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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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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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Kim Reid receives the 2016 Climate Champion Award from CAW member Chris Keeley

2016 N.H. Climate Summit focuses on adaptation

Story by Rebecca Zeiber, N.H. Sea Grant Science Writer Roads, dunes, groundwater and fish — N.H.’s infrastructure and natural resources are not immune to the effects of climate change, but adaptation efforts are growing and gaining momentum in the Granite State. That growth was evident at the 2016 N.H. Climate Summit, where more than 115 […]

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Kim Reed (in back in navy jacket) with the Rye Girl Scouts (including her daughter in front row in red) at a beach cleanup

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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Photo by Heidi Davis, Newbury MA

Before We Ring in the New Year: Let’s Look Back at the 2015 King Tides Photo Contest Winners!

The NH Coastal Adaptation Workgroup wishes you all a fun and safe holiday and a Happy New Year! But before we head out for some quality family time, let’s look back at the photo contest winners from the October 2015 King Tide. Portland, ME – During high tides on October 28 and 29, 2015, coastal […]

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Workshop: Is your business ready for a natural disaster?

Join us at the Business Bottom Line and Blockbuster Weather Workshop to understand the bottom-line impact of disruptive storms to seacoast businesses and begin making a plan that fits your place of work. What: A workshop to learn current approaches to protect property and essential services during severe weather events on the New Hampshire Seacoast. When: Thursday, March […]

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