RCCD Board MeetingsDuring the fall and winter, regular board meetings are held the third Tuesday of the month at 3:00 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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What is Your Stormwater Pollutant Footprint?Download the NHDES Residential Model and see the effects of adding an addition to your home or incorporating a simple runoff treatment method. Residential Stormwater Website & Model
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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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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
When: Thursday, May 14, 2015. 9:00am –noon Where : Salt Box Farm 321 Portsmouth Ave Stratham, NH 03885 Pesticide Credits for Attendees: 3 Saltbox farm is a 3 1/2 acre pick your own blueberry and raspberry operation, we will … Continue reading
The passing of House Bill 608 allows producers to sell poultry and rabbits (up to 1000 each) directly to restaurants in New Hampshire without USDA inspection. The bill includes a training requirement that must be met by the producer pertaining … Continue reading
To Recognize and Celebrate the International Year of Soils: USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service and its partners are hosting a conference on soils to encourage and welcome collaboration on a plan for soils work in New Hampshire Durham, NH, March … Continue reading
Press Release December 12, 2014 Globally Rare Plant Community Restoration at Odiorne Point State Park Rye- Odiorne Point State park is a coastal favorite for both seacoast residents and visitors alike. The park is home to the Seacoast Science Center, … Continue reading