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Research Feature: Developing Social Indicators for PREP Estuaries

New PREP Led Research Project: Developing Social Indicators for the Piscataqua Region Estuaries By: Jill Farrell, PREP Community Impact Program Manager and Simone Barley-Greenfield, NH DES Coastal Program/NOAA Coastal Management Fellow BY JILL: The NOAA Coastal Management Fellowship Program matches top-notch recently graduated Masters degree recipients with state Coastal Zone Management Programs for a two-year fellowship project focused on some aspect of coastal management. NH was lucky enough to receive one fellow 2 years ago, Kirsten Howard.

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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.