool Inventory were presented to the Portsmouth Conservation Commission in July of 2008.
Supplementary Notes Sponsored by Portsmouth Conservation Commission, NH.
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PUB Date Free Form Oct 2008
Category Codes 48B; 48G; 48I; 57H; 68D
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