September 2014: Clean Water Community Calendar

Volunteer  & Citizen Science Opportunities
Region Wide!
The Stewardship Network Online Hub
Counting baby oysters, pulling garlic mustard, and more!  Get involved in protecting & preserving this fantastic place we call home!


Special Sails on the Gundalow 
Public Sails Throughout the Fall 
Gundalow Docks, Prescott Park, Portsmouth, NH 
There’s not a lot better than getting out on the water in the cooler fall
weather. Our friends at the Gundalow Company are continuing their public sails throughout the fall season.


Explore Great Bay at the Great Bay Discovery Center
Workshops, paddles, events & more for ages 2-92
Great Bay Discovery Center, 89 Depot Rd., Greenland, NH
All Summer Long

Get knee deep in the mud flats of Great Bay exploring eels, dissect oysters, take a kayak tour with a naturalist or lend a hand volunteering around the grounds. There are fantastic events for everyone! Click Here to Explore the Calendar!


Tuesday, September 9th

Full Moon Moonlight Walk with Moose Mountain Regional Greenways


Moose Mountains Reservation, Brookfield, NH

Thursday, September 11th 
CCA NH’s Piscataqua Oysterpalooza
Red Hook Brewery, Pease Tradeport, Portsmouth
Thursday, September 11th-13th
The Sandy Dialogues at the Wells Reserve: Learn from those who survived Superstorm Sandy & better prepare Maine communities 
3-days, tours and workshops
Wells Reserve & other locales around Wells, Maine
Saturday, September 20th 
NH Coastal Cleanup 
All day
Sites across the NH Coast & estuary
Saturday, October 4th
UNH Ocean Discovery Day

10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Two locations:

Chase Ocean Engineering Laboratory on UNH campus

Judd Gregg Marine Research Complex in New Castle, NH


Learn hands on about marine science and explore the fantastic UNH marine facilities.
Thursday, October 9th 
Save the date for the 2014 King Tide Photo Contest Day. High tide is at 12:17pm on that Thursday and we’re hoping folks can help us capture (with the hashtag #KingTideNH) the impact of the highest tides of the year across the Seacoast.
2012’s Winning Photo by Jim Cummings
Then that night come see the photos from the day and find out the winners! There will be cash & other prizes given away at the evening gala at the Hampton Seashell Oceanfront Pavilion at Hampton Beach, 6pm-8pm.
More details to come! #KingTidesNH 
Upcoming Conferences, Workshops & Save the Dates
October 28th & 29th 
Communicating about Climate Impacts & Engaging Stakeholders in Solutions 

Mather Auditorium at the Wells Reserve, Wells, ME

Two-day training program


December 11th
Shoreline Management Conference 
Registration materials to be released in September. 
To ensure you receive registration materials, or if you have a question regarding the conference, please contact Steve Miller at the Great Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve.

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.