David Burdick of the N.H. Coastal Adaptation Workgroup brought community
members to the salt water marshland near the Seacoast Science Center in
Rye on Monday to explain its important role as a buffer from ocean
surge and sea-level rise.
UNH Names Innovative Composting Facility after Sustainable Agriculture Pioneer
The University of New Hampshire has named its high-tech composting/energy capture facility at the Organic Dairy Research Farm in honor of the sustainable agriculture pioneer who advanced the technology -- the Joshua Nelson Energy Recovery Compost Facility. The facility is the only one of its kind at a land-grant university.
Researchers out of Durham are close to completing a study on bobcat
populations in the Granite State. Though no one is sure how many bobcats
are in New Hampshire, increased sightings and captures over the past
decade have led researchers to believe bobcats are rebounding.
NHAES Research: New England Lakes Recovering Rapidly From Acid Rain
For more than 40 years, policy makers have been working to reduce acid rain, a serious environmental problem that can devastate lakes, streams, and forests and the plants and animals that live in these ecosystems.
Bills establish Farm to Plate Program, clear some regulatory hurdles. “The idea is to make it official state policy to both encourage and support local food and farming in the state,” said John Carroll, a professor of natural resources at the University of New Hampshire who put forth the initiative for the bill.