Category Archives: Watershed Protection (High Quality Waters)

GOT BUGS? We do…Come join the UMMP at Bug Nights 2014 and put some backbone into your Wednesday nights identifying creatures without backbones.

There’s no better place on the globe than the eighteenth annual BUG NIGHTS! Since 1995, volunteers including anglers, students, teachers, paddlers, and others interested in the health of the Upper Merrimack River, its tributaries, and general river ecology have enjoyed … Continue reading

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The 2013 New Hampshire – Section 319 BMPalooza Tour A Huge Success!!!

Participants in the 2013 BMPalooza Tour were recently hosted by Section 319 NPS project partners in four different watersheds and provided with an opportunity to inspect Best Management Practices (BMPs) installed, discuss future implementation projects, and most importantly, to meet our … Continue reading

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DRAFT Priority Areas for NPS Management Activities – DES Soliciting Comments

Hi All, The DES Watershed Assistance Section is currently updating New Hampshire’s Nonpoint Source Management Plan (Plan). The State’s last Nonpoint Source Management Plan was published in 1999 (http://des.nh.gov/organization/commissioner/pip/publications/wd/documents/nhdes-wd-99-7.pdf). In addition to the Plan being out of date, the US … Continue reading

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Register for the 2013 Lakes Congress – time is running out!

Learn about how you can help prevent the spread of Asian clams – one of the latest nuisance species that is threatening our waters – and find out if they have already snuck into your favorite lake or river… Join … Continue reading

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The New Hampshire Rivers Council Invites You to Pick Up Litter and Save A Critter!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:     Beth Flagler, Program Administrator, New Hampshire Rivers Council                   603.228.6472 or info@NHRivers.org Michele L. Tremblay, President, New Hampshire Rivers Council 603.796.2615 or MLT@naturesource.net The New Hampshire Rivers Council, Anheuser Busch, and project partners are gearing up for … Continue reading

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Gravel Road Maintenance Workshop – March 23

   On March 23, Madison resident and gravel road guru, Russ Lanoie, will give a workshop at the Freedom Town Hall on gravel road maintenance techniques that can improve performance and durability of gravel roads while helping protect surface water … Continue reading

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Save the Date: Friday, March 29, 2013 for the WILD & SCENIC FILM FESTIVAL

The 2013 WILD & SCENIC FILM FESTIVAL – A Climate of Change has been scheduled for Friday, March 29, 2013.  The event is a benefit for the New Hampshire Rivers Council and will be held at Red River Theatres in … Continue reading

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An Introduction to Rain Garden Design and Installation

An Introduction to Rain Garden Design and Installation  Rain gardens are where form meets function and the gutter meets the ground. Compared to a patch of lawn a rain garden allows 30% more water to soak into the ground and removes … Continue reading

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The New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services Awards Two Grants to the Lake Winnipesaukee Watershed Association for Septic System Upgrade, Repair, and Replacement Cost-Share Initiative

Please refer to the front page story from the Union Leader to hear more about this exciting partnership between local and state project partners to protect water resources in the Lake Waukewan and Lake Winona watersheds.  The story can be found … Continue reading

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Road Salt Pollution Prevention Strategies: An EPA Stormwater Pollution Prevention Webinar

Check out the first presenters – from New Hampshire Date: Thursday, January 31, 2013 Time: 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm EST Session Description: EPA’s Stormwater Pollution Prevention Webinar Series will highlight efforts to reduce pollutants in stormwater through controlling pollutants … Continue reading

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