Monthly archive for May 2015

May 2015 Clean Water Community Calendar

Volunteer & Citizen Science Opportunities Region Wide! The Stewardship Network Online Hub Connect Here Explore Great Bay at the Great Bay Discovery Center Ongoing events throughout the spring Click here for the Calendar of Events for Young & Old The Gundalow Sails Again – Starting Memorial Day! Click here for the list of sailing trip options Saturday, May 9th Great Works Regional Land Trust Spring Hike  2:00pm-4:00pm Old Country Road, South Berwick, ME Join Board

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May 2015 Clean Water Champion: Malin Clyde

We’re so thrilled to feature the fantastic Malin Clyde from UNH Cooperative Extension this month as our Clean Water Champion. Malin’s tireless efforts as Project Manager helped to form and launch The Stewardship Network: New England a network to connect, equip and mobilize people and organizations to care for and study the lands and waters in our communities. With spring finally having sprung we think it’s an awesome time to get out and lend a hand,

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Watershed Watch: May 2015

New NHDES and UNH GRANIT Coastal NH Online Mapping Tool: NH Coastal Viewer In March, NH DES in collaboration with UNH GRANIT and other project partners launched the New Hampshire Coastal Viewer, an online mapping tool. This new tool provides anyone with an Internet connection the ability to access more than 150 spatial data sets and make and share their own customized maps.The NH Coastal Viewer is intended for a wide variety of users who

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Kittery Land Trust Works to Protect the Brave Boat Headwaters

Nestled in the heart of Brave Boat Harbor between Route 103, Bartlett and Payne Roads the Brave Boat Headwaters Project is part of the largest natural block of land remaining in Kittery, Maine. The Kittery Land Trust (KLT) sought to protect this property about two years ago purchasing a 60-acre lot originally slotted to become a 27-lot subdivision. Following the initial purchase, landowners were inspired and committed to conserving an additional 90 acres  Once complete, the Brave Boat Headwaters

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Summer 2015 Land Transaction Grant Funds Now Available

GRANTS AVAILABLE FOR TRANSACTION COSTS FOR PERMANENT LAND PROTECTION IN COASTAL WATERSHED The GBRPP and PREP release a request for proposals from land conservation organizations for $23,225 in funding to use for land transaction costs. The Great Bay Resource Protection Partnership (GBRPP) and PREP are issuing a request for proposals for the June 2015 Land Conservation Transaction Grants Program. This matching grants program is aimed at assisting land trusts, conservation organizations and municipal governments within the Piscataqua

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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.