Posts Tagged land conservation

May 2017: Land Conservation Transaction Grant Awards

Southeast Land Trust (SELT) Bodwell Farm The Great Bay Resource Protection Partnership (GBRPP) has announced the grant awards for the Spring 2017 Land Protection Transaction Grant Program. A total of $53,120 in grant funding will support conservation work on over 1,000 acres of land. The Land Protection Transaction Grant program assists with the cost for permanent land protection projects (donation and/or acquisition of full fee and conservation easements) within the coastal watershed including coastal New Hampshire and part

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Feature: Two Conservation Projects Finalized in December

Feature: Two Conservation Projects Finalized in December

It was a great end to 2015 for the watershed and the towns of Epping and Middleton, NH. Over 340 acres combined were permanently conserved with the closing on the Burley Farm and Speltz Property projects. Burley Farm, Epping, NH: 197 acres. The farm off of North River Road in Epping was once an active apple orchard and before that a dairy that sold milk to H.P. Hood, linked by the old B&M Railroad that ran on what it

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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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