October 2015 Clean Water Community Calendar

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

Sailing on The Gundalow
Through October!

Click here for the list of sailing trip options

TODAY – October 1st
EPA WEBINAR: Stormwater Standards for the future: How modeled pollution load reductions can result in adoption of up-to-date stormwater standards
Presenters: PREP, UNH Stormwater Center & Southeast Watershed Alliance
12:00pm to 2:00pm
Online
CLICK HERE to join

New England Women in Energy Meeting and Tour
5:00pm – 7:00pm
Redhook Brewery, 1 Redhook Way, Pease Tradeport, Portsmouth

Join the New Hampshire CleanTech Council for a New England Women in Energy Event at Redhook Brewery. This evening will include a tour of the new co-gen facility at Redhook and a tasting in their event room. The first 25 women to RSVP to Muriel.Robinette@terracon.com will have their tasting fee covered by the NH CleanTech Council, all others can pay $5 at the door.

Friday, October 2nd
Climate Reality Project “Know Tomorrow” Event 
12:00pm-3:00pm
UNH Campus, Great Lawn in front of DeMerritt Hall
For more info CLICK HERE.

Saturday, October 3rd
Fall Foliage Hike with Art with MMRG
10:00am-1:00pm
Whiteface Mountain, Wolfeboro
For more info Call Kari Lygren at 603-978-7125 or email info@mmrg.info

October 6th-8th 
Imagine a Day Without Water 
All Day
Around the county
Could you go a day without water? No water to drink or make coffee. No water to shower, flush the toilet or do laundry. Firefighters couldn’t put out fires and farmers couldn’t water their crops. Join the Value of Water Coalition in this nationwide awareness raising campaign.

For more info CLICK HERE. 

Thursday, October 8th 
Lubberland Creek Fish Counting Surveys with the CRV
8:30am-1:00pm
The Nature Conservancy Office, 112 Bay Road, Newmarket, NH
For more info CLICK HERE

Saturday, October 10th
Jenness Beach Cleanup with Blue Ocean Society
10:30am-12:30pm
Jenness Beach, Rye, NH
For more info CLICK HERE.

Sunday, October 11th
The Art of Reuse with the Post-Landfill Action Network
4:00pm-6:00pm
3S Artspace, 319 Vaughn Street, Portsmouth, NH
For more info CLICK HERE

Thursday, October 15th
Plugging Into Nature: A Community Conversation
6:30pm-8:00pm
Shapleigh School Cafeteria, Kittery, Maine
Join Kittery Land Trust, Kittery School’s psychologist and Director for the White Pine Program for a discussion about the value and challenges of unplugging your kids and spending time in nature. Childcare is available.
For more info CLICK HERE.

Saturday, October 17th
Ocean Discovery Day at UNH
10:00am-3:00pm
Chase Ocean Engineering Lab, UNH Campus, Durham
For more info CLICK HERE

Sunday, October 18th
Mount A Workday
9:00am-1:00pm
Mt. Agamenticus
For more info email the robin@agamenticus.org

Wednesday, October 21st
Button NH Workshop
7:00pm
Exeter Public Library, Exeter, NH
Learn info and techniques to help save money on home energy use, air sealing, insulation and conservation measures.
For more info CLICK HERE.

Saturday, October 24th
Halloween in Nature with Center for Wildlife
5:00pm-7:30pm
Mount Agamenticus Learning Lodge, Cape Neddick, Maine
For more info CLICK HERE.
Wednesday, October 28th
ANNUAL KING TIDE PHOTO CONTEST! 

king tide winner

Last year’s winning King Tide Photo by Ron Sher of a picnic bench in Seabrook, NH 
High Tide = 12:21pm
Around the Gulf of Maine
Join neighbors from Cape Cod to Nova Scotia in capturing the highest tide of the year. We’re seeking photographs of the tide’s impact on transportation (roads) infrastructure (buildings parking lots, etc.) and people.

Use hashtags #KingTidesGOM and #KingTidesNH on Twitter and Instagram

HELP MAKE NH THE MOST PHOTOGRAPHED KING TIDE! 

For more info including how to enter & the SWEET prizes 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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