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  • PSNH | Conservation New Hampshire
    on Wednesday the New Hampshire State Senate narrowly voted against attaching a controversial amendment to a popular energy reform bill hopefully killing a proposal that has drawn criticism from environmental organizations small businesses and many concerned New Hampshire citizens The amendment offered by Manchester Democrat Betsi DeVries would have earmarked 5 million over Read More Tags Betsi DeVries Climate Energy Manchester PSNH renewable energy fund RPS Ted Gatsas 1 Comment Read the rest of this entry Working hard to block an energy efficiency bill Posted on May 6 2010 by Jim O Brien After only being able to garner 46 votes in the NH House for an attempted raid on NH s renewable energy fund it appears that PSNH and State Senator Betsi DeVries is working hard behind the scenes to hold hostage an important energy bill moving through the Senate in an attempt to undermine the House vote DeVries is proposing Read More Tags Betsi DeVries Climate Energy Manchester PSNH renewable energy fund RPS No Comments Read the rest of this entry The New Politics of Renewable Energy in NH Posted on March 12 2010 by Jim O Brien By Jim O Brien It is always interesting to watch

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  • The Business of Conservation | Conservation New Hampshire
    well as House Majority Leader D J Bettencourt set the tone for the morning emphasizing the need to discard partisanship and to seek partnership in the effort to ensure that New Hampshire remains a special place A number of the state s business leaders made the case for pursuing the environmental community s priorities Robin Comstock of the Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce explained why commuter rail will be a necessity for continued economic vitality in the Merrimack Valley and Bill Norton of Norton Asset Managemnt discussed the leverage gained through investments in land and building conservation Dana Bisbee of Devine Millimet talked about shoreland protection s critical role in protecting our water bodies and Beth Ginsberg Holzman of Timberland showed how investing in energy efficiency was positively affecting her company s bottom line Will Manzer and Ted Manning of Eastern Mountain Sports passionately described their affection for the state s special places as both a revenue generator for business and as a place where people could be challenged be inspired and be part of something bigger than themselves Conservation New Hampshire CNH also took the opportunity for two important announcements Gary Hirshberg CE Yo of Stonyfield Farm presented the first annual CNH Leadership Award on behalf of CNH to Rick Russman a tireless advocate for the environment both within the state and beyond CNH also announced the creation of Conservation New Hampshire Business an opportunity for green minded businesses across the state to come together The breakfast ended appropriately with keynote speaker George Bald Commissioner of the Department of Resources and Economic Development Just as his department brings together the management of the state s economy and its natural resources he explained it is important that all of us consider that the two must go hand in hand Senate

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  • Environment | Conservation New Hampshire
    healthy environment go hand in hand Whether you re interested in Read More Tags environment New Hampshire Policy 7 Comments Read the rest of this entry AMC and Forest Society Intervene to Oppose Northern Pass Project Posted on December 16 2010 by Michael O Meara The Appalachian Mountain Club AMC and the Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests have filed petitions with the Department of Energy to intervene in opposition of the Northern Pass power line project The 1 1 billion project would convey 1200 megawatts of hydroelectric power from Quebec along a 140 mile corridor from the Read More Tags Climate Energy environment forests hydroelectric Land Northern Pass No Comments Read the rest of this entry Green Community Day Celebrates Green Launching Pad Accomplishments Posted on November 18 2010 by Michael O Meara It was a day for celebrating and continuing progress in making New Hampshire a hotbed for sustainably minded businesses as the Green Launching Pad GLP hosted its Green Community Day in Portsmouth on November 15th The event which took place at NH s first LEED Certified hotel and conference center featured a wide range of Read More Tags business Climate Energy energy efficiency environment Green Launching Pad New Hampshire No Comments Read the rest of this entry Framing the Argument for Energy and the Environment Posted on September 21 2010 by Michael O Meara Over 100 people turned out on a perfect September day to learn about framing the political argument for energy and environmental policy at the Energy Environment Elections reception and presentation at Red River Theatres in Concord The event co sponsored by Clean Air Cool Planet and Conservation NH gave listeners an opportunity Read More Tags Climate Energy elections environment New Hampshire Policy politics 2 Comments Read the rest of this

