Monthly archive for February 2014

Clean Water Community Calendar: February 2014

The Clean Water Community Calendar  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 February. If you have, or know of an event that you would like us to feature in an upcoming issue of Downstream, please contact us!   Saturday, February

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Clean Water Champion: Chris Keeley

PREP’s Clean Water Champion Chris Keeley – UNH Cooperative Extension, NH Sea Grant & Great Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve   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 Chris Keeley who works with both UNH Cooperative Extension and the Great Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve. Chris’ current projects range from climate adaptation planning with Exeter, to green infrastructure projects with the

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Watershed Watch: February 2014

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.   Regional Clean Water Guidelines for Fertilization of Urban Turf: Final Report   By: NEIWPCC Over the past few months, New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission (NEIWPCC) has worked with

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Feature: How Much is Great Bay Worth?

By Kirsten Howard, NOAA Coastal Fellow A new year is as much an opportunity to reflect back as it is a chance to look forward to the future. So let’s do a little exercise. Think back to how you benefited from the Great Bay estuary or another coastal body of water in 2013. Did you take a nature walk to enjoy the beautiful scenery and catch a glimpse of an osprey? Maybe you took a

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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.