Research Priorities from our Partners

NH Sea Grant encourages prospective Sea Grant-funded researchers to consider collaborating with our partner organizations and local agencies to address research needs that are relevant across New Hampshire's coastal and marine science community. We believe that strong partnerships can enhance the impact of research findings, which is consistent with our mission to promote responsible stewardship of New Hampshire’s ocean, coastal, and estuarine resources through integrated research, education, extension, and communication efforts.

Great Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve

The Great Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve (GBNERR) is managed by NH Fish & Game as part of the National Estuarine Research Reserve system. In addition to NH Fish & Game's research priorities, GBNERR supports the research priorities outlined by the NHDES Coastal Program (see below).
Research Priorities of the Great Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve
Contact: Cory Riley, Reserve Manager,
Visit GBNERR's website.

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New England Fishery Management Council

Research priorities from NEFMC
Contact: Tom Nies, Executive Director,
Visit NEFMC's website.

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NHDES Coastal Program

The NH Coastal Program is administered by the NH Department of Environmental Services (NHDES).
Research priorities from NHDES and the NH Coastal Program
Contact: Steve Couture, Program Administrator,
Visit the NH Coastal Program's website.

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Piscataqua Region Estuaries Partnership (PREP)

Research priorities from PREP
Contact: Kalle Matso, Coastal Science Program Manager,
Visit PREP's website.

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The Nature Conservancy - New Hampshire

Research priorities from The Nature Conservancy - NH
Contact: Alix Laferriere, Director of Coastal and Marine Programs,
Visit TNC-NH's website.

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