Great Bay Reserve, New Hampshire
The Great Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve is made up of over 10,000 acres of natural land and open water along New Hampshire’s coast. The Reserve is host to a wide range of species, from oysters, lobsters, striped bass, and horseshoe crabs to migratory osprey and annually spawning river herring. The staff work to reduce pollution, conserve natural resources, and cope with the effects of climate change on local communities and habitats.
Latest News from the Great Bay Reserve
Connect to Protect
An acre a day. That’s how quickly natural lands are being lost in New Hampshire’s coastal watershed due to development. To help protect these places for the future, the Great Bay Reserve …
Coastal Resilience Yankee Style
Across New England, communities are struggling with the impacts of climate change, and the Coastal Training Programs (CTP) at the Great Bay, Wells, and Narragansett Bay Reserves are there to help.
Building the Blue/Green Workforce
An unprecedented number of young people want to work in the environmental sciences. Reserves around the System, in collaboration with the Hollings Scholarship Program, are helping them get the experience they need.