Category Archives: Watershed-based Plans

  Request for Qualifications Development of a Watershed Management and Restoration Plan for the Turkey River Watershed Bow, Concord, Dunbarton, and Hopkinton New Hampshire The Upper Merrimack Watershed Association (UMWA) partnering with the Central New Hampshire Regional Planning Commission (CNHRPC), … Continue reading

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Request for Qualifications for BMP design services – Cobbett’s Pond, Windham, NH

Cobbets RFQ final 20180914_V2 The Cobbett’s Pond Improvement Association (CPIA) is seeking best management practice design and construction facilitation assistance for projects which will implement recommendations within their watershed restoration plan.  Please see the link for more information. Important dates: 3:00 … Continue reading

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Request for Qualifications – Technical assistance for development of the Gregg Lake Watershed Plan

The Town of Antrim, NH is seeking expert assistance for their project to develop a watershed management plan for Gregg Lake.  Please see the attached for more information about this exciting and unique opportunity. Gregg Lake RFQ – Final Questions due … 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 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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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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Ecological Design Series Aims to Create Sustainable N.H. Communities

Boscawen— Granite Staters who want to build strong and sustainable communities and protect our environment and natural resources are encouraged to attend UNH Cooperative Extension’s Community Training in Ecological Design series in January and February of 2018. The four-part series … Continue reading

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Requests for Qualifications Squam Lakes Watershed Plan – Phase I

Hello, The Squam Lakes Association (SLA) is developing a watershed management plan for the Squam Lakes. The “Squam Lakes Watershed Plan—Phase 1” will contain the required EPA nine elements (a-i).  The watershed is 42,000 largely forested acres in central New … Continue reading

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New Hampshire Rivers Council Publishes Winnicut Plan

The NHDES Watershed Assistance Section is  excited to announce the addition of a new restoration and management plan to our family of great watershed plans. After a year of focused, diligent work, the New Hampshire Rivers Council (NHRC) and its partners successfully completed and … Continue reading

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Is that milfoil or bladderwort? YIKES! Is that water chestnut I spy? Just think, that could be the last time you ever pose those questions…as long as you attend the FREE River Runners invasive species training workshop in Bow, NH on July 17th! I’ll be there and hope you will join me.

You are invited: River Runners™    invasive species training (free!) workshop July 17, 2017 | 7:00 – 8:30 PM Dear River and Watershed friends, Have you seen a new aquatic plant and aren’t sure what it is? Do you care … Continue reading

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