Monthly archive for September 2013

Neighbors Unite to Restore Local Pond in Exeter

Neighbors Unite to Restore Local Pond in Exeter

Margaret Mead once wrote: “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.“ Combine those committed citizens with progressive town leaders, university researchers and community planners and you’ve got a recipe for success. Brickyard Pond, a 1.8 acre pond along Kingston Road in Exeter, has long been a community icon. In the not so recent past, there were walking trails around the

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Watershed Watch: September 2013

Watershed Watch: September 2013

Watershed Watch  Our Watershed Watch feature is dedicated to sharing our partners’ and others latest research and reports. If you have, or know of a report you would like us to feature in an upcoming issue of Downstream, please contact us and we will be happy to include it.   Return of the River Herring: Restored Access Leads to Record Runs up the Lamprey River By: Michael Dionne, NH Fish & Game The wild and scenic Lamprey River could

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PREP's Clean Water Champion: Jamie Houle

PREP’s Clean Water Champion is a monthly feature that profiles people and partners working to make a difference around our watershed. This month we caught up with James Houle from the UNH Stormwater Center. Jamie has been instrumental in bringing the extremely valuable research and work of the Stormwater Center to the communities around the Seacoast. Through on the ground projects, public presentations and interactive workshops Jamie has led the charge on green infrastructure and low impact development across the region.

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Clean Water Community Calendar: September 2013

As the Community for Clean Water, one of PREP’s goals is to keep you informed on the latest outings, conferences, workshops and FUN happening around our watershed so that you, your family, friends & neighbors can get involved! Below is our run-down for September. If you have, or know of an event that you would like us to feature in an upcoming issue of Downstream, please contact us!   Wednesday, September 4th GBNERR Educator Training 9:30am-4:00pm

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PREP is part of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s National Estuary Program, a joint program between local, state and federal agencies established under the Clean Water Act with the goal of protecting and enhancing nationally significant estuarine resources. PREP is supported in part by an EPA matching grant and is housed within the School of Marine Science and Ocean Engineering at the University of New Hampshire.

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