Monthly archive for March 2015

Shots From the ‘Shed

From Photographer David Lee Willson: “Sunrise on 40+” of snow on the banks of Colcord Pond. In the patches of dense pine the snow drifts kept it to 20.” David lives in Exeter and has been documenting the gift that is Colcord Pond for 10 years, explore it on his Facebook Page Life with Colcord Pond. Get informed, get involved.

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Clean Water Champion: Dr. Kalle Matso

This month we’re thrilled to introduce you to our new Coastal Scientist – Dr. Kalle Matso! After a nation-wide search process PREP’s Management Committee Search Committee found Kalle to be the best suited and most skilled to become PREP’s next Coastal Scientist. We thought it’d be fun to have Kalle answer our Clean Water Champion questions so you could get to know him a bit more. PREP: How long have you been a champion for

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February 2015: Watershed Watch;

EDITORIAL: Photos Help Raise Climate Change Awareness by Maren Bhaget This editorial appeared in the Portsmouth Herald December 11, 2014 and gives a first hand account of the recent King Tide Photo Contest held in October, 2014. Maren won 2nd place in the contest an shares what the experience taught her about a changing climate. The next contest is slated to be held on October 28, 2015.     REPORT: Sustaining Champions of Climate Adaptation

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PREP Hires New Coastal Scientist: Dr. Kalle Matso

Dear PREP Community: It is with great pleasure and enthusiasm that we announce the hiring of our new Coastal Scientist, Dr. Kalle Matso.  Formerly with the Center for Collaborative Science (previously CICEET) at The University of New Hampshire, Kalle has a unique background as both an estuarine ecologist and a social scientist with expertise in developing and using social science for collaborative decision-making.  His skills and perspective will contribute a unique skill set to PREP

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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.