Public Programs

Our public programs provide context for living on the coast, build appreciation for coastal history and traditions, and introduce ocean science to young learners:


NH Sea Grant offers interpretive cruises to Appledore Island and the Great Bay with naturalists and guides.

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View of Portsmouth

Family Boat Building

Work with our Marine Docents to learn to build a wooden boat in this three-day workshop!

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Family finishing building a boat

Ocean Discovery Day

Visit the UNH Campus and learn about ocean science!

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girl holding a crab with three friends