RCCD Board MeetingsDuring the summer regular board meetings are held the third Tuesday of the month at 6:00 PM at the RCCD office and are open to the public. It is best to call ahead to confirm if you would like to attend.
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Mission StatmentOur mission is to conserve and sustain the natural environment for present and future generations by working to make wise land use decisions.
The Role of RCCDThe Rockingham County Conservation District delivers soil and water conservation at the local level. Formed in 1946 as a legal sub-division of the State of New Hampshire and operating under NH State Statute RSA 432:12, the District is directed by a Board of Supervisors, a state appointed governing body made up of five residents of the county. The position of a District Supervisor is a public office and as such the Board of Supervisors has a legal and moral responsibility to the people of the District, its constituents.
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Invasive Plants: Picking Our Battles The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department, NH Natural Heritage Bureau, and Great Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve teamed up with over 120 community members, natural resource managers and academics to develop a statewide strategic … Continue reading
The New Hampshire Coastal Watershed Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP), led by the Nature Conservancy, funded through the Natural Resources Conservation Service(NRCS), is a funding source designed to address soil health and the degradation of water quality in coastal rivers … Continue reading
The RCCD backyard trout stocking program is back in time to get ready for the spring! Purchase your New Hampshire raised Brook or Rainbow Trout for enjoyment all summer long! See the order form or the full webpage: www.rockinghamccd.org/trout-sale-2016 for the details!
Managing for Pollinators on Farms: Goss Farm, Rye. October 2, 2015 11:30am-1:00pm Join the Xerces Society’s Jarrod Fowler for an overview of pollinator ecology, farm management for wild bees, and habitat restoration techniques to increase your local population of wild … Continue reading
NH Pollinator Summit Global Issues – Local Solutions Monday, November 2, 2015, 8:30 a.m. – 4:15 p.m. Concord, NH Habitat loss, forage quality, pesticide use, pests and diseases all impact bee health and diversity, threatening the health of our landscapes and … Continue reading
Rockingham County 2015 Summer Erosion Control Field Day Training for professionals working in soils, erosion control, water quality, public works, engineering, roads, planning, and consulting When & Where: July 28, 8 A.M. to 3:30 P.M. Seacoast Science Center-Odiorne Point State Park, Rye, NH … Continue reading
As of June 15, 2015 there are new requirements for septic plan reviews for systems in North Hampton. -For electronic submittals: It is required that a paper copy of the plan is submitted to RCCD with a stamped envelope addressed … Continue reading