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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 November 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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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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