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  • Land | Conservation New Hampshire
    100 th birthday on March 1 st is the product of John Weeks Born in 1860 Weeks Read More Tags Land New Hampshire SPNHF weeks act White Mountain National Forest No Comments Read the rest of this entry The Business of Conservation Posted on January 28 2011 by Michael O Meara The environmental challenges we face will not simply go away if we turn our head That is not the New Hampshire way With these inspiring words Republican Senate President Peter Bragdon kicked off the 2011 Environmental Policy Breakfast The Green Eggs and New HAMpshire event drew more than 300 people for delicious food and fascinating conversation on Read More Tags business Climate Energy environment Land LCHIP People Health Policy politics RGGI State Parks Transportation Water No Comments Read the rest of this entry Environmental Policy Priorities 2011 Posted on January 27 2011 by Michael O Meara Preserving the New Hampshire Advantage means making the right choices now to maintain our quality of life at the lowest cost possible With that in mind the state s environmental community has identified five key policy priorities for 2011 These issues were selected because they strike at the heart of NH s Yankee values Independence frugality ingenuity and an Read More Tags Climate Energy environment Land LCHIP People Health Policy RGGI State Parks Transportation Water No Comments Read the rest of this entry AMC and Forest Society Intervene to Oppose Northern Pass Project Posted on December 16 2010 by Michael O Meara The Appalachian Mountain Club AMC and the Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests have filed petitions with the Department of Energy to intervene in opposition of the Northern Pass power line project The 1 1 billion project would convey 1200 megawatts of hydroelectric power from Quebec along a 140 mile corridor from the Read More Tags Climate Energy environment forests hydroelectric Land Northern Pass No Comments Read the rest of this entry LCHIP Announces 2010 Grant Recipients Posted on December 6 2010 by Michael O Meara A large crowd turned out at the Legislative Office Building in Concord as the Land and Community Heritage Investment Program LCHIP announced the award of 24 matching grants to conservation projects across the state The projects will help protect 13 historic structures and 4317 acres of land including 233 acres of farmland Speakers all pointed out Read More Tags farms forests Land LCHIP New Hampshire No Comments Read the rest of this entry New Hampshire s Artist Laureate Gets His Materials Where He Gets His Inspiration Posted on August 20 2010 by Michael Samuels A very important part of my work has to do with materials says David Lamb New Hampshire s fifth Artist Laureate Although many artists are inspired by the state s forested landscape Lamb is one of the handful who make art from pieces of the landscape itself There are many woods that I think are exemplary that we Read More Tags arts David Lamb forest forests Land New Hampshire

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  • LCHIP | Conservation New Hampshire
    Policy RGGI State Parks Transportation Water No Comments Read the rest of this entry An LCHIP off the Old Conservative Block Posted on December 15 2010 by Jim O Brien Might we point out the conservation program is not only essential but it was the brainstorm of a leading New Hampshire conservative Is it any surprise that we disagree with the Union Leader s recent editorial stance on LCHIP Frankly we think support of LCHIP and preserving New Hampshire s scenic natural landscape is in fact more than Read More Tags LCHIP 1 Comment Read the rest of this entry LCHIP Announces 2010 Grant Recipients Posted on December 6 2010 by Michael O Meara A large crowd turned out at the Legislative Office Building in Concord as the Land and Community Heritage Investment Program LCHIP announced the award of 24 matching grants to conservation projects across the state The projects will help protect 13 historic structures and 4317 acres of land including 233 acres of farmland Speakers all pointed out Read More Tags farms forests Land LCHIP New Hampshire No Comments Read the rest of this entry Lynch s conservation green wash Posted on July 12 2010 by Jim O Brien We are disappointed to read Governor Lynch s statement in support of the Land and Community Heritage Investment Program LCHIP on his campaign website We are disappointed because it is not accurate Read More Tags LCHIP Lynch No Comments Read the rest of this entry More taken from conservation fund than spent Posted on June 8 2010 by Jim O Brien The budget compromise that the Governor and legislature announced yesterday calls for taking another 1 5 million from the Land and Community Heritage Investment Program LCHIP It is worth noting that this new 1 5 million grab is

