Posts Tagged Climate Change

November 2016: Watershed Watch

November 2016: Watershed Watch

2016 King Tide Coverage & Photos  By WMUR In October the NH Coastal Adaptation Workgroup hosted a wildly successful King Tide Photo Contest. TONIGHT at the film screening we’ll announce the winners & showcase all the submissions! And check out the great story airedon WMUR featuring PREP Management Committee members Rayanne Dionne and Jay Diener from Hampton. The contest received 135 photo entries, 10 of the photos will be on display at White Heron Tea

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April 2016: Watershed Watch

New Report: The Impacts of Climate Change on Human Health in the United States: A Scientific Assessment  By US Global Change Research Program This report finds that “every American is vulnerable to the health impacts associated with climate change.” Drawing from decades of scientific advances regarding the impacts of climate change, the report strengthens our understanding of the significant threat that climate change poses to the health of all Americans. Explore the report HERE.      VIDEO:

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April Feature: Newly Released Coastal Risks & Hazards Commission Report

Newly Released Coastal Risks & Hazards Commission Report After two and a half years of study, the New Hampshire Coastal Risk and Hazards Commission released its draft report for public comment today at a special meeting with coastal area lawmakers at Brown’s Lobster Pound. The draft report, Preparing New Hampshire for Projected Storm Surge, Sea-Level Rise, and Extreme Precipitation, summarizes New Hampshire’s vulnerabilities to projected coastal flood hazards and puts forth recommendations to minimize risk and

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Clean Water Champion: Kimberly Reed

PREP’s Clean Water Champion is a monthly feature that profiles people and partners working to make a difference around our watershed.  This month we’re proud to feature a local clean water and climate champion, Kimberly Reed. Kimberly is the Town Planning and Zoning Administrator as well as the Floodplain Manager in Rye. Kimberly is a Seacoast Native growing up on the shores of Great Bay in Greenland. She graduated from UNH with a BA in Political Science in 1989 and

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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.

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