May 26 (1pm-4pm) & May 27 (9am-12pm)

Newmarket Master Plan Chapter Emphasizes Climate Adaptation and Resilience

February 8, 2021 | By: Kyle Pimental, Strafford Regional Planning Commission

2020 King Tide Contest

November 14-17, 2020

Rockingham County Coastal Flood Maps Become Effective in January 2021

September 25, 2020 | By: Samara Ebinger, NH Office of Strategic Initiatives

Who We Are

The New Hampshire Coastal Adaptation Workgroup (CAW) is a collaboration of 24 organizations working to assist communities in NH’s coastal watershed to prepare for the impacts of extreme weather and long term climate change…

What We Do

Since 2009, CAW partner organizations have worked together and partnered with communities on nearly 100 projects totaling more than $6 million in grant funding.


CAW works with communities and other partner organizations to hold regular workshops and events and share stories about creative resilience solutions in coastal New Hampshire.

Learn More about the NH Coastal Viewer

Explore the NH Coastal Viewer – A user friendly online mapping tool that combines spatial data about coastal watershed resources and hazards together in one place for you.

Our Mission

To assist communities in New Hampshire’s coastal watershed to prepare for the impacts of extreme weather and long term climate change by providing resources, facilitation, and guidance that enhance readiness and resilience.

On Twitter

The Aquatic Resource Mitigation (ARM) Fund program is preparing for the 2021 grant round with an announcement of $2 million available in the Salmon Falls – Piscataqua River watershed. Learn more: https://www.des.nh.gov/blog/protecting-and-restoring-aquatic-resources
(Image credit: Jan McClure, The Nature Conservancy)

Portsmouth City Council votes to endorse more than $3 million in projects to protect city-owned Prescott Park from flooding and climate change threats https://www.seacoastonline.com/story/news/local/2021/02/23/portsmouth-nh-council-backs-projects-protect-prescott-park/4554165001/ @seacoastonline @FostersDailyDem