Clean Water Champions

Clean Water Champion: Kimberly Reed

PREP’s Clean Water Champion is a monthly feature that profiles people and partners working to make a difference around our watershed.  This month we’re proud to feature a local clean water and climate champion, Kimberly Reed. Kimberly is the Town Planning and Zoning Administrator as well as the Floodplain Manager in Rye. Kimberly is a Seacoast Native growing up on the shores of Great Bay in Greenland. She graduated from UNH with a BA in Political Science in 1989 and

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October 2015 Clean Water Champion

Simone Barley-Greenfield This month we’re so excited to introduce you to New Hampshire’s new NOAA Coastal Management Fellow, Simone Barley-Greenfield. Simone’s here in the Seacoast for the next two years working on The Social Indicators Project (read about in the feature story this month) but we thought it’d be fun to get to know her a bit more beyond her professional capacity. Simone’s new to the region and is excited for a real New England winter

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Clean Water Champion: Rob Wofchuck

This month we’re happy to feature Chair of the Brentwood Conservation Commission, Rob Wofchuck. Rob was born in New Jersey and moved to Brentwood in 2004 and immediately joined the Conservation Commission. Rob also served on the town Planning Board and as the picture below shows, he’s an avid fisherman. He is involved with Great Bay Trout Unlimited and currently on the Board of Three Rivers Stocking Association as well as serves on the land protection

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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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Clean Water Champion: Dr. Kalle Matso

This month we’re thrilled to introduce you to our new Coastal Scientist – Dr. Kalle Matso! After a nation-wide search process PREP’s Management Committee Search Committee found Kalle to be the best suited and most skilled to become PREP’s next Coastal Scientist. We thought it’d be fun to have Kalle answer our Clean Water Champion questions so you could get to know him a bit more. PREP: How long have you been a champion for

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November 2014’s Clean Water Champion – Laura Byergo

Laura Byergo – Greenland Conservation Commissioner, Great Bay Steward, Marine Docent & More  PREP’s Clean Water Champion is a monthly feature that profiles people and partners working to make a difference around our watershed. This month we feature a super person and super volunteer, Laura Byergo. Laura lives on the tidal portion of the Winnicut River in Greenland and she gives of her time freely to help research, protect and preserve the places she loves on the

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Clean Water Champion: August 2014 – Dave Cedarholm

PREP’s Clean Water Champion Dave Cedarholm – Former Town Engineer for Durham    PREP’s Clean Water Champion is a monthly feature that profiles people and partners working to make a difference around our watershed. This month we are featuring a true clean water champion who has been working for the Town of Durham for the past 9 years, until just last month when he accepted a position with Tighe and Bond in Portsmouth, NH. Dave has been

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July 2014 Clean Water Champion: Abby Gronberg, TIDES Intern

July 2014 Clean Water Champion: Abby Gronberg, TIDES Intern

PREP’s Clean Water Champion is a monthly feature that profiles people and partners working to make a difference around our watershed. This month we’re excited to introduce you to PREP and the Great Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve’s summer and fall intern, Abby Gronberg! Abby is part of UNH’s TIDES program – Training for Integration of Decisions and Ecosystems Science. Abby will be working with both PREP and GBNERR staff to synthesize, translate and communicate the science of nutrient

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Clean Water Champion: Chris Keeley

PREP’s Clean Water Champion Chris Keeley – UNH Cooperative Extension, NH Sea Grant & Great Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve   PREP’s Clean Water Champion is a monthly feature that profiles people and partners working to make a difference around our watershed. This month we caught up with Chris Keeley who works with both UNH Cooperative Extension and the Great Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve. Chris’ current projects range from climate adaptation planning with Exeter, to green infrastructure projects with the

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Clean Water Champion: Jean Eno

This month we were able to track down the ever-busy, always awesome, super volunteer, Jean Eno. Jean helped to found and now is the Director of the Winnicut River Watershed Coalition, she’s a wonderful naturalist at the Great Bay Discovery Center, is on the board for the York Center for Wildlife, a trustee for the Great Bay Stewards, a board member for the Weeks Brick House & Gardens, travels all over the state with the UNHCE Speaking for Wildlifeprogram, is highly

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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.

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