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#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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Take the New Hampshire Coastal Viewer Survey Today

Do you like to explore and make maps that show how New Hampshire’s coastal community infrastructure is vulnerable to flooding? How coastal communities could be affected by sea-level rise in the future? How salt marshes might change (or disappear) with sea-level rise? Are you interested in exploring how eelgrass resources have changed since the 1980’s in Great Bay and the surrounding estuary? […]

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Coastal Program Announces Request for Proposals for “Design Solutions for Coastal Resilience” Funding Opportunity (Opportunity Closed)

Update: This funding opportunity is now closed. Thank you to those who submitted proposals. The New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services (NHDES) Coastal Program announces the availability of targeted funds for projects that enhance coastal resilience to current and future hazards.  The purpose of the “Design Solutions for Coastal Resilience” funding opportunity is to support […]

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NH Coastal Risk and Hazards Commission Public Information & Comment Meetings

The New Hampshire Coastal Risk and Hazards Commission (RSA 483-E) is holding two public meetings to provide information, answer questions, and receive comments on our draft report, Preparing New Hampshire for Projected Storm Surge, Sea-Level Rise, and Extreme Precipitation. The draft report summarizes New Hampshire’s vulnerabilities to coastal flood hazards and recommends actions to minimize […]

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Register NOW for the 5th NH Coastal Climate Summit

Registration is open for the 5th Annual NH Coastal Climate Summit! HOW DO I REGISTER? Click here! WHEN IS IT? Friday, May 13, 2016 from 8:30am to 3:30pm WHERE IS IT? Hugh Gregg Coastal Conservation Center, Great Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, 89 Depot Rd., Greenland NH WHAT IS IT? A collaborative forum of scientists, […]

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Public Comments Sought on Commission Report Urging State, Municipalities to Prepare New Hampshire for Increased Coastal Flood Risk

Reposted from NH Coastal Risk and Hazards Commission The New Hampshire Coastal Risk and Hazards Commission summarizes coastal vulnerabilities to projected storm surge, sea-level rise, and extreme precipitation and recommends actions to minimize coastal flood risk in draft report released for public comment. Seabrook, NH – After two and a half years of study, the […]

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NH Coastal Towns Start Preparing for Sea-level Rise and More Extreme Flooding: Spotlight on Rye

By Kirsten Howard, NHDES Coastal Program It’s no secret that there are some risks that come with living near the beautiful coastline in Rye. In exchange for the scenic vistas, easy access, and some great backyard bird watching, one tradeoff is that residents are exposed to coastal flooding, especially as storms become more intense, sea […]

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Summary of the New Hampshire Coastal Risks and Hazards Science Report

The NH Coastal Adaptation Workgroup recently released a two-page summary of the New Hampshire Coastal Risks and Hazards Commission Science and Technical Advisory Report. The summary highlights the key conclusions about science related to sea-level rise, precipitation, and storm surges in New Hampshire. It is easy-to-read, print, and share with your fellow community members and […]

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New Coastal New Hampshire Online Mapping Tool Improves Access to Information and Maps

The New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services (NHDES) in collaboration with the University of New Hampshire’s GRANIT System and other project partners are excited to launch the New Hampshire Coastal Viewer, an online mapping tool that gives anyone with an Internet connection the ability to access more than 150 spatial data sets and to make […]

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