News : Conservation Law Foundation's Waterkeeper: Building a Voice for Great Bay

May 27, 2014

Published in the Portsmouth Patch and SeacoastOnline

By Katie Seraikas

The Great Bay Estuary – consisting of Great Bay, Little Bay, and the Piscataqua River – is a remarkable natural resource on the New Hamsphire and Southern Maine seacoast. Since its founding in 1966, Conservation Law Foundation (CLF) has made New England’s land and waters a priority, as evidenced by the launching of the Great Bay-Piscataqua Waterkeeper program in 2012. The program is dedicated solely to restoring and protecting the estuary.

“Great Bay is facing a number of challenges, leading to an uncertain future,” says Great Bay-Piscataqua Waterkeeper Jeff Barnum. “Being an advocate to help solve the estuary’s problems is the best and most demanding job I have ever had. Clean water doesn’t just happen by itself. I am a catalyst for change, and will only succeed if everyone does their small part.”

Read the full story in the Portsmouth Patch and SeacoastOnline