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Posts about specific projects–often posts will fit into both the Projects and Events categories

#KingTideNH2016. By Brian Wilson. Hampton NH

CAW Partners Announce Coastal Resilience Grant Awards, Commit to Implement NH Coastal Risk and Hazards Commission Recommendations

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 […]

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Grants Available for Great Bay Municipalities to Address Coastal Flooding

 Strategies to Address Coastal Flooding: A Workshop for Great Bay Municipalities Thursday, March 23, 2017, 5:30-8:00pm Newmarket Town Hall, 186 Main Street, Newmarket NH Workshop Flyer Light dinner and refreshments will be provided.  Municipal staff, boards and commissions, and elected officials from the ten Great Bay municipalities listed above are invited to attend a workshop […]

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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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3rd Place Winner. No Wake Zone. By Mike Barron. Hampton NH

These 51 Images From #KingTideNH2016 Provide a Window into NH’s Coastal Flooding Future

The New Hampshire Coastal Adaptation Workgroup (CAW) King Tide NH 2016 Photo Contest was a great success. King Tide is an especially high tide that occurs when the gravitational pulls of the sun and moon reinforce one another. This extra-high tide happens a few times per year when the moon is closest to the earth. In fall 2016, on […]

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1st Place Winner. Water Water Everywhere, Nor Any Drop to Drink. By Dan Gobbi. Dan said, "With the state in a severe drought there was no lack of sea water during this King Tide." Seabrook NH

And the King Tide NH 2016 Photo Contest Winners Are…

The New Hampshire Coastal Adaptation Workgroup is thrilled to announce the four prize-winning photos and photographers from the NH King Tide 2016 Photo Contest. We had 135 photo entries this year! These photos paint a picture of what we can expect to see more frequently with sea-level rise in the future. Thanks to all who participated, to our independent […]

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Announcing #KingTideNH2016 Judges Panel and Prizes

We’re excited to announce the judges panel and the suite of prizes that have been donated for the upcoming #KingTideNH2016 photo contest. JUDGES: A panel of local judges will select the Grand Prize, 2nd Place, and 3rd Place photos based on photographic quality, effectiveness at conveying tidal impact, and creativity. The judges for this year’s […]

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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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Photo by Ron Sher. King Tide 2014 Photo Contest 5th Place Winner. It was no picnic at Seabrook Beach in New Hampshire on October 9th!

Snap the Shore, Face the Future! Enter to Win NH King Tide Photo Contest & Raise Awareness of Rising Tides, Oct. 17-19, 2016

Portsmouth, NH –The New Hampshire Coastal Adaptation Workgroup (NHCAW) is excited to announce the return of the New Hampshire King Tide Photo Contest on October 17-19, 2016 and is calling all citizens to grab their cameras and help us “catch a king” for a chance to win prizes. King Tides are especially high tides that […]

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A Story About NH’s Armor: What Does the State’s Tidal Shoreline Actually Look Like?

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 […]

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