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Exploring the wrack line by the Seavey Creek staddle with junior ranger #odiorne point. By Brian Wilson. Rye NH

Guest Blog Post: The Best Presentations in Life Are Short

NHCAW member and Strafford Regional Planning Commission Principal Planner Kyle Pimental recently gave a conference presentation about a project he worked on with NHCAW partners and Oyster River Middle School teachers, 5th graders, and their parents to explore how climate change affects our communities. In this blog post, Kyle shares some of his tips for giving a great presentation. It’s not always easy […]

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Amanda Moeser, The Nature Conservancy, preparing cages for the 12 million oyster larvae to grow into spat-on-shell, at UNH’s Jackson Estuarine Laboratory. © The Nature Conservancy

Restoring Oysters in the Great Bay Estuary

By Ellie Baker, The Nature Conservancy In 2016, The Nature Conservancy, University of New Hampshire, and independent oyster growers worked together to initiate oyster restoration efforts in 12 acres of the Great Bay Estuary in NH.  Restoration efforts in a 5-acre project area, northwest of Nannie Island in Newington, were supported by funds from the Aquatic […]

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Photo credit: Todd Selig. Left to right: Trevor Mattera, UNH; Kirsten Howard NHDES Coastal Program; Mike Lynch, Town of Durham; Dave Burdick, UNH at Durham Day.

Wagon Hill Farm in Durham to Pilot Living Shoreline to Address Erosion and Adapt to Sea-Level Rise

On September 17, 2016, Mike Lynch, Department of Public Works Director for the Town of Durham, attended Durham Day, located at Wagon Hill Farm, to celebrate the community together with hundreds of Durham residents, young and old. Residents took in what may have been the last summery day of the year at the beautiful property, […]

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The fences and sign ask visitors to stick to the beach area and stay off the “sensitive shoreline”.

Popular Wagon Hill Farm Slipping Away Under Foot and Paw

This story is part of 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. To read more stories in the series, click here. Wagon Hill Farm, Durham, NH By Brendan Newell, Great Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, with […]

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Did you know about these “cawsome” upcoming events?

The next few weeks are an exciting time for adaptation planning! October 28, 7-9pm; Durham Climate Adaptation Workshop, Durham Public Library, 49 Madbury Road, Durham, N.H.; hosted by the Strafford Regional Planning Commission October 29, 5:30pm-8:30pm; Roll up Your Sleeves & Pant Legs! Sea Level Rise Next Steps Meeting in Hampton, Hampton Falls & Seabrook, Hampton […]

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