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2011 Climate Summit

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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2011 Climate Summit

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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Registration is now open for December’s Shoreline Management Conference

The Hard and Soft of Shoreline Management December 11, 2014, 7:30am-4:30pm Portsmouth Harbor Events & Conference Center  CLICK HERE TO REGISTER Several NHCAW partners are planning an all-day conference on shoreline management. Participants will gain an understanding of shoreline management including: Why we do it Basic concepts and vocabulary Shoreline treatments available for New Hampshire’s […]

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The winning photo by Jim Lee from 2011’s Contest.

“King Tide” Photo Contest & Evening Photo Show Announced: Citizens & Photographers Invited to Capture Seacoast’s Highest Tide of the Year to Win $250!

King Tide, the highest tide of the year, is rolling into the Seacoast on Thursday October 9th, and area residents and photographers have a chance to capture this natural event and enter their photos in the 3rd Annual NH King Tide Photo Contest. NHCAW is sponsoring the one-day contest to help residents and community leaders […]

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seabrook marsh

Preparing for Climate Change for Seabrook, Hampton Falls, and Hampton Workshop #4: Community Rating System, Municipal Regulations Audit, and Education & Outreach

Who: Community members of Hampton, Hampton Falls, and Seabrook, including residents, businesses, town boards, staff and officials When: October 8, 2014; 6-7:30pm Where: Seabrook Public Library, 25 Liberty Lane, Seabrook, NH What: Learn how the Community Rating System (CRS) works and provides saving on flood insurance to residents, how towns can get into CRS, and more. […]

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seabrook marsh

Preparing for Climate Change Workshop #3 for Seabrook, Hampton Falls, and Hampton: Sea Level Affecting Marsh Migration

Who: Community members of Hampton, Hampton Falls, and Seabrook, including residents, businesses, town boards, staff and officials When: September 10, 2014; 6-7:30pm Where: Hampton Falls Fire Department (3 Drinkwater Rd, Hampton Falls) What: Learn about a model that shows how local salt marshes are likely to be affected by sea level rise, how it works, and what types of decisions it can […]

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Chris Keeley, NHCAW member and NH Sea Grant/UNH Cooperative Extension staff facilitates a workshop on how salt marshes protect against coastal storms. Champions in the making? Photo by Rebecca Zeiber

Preparing for Climate Change in the Hampton-Seabrook Estuary

  Story and photo by Rebecca Zeiber, N.H. Sea Grant Science Writer On an evening when some of the nearby roads were flooded from heavy rains, residents of Hampton, Hampton Falls and Seabrook met to discuss climate change and how their towns can work toward increased resilience to extreme weather events, sea level rise and […]

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Register for the June 12 Workshop: Increasing Flood Resilience in Your Community

Water, Weather, Climate and Community – Workshop 8: Increasing Flood Resilience in Your Community June 12, 2014; 5:00-8:30pm How can your community reduce flood risk and flood insurance rates? Join municipal officials, volunteers and neighbors in this workshop hosted by the Coastal Adaptation Workgroup and the New Hampshire Office of Energy and Planning’s Floodplain Management […]

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