Oyster Story on NH Chronicle

September 16, 2009


2009 State of the Estuaries Conference 10/16/2009

September 5, 2009

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Restoration Celebration 10/15/2009

September 5, 2009

On Thursday, October 15, from 2:00– 3:30 p.m. at the Winnicut Dam in Greenland, NH, coastal restoration partners and dignitaries will commemorate two tremendous accomplishments for New Hampshire’s estuaries: the Winnicut Dam Removal Project and the new Partnership to Restore New Hampshire’s Estuaries. For more information, contact: Cathy Coletti, Coastal Program Communications, Coordinator (603) 559-0024, catherine.coletti@des.nh.gov

Citizen Driven Habitat Restoration Projects – Grants 10/5/2009 deadline

September 5, 2009

The National Estuary Program-NOAA Community-based Restoration Partnership (NEP/CRP) invites preproposals for its citizen-driven habitat restoration projects. The partnership is seeking to fund on-the-ground activities within watersheds of the National Estuary Programs that restore marine, estuarine, and riparian habitats benefiting living marine resources and foster local stewardship of the coastal environment. Deadline for preproposals is October 5, 2009. For more information, contact Derek Sowers. Read full RFP

Southeast Watershed Alliance (SWA) Public Meeting 9/29/2009

September 4, 2009

A public information meeting on the Southeast Watershed Alliance (SWA) is scheduled for Tuesday, September 29 at the Nottingham Town Hall at 6:30 p.m. The SWA, established by RSA 485-E in the 2009 legislative session, will enable and empower New Hampshire communities in the coastal watershed to join together to find cost-effective and creative ways to improve water quality in the region. For more information, see the SWA information sheet or contact Ted Diers at 271-7940 or ted.diers@des.nh.gov.

Great Bay Recreational Use Survey, open until 9/25/09

September 4, 2009

As listed by the Piscataqua Region Estuaries Partnership:

The Great Bay Siltation Commission is studying recreational uses of the Great Bay watershed and invites anyone to complete a survey to help determine the types and perceived quality of recreational experiences. Please complete the survey by September 25, 2009. Take Survey

Piscataqua Region Estuaries Partnership Call for Proposals 9/24/09 deadline

September 4, 2009

PREP is accepting proposals for projects through its annual Local Grants Program. Selected projects in the PREP focus area will result in achievement or significant progress toward achievement of one or more Action Plans described in the PREP Management Plan. Projects may begin January 1, 2010. An applicant may submit a project proposal for up to $8,000 of PREP funds. A 50% match of non-federal cash or in-kind services is required. Proposals are due to PREP no later than 4:00 p.m. on September 24, 2009. Proposal Requirements (.pdf) or (MS WORD).