PREPA Report 2015

Update December 1, 2016
The 2015-2016 PREPA Grant Program has been completed.

Read the Final Summary Report HERE.

Read each town project Final Report HERE.  

The Piscataqua Region Environmental Planning Assessment (PREPA) provides analysis of questions associated with both regulatory and non-regulatory approaches to resource management in the 52 municipalities in the Piscataqua Region. The first assessment was completed in 2010.


Click to learn more about each subject:


To download an interactive PDF of the full report CLICK HERE.

To download an interactive PDF of the full report CLICK HERE.


In addition to PREP funds, 2015 PREPA was made possible through funding from the Lamprey Rivers Advisory Committee and by NOAA’s Office for Coastal Management under the Coastal Zone Management Act in conjunction with the NH Department of Environmental Services Coastal Program.




To update the 2015 PREP for your community please fill out the form below:

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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.