Partnerships

February 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!    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 Great Bay Discovery Center Ongoing events  Click here for the Calendar of Events for Young &

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December 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. “Coastal Hazards and Climate Adaptation” Chapter Town of Rye, NH Planning Board On Tuesday, December 12, 2017 the Town of Rye Planning Board adopted a New Chapter in their Master Plan. The new chapter is available online HERE. The Town is continuing their update with three additional chapter updates on Land Use, Natural Resources,

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December 2017: Grant Announcment

Hills Farm, Town of Farmington, NH (Photo: J. Lougee) The Great Bay Resource Protection Partnership (GBRPP) has announced the Fall 2017 Land Protection Transaction Grants Program awards. A total of $48,680 in grant funds will support conservation work on over 1,000 acres of land. The seven conservation projects provided over $64,000 in matching funds. The Land Protection Transaction Grant Program assists land trusts, conservation organizations, and municipal governments within the coastal watershed with the transaction costs associated

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December 2017: State of Our Estuaries

On Friday, December 8th we released our new 2018 State of Our Estuaries report: a comprehensive report card detailing the health of the Great Bay and Hampton-Seabrook estuaries using 23 environmental, management and social indicators. Our estuaries are valuable ecosystems that provide a multitude of economic services we rely on.  They help protect us from flooding and storm surges during storms; clean and filter pollutants from the water; salt marshes absorb and store more excess human-produced carbon than

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November 2017: 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!  CLICK HERE TO REGISTER   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

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October 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. Assessing the Effects of Rising Groundwater from Sea Level Rise on the Service Life of Pavements in Coastal Road Infrastructure University of New Hampshire: Jayne F. Knott, Mohamed Elshaer, Jo Sias Daniel, Jennifer M. Jacobs, and Paul Kirshen We know that coastal communities are vulnerable to the effects of sea-level rise

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October 2017: Great Bay Cleanup

Great Bay Cleanup 2017 Cleanup volunteers at the Great Bay National Wildlife Refuge, Newington, NH. (Photo by Emily Lord) Continuing a Partnership In 2016, you may remember our Great Bay Debris Mapping and Spring Cleanup and our Great Bay National Wildlife Refuge fall cleanups with the Great Bay Gunners and volunteers. After a successful year, and knowing there would unfortunately be more trash arriving with each tide, we decided to continue partnering with The Stewardship Network: New

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September 2017: 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!  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

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September 2017: Salmon Falls Watershed Collaborative Success Safari

Salmon Falls Watershed Collaborative at the Keay Brook Preserve in Berwick, Maine. It’s been eight years since the inception of the Salmon Falls Watershed Collaborative– a collaborative group of partners working to improve watershed planning and management in the Salmon Falls River watershed. The Salmon Falls watershed is one of a handful of subwatersheds that make up the Piscataqua Region watershed. Encompassing ten communities in New Hampshire and eight communities in Maine, the entire watershed is

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August 2017: 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!  2017 Success Safari Salmon Falls Watershed Collaborative August 30, 2017 9:00 AM to 2:45 PM The Salmon Falls Collaborative Summer “Safari” is a chance to explore the great work being done in the watershed to protect the Salmon Falls River as a source of drinking water. The Safari this year

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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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