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The New Hampshire Coastal Adaptation Workgroup (NHCAW) is a collaboration of 21 organizations working to help communities in New Hampshire’s Seacoast area prepare for the effects of extreme weather events and other effects of long term climate change. NHCAW provides communities with resources, education, facilitation and guidance. Connect to NHCAW workshop materials, sign up for updates on the right of this page, and explore the website for the latest news.

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Resiliency Taking Root at Hampton Beach State Park

This is the first story in the Shoreline Management Story Series, sponsored by the New Hampshire Coastal Program, the Great Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, and the New Hampshire Coastal Adaptation Workgroup. Hampton, New Hampshire By Cathy Coletti This spring, 65 volunteers, including 45 fifth grade students from Seabrook Middle School, used their hands to [...]

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Registration is now open for the Coastal NH Climate Summit!

Join us for the 4th annual Coastal NH Climate Summit: Science to Support Action Friday June 19, 2015 8:00am – 4:30pm Hugh Gregg Coastal Conservation Center 89 Depot Road, Greenland, NH The Coastal Climate Summit is a collaborative forum among scientists, natural resource agencies, planners, engineers, municipal leaders, watershed organizations, conservation groups,citizens and others concerned about [...]

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Save the Date–Coastal NH Climate Summit is June 19!

Save the Date!  Coastal NH Climate Summit June 19, 2015 8:00am-4:30pm Hugh Gregg Coastal Conservation Center, Greenland, NH This year’s Coastal Climate Summit’s Theme is: Science to Support Action The Climate Summit is a collaborative forum among scientists, natural resource agencies, municipal leaders, watershed organizations, and citizens concerned about the impacts of climate change in coastal [...]

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CAW Receives EPA’s Environmental Merit Award

CAW was one of five winners in New Hampshire that received a 2015 Environmental Merit Award from the Environmental Protection Agency. The Environmental Merit Awards, which are given to environmental leaders who have already taken action, are awarded in the categories of individual; business; local, state or federal government; and environmental, community, academia or nonprofit organization. CAW [...]

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Summary of the New Hampshire Coastal Risks and Hazards Science Report

The NH Coastal Adaptation Workgroup recently released a two-page summary of the New Hampshire Coastal Risks and Hazards Commission Science and Technical Advisory Report. The summary highlights the key conclusions about science related to sea-level rise, precipitation, and storm surges in New Hampshire. It is easy-to-read, print, and share with your fellow community members and [...]

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