Shea-Porter Announces Nearly $200,000 for Great Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve at UNH

WASHINGTON, DC — Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter today announced that the Great Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve at the University of New Hampshire will receive $198,933.  This grant will go towards the System-Wide Monitoring Program to fund sensors throughout Great Bay that collect critical water quality data.  Funds will also go towards habitat-mapping and bio-mapping, which are critical for making science based connections between pollution and habitat degradation.  This grant is provided by the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration of the U.S. Department of Commerce.