The New Hampshire Coastal Adaptation Workgroup (NHCAW) is a collaboration of 22 organizations working to assist communities in NH’s coastal watershed to prepare for the impacts of extreme weather and long term climate change by providing resources, facilitation and guidance that enhance readiness and resilience. Connect to NHCAW workshop materials, sign up for updates on the right of this page, and explore the website for the latest news.
What is it? NHCAW is hosting a public workshop that will include indoor and outdoor presentations and discussions about what communities can do to manage and sustain their water resources in the face of climate change. If you attend, you will: Become more familiar with opportunities and challenges in managing water resources during drought and […]
NHCAW partners Peter Britz of the City of Portsmouth, Dr. David Burdick of UNH, Steve Bird of the City of Dover, and Rob Roseen of Waterstone Engineering were interviewed in a recent New Hampshire Public Radio story about preparing for sea-level rise. NHPR Reporter Jason Moon spoke with each of them to learn about some […]
This is the seventh 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. It was the summer of 2015, and Hannah Blondin was walking the shoreline. Find out what Hannah saw by jumping to our story […]
Update: This funding opportunity is now closed. Thank you to those who submitted proposals. The New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services (NHDES) Coastal Program announces the availability of targeted funds for projects that enhance coastal resilience to current and future hazards. The purpose of the “Design Solutions for Coastal Resilience” funding opportunity is to support […]
Story by Rebecca Zeiber, N.H. Sea Grant Science Writer Roads, dunes, groundwater and fish — N.H.’s infrastructure and natural resources are not immune to the effects of climate change, but adaptation efforts are growing and gaining momentum in the Granite State. That growth was evident at the 2016 N.H. Climate Summit, where more than 115 […]
The New Hampshire Coastal Risk and Hazards Commission (RSA 483-E) is holding two public meetings to provide information, answer questions, and receive comments on our draft report, Preparing New Hampshire for Projected Storm Surge, Sea-Level Rise, and Extreme Precipitation. The draft report summarizes New Hampshire’s vulnerabilities to coastal flood hazards and recommends actions to minimize […]
We hope to see you at the Renewable Energy in Your Community Workshop on June 9 at 5pm! Event is free. Light dinner provided. Register here. Photo caption: Durham Public Library is powered by solar panels. Photo credit: Abigail Gronberg.
This video will tell you all of the basics you should know about climate change and its impacts in New Hampshire.
Registration is open for the 5th Annual NH Coastal Climate Summit! HOW DO I REGISTER? Click here! WHEN IS IT? Friday, May 13, 2016 from 8:30am to 3:30pm WHERE IS IT? Hugh Gregg Coastal Conservation Center, Great Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, 89 Depot Rd., Greenland NH WHAT IS IT? A collaborative forum of scientists, […]
Reposted from NH Coastal Risk and Hazards Commission The New Hampshire Coastal Risk and Hazards Commission summarizes coastal vulnerabilities to projected storm surge, sea-level rise, and extreme precipitation and recommends actions to minimize coastal flood risk in draft report released for public comment. Seabrook, NH – After two and a half years of study, the […]