August 2015: Watershed Watch

Conference Materials Available! 4th Annual Climate Summit Materials and Resources Now Online. 
By: Great Bay National Estuarine Research ReserveOn June 19th a full house crowded into the Hugh Gregg Coastal Conservation Center at Great Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve to learn about the latest in regional, national and global climate science. PREP staff presented the recent PREPA Climate Data.

All of the conference materials, resources and participant list is now available online at NHCAW Blog. Check it outHERE.

The New Wave of Water Innovation
By: The Value of Water CoalitionThis briefing paper, issued by the Value of Water Coalition, spotlights innovative solutions to the nation’s growing water challenges. Through capital investments, technological innovations, creative financing tools, and cross-sector partnerships, water leaders are building stronger communities and a stronger America.

To read the full Brief CLICK HERE.

Shoreline Management Stories Series: A New Look for An Old Culvert at Bass Beach, Rye, NH
By: Brendan Newell, NHCAW & GBNERRPart of the Shoreline Management Stories Series, this is the 3rd installment in the series. It looks at a 100-year old culvert under Route 1A in Rye and how to make this important structure function for both the people who live near it and drive over it as well as the marshes and beaches who rely on the tidal water flow through it.

To read the full story and the other in the series CLICK HERE.

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.