Author Archives: Jeffrey Marcoux

NFWF’s 2018 Five Star and Urban Waters Restoration grant program

Good afternoon blog followers, The good folks at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service sent us the following notice about a potential grant opportunity.  This isn’t administered by NHDES, and I don’t know much about the grant, but if you … Continue reading

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Request for Qualifications – Lake Winnipesaukee Association Watershed Planning Moultonborough Bay and Winter Harbor

The Lake Winnipesaukee Association has issued a Request for Qualifications to solicit professional assistance for development of a Watershed Plan for Moultonborough Bay and Winter Harbor subwatersheds of Lake Winnipesaukee. Some important deadlines: January 10, 2018      5:00 PM  Deadline for submittal of questions January 31, … Continue reading

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Request for Qualifications – Wolfeboro’s Wentworth/Crescent Lake project BMP design

The Town of Wolfeboro, NH has issued a Request for Qualifications to solicit professional assistance to design best management practices as part of the latest phase of implementation of their Watershed Plan. Some important deadlines: January 26, 2018      4:00 PM  Deadline for submittal of questions February 2, 2018    3:00 … Continue reading

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Request for Qualifications for Planning and GIS Services – Newfound Lake

The Newfound Lake Region Association has issued a Request for Qualifications to solicit professional assistance to facilitate completion of some non-structural best management practices as part of the latest phase of implementation of their Watershed Plan. Some important deadlines: January 4, 2018      Deadline for submittal of questions … Continue reading

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Request for Qualifications for Technical Services – Lake Sunapee Watershed Plan

The Lake Sunapee Protective Association is issuing a Request for Qualifications to solicit professional technical services in support of their effort to update the existing Lake Sunapee Watershed Plan.  The existing plan will be reviewed, updated, and upgraded to nine-element plan in … Continue reading

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Spofford Lake Watershed Planning Partnership Underway

Check out The Keene Sentinel article highlighting federal grant to study Spofford Lake pollution at: http://www.sentinelsource.com/news/environment/federal-grant-provides-opportunity-to-study-spofford-lake-pollution/article_46f11767-e5d3-5aed-b1a2-1ad1597a741a.html This is a great example of a partnership including the Southwest Region Planning Commission, Spofford Lake Association, and the Town of Chesterfield working together to … Continue reading

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UPDATE: Request for Qualifications for Spofford Lake Watershed Plan

Please note that the correct due date for the RFQ for Spofford Lake is June 9, 2017 at 5:00 pm.  The date is correct in the issued RFQ, but the initial blog email that you may have received included an … Continue reading

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Request for Qualifications: Spofford Lake Watershed Planning

Request For Qualifications for Technical Services Spofford Lake Management Plan  Contact:                      Lisa Murphy, (603) 357-0557, lmurphy@swrpc.org Date of Issue:              May 19, 2017 Deadline:                     June 9, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. (EST) PROJECT DESCRIPTION   The intent of this project is … Continue reading

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About the Grants Reporting and Tracking System (GRTS)

Did you know that project information for each s319 Grant project is available online?   One of the requirements of the s319 Grant Program is that we must report project information to the EPA’s Grants Reporting and Tracking System (GRTS).  Much of the information … Continue reading

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DES Best Management Practice Site Visits – Summary Reports

One important part of Section 319 Grant funded projects is the implementation of structural Best Management Practices (BMPs) designed to protect or improve water quality.  In 2008 the NH DES Watershed Assistance Section began conducting site visits of BMPs implemented … Continue reading

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