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Juvenile Soft-Shell Clam, Mya Arenaria L.Research In The Hampton-Seabrook Estuary, Brian F. Beal Dec 2006

Juvenile Soft-Shell Clam, Mya Arenaria L.Research In The Hampton-Seabrook Estuary, Brian F. Beal

PREP Reports & Publications

A series of field experiments was conducted at two intertidal sites in the Hampton Seabrook Estuary from November 2004-2006 to assess the efficacy of enhancing intertidal areas with cultured clam (Mya arenaria L.) seed (mean shell length [SL] = 7-10 mm). Measurement variables in each experiment included survival and growth of both cultured and wild seed clams. The first of three trials (November 2004 - May 2005) examined the interactive effects of size of planting area (4 m2, 8 m2, 12 m2, and 18 m2) and predator deterrent netting (none, 4.2 mm, and 6.4 mm aperture [flexible, plastic netting]) at ...


Nroc Coordination And Program Delivery, Amanda Stone, Frank Mitchell Dec 2006

Nroc Coordination And Program Delivery, Amanda Stone, Frank Mitchell

PREP Reports & Publications

The primary goal of the Natural Resources Outreach Coalition (NROC) program is to provide education and outreach to communities in the NH Coastal Watersheds that are dealing with the effects of growth, and looking for ways to conserve open spaces and natural resources. Program objectives to meet this goal include: 1. NROC and client communities determine natural resource concerns of the communities. 2. NROC and client communities gather community information about these concerns 3. NROC develops and client communities host community presentations about natural resource-based planning. 4. Communities receive follow up technical and educational assistance as requested. In 2006, NROC ...


Shellfish Tissue Monitoring In New Hampshire Estuaries 2005, Phil Trowbridge Dec 2006

Shellfish Tissue Monitoring In New Hampshire Estuaries 2005, Phil Trowbridge

PREP Reports & Publications

Conducted by a committee of Canadian and US government and university scientists, Gulfwatch examines the effects of decades of development and industrialization on the water quality of the Gulf as it relates to human health as well as its impact on other marine organisms. Gulfwatch scientists collect blue mussels at over 60 US and Canadian sites Gulf-wide, and analyze the organisms’ tissue for potentially harmful levels and concentrations of toxins including heavy metals, chlorinated pesticides, polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs). New Hampshire increased the number of Gulfwatch sampling locations from two sites per year in 1997 to ...


Town Of Strafford Nroc Projects, Carolyn Page, Al Pratt, Jeff Schloss, Harmony Anderson Dec 2006

Town Of Strafford Nroc Projects, Carolyn Page, Al Pratt, Jeff Schloss, Harmony Anderson

PREP Reports & Publications

The three Strafford committees formed through the work with the Natural Resources Outreach Coalition in 2004 and supported by the grant award from the New Hampshire Estuaries Project have succeeded in furthering land protection, water quality protection, and managing growth here in Strafford. The original NROC meetings brought many new volunteer citizens into the process, but even their enthusiasm and willingness to work could not have earned these results without the financial support of the NHEP grant award. Hours of letter writing and personal contact with landowners by the volunteers of the Land Protection Group have raised awareness of the ...


Shoreland Buffer Module For Granit Data Mapper, Fay A. Rubin, David G. Justice Dec 2006

Shoreland Buffer Module For Granit Data Mapper, Fay A. Rubin, David G. Justice

PREP Reports & Publications

The Complex Systems Research Center at the University of New Hampshire enhanced the GRANIT Data Mapper (http://mapper.granit.unh.edu) by incorporating data describing shoreline buffers in New Hampshire. The project supports an ongoing, comprehensive New Hampshire Estuaries Project (NHEP) outreach initiative that seeks to educate municipal decision-makers about the importance of stream buffers in preserving water quality in coastal New Hampshire. It complements these existing outreach efforts by allowing coastal managers, local land use boards, and the general public to readily visualize the spatial extent of current and/or proposed shoreline regulations in their community. The primary data ...


