2024 Picturing Rising Tides




Starts: March 9, 2024 @ 12:00 am ET

Ends: March 12, 2024 @ 11:59 pm ET

Check your local tide chart for high tide times.


Starts: March 13, 2024 @ 12:00 am ET

Ends: March 19, 2024 @ 11:59 pm ET


On or before: April 4, 2024


Participants may submit a total of four (4) entries. Entries may be photographs or videos. Participants can submit photographs and videos taken during the submission period, March 9-12, 2024 as well as photos and videos taken in the last year, anytime after March 13, 2023. Photos and videos must be taken along New Hampshire’s tidal shoreline in the communities of Hampton, Hampton Falls, New Castle, North Hampton, Portsmouth, Rye, Seabrook, Dover, Durham, Exeter, Greenland, Madbury, Newfields, Newington, Newmarket, Rollinsford, and Stratham.

Helpful Tips: Pictures and videos may show high water, flooding, flood impacts, flood safety, flood mitigation, flood proofing, erosion, local landmarks, buildings, bridges, culverts, piers, seawalls, roadways, beaches, people, wildlife, salt marsh, rivers, and estuarine environments. Explore the Picturing Rising Tides Map for publicly accessible locations experiencing high tide flooding. See Official Rules for requirements and content restrictions. 


Ten (10) entries selected through a public voting process to be displayed at local events, libraries, and community spaces. These displays will promote critical dialogue about rising sea levels. 


Seacoast Science Center on a snowy day

Back by popular demand, the New Hampshire Coastal Adaptation Workgroup (CAW) will host a site visit at the Seacoast Science Center on Tuesday, March 12 from 1:00 – 2:00 PM. The site visit will provide a unique opportunity to learn about, observe, and capture images of the incoming tide. Volunteer boards and municipal staff, technical assistance providers, natural resource professionals, researchers and students, elected officials, interested residents or community leaders, and Picturing Rising Tides participants especially are encouraged to attend. 

Registration is free but required to participate. Registrants will receive additional information and parking instructions. The registration deadline is 5:00 PM Monday, March 11. We hope to see you there!