Saco-Swift Rivers LAC Meeting, 11/4

SACO-SWIFT RIVERS
LOCAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE
NOVEMBER 4, 2019
3:00 – 5:00 PM
ANNEX CONFERENCE ROOM
USFS SACO RANGER DISTRICT
33 KANCAMAGUS HIGHWAY
CONWAY, NEW HAMPSHIRE

More information available here. All local advisory committee meetings are open to the public.

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Septic Smart Workshop – September 21st

Free Workshop

Presented by the Mount Ascutney Local River Subcommittee
of the Connecticut River Joint Commissions

Septic Smart Workshop
(Click on the flyer below for details)

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The Importance of Riparian Buffers

The Connecticut River Joint Commission has published a helpful factsheet entitled Living with the River: The Importance of Riparian Buffers for Your Land and Your Environment.

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Pemi River Cleanup- May 19th

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2019 Local River Management Advisory Committee Workshop

The New Hampshire Rivers Council and the New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services (NHDES) jointly hosted a workshop for LAC members on Saturday, March 23, 2019. Information and materials presented at the Workshop are posted below.

2019 LAC Workshop Agenda

2019 LAC Workshop Speaker Biographies

Aquatic Resources Mitigation Fund

Wetland Rule Revisions

Schoolhouse Rock: I’m Just a (Rivers) Bill

Understanding Construction Project Plans

LAC Communications and Social Media

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2018 LAC Newsletter

The 2018 LAC Newsletter linked below is packed with odds and ends of information, tools, and updates useful to LAC members and the work that you do protecting and restoring New Hampshire’s designated rivers.

LAC Newsletter 2018

Several of the map links and other resources described in the newsletter have been added to the Maps and Tools page under the LAC Resources tab above. This way they are easily accessible in the future.

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Bass Island Park & Riverbank Clean Up – Volunteers Needed

September 8, 2018
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Free Lunch for Volunteers 12:00 – 1:00 PM

Bass Island, located at the mouth of the Piscataquog River in Manchester on Second Street between West Hancock and Cleveland Street, is a great fishing spot, kayak put-in, and a quiet park in which to enjoy nature. The park and the riverbanks around it need a little tidying, and we are looking for your help.

Bring (if you have them):

Thick waterproof gloves
Tall rubber boots
Garden tools

Contact Representative Jane Beaulieu to sign up or for more information at jane.beaulieu@leg.state.nh.us or 603-203-8440.

Sponsored by the Piscataquog River Local Advisory Committee and the City of Manchester.

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Seeking PT Rivers & Lakes Programs Assistant

The Rivers and Lakes Programs in the NHDES Watershed Management Bureau are seeking a qualified candidate to fill a part-time position as the Rivers and Lakes Programs Assistant. This Environmentalist II position (Labor Grade 19) provides technical assistance to communities and local groups on surface water management and protection. This position may work up to 32 hours per week and includes pro-rated benefits. Information about the position can be found here.

Applications will be accepted until the close of business on Friday, July 20, 2018. Apply via the New Hampshire State Jobs website at https://jobsp.nhfirst.nh.gov/lawtaprd/CandidateSelfService/.

Contact Tracie Sales with questions about the position, or the NHDES Human Resources department about the application process.

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