“Human Impact in the Piscataqua Watershed: Then and Now”, Wednesday, September 22, 2010, 7:00 pm,
Gundalow Company Headquarters, 60 Marcy Street, Portsmouth, NH 03801
Presented by Jeff Bolster, Associate Professor of History at the University of New Hampshire and David Burdick, Associate Professor of Marine Wetland Ecology and Restoration at the University of New Hampshire, the program will highlight the dramatic changes in the Piscataqua estuary and coastal Gulf of Maine during the last 400 years.
This program is the first in a four part series that will examine local water quality issues and explore ways in which we can all reduce our impact.
October 13: “Single Use, Single Serving Society: Plastics in Our Waters,” presented by Rian Bedard, Zero Waste Now
November 17: “Engaging Citizens to Protect Our Waters,” presented by Candace Dolan, Hodgdon Brook Project and the Southeast Watershed Alliance
December 15: “Supporting Sustainable Fisheries,” a panel discussion with Bob Campbell, Yankee Fisherman’s Coop; Carolyn Eastman, Eastman’s Fish Market; Ken LaValley, UNH Cooperative Extension; Sara Zoe Patterson, Seacoast Eat Local; and Roger Woodman, a commercial fisherman using 19th Century methods.
Contemporary Coastal Issues programs are funded by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association’s Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management under the Coastal Zone Management Act in conjunction with the NH Coastal Program and NH DES.
Contemporary Coastal Issue events are free and open to the public. For more information call (603) 433-9505 or email.