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September 30, 2016 • Bristol, NH
Michele L. Tremblay was invited to present at the Father Bennett's Boys Club meeting in Bristol. Michele presented on her work as the President of the board of directors of the New Hampshire Rivers Council, a contractor for the Newfound Lake Region Association, and her other capacities in fields of water science and policy.

August 24, 2016 • North Hampton, NH
Michele L. Tremblay, President, New Hampshire Rivers Council, facilitated the kick-off meeting for the Winnicut River Watershed Restoration and Management Plan. The unique plan will be framed on three assessment units for the watershed and set targets for nitrogen, phosphorus, and dissolved oxygen. The plan is slated for completion in the summer of 2017.

August 14, 2016 • Wonalancet, NH
Michele L. Tremblay, Principal, naturesource communications, was invited to be the keynote speaker for the Wonalancet Preservation Association's annual meeting. Michele presented, "Wading into the Waters of River Protection." The presentation provided a menu of programmatic options and strategies to maximize them through timing and coordination.

May 1, 2016 • Concord, NH
Michele L. Tremblay is serving on the Land Resources Management Work Group to develop a balanced score card for the new unit within the New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services.

April 20, 2016 • Boscawen and Manchester, NH
Michele L. Tremblay was invited to present at the 2016 New Hampshire Water Resources Management Conference in Manchester on April 20, 2016. As interim co-chair of New Hampshire Lives on Water, a public-private partnership, Michele presented a history of the organization including its inception with the Governor's Water Sustainability Commission. Michele presented with New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services Commissioner, Thomas Burack and Tom Boisvert, Pennichuck Corporation. New Hampshire Lives on Water is embarking on phase V of the "What's our Water Worth?" study with a companion, "What's our Water Cost?" study that addresses water infrastructure.

April 6, 2016 • Burlington, VT and Boscawen, NH
1% for the Planet has re-certified naturesource communications. 1% for the Planet connects businesses, consumers, and nonprofits, empowering all of us to drive big, positive change. naturesource communications donates more than 1% of its revenue to certified environmental causes in New Hampshire, the US, and Canada. The learn more, visit 1% for the Planet.

March 1, 2016 • Concord, NH
Michele L. Tremblay and John Boisvert have been nominated to serve as interim co-chairs of the New Hampshire Lives on Water Steering Committee. The NHLOW is working to bring together stakeholders on a new phase of the "What's our Water Worth?" study with a new companion effort, "What's our Water Cost?"

March 1, 2016 • Bristol and Boscawen, NH
The Newfound Lake Region Association has contracted with the naturesource communications team to provide database and membership management consulting services. Carl Paulsen and Michele Tremblay will work with Association staff to create a new database structure and migrate records, and structure reporting and management systems to maintain and build membership.

February 11, 2016 • Concord and Boscawen, NH
Michele L Tremblay appointed to New Hampshire's Water Council
Governor Maggie Hassan appointed and the Executive Council confirmed Michele for her first four-year term on the state's Water Council on February 11, 2016. Michele is the first New Hampshire citizen to be appointed to this new seat on the Council. In addition to local civic involvement, she serves at the state level on the Rivers Management Advisory Committee as vice-chair and chair of its Policy and Legislation Subcommittee, Public Water Access Advisory Board, Exotic Aquatic Weeks and Species [legislative] Committee. Michele recently completed a term of several years on the state's Shoreland Advisory Committee, which filed its final report at the end of 2016. She is the principal of naturesource communications, a consulting firm serving nonprofit and grassroots organizations and municipal, state, and regional governments.

October 1, 2015 • Boscawen, NH
naturesource communications contract renewed for the Northeast Aquatic Nuisance Species Council
naturesource communications has renewed its contract with the Northeast Aquatic Nuisance Species Council to provide management services for the Northeast Aquatic Nuisance Species Panel. naturesource communications has provided a full suite of services to the Panel since its inception in 2001.

August 19, 2015 • Hooksett and Boscawen, NH
The Town of Hooksett Conservation Commission has contracted with naturesource communications to provide grantwriting services for its Merrimack Riverfront Trail System project with a focus on agricultural crossings. naturesource communications will prepare a full State Conservation Committee application for funding to support this vital link to local agriculture in one of the fastest growing towns in New Hampshire.

June 10, 2015 • Concord and Boscawen, NH
Governor Maggie Hassan appointed and the Executive Council confirmed Michele for her first three-year term on the state's Public Water Access Advisory Board today. Michele is currently the vice-chair of the Rivers Management Advisory Committee and chair of its Policy and Legislation Subcommittee. She also serves at the state level on the Shoreland Advisory Committee and the legislative Exotic Aquatic Weeds and Species Committee.

