CFE Hosts the 2012 NH Water & Watershed Conference

March 13th, 2012 by June

The 2012 New Hampshire Water and Watershed Conference was held on March 23, 2012 at Plymouth State University, hosted by CFE. 225 people attended the event to hear over 35 talks on a variety of water related topics on Tropical Storm Irene, water infrastructure, floodplain management, surface water quality, low impact development, and the Great Bay. For the first time, the conference included a poster display featuring student research projects and other important water topics. Plenary talks covered the Governor’s Commission on Water Sustainability and an overview of a new New Hampshire based research project on the interactions among climate, land use, ecosystem services, and society.

The NH Water & Watershed Conference is organized by a group of people from PSU’s Center for the Environment, NH Department of Environmental Services, UNH NH Water Resources Research Center, UNH Cooperative Extension, NH Rivers Council, NH Lakes Association, NH Fish and Game Department, US Geological Survey, White Mountain National Forest, Weston & Sampson.

June Hammond Rowan was the lead organizer for the conference along with graduate student Kristi Wilkinson.  Mark Green gave a talk on “The Hydrology of the Pemigewasset Valley Flood Following Tropical Storm Irene” and Denise Burchsted presented on “The Impact of Natural Dams on Headwater Streams.” The following posters were presented by CFE staff and graduate students:

For more information, visit the conference website.

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January 9th, 2013 by Michael

Center for the Environment

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