Monthly archive for January 2018

January 2018: Community Calendar

Here’s a listing of some fantastic partner organizations that have ongoing events, even in winter, please join in! Get out there and enjoy YOUR estuary!   January 3, 1918 the Piscataqua River froze due to extended cold temperatures (Photo: Kittery Historical & Naval Museum) Volunteer & Citizen Science Opportunities Region Wide! Nature Groupie Hub Connect Here Looking for Coastal Research Volunteers for NH Sea Grant! The Coastal Research Volunteers Hub Connect Here Explore Great Bay at the

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January 2018: Watershed Watch

Our Watershed Watch feature is dedicated to sharing our partners’ and others latest research and reports as well as local, regional and national news. Stewardship Network: New England Gets a New Name! Nature Groupie On Tuesday, January 2, 2018 the Stewardship Network: New England announced they are changing their name to Nature Groupie! The name change is based on research and a new brand strategy designed to help meet a growing demand for new stewardship volunteers.

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January 2018: Modernizing Exeter’s Wastewater Treatment Facility

If you have driven on Route 101 west from Hampton, you may have noticed some big changes happening at the Exeter Wastewater Treatment Facility over the summer and fall. Responsible for properly treating wastewater before discharging into the Squamscott River – and ultimately the Great Bay Estuary – the Exeter Wastewater Treatment Facility is currently undergoing some major upgrades to continue reducing point sources of nitrogen and other nutrients and pollutants. Although nitrogen is an

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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.