Blanding’s Turtle Nesting Sites

Blanding’s Turtle Nesting Sites

Nearly three years ago, Great Bay Stewards board member Laura Byergo came to the group with a challenge.  She had been pledged up to $5000 in matching funds toward the rehabilitation of Blanding’s turtle nesting sites. The Stewards rose to the task, obtaining...

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Annual Achievements 2018 – 2019

Annual Achievements 2018 – 2019

Great Bay Stewards: 2018 - 2019 Annual Accomplishments Facilitated a major gift to support the Reserve through increased staffing, facility improvements, and employee development funds. Launched Estuary Explorers, dedicated to bringing more than 500 students from...

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Credit for Going Green

Credit for Going Green

It is a truth universally acknowledged—many things are better with buffers. These areas of natural land around wetlands and water bodies keep water clean, provide habitat for wildlife, control erosion, reduce flooding, and much more. However, until now there has not...

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Building a Pollinator Garden

Building a Pollinator Garden

On a sunny Friday in early June, drivers on College Avenue headed toward Newmarket might have wondered at the gathering going on at Chapman’s Landing on the Squamscott River.  Master Gardeners Marcy Stanton and Ruth Droscher, alongside Great Bay National Estuarine...

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A Very Successful Appeal

A Very Successful Appeal

"Gratitude. It is a wonderful word that often gets forgotten, yet not at Ledge Street School. I am humbled as an educator that so many people care about educating students in outdoor environments. Fieldtrips are what students remember! Hands on discovery and learning...

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