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16 Jul 2016 (EDT) • Boston Opera House 539 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02111
08 Sep 2016 (EDT) • Portsmouth, NH
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NNECAPA 2016 registration is now open!! Looking to sponsor?

Be sure to read the brand new Spring 2016 Newsletter!!

The UNH Cooperative Extension is now accepting applications to the 2016 Economic Development Academy (EDA).  Over the past two years, many NH planners have taken advantage of the program to advance their respective economic development programs.  For more information about EDA click here.

Jeff Taylor Bean Pots to Bell Towers Fund  

Colleagues and friends of the late Jeff Taylor are creating a memorial fund to provide continuing support for the kinds of projects that benefited from his amazing creativity, energy and ability to bring diverse interests together.  

The fund will be held at the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation and be administered by a group of his colleagues and family members.  Grants from the fund will be made to any of Jeff’s diverse areas of interests including but not limited to: sustainable community planning, economic development, reuse of historic buildings,  community betterment, cultural stewardship, mentorship and natural resource conservation. 

Jeff was an active member of the NH Planners Association, a supporter of planning at all levels, and a recipient of many awards for his work in the planning field. The fund originators are in process of inviting contributions to the fund through both personal meetings and mailings to many of the people who knew and worked with Jeff. 

For more information about the fund and how you can contribute, see http://jhtstories.tumblr.com/ .  

2016 NHDES Drinking Water Source Protection Conference--May 11, 2016

On Wednesday, May 11, the New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services (NHDES) will hold its 2016 Drinking Water Source Protection Conference at the Grappone Conference Center in Concord, NH from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm. This conference is the largest drinking water source protection event in New England is the only statewide event focused solely on how to protect local sources of drinking water.  REGISTER and view the full AGENDA at the American Ground Water Trust's website http://www.agwt.org/ (click on “Events”).

To register, visit the registration webpage at: http://www.agwt.org/civicrm/event/info?reset=1&id=213


NNECAPA is heading to Portsmouth NH in September 2016. If you're interested in helping to plan this great event, please contact Donna Benton.

NHDES' Potable Water Guide

The 2016 Potable  Water Guide  is developed through a collaborative effort of the New Hampshire Building Officials Association, NH Health Officers Association, NH Planners Association, and NH Department of Environmental Services. This document provides guidance to municipalities that wish to incorporate a refined definition of “potable water” into their building codes. For more information, contact Pierce Rigrod at NHDES (603) 271-0688

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