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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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A Look Inside the First National Living Shorelines Conference

Guest Story By Trevor Mattera and Emily Bialowas, University of New Hampshire 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. On December 1st […]

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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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Oysters: Bivalves with Lots to Give

Great Bay Estuary, NH By Cathy Coletti, NHDES Coastal Program 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. Delightful subtleties in texture and […]

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The restored salt marsh along Newcastle Ave. doesn’t have much room to migrate with sea-level rise. Britz and Miller say we’ll have to focus on conserving marshes around the Seacoast that do.

The Story of the Marsh That Moved: Looking Back to Plan Ahead

Portsmouth NH By Kirsten Howard 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. In October of 2006, construction cranes lined the Newcastle Ave. […]

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Left to right: Sage Marquis, Alyson Eberhardt (project lead from NH Sea Grant/UNH Cooperative Extension), Korrin Wein and Haley Eaton help plant a beach grass garden that will be used to replant and help restore sand dunes in the Hampton-Seabrook Estuary this fall.  Photo by Gregg Moore

Resiliency Taking Root at Hampton Beach State Park

This is the first 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. Hampton, New Hampshire By Cathy Coletti This spring, 65 volunteers, including 45 fifth grade students from Seabrook Middle School, used their hands to […]

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