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20 Oct 2017 • Portsmouth
03 Nov 2017 10:30 AM • Old Town Hall 45 Summer St. Bristol, NH
08 Nov 2017 5:00 PM • The Red Blazer 72 Manchester St. Concord, NH

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NHPA Annual Meeting--November 3rd in beautiful Bristol, NH! Check out the agenda and register today!

PlanNH is hosting a conference: "The Role of Community Design in Supporting Economic Development" on October 26-27, 2017 at the Rivermill in Dover. Go here for more info and to register by October 20.

Check out our Summer edition of our Granite State Planner newsletter!

CM Credits are available thru APA. They are listed under APA Northern New England Chapter as “2017 New Hampshire Planners Association Spring Conference.”

Announcements and Notes:


"Transitioning from Grey to Green Infrastructure"


Location: The Red Blazer, 72 Manchester St., Concord, NH


The Granite State Landscape Architects (GSLA) would like to invite our members and associated professionals to join us on November 8th @ 5 PM for our last dinner reception of the year. Registration for the event is available at the link below:


This lively presentation by Steve Whitman will feature the ongoing paradigm shift from traditional grey infrastructure to more innovative and ecological green infrastructure systems.



The New Jersey Institute of Technology's Technical Assistance to Brownfield Communities  (NJIT TAB) is hosting a fun and interactive Green Infrastructure Bootcamp.  We will provide a hands-on training/boot camp which provides attendees with an understanding of the challenges, applications, techniques, and benefits of using Green Infrastructure (GI) on any project site, including the challenges of implementing Green Infrastructure on Brownfield Sites. Attendees are anticipated to include representatives from small and mid-sized towns, such as a town planner, redevelopment authority, or public works director.  The boot camp will be held on Friday, October 20, 2017, on 8 Witten Street in Allenstown, New Hampshire from 9-4pm.  Registration is Free to all and is provided in the link below.


Register Here

Economic Development Academy

UNH Cooperative Extension is pleased to announce the Economic Development Academy (EDA), September 18 - November 3 (online and in person sessions). The EDA is an experiential course for community economic development practitioners and leaders. EDA consists of six online sessions followed by three days of face-to-face learning in historic Manchester, NH, with follow up coaching after the Academy. The course format is designed for those who want to deepen their understanding of community and economic development.

Link to information and registration:

For more information contact Sharon Cowen,


Local Solutions: Eastern Regional Climate Preparedness Conference April 30-May 2, 2018 in Manchester,  NH.

Click here for more information


Jeff Taylor Bean Pots to Bell Towers Fund  

**SPECIAL GOING ON--Your donation will be double matched--for example give $150 and $450 is donated!

Colleagues and friends of the late Jeff Taylor are creating a memorial fund to provide continuing support for the kinds of projects that benefited from his amazing creativity, energy and ability to bring diverse interests together. 

For more information about the fund and how you can contribute, see

NHDES' Potable Water Guide

The 2016 Potable  Water Guide  provides guidance to municipalities that wish to incorporate a refined definition of “potable water” into their building codes. For more information, contact Pierce Rigrod at NHDES (603) 271-0688

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