Portsmouth, NH – The New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services (NHDES) Coastal Program is excited to announce five new projects to promote flood hazard preparedness and resilience in New Hampshire communities along the Atlantic Coast and Great Bay estuary. Together, these projects mobilize over $521,000 to focus on municipal and state coastal resilience planning and […]
Links to local and national media covering climate trends and adaptation.
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 video will tell you all of the basics you should know about climate change and its impacts in New Hampshire.
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 […]
Members of the New Hampshire Coastal Adaptation Workgroup have been collaborating with residents of the City of Dover to better understand the risks the community faces from climate change and identify opportunities to make the community more resilient. Dover’s Preparing for Climate Change Steering Committee presented to the Dover City Council in early March. An […]
By Rebecca Zeiber, N.H. Sea Grant Science Writer Sea walls, sand dunes, beach nourishment, living shorelines, coastal retreat — the list of methods communities can employ to deal with sea level rise and storm surge is growing by the year. There are no easy solutions, but the success of any strategy or combination of strategies […]
A Seacoast Online article features the third workshop on Preparing for Climate Change in Rye, during which residents took a field trip to some salt marshes and learned why they’re important for habitat and coastal protection and how they’re vulnerable to sea level rise. This project is facilitated by NHCAW partner organizations including the University of […]
Check out the article “Bracing for change: Seacoast communities are beginning to talk about how to adapt to rising sea levels, more severe storms,” by Larry Clow in The Wire. Several CAW partners and projects are covered!
Check out the article: City areas vulnerable to sea-level rise toured by residents, by Deborah McDermott, Seacoast Online, October 23
Reporter Deborah McDermott explored the topic of sea level rise adaptation in coastal communities in a series of articles that appeared in Seacoast Online over the summer. In case you missed it, check out the links below. Happy reading! Sea level rise presents real threats to Seacoast, August 25 New Castle, Rye, No. Hampton brace for […]