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Upper Merrimack Watershed Association

…established to protect the natural resources of the upper Merrimack River watershed through outreach, education, envirnonmental monitoring, and projects and programs that improve and maintain watershed health. The UMWA is 501(c)(3) IRS tax exempt organization and a 1% for the Planet organization.

The Upper Merrimack Watershed Association serves as the host and fiscal agent for the Upper Merrimack River Local Advisory Committee.

News

Turkey River Watershed Restoration and Management Plan is complete
July 1, 2022
The Upper Merrimack Watershed Association is leading an the effort to implement a restoration and management plan for the Turkey River. In collaboration with teh Central New Hampshire Regional Planning Commission, the UMWA will be working with Bow, Concord, Dunbarton, and Hopkinton to implement recommendations for infrastructure and environmental improvements and secure funding to support them.
Click here to download the Turkey River Watershed Restoration and Management Plan.

Upper Merrimack Monitoring Program bacteria sampling 2022 is back!
June 28, 2022
The Upper Merrimack Watershed Association ‘s Upper Merrimack Monitoring program “Bacteria Days” are on after a pandemic hiatus. Citizen scientists from Franklin to Bow are collecting water samples at eleven sites. The samples are tested for E. coli to help gauge river water quality and support public health objectives. Analysis of these samples helps to determine water quality and qualify those data to pinpoint sources of pollution.
Click here to download the Turkey River Watershed Restoration and Management Plan.

Turkey River Watershed Restoration and Management Plan début
December 22, 2021
The Upper Merrimack Watershed Association is leading an effort to draft and implement a restoration and management plan for the Turkey River.
Click here to download the Turkey River Watershed Restoration and Management Plan.
Click here to download the August 25, 2021 début presentation.

Upper Merrimack Monitoring Program river quality data are online
Updated August 20, 2019
The Upper Merrimack Monitoring Program E. coli data are online.
Click here to read more.

Upper Merrimack Monitoring Program forum has been re-designed
June 12, 2017
The Upper Merrimack Monitoring Program is re-designed with a fresh, clean look and ease of use with mobile devices. The famous Bug Night weekly messages for 2016 and 2017 are posted along with other topical and timely information. Please click here to begin reading.


Supporting the Association’s work

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Thank you for your tax-deductible gift to support the Association’s work for the watershed. You may click on the button above to make your gift with a credit card or electronic check.
You do not need to have a PayPal account to donate online. You can use the link at the bottom of the form to use your credit card without a PayPal account.
If you prefer, you may mail your gift as a check made payable to the
Upper Merrimack Watershed Association, PO Box 3019, Penacook, NH 03303

Thank you.

 

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