DES to Sponsor Presentation on Lake Level Management

Concord — October 20, 2014 — The New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services is sponsoring the Citizen Science Lecture Series fall event on Tuesday, October 21. The lecture, titled “Lake Level Management: A Balancing Act,” will be held from 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the Harris Center for Conservation Education, 83 King’s Highway in Hancock, NH. James Gallagher, Chief Water Resource Engineer of the NHDES Dam Bureau, will discuss the history and future of lake level management in New Hampshire and the roles New Hampshire’s citizens play in monitoring dams.

The Citizen Science Lecture Series aims to provide citizen scientists with current information in the fields of limnology, biology, ecology, wildlife, and environmental science. The 2014 series includes one lecture in the spring, summer, fall and winter in different areas of the state.

New Hampshire supports a large network of citizen scientists through various organizations. The goal is to reach across organizations and bring together citizen scientists to learn, discuss and share experiences. If you have any questions about this program or would like to receive future announcements about the series, please contact Sara Steiner, Volunteer Lake Assessment Program Coordinator, at or (603) 271-2658.


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