Become a River Runner!

Have you seen a new aquatic plant and aren’t sure what it is? Do you care about your local river or stream? Do you want to do more to prevent invasive species infestations? You can help stop infestations in their tracks when you become a River Runner.

Since 2009, the New Hampshire Rivers Council River Runners have been the early detection network for Didymo, Eurasian Milfoil, and other invasive species in our rivers and streams. Training is fun and free and monitoring is easy—just be observant when paddling, swimming, and fishing in your favorite river and then report what you find. You’ll meet new friends and learn valuable identification skills.

2014 Training and Refresher Workshops Schedule: please click here for the workshop schedule and to register for one or more training workshops. There is no charge to attend but space is limited to registration is required. A full poster with further information may be downloaded by clicking here (PDF, 158kb).

These workshops are free thanks to support in part from and by a grant from the New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services Exotic Species Prevention Grant Program and generous gifts from New Hampshire Rivers Council members like you. Space is limited so registration is required.

If you are interested in hosting a workshop, please contact the New Hampshire Rivers Council or 603.228.6472


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