Category Archives: Watershed-based Plans

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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Native trout in a Manchester stream? Get out! Get in…and sign up for the New Hampshire Rivers Council Annual Meeting and hear all about the McQuesten Brook Restoration Project on June 29th.

Four dam removals, one stream daylighting project, and one culvert upgrade in the same watershed within the same year to benefit native, eastern brook trout in Manchester and Bedford, NH? That’s right! Come hear the full success story on June … 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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Short Course: Using Fluvial Geomorphology in Watershed Assessment and Stream Restoration

Field Geology Services is pleased to offer a fluvial geomorphology short course entitled “Using Fluvial Geomorphology in Watershed Assessment and Stream Restoration”.  The course will be held April 26-27, 2017 at Viles Arboretum in Augusta, ME (across from ME DEP … Continue reading

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Don’t Miss Out on the Next Soak Up the Rain New England Webinar Series!

  Soak Up the Rain New England Webinar Series Wednesday, November 30th 1:00 to 2:30 EST         Register Here* Latest & Greatest EPA Tools for Implementing Green Infrastructure Join us for the forth webinar of our 2016 series: Presenters will provide … Continue reading

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Save the Date and Call for Abstracts for the 2017 Annual Nonpoint Source Conference in Northampton, MA. An opportunity for the New Hampshire NPS community to showcase the great work completed to date and the partnerships that power success!

Save the Date & Call for Abstracts! The 28th Annual Nonpoint Source Pollution Conference for the New England states and New York will be held on April 12-13, 2017 at the Hotel Northampton in Northampton, Massachusetts. This conference, which is … Continue reading

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