August 2017: 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.

When Rising Seas Hit Home

By Union of Concerned Scientists

A National Assessment produced by the Union of Concern Scientists identifies when US coastal communities will face a level of disruptive flooding that affects people’s homes, routines, and livelihoods. The assessment highlights what is at stake as we fight to address sea level rise. Visit HERE to learn more. You can also download a copy of the FULL REPORT and NH FACT SHEET.

NH Coastal Viewer

By NH GRANIT & NH Coastal Program

New Hampshire GRANIT and the New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services (NHDES) Coastal Program are excited to launch a new website and training program for the New Hampshire Coastal Viewer mapping tool: The NH Coastal Viewer, first launched in 2015, is a web-based mapping tool that makes spatial datasets about community assets, natural resources, and hazards within New Hampshire’s 42 coastal watershed communities publicly accessible in one place.

To explore the NH Coastal Viewer visit HERE and click HERE to explore training resources.

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.