Previous Workshops

View the materials from our past workshops below. 

Seacoast Greenway Update

NOVEMBER 10, 2021

BROUGHT TO YOU BY THE SEABROOK HAMPTONS-ESTUARY ALLIANCE 

Scott Bogle, Senior Transportation Planner for the Rockingham Planning Commission provides an update on the progress made toward completing the highly-anticipated coastal rail trail in New Hampshire. Scott also reviews the time line for the project and descriptions of the challenges ahead. He also discussed the unique opportunity to have a portion of the rail trail cross the salt marsh in the Hampton-Seabrook Estuary.  

Birds of the Estuary 

APRIL 21, 2021

BROUGHT TO YOU BY THE SEABROOK HAMPTONS-ESTUARY ALLIANCE 

Let’s learn together about the different kinds of birds that use the estuary’s beaches, dunes, tide flats, and marshes for foraging and roosting. David Moon, Community Science & Coastal Resilience Manager for Mass Audubon North Shore, will take on us a virtual bird tour and provide useful tips for bird identification.

Flood and Emergency Preparedness

MARCH 25, 2021

BROUGHT TO YOU BY THE SEABROOK HAMPTONS-ESTUARY ALLIANCE 

This workshop will help local property owners know how to prepare for anticipated floods, including what resources to use to track incoming floods, what supplies to have on hand, how to prepare your yard and structure for flooding, what to do if you choose to evacuate, what to do if you choose to shelter in place, and how to deal with post-flood damage. Presenters will include members of the Hampton, Hampton Falls, and Seabrook Emergency Management Teams, This is important information that every property owner, resident, and local business owner should have. 

Salt Marsh Ditching

JANUARY 27, 2021

BROUGHT TO YOU BY THE SEABROOK HAMPTONS-ESTUARY ALLIANCE 

A virtual presentation and discussion about salt marsh ditching. We will explore the history behind why ditching occurred and view some of the tools used to create the ditches. We’ll learn about the unintended impacts of these efforts and hear from local experts on salt marsh habitat and ecology about techniques being used to help restore these areas. Our guest speakers include Dr. David Burdick and Dr. Gregg Moore, UNH Associate Research Professors; Dr. Alyson Eberhardt, Coastal Ecosystems Specialist with NH Sea Grant & UNH Extension; Kevin Lucey, Habitat Coordinator for NHDES Coastal Program; and Eric Small, President of the Seabrook Historical Society and Author.

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