October 2016: Watershed Watch

Gulf of Maine Climate Impacts & Outlook: July – Autumn 2016

By Gulf of Maine Council & NOAA

The Gulf of Maine region experienced hot and dry conditions this summer, with coastal portions of Massachusetts and New Hampshire reaching “extreme drought” status by late summer. The newly released Climate Impacts & Outlook report looks back at the summer’s trends and record setting heat as well as forecasts expected conditions for Autumn into early winter, 2016.

Read the Outlook HERE.

New Website
NH EPSCoR Launches New Website
By NH EPSCoRNH ESPCoR (Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research) has launched a newly improved website. The site is easier to navigate and has a responsive design. If you ever wondered what the NH EPSCoR Program actually does, the benefits, or what the other science teams are doing – or if you’re curious about the education and outreach initiatives – check out the new site!

CLICK HERE to explore the new site. 

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.