The Stewardship Network: New England is a new regional effort to increase the capacity of conservation organizations, agencies, and researchers to engage with volunteers in the care and study of ecosystems, lands and waters. The University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension is leading the effort in New England, expanding the successful work of The Stewardship Network in the Great Lakes region.
The Shoals Marine Laboratory (SML) is located on beautiful Appledore Island, in the Gulf of Maine just 6 miles off the coast of Portsmouth, New Hampshire. This field station caters to undergraduate students interested in focusing on marine topics in their college majors.
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1) To provide New England fishermen with an objective and scientific assessment of alternatives that may improve their fuel and operational efficiencies
2) To provide a forum where fishermen can share experiences exploring ways to reduce their fuel and maintenance costs
3) To integrate our results with those from other efforts in the region to improve operational efficiency.
The overall goal is for fishermen to lower their fuel and operational costs while reducing their carbon footprint.
All of UNH's Sustainability Tracking, Assessment and Rating System (STARS) data and information are available online at https://stars.aashe.org/institutions/university-of-new-hampshire-nh/repo.... STARS covers education and research, operations, and planning, administration and engagement.