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Education News from Great Bay
Native Americans Around Great Bay
Visiting the Great Bay Discovery Center in the fall is a special experience. The cool crisp breeze and colorful leaves make sights along the bay more stunning than usual. Not only are the sights at Great Bay welcoming, the grounds hold cultural and historical significance as well. The “msquamskek” or Squamscot Indian tribe were among the first Native Americans to inhabit the coastal shores of Great Bay.
Building Community Support for Sustainable Stormwater Funding
To help towns and cities around Great Bay address this challenge, GBNERR partnered with the Piscataqua Region Estuaries Partnership, NH Sea Grant and the New England Environmental Finance Center to host an eight-part workshop series for municipal engineers, planners and leaders.
Moss or Lichen?
During your outdoor adventures you probably see many green things growing on trees and rocks (epiphytes)….fungus, algae, moss, lichen….it can be easy to confuse them, especially moss and lichen…..what is the difference? Simply put, lichens are not a plant, and mosses are…did you know that?