May 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! 
Bird’s eye view of the Piscataqua River
NH Department of Environmental Services

2017 Drinking Water Source Protection Conference
Thursday, May 18, 2017
Grappone Conference Center Concord, NH

Hear presentations about PFCs and other emerging contaminants, land conservation and its benefits to drinking water source protection, status of drought and efforts to manage its impacts, and many more!

Register Here

Dover’s Endangered Waters:
Our Water Resources & Implications for Future Generations

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 6:30 – 8:30 PM
McConnell Center Cafeteria

61 Locus Street Dover, NH 03820

Join the Energy & Environment Group of the Dover Democratic Committee for an evening
discussion about Dover’s water resources including aquifers, the Bellamy, Piscataqua, Salmon Falls, and Cocheco Rivers. Panelists include:
  • Dr. Tom Ballestero, Assoc. Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering at UNH & UNH Stormwater Center Director
  • Jeff Barnum, the Conservation Law Foundation’s recently retired Great Bay-Piscataqua Waterkeeper
  • Steve Bird, Dover’s City Planner with oversight responsibility in land and water usage
  • George Maglaras, Chair of the Strafford County Commission and previous NH State Rep. and Dover Mayor, who earns his living operating a marina on the Cocheco River
  • Dr. David Watters, NH State Senator from District 4, professor of English at UNH
Free and open to the public, but seating is limited. Please Register Here
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 & OldSoutheast Land Trust of New Hampshire
Ongoing Events
Click Here for their CalendarThe Nature Conservancy New Hampshire Chapter
Ongoing Events
Click Here for their Calendar

Gateway to Maine: Outside
Ongoing Events
Click Here for their Calendar 

Moose Mountains Regional Greenways
Ongoing Events

Great Works Regional Land Trust 
Ongoing Events

Click Here for their Calendar 

Bear-Paw Regional Greenways 
Ongoing Events
Click Here for their Calendar

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.