Monthly archive for March 2014

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 March. 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, March 8th Beach Clean-Up with Blue

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Partner Focus: NH Climate Adaptation Workgroup

PREP is proud to join our partners from multiple organizations as part of the New Hampshire Climate Adaptation Workgroup (NHCAW). NHCAW has a busy spring ahead so we thought it’d be a great time for you to check in and see what they’re up to.  First up is the fantastic NHCAW Blog. If you haven’t seen it, you’re missing out. The blog is the go-to spot to find out the latest happenings, research and stories

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Watershed Watch: March 2014

Draft NH Water Education Plan By: NHDES Over the past few years, a NH Water Education Plan Advisory Group has been working to finalize a Water Education Plan for New Hampshire. They released a final draft version for comment in February. Comment period is over but you can still review the plan.  Read the Draft Report HERE Questions or comments? Email laurel.pushee@des.nh.gov or 603-271-4071   Interactive Map: Wild & Scenic Rivers  By: American Rivers The newly

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Signs of the Season Can Provide Important Climate Change Data

Signs of the Season Can Provide Important Climate Change Data

By Rebecca Zeiber, originally published by NH Sea Grant Citizen scientists in southeastern N.H. are documenting small-scale impacts of climate change in their backyards and neighborhoods. Equipped with pencils and data sheets or simply an app on their mobile device, these volunteers will meticulously record the dates of seemingly innocuous events: What date the tree buds open up, when chipmunks begin scurrying through the yard, and when blackbirds begin nesting in nearby marshes. The volunteers,

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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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