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Conservation Matters: Fall 2020

This past year was one of the most challenging our country has faced in many of our lifetimes. Both the COVID-19 pandemic and the summer’s protests against police violence have forced deep, damaging inequities in our society out into the light of day. Now, as we start the new year, it’s up to all of us to ensure they not only stay there but that we actively work to redress them.

News Clips
Opinion/Paly: Don’t delay ban on single-use plastics

Portsmouth’s bold and important single-use ordinances were supported widely when approved a year ago. Immediate implementation of these ordinances presents an opportunity to get going with an initiative to reduce waste, save taxpayer money, and improve the health and wellbeing of our community and environment.

A Wave of Good News for the People of Great Bay
by Melissa Paly

From multimillion-dollar investments to win-win collaborations, good news from New Hampshire’s Great Bay give us reasons to celebrate in 2020. Taken together, these stories remind us that when communities act boldly, we can turn the tide on pollution and restore the health of the rivers, bays, and coast in the Seacoast region and beyond.

Legal Fellow (Two-Year Term)

Conservation Law Foundation (CLF) is seeking a legal fellow to join our team over to work in our Healthy and Resilient Communities program. The legal fellow may be based in CLF’s Massachusetts, Maine, or New Hampshire office. The position is a one-year term with the possibility of a second year. The ideal candidate will have…

Got Thanksgiving Leftovers? Here’s What to Do with Them This Year
by Kirstie Pecci

In true 2020 fashion, many families are having small-scale get-togethers or opting for virtual celebrations this Thanksgiving. With less people, that means being even more careful not to overbuy and waste food – because food waste can be terribly damaging to the environment. So let’s think about this for a second – what can you do to waste less food this Thanksgiving?