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Ian Lenahan | The Portsmouth Herald
Published August 25, 2022
RYE — Bobbing in the Atlantic Ocean off town beaches are four orange buoys, all designed to track the movements of tagged great white sharks swimming along the coastline.
The shark-tracing buoys placed this summer are located off Pirates Cove, Foss, Cable and Sawyers beaches
As the days grow shorter and the nights get cooler, many birds throughout eastern Canada and northeastern New England migrate south through New Hampshire heading for wintering areas that stretch from the southern United States down to Central and South America. While we often refer to this as migration, the migration
Adrianna George of Milford, NH was honored for her achievement in the Marine Science Fellowship Program at the Seacoast Science Center in Rye, NH. The Outstanding Achievement Award is given annually to the high school student who has excelled in the program and shows great aptitude for the field of marine science. This
Seacoast Science Center (SSC) has been advancing wildlife conservation through stranded marine mammal response, care, and community outreach in New Hampshire and Northern Massachusetts since 2014. This summer, SSC Marine Mammal Rescue launched a new Seal of Approval eco-label for coastal kayaking and paddle board tour companies.
“We designed the Seal of Approval to
The Gulf of Maine is historically known for its cold waters, featuring high biodiversity and a rich history of productive fishing grounds. Climate change is having a particular impact on the Gulf as it is warming faster than most of the world’s oceans. As water temperatures in the Gulf of Maine warm, species
Discovering a tiny sea star, slippery eel or prickly urchin at the coast has often been described as a magical experience and here at Seacoast Science Center, we get to help make those moments happen every day. In fact, we have a favorite spot for finding cool creatures that
The NH Center for Nonprofits celebrated its 2022 Nonprofit Impact Award recipients at the Bank of NH Stage in Concord on April 20th. Allan Waterfield, past board chair at Seacoast Science Center in Rye, was presented with a Board Impact Award for his 9-year contribution to the Center.
Allan served on the Board of
Seacoast Science Center is seeking a website developer to design and implement an all-new website that elevates its brand and offers greater functionality. If your firm is interested in being considered for this project, please review our Request for Website Redesign Proposals document and submit your proposal to Karen Provazza at [email protected] by April 15,
One of the greatest gifts we can give our kids is right outside. We have long known that unstructured outdoor play time has positive effects on children’s happiness, and physical and mental health. A recent paper* looking at nearly 300 studies tightens up previous research gaps to incontrovertibly