April 24, 2015 • Washington, DC and Boscawen, NH
Michele L Tremblay, naturesource communications has been invited by the US Department of the Interior to participate in a group to develop an invasive species early detection and rapid response framework and a plan for emergency response funding, as part of an action identified in the White House Priority Agenda for Climate Resilience and Natural Resources. The framework will be completed at the end of September 2015.

April 13, 2015 • Burlington, VT and Boscawen, NH
1% for the Planet has re-certified naturesource communications. 1% for the Planet connects businesses, consumers, and nonprofits, empowering all of us to drive big, positive change. The learn more, visit 1% for the Planet.

January 13, 2015 • Lebanon, NH
The Connecticut River Joint Commission in Vermont and New Hampshire have selected naturesource communications to design and facilitate its five-year strategic plan retreat in February and to draft its plan and prioritization scheme and progress tracking tool.

December 3, 2014 • Concord, NH
Governor Maggie Hassan appointed and the Executive Council confirmed Michele for an additional three-year term on the state's Rivers Management Advisory Committee today. Michele is currently the vice-chair of the Committee and chair of the Policy and Legislation Subcommittee. She has served on the committee for over twenty years.

October 9, 2014 • Boscawen, Bridgewater, and Concord, NH
naturesource communications was invited as a Panelist to the annual Watershed Managers Roundtable. naturesource communications presented "Size isn't t everything: big strategies for small organizations, a buffet of ideas to energize and sustain you and your work in Bridgewater, NH and participated in the panel discussion.

April 1, 2014 • Brentwood and Boscawen, NH
naturesource communications is working with the Conservation Commission and other partners to clarify project intent and sources of funding for culvert improvement and stream restoration.

November 22, 2013 • Concord, NH and Boston, MA
naturesource communications certified as a DBE in Massachusetts and New Hampshire
naturesource communications is certified as a disadvantage business enterprise in the State of New Hampshire and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts with an application pending in the States of Maine and Vermont.

August 14 , 2013 • Plymouth and Boscawen, NH
Governor Wood Hassan presents Michele L. Tremblay with River Advocate Award
Michele Tremblay received a River Advocate Award from the New Hampshire Rivers Management and Protection Program in Plymouth on August 14, 2013 during the Twenty-fifth Anniversary of the Program for her service with the program since 1990.

May 25 , 2013 • Concord and Boscawen, NH
Michele Tremblay River Runners training presentation
Michele Tremblay provided an orientation session for River Runners at the State of New Hampshire's annual Volunteer River Assessment Program.

May 7 , 2013 • Concord and Boscawen, NH
Michele Tremblay provides master of ceremonies services for Mapping the Merrimack
Ms. Tremblay provided master of ceremonies for "Mapping the Merrimack: A Frontier Adventure into Uncharted Territory, 1630-1725" as part of St. Paul's School's Birckhead Science Lectures and the Upper Merrimack River Local Advisory Committee's public program.

April 3, 2013 • Waitsfield VT and Boscawen, NH
naturesource communications re-certified as a 1% for the Planet business
naturesource communications's contributions to natural resource, environmental, and other approval organizations in 2012 far exceeded the 1% requirement. Michele Tremblay's firm, established in 1995, is one of only 839 members in North America. naturesource communications contributed additionally to many local, state, and federal organizations not currently approved by the worldwide organization, 1% for the Planet. Learn more at 1% for the Planet.

March 29, 2013 • Concord and Boscawen, NH
Michele L. Tremblay, re-elected President of the New Hampshire Rivers Council
At the Council's annual meeting, twentieth anniversary, and annual Wild & Scenic Film festival, Ms. Tremblay was re-elected as President. She will continue to oversee the statewide organization's day-to-day operations, coordinate its project and outreach activities, and staff and contracted professionals. Michele was the master of ceremonies at the film festival and annual meeting.

March 11, 2013 • Boscawen, NH and Providence, RI
Michele L. Tremblay, naturesource communications facilitating session at International Didymo Conference
naturesource communications will facilitate the spatial distribution session of the International Didymo Conference convening March 12-13, 2013. The session features a presenter from Universidad de Chile and will focus on biogeography, including niche requirements and potential habitats.

February 12 , 2013 • Boscawen, NH
naturesource communications contracted by the Northeast Aquatic Nuisance Species Council for the International Didymo Conference
naturesource communications will provide comprehensive planning, fiscal management, and on-site services for the International Didymo Conference convening March 12-13, 2013 in Providence, Rhode Island. The conference attracts invasive species professionals from all over the world and will bring together researchers, managers, and citizen scientists to learn about Didymosphenia geminata and to find solutions and build collaboration.

