Coastal Weed Watchers Perennial Pepperweed Pull Volunteer Event

Perennial Pepperweed Pull on Monday, July 1. There are two pepperweed sites in Hampton and one site in Seabrook with moderate infestations that require hand-pulling.  The plan is to rendezvous at the NHDOTPark and Ride in Hampton and caravan to each site.  This is a great opportunity to get familiar with this troublesome plant while working to protect our estuaries from infestation! What: Pepperweed Pull When: Monday, July 1, 2013, 9am -12pm Approximate Schedule: 9:00 Meet at the Park and Ride on Timber Swamp Road, Hampton, NH.  Please see directions at the following link:http://www.nh.gov/dot/programs/rideshare/lots/hampton.htm 9:20 Hampton Transfer Station- Tide Mill Road, Hampton. 10:15 Route 101, Hampton (~1 mile east of Landing Road) 11:15 end of Lower Collins Road- Seabrook Please RSVP to Kevin.Lucey@des.nh.gov so that he may contact you...

Participate in Rivers 101 and Mad River Restoration Workshop on June 19!

What: Rivers 101: How a River Works & the Mad River Restoration Project; Learn more by viewing the Rivers 101 Workshop flyer! When: June 19, 7-9pm Where: Farmington Town Offices 356 Main Street, Farmington, N.H. Please RSVP by calling (603) 994-3500 or email kpimental@strafford.org As communities work to effectively protect citizens and their property from the results of river flooding and bank erosion, it is valuable to understand how rivers work, and how the history of rivers has led to their form today. Collaboration between the Cocheco River Local Advisory Committee and the Strafford Regional Planning Commission has brought together a panel of N.H. Department of Enviromental Services...

Great Bay Nitrogen Non-Point Source Study Information Meeting

Great Bay Nitrogen Non-Point Source Study Information Meeting Held by NHDES and Co-hosted by the Strafford, Rockingham & Carroll County Farm Bureaus Wednesday, June 12, 2013, 7:30 – 9:00 p.m. Grange Hall, 1 Lee Hook Road, Lee Philip Trowbridge, Water Quality Standards Program Manager and Matt Wood, Water Quality Specialist with the NH Department of Environmental Services will present an overview of the Great Bay Nitrogen Non-Point Source Study and then focus in detail on the non-point agricultural sources of nitrogen in Great Bay. They will present for about 30 minutes and then open the meeting for questions. More details: Great Bay Nitrogen...
NOFA-NH Summer Series: No-Till Cover Cropping Systems: Crop Discussion and Equipment Demo Event Time & Price Date Jun 5, 2013 to Jun 5, 2013 Time 6:00pm – 8:00pm Price Free Event Location Tuckaway Farm 89 Randall Road Lee New Hampshire 03861 Free Cover Crop and Roller Crimper Demo at Tuckaway Farm. During this workshop, Dorn Cox will discuss and demonstrate the use of no-till planters, seed drills, and the roller crimper, as well as discuss cover crop selection specific for New Hampshire. Participants will receive tip sheets on roller crimper use and cover crop selection, and can ask questions specific...