• Week of January 8, 2024 – Legislative Alerts from NH Lakes HB 1301, relative to wakesurfing on public bodies of water This bill allows a group of 25 or more residents or property owners of a town in which a lake, pond, or river is located to petition the New Hampshire Department of Safety to prohibit […]

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  • $47,250 from NH’s Land and Community Heritage Investment Program (LCHIP) and $29,650 from the NH Drinking Water and Groundwater Trust Fund (DWGTF) will fund the acquisition of the 34-acre Thurston parcel Thanks to grant awards from LCHIP and the DWGTF, along with the generous support and cooperation of the estate of Richard Thurston, GMCG is […]

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  • GMCG returns to the airwaves this month with its public awareness program addressing the threats that winter road salts pose to New Hampshire’s environment, economy, and the health of its residents. The “Salt Responsibly” campaign draws attention to the multitude of ways to reduce the use of salt while keeping roads, driveways, parking lots, and […]

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  • by Katie McCarthy GMCG Education Committee Member What started as a collaborative endeavor between Effingham Public Library volunteers and GMCG interns to provide nature-based story hours with themes that promote watershed awareness in young children, has resulted in the successful launch of GMCG’s new Sponsor-a-Book program in libraries within the Ossipee Watershed. In February 2023, […]

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  • Tamworth voters approve Groundwater Protection Ordinance GMCG is pleased to announce that on March 28th voters in Tamworth resoundingly approved a Groundwater Protection Ordinance, with 231 in favor and 43 against. Tamworth becomes the 111th New Hampshire town to pass such an ordinance to enhance protection of critical drinking water resources. Back in 2011 a […]

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