Monthly archive for July 2016

July 2016: Clean Water Community Calendar

Volunteer & Citizen Science Opportunities Region Wide! The Stewardship Network Online Hub Connect Here Looking for Coastal Research Volunteers for NH Sea Grant! The Coastal Research Volunteers Hub Connect Here Explore Great Bay at the Great Bay Discovery Center Ongoing events Click here for the Calendar of Events for Young & Old Go Sailing Aboard the Gundalow Piscataqua Ongoing events Click Here for the Sailing Schedule Southeast Land Trust of New Hampshire Ongoing Events Click Here

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July 2016: Watershed Watch

New Research Brief  Forests in Flux: The Effects of Demographic Change on Forest Cover in New England & New York By Carsey School of Public PolicyThe New England states and New York are more than 50 percent forested, a rate well above the national average. Economies in this heavily forested region have historically relied on forest-based industries, and human population has clustered along coastal regions and major waterways, though recent trends suggest widespread in-migration to

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The Great Bay Clean Up: Mapping & Cleaning Up Debris

It began with a conversation as part of the Social Indicators Project with a local sportsman and Greenland resident. He and his fellow duck hunters in the Great Bay Gunners were constantly picking up trash, debris and garbage as they walked along the shorelines of Great Bay and Little Bay. They also were seeing BIG things like piles of tires, decrepit docks, half sunken boats. They were challenged by the lack of access to the

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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.