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SOAK helps install a rain garden in Greenland NH. Photo credit: Soak up the Rain NH

Landscapers Learn How to Use their Green Thumbs to SOAK Up the Rain and Protect NH Water Bodies

Original story by Sarah Schaier, Production Editor, University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension; Adapted by Kirsten Howard, New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services Coastal Program In┬áNovember 2015, landscape professionals gathered at the Hugh Gregg Coastal Conservation Center in Greenland, New Hampshire, which overlooks the expansive Great Bay estuary, to learn how to “soak up the […]

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The role-play generates discussion about climate-related risks. Photo Credit: MIT Science Impact Collaborative.

Dover Contemplates How to Prepare for Climate Change

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 […]

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Portsmouth residents learn about sea-level rise in the city's South End neighborhood. Champions in the making?

Report offers perspectives on climate adaptation from coastal community “champions”

By Rebecca Zeiber, N.H. Sea Grant Science Writer Leaders who are helping their coastal communities adapt to sea level rise, increases in heavy precipitation and flooding need additional technical, human and financial assistance to do so, according to a new report, Sustaining Champions of Climate Adaptation in Coastal Communities: A Northern New England Study. UNH […]

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Dover community members learn about how to use stormwater best practices to protect their city from climate impacts, like flooding. Champions in the making?

Preparing for Climate Change in Dover: Workshop #2

You’re invited to the 2nd ‘Preparing for Climate Change’ Workshop in Dover. Where? McConnell Center Cafe, 61 Locust St., Dover NH When? 6-8pm on Monday, November 17 Who should come? Dover residents, city staff, volunteer board members, elected officials, etc. What to expect? Participants will discuss potential actions to reduce climate change impacts in Dover […]

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