Highlighting Exotic Pests with Forest Management Implications
Step 1. Use the Search Window Tool, found in the top left-hand corner of the map, begin typing in a New Hampshire town name. A list of towns will appear. Picking a town will place a target on it in the map.
Step 2. Hover over a town on the map, each town will display its town name in a label alongside it. Click on the town to zoom to it.
Step 3. Navigate to your area of interest by panning or zooming. You can zoom by either using the zoom tools found at the top-left of the map or using your mouse scroll wheel.
Step 4. Turn on/off Pest Layers by interacting with the legend found on the upper-right corner of the map. Toggling a layer on, will bring up the related Pest's informational tab. To unlock this functionality press on the lock icon found next to the zoom controls.
For more information related to Forest Health in the Granite State, visit nhbugs.org.
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The site is designed to be utilized by landowners, state agencies, and land managers to determine where exotic pests are within the state in order to make management decisions and comply with state quarantines.
This application was developed in collaboration with Derek Serach, GIS Program Planner and Jen Weimer, Forest Health Specialist to be used for NH Forests & Lands and the Forest Health Bureau.
The Forests & Lands Mapping template was established using open source products: Leaflet and available plug-ins.