Category Archives: Public Involvement/Outreach

Natural Resources Stewards Course: Learn, Explore & Share the Nature of New Hampshire

2019 Natural Resources Steward course at Canterbury Shaker Village offers a comprehensive education and volunteer support network for people who want to learn, explore and share the nature of New Hampshire. It starts with hands-on learning that brings people together … Continue reading

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Help Us Recruit an Exceptional Team!

Position Openings with NH LAKES (Summer 2019) NH LAKES is recruiting exceptional individuals to join our team this summer! These three positions, based at NH LAKES headquarters, will help to inspire people throughout the state to care for our lakes. See … Continue reading

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  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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2018 LAKE HOST PROGRAM GRANT APPLICATIONS NOW BEING ACCEPTED!

We invite groups that have participated during previous years and NEW groups to apply now for a payroll grant to implement the NH LAKES Lake Host Program at boat ramps on lakes, ponds, and rivers throughout New Hampshire during summer 2018. Through … Continue reading

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NH LAKES is Hiring! Please help spread the word!

Believe it or not, summer is not far away… NH LAKES is gearing up for our summer conservation and outreach programs and we are looking to bring three new talented individuals to our team! Outreach Program Coordinator (part time, year … 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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Natural Resources Stewards Program Making an Impact for NH, Enrolling Now

UNH Cooperative Extension announces enrollment is now open for the Natural Resources Stewards Program that begins September 8th at NH Fish and Game in Concord. The 12 week program emphasizes experiential learning that includes tree and plant identification, forest communities, … 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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Ever wonder why being near, in, on or under the water makes you feel so good?

Find out from New York Times Best Selling Author Wallace J. Nichols at the 2017 Congress – early bird registration ends May 15 On Friday, June 2, Dr. Wallace J. Nichols, author of the New York Times Best Seller Blue … Continue reading

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