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  • Policy | Conservation New Hampshire
    Read the rest of this entry Environmental Policy Priorities 2011 Posted on January 27 2011 by Michael O Meara Preserving the New Hampshire Advantage means making the right choices now to maintain our quality of life at the lowest cost possible With that in mind the state s environmental community has identified five key policy priorities for 2011 These issues were selected because they strike at the heart of NH s Yankee values Independence frugality ingenuity and an Read More Tags Climate Energy environment Land LCHIP People Health Policy RGGI State Parks Transportation Water No Comments Read the rest of this entry Green Eggs and New HAMpshire Posted on January 18 2011 by Michael O Meara T HE B USINESS O F C ONSERVATION Please join New Hampshire business and political leaders to talk about how a robust economy and a healthy environment go hand in hand Whether you re interested in Read More Tags environment New Hampshire Policy 7 Comments Read the rest of this entry Framing the Argument for Energy and the Environment Posted on September 21 2010 by Michael O Meara Over 100 people turned out on a perfect September day to learn about framing the political argument for energy and environmental policy at the Energy Environment Elections reception and presentation at Red River Theatres in Concord The event co sponsored by Clean Air Cool Planet and Conservation NH gave listeners an opportunity Read More Tags Climate Energy elections environment New Hampshire Policy politics 2 Comments Read the rest of this entry Energy Environment Elections Posted on September 9 2010 by Michael O Meara Please join us for a reception and presentation on Energy Environment Elections The event will take place on Monday September 20 2010 from 12 PM to 2 PM at the Red River Theatres

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  • Politics | Conservation New Hampshire
    more than 300 people for delicious food and fascinating conversation on Read More Tags business Climate Energy environment Land LCHIP People Health Policy politics RGGI State Parks Transportation Water No Comments Read the rest of this entry Framing the Argument for Energy and the Environment Posted on September 21 2010 by Michael O Meara Over 100 people turned out on a perfect September day to learn about framing the political argument for energy and environmental policy at the Energy Environment Elections reception and presentation at Red River Theatres in Concord The event co sponsored by Clean Air Cool Planet and Conservation NH gave listeners an opportunity Read More Tags Climate Energy elections environment New Hampshire Policy politics 2 Comments Read the rest of this entry Energy Environment Elections Posted on September 9 2010 by Michael O Meara Please join us for a reception and presentation on Energy Environment Elections The event will take place on Monday September 20 2010 from 12 PM to 2 PM at the Red River Theatres in Concord The program will include a summary of recent New Hampshire polling on energy the environment and climate change issues and Read More Tags Climate Energy elections environment New

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  • State Parks | Conservation New Hampshire
    morning to discuss NH s conservation priorities My name is Ted Manning and I work for Eastern Mountain Sports as the Executive Vice President I have been Read More Tags community EMS hiking People Health State Parks Water No Comments Read the rest of this entry The Business of Conservation Posted on January 28 2011 by Michael O Meara The environmental challenges we face will not simply go away if we turn our head That is not the New Hampshire way With these inspiring words Republican Senate President Peter Bragdon kicked off the 2011 Environmental Policy Breakfast The Green Eggs and New HAMpshire event drew more than 300 people for delicious food and fascinating conversation on Read More Tags business Climate Energy environment Land LCHIP People Health Policy politics RGGI State Parks Transportation Water No Comments Read the rest of this entry Environmental Policy Priorities 2011 Posted on January 27 2011 by Michael O Meara Preserving the New Hampshire Advantage means making the right choices now to maintain our quality of life at the lowest cost possible With that in mind the state s environmental community has identified five key policy priorities for 2011 These issues were selected because they strike at the heart of NH s Yankee values Independence frugality ingenuity and an Read More Tags Climate Energy environment Land LCHIP People Health Policy RGGI State Parks Transportation Water No Comments Read the rest of this entry Celebrating 75 Years with the First New Campground in 40 Posted on August 19 2010 by Michael O Meara The New Hampshire Division of Parks and Recreation is celebrating 75 years of providing NH residents and visitors with opportunities to explore and enjoy the state s great variety of outdoor attractions The year long party came to a head on Wednesday August 18th with the grand opening of the Gilson Pond Campground in Monadnock State Park It is Read More Tags EMS George Bald Land Monadnock SPNHF State Parks Ted Austin 1 Comment Read the rest of this entry Best of NH Crawford Notch Posted on July 26 2010 by Nate Boesch If you ve ever happened to wander outside in New Hampshire you will have noticed that we reside in a state with a vast amount of natural beauty at all times rugged and scenic A perfect example of this is Crawford Notch State Park The day my younger Read More Tags crawford notch hiking New Hampshire State Parks No Comments Read the rest of this entry State Parks Need a Vision and a Realistic Budget Posted on July 13 2010 by Jim O Brien Published in the Concord Monitor July 13 2010 Gov John Lynch has made ensuring our state parks remain jewels for all to enjoy a priority Lynch campaign website July 8 2010 There isn t one park that isn t in disrepair State Parks Director Ted Austin Union Leader July 7 2010 Which of these two statements do Read More Tags State Parks 2 Comments Read the

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