• Woman with rubber boots crouches down to inspect green plants growing in sand.

    N.H. beach homeowners have a free resource available to them -- beachgrass -- to help build their dunes and protect the shoreline. Photo by: Christopher Katalinas

  • man hold big line of sugar kelp, next to photo of three people smiling and holding glasses of beer.

    Kelp beer is back, thanks to the continued collaboration between N.H. Sea Grant and Smuttynose Brewery.

  • Woman senator sits on boat next to male oyster farmer while boat moves on water.

    Senator Shaheen recently toured Great Bay and the Jackson Estuarine Lab to learn more about NHSG-funded research and aquaculture efforts. Photo credit: Jason Moon/NHPR

  • Older man and woman hold seaweed up and talk to young school children in a classroom.

    Love the sea? Want to teach others about it? Find out more about becoming a UNH Marine Docent at our upcoming information session.

  • Young woman with brimmed hat looks through black cylindrical equipment to test water salinity.

    You can be a scientist for a day on Great Bay - sign up for one of our upcoming cruises for a fun and educational day trip experience.

Coastal Science for the Granite State

Coastal and marine resources are experiencing unprecedented stresses. Increasing coastal populations, development pressure and habitat loss, commercial fishing pressure, polluted runoff and invasive species all threaten the 95,000 miles of U.S. coastline. Sea Grant works to address these issues through research, education and outreach.

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