Cains Brook And Mill Creek Watershed Management Plan, Town Of Seabrook, Waterfront Engineers, Inc. Dec 2006

Cains Brook And Mill Creek Watershed Management Plan, Town Of Seabrook, Waterfront Engineers, Inc.

PREP Reports & Publications

Cains Brook is a freshwater stream that flows in an easterly direction from its origin—a spring fed pond about one mile west of I-95 on the Salisbury, Massachusetts/Seabrook, New Hampshire border. At its lower reaches the brook is joined by Shepard Brook where it becomes Mill Creek, a tidal creek that discharges into the Hampton-Seabrook estuary. Along its course there are several ponds on either side of US Route 1—Secords, Cains and Mary’s Ponds to the west of Route 1 and Cains Mill Pond and Noyes Pond to the east. This stream system is approximately 3 ...


Land Conservation Plan For New Hampshire’S Coastal Watersheds – Implementation & Outreach, Mark Zankel Dec 2006

Land Conservation Plan For New Hampshire’S Coastal Watersheds – Implementation & Outreach, Mark Zankel

PREP Reports & Publications

The Nature Conservancy was awarded funding to complete activities to promote the Land Conservation Plan for New Hampshire’s Coastal Watersheds in the fall of 2006. The Nature Conservancy and its partners, Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests, Rockingham Planning Commission, and Strafford Regional Planning Commission, conducted the following tasks to increase understanding and use of the plan by communities, land trusts and others interested in land protection.


Study Finds Young Kids Harmed By Peer And Sibling Hitting, Lori Wright Dec 2006

Study Finds Young Kids Harmed By Peer And Sibling Hitting, Lori Wright

Media Relations

No abstract provided.


Low-Income Families In New Hampshire, Allison Churilla Dec 2006

Low-Income Families In New Hampshire, Allison Churilla

The Carsey School of Public Policy at the Scholars' Repository

New Hampshire boasts the nation's lowest percentage of people living in poverty and maintains strong rankings in other quality-of-life measures. But 48,000 New Hampshire families with low incomes struggle to make ends meet, this issue brief finds. The brief identifies characteristics that heighten families' risk of a lower income and documents recent trends in the economic status of low-income families in the state.


Naming Of First Organic Heifer At Unh Goes For $1,275, Beth Potier Dec 2006

Naming Of First Organic Heifer At Unh Goes For $1,275, Beth Potier

Media Relations

No abstract provided.


Despite Low Poverty Rate, One In Seven N.H. Families Is Low-Income, Amy Seif, Beth Potier Dec 2006

Despite Low Poverty Rate, One In Seven N.H. Families Is Low-Income, Amy Seif, Beth Potier

Media Relations

No abstract provided.


New Exhibit Provides Unique View Of Gulf Of Maine Ecosystem, David Sims Dec 2006

New Exhibit Provides Unique View Of Gulf Of Maine Ecosystem, David Sims

Media Relations

No abstract provided.


Jack In The Box Takes Top Spot In Latest Unh Franchise 50 Report, Lori Wright Dec 2006

Jack In The Box Takes Top Spot In Latest Unh Franchise 50 Report, Lori Wright

Media Relations

No abstract provided.


Unh Expert: How To Stay Safe During Winter Camping And Hiking, Lori Wright Dec 2006

Unh Expert: How To Stay Safe During Winter Camping And Hiking, Lori Wright

Media Relations

No abstract provided.


Unh Hosts Paralympic Academy For Youth With Physical Disabilities Jan. 7, Beth Potier Dec 2006

Unh Hosts Paralympic Academy For Youth With Physical Disabilities Jan. 7, Beth Potier

Media Relations

No abstract provided.


First Heifer Born At Nation's First University Organic Research Dairy, Beth Potier Dec 2006

First Heifer Born At Nation's First University Organic Research Dairy, Beth Potier

Media Relations

No abstract provided.


Enterprise Rent-A-Car To Offer Hybrids In Unh-Durham Rental Fleet, Beth Potier Dec 2006

Enterprise Rent-A-Car To Offer Hybrids In Unh-Durham Rental Fleet, Beth Potier

Media Relations

No abstract provided.


