Clean Water Community Calendar: June 2016

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
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Explore Great Bay at the Great Bay Discovery Center
Ongoing events
Click here for the Calendar of Events for Young & Old

Go Sailing Aboard the Gundalow Piscataqua
Ongoing events
Click Here for the Sailing Schedule

This Saturday, June 4th
Celebrate National Trails Day with SELT
Varying times
Powow River Woodlands, Harvey Forest & Stonehouse Forest
CLICK HERE for more info

World Oceans Day with Blue Ocean Society 
Hampton Beach, NH
Morning 5K, Beach Clean Up & Concert
CLICK HERE for more info.

Tuesday, June 7th
PREP Management Committee Quarterly Meeting
9:00am-12:00pm
Hugh Gregg Coastal Conservation Center at the Great Bay Discovery Center, Depot Rd., Greenland
CLICK HERE for the agenda.

Wednesday, June 8th
Landscaping at the Waters’ Edge Workshop in Brentwood
7:00-8:30pm
Brentwood Public Library, Brentwood, NH
For more information about this program please contact Danna Truslow at (603) 498-2916 or danna@TruslowRC.com.

Thursday, June 9th
June-9_2016FinalFlyerEnergyCLICK HERE for more info and to register

Saturday, June 18th
Terrariums for Turtles: Native Turtle Activity and Terrarium Workshop
10:00am-11:30am
Center for Wildlife, Cape Neddick, Maine
CLICK HERE  for more info 

Regional Lake Associations Meet & Greet: Connections Between Land Use & Water Quality – Connections Between Lake Associations  
9:00 am-1:00 pm
Wakefield Opera House, 2 High St., Sanbornville, NH
CLICK HERE for more info.

Tuesday, June 21st
Great Bay Garbage Clean Up with TSSNE, PREP & Gundalow!
12:30pm-3:30pm
Meet up at Jackson Estuarine Lab, Durham NH
SPECIAL INFO & DETAILS WILL BE SENT TO PREP’s E-LIST SEPARATELY 
For more info & to volunteer email Abby at PREP
abigail.gronberg@unh.edu

Saturday, June 25th
Back Channel Islands Paddle with SELT 
9:30am-12:00pm
For more info CLICK HERE.

Monday, June 27th
Public Input on Regional Planning Body’s Draft Northeast Ocean Plan
6:00pm-8:30pm
NH Dept. of Environmental Services, Pease Office, 222 International Way, Pease Tradeport, Portsmouth, NH
CLICK HERE for more info. 

Wednesday, June 29th
Salmon Falls River Success Safari hosted by the Salmon Falls Watershed Collaborative 
10:00am-3:00pm -FREE
Meet at Berwick Town Hall, Berwick, ME

Hop on the bus in Berwick to learn from communities and organizations working in the Salmon Falls Watershed to protect and maintain clean drinking water and provide community access to the river. Bring your own lunch, some cash for an ice cream stop, and binoculars!

Stops will include:

  • The headwaters of the watershed: learn about work Acton Wakefield Watersheds Alliance is doing to maintain and improve water quality and conservation projects Moose Mountains Regional Greenways has completed.
  • The heart of the watershed, where communities depend on the river for drinking water: Mast Point Dam, Somersworth, NH and Berwick, ME (learn about the Berwick Downtown Vision Committee’s work and the story of the old Prime Tanning location recently awarded an EPA Brownfields grant).

For more info CLICK HERE
To register – it’s FREE – 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.

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