Media Advisory: Unh Hosts 'Stealing The Vote? What Happened And Didn't Happen In The 2000, 2004 And 2006 Elections', Lori Wright Dec 2006

Media Advisory: Unh Hosts 'Stealing The Vote? What Happened And Didn't Happen In The 2000, 2004 And 2006 Elections', Lori Wright

Media Relations

No abstract provided.


Media Advisory: Expert Available To Discuss Chile And Pinochet's Legacy, Lori Wright Dec 2006

Media Advisory: Expert Available To Discuss Chile And Pinochet's Legacy, Lori Wright

Media Relations

No abstract provided.


Deck The Halls, Not Your Brother-In-Law: Professor Explains Why Families Fight More At The Holidays, Lori Wright Dec 2006

Deck The Halls, Not Your Brother-In-Law: Professor Explains Why Families Fight More At The Holidays, Lori Wright

Media Relations

No abstract provided.


Carsey Institute Receives $1 Million From W.K. Kellogg Foundation, Amy Seif Dec 2006

Carsey Institute Receives $1 Million From W.K. Kellogg Foundation, Amy Seif

Media Relations

No abstract provided.


Unh Fall Initiatives Save Energy, Money, Emissions, Beth Potier Dec 2006

Unh Fall Initiatives Save Energy, Money, Emissions, Beth Potier

Media Relations

No abstract provided.


University Of New Hampshire To Assume Management Of Whittemore Center, Erika Mantz Dec 2006

University Of New Hampshire To Assume Management Of Whittemore Center, Erika Mantz

Media Relations

No abstract provided.


Unh Paralympians Receive Nation's First Winter Sports Scholarships For Athletes With Disabilities, Beth Potier Dec 2006

Unh Paralympians Receive Nation's First Winter Sports Scholarships For Athletes With Disabilities, Beth Potier

Media Relations

No abstract provided.


Unh Pier Project Moves Forward In New Castle; Remaining Grant Funds Will Enhance Current Marine Efforts, Kim Billings Dec 2006

Unh Pier Project Moves Forward In New Castle; Remaining Grant Funds Will Enhance Current Marine Efforts, Kim Billings

Media Relations

No abstract provided.


Unh Social Work Department Launches Outreach Office At Mcconnell Center, Beth Potier Dec 2006

Unh Social Work Department Launches Outreach Office At Mcconnell Center, Beth Potier

Media Relations

No abstract provided.


Seagrass Ecosystems At Global Crisis, Says Unh Professor, Beth Potier Dec 2006

Seagrass Ecosystems At Global Crisis, Says Unh Professor, Beth Potier

Media Relations

No abstract provided.


Andrzej Rucinski, Professor Of Electrical And Computer Engineering Travels To Poland And Ukraine, Andrzej Rucinski Dec 2006

Andrzej Rucinski, Professor Of Electrical And Computer Engineering Travels To Poland And Ukraine, Andrzej Rucinski

Faculty Travel Reports

Professor Andrzej Rucinski traveled to Poland and Ukraine in January 2006 to formalize a process for recruiting graduate students who will serve as teaching and research assistants here at UNH.


Kondagunta Sivaprasad, Professor Of Electrical Engineering Travels To India, Kondagunta Sivaprasad Dec 2006

Kondagunta Sivaprasad, Professor Of Electrical Engineering Travels To India, Kondagunta Sivaprasad

Faculty Travel Reports

Professor Kondagunta Sivaprasad traveled to Chennai, India, to investigate the possibility of an undergraduate exchange.


Raelene Shippee-Rice, Associate Professor Of Nursing Travels To Bulgaria, Raelene Shippee-Rice Dec 2006

Raelene Shippee-Rice, Associate Professor Of Nursing Travels To Bulgaria, Raelene Shippee-Rice

Faculty Travel Reports

Professor Shippee-Rice returned to Bulgaria after working for six months on a Fulbright grant, to conduct a seminar series on hospice care for nurses, physicians and social workers.