February 11 , 2013 • Boscawen and Concord, NH
naturesource communications Disadvantage Business Enterprise status renewed
The NH Department of Environmental Services has renewed naturesource communications's Disadvantaged Business Enterprise status for 2013-2014.

January 7 , 2013 • Concord and Boscawen, NH
Michele L. Tremblay has been appointed to the state's Shoreland Advisory Committee
Michele will serve as the representative of the New Hampshire Rivers Council on this legislatively created committee that will form recommendations for the Water Quality and Shoreland Management Act including new and separate standards for rivers and streams, estuaries and other coastal waters, and lakes and ponds. Michele was appointed by Thomas S. Burack, Commissioner, NH Department of Environmental Services.

October 15 , 2012 • Boscawen, NH
naturesource communications contract renewed for the Northeast Aquatic Nuisance Species Council
naturesource communications has renewed its contract with the Northeast Aquatic Nuisance Species Council to provide management services for the Northeast Aquatic Nuisance Species Panel.

June 1, 2012 • Boscawen, NH, Portland, ME, and Boston, MA
The Gulf of Maine Council on the Marine Environment has renewed its contract with Michele L. Tremblay, principal of naturesource communications to provide Council Coordinator services for the organizations.
Michele will continue her work with the Massachusetts Secretariat and the Council and Working Group chairs to direct the Council's activities through December 2012.

April 25 , 2012 • Boscawen, NH and Boston and Amherst, MA
naturesource communications has been invited to be a poster session judge at The Glass Half Full: Valuing Water in the 21st Century at Tufts University on April 27, 2012.

April 12, 2012 • Boscawen, NH and Waitsfield, VT
naturesource communications was been accepted today as member #2794 to 1% for the Planet.
naturesource communications joins nearly 1,500 companies worldwide who contribute at least one percent of their revenues to environmental organizations. naturesource exceeds the one percent requirement with direction contributions coupled with those to 1% for the Planet.

March 8, 2012 • Boscawen, NH, Portland, ME, and Fredericton, NB
The Gulf of Maine Council on the Marine Environment has renewed its contract with Michele L. Tremblay, principal of naturesource communications to provide Council Coordinator services for the organizations.
Michele will continue her work with the New Brunswick Secretariat Council and Working Group chairs to direct the Council's activities through June 2012.

March 1, 2012 • Boscawen, NH and Concord, NB
The NH Department of Environmental Services and the National Park Services has invited Michele L. Tremblay to provide presentations on two key elements at its Local River Management Advisory Committee Work Shop on March 17, 2012. Michele will present perspectives, insights, and tools for management plan implementation, community relations and outreach, government relations, and fundraising, as well as conducting a focus group on drafting standards for rivers and tidal waters for inclusion in the state's Shore land and Water Quality Protection Act.

February 1 , 2012 • Bedford and Boscawen, NH
naturesource communications contracted by VHB, Inc. for community based social marketing
naturesource communications has been contracted by VHB, Inc. to provide social marketing services for the Webster Lake Watershed Partnership and the City of Franklin, NH. Michele will be designing a program and events to engage homeowners and other watershed residents on septic maintenance and property management.

October 1 , 2011 • Boscawen, NH
naturesource communications contract renewed for the Northeast Aquatic Nuisance Species Council
naturesource communications has renewed its contract with the Northeast Aquatic Nuisance Species Council to provide management services for the Northeast Aquatic Nuisance Species Panel.

December 31 , 2010 • Boscawen, NH and Jefferson, ME
naturesource communications renews contract to provide services to the Gulf of Maine Council on the Marine Environment
naturesource communications has been contracted by The Keeley Group to provide internal policy and coordination services to the Gulf of Maine Council on the Marine Environment.

October 1 , 2010 • Boscawen, NH
naturesource communications contract renewed for the Northeast Aquatic Nuisance Species Panel
naturesource communications has renewed its contract with the Northeast Aquatic Nuisance Species Council to provide management services for the Northeast Aquatic Nuisance Species Panel.

June 30 , 2010 • Boscawen, NH and Jefferson, ME
naturesource communications renews contract to provide services to the Gulf of Maine Council on the Marine Environment
naturesource communications has been contracted by The Keeley Group to provide internal policy and coordination services to the Gulf of Maine Council on the Marine Environment.The focus this year will be the five-year Action Plan revision.

May 1 , 2010 • Concord, NH
naturesource communications working with New Hampshire Association of Conservation Commissions
Michele is working with the Association on its 40th anniversary observances and annual conference, employing green meeting principles following naturesource communications's Aspiring Leaders' certification.

January 15, 2010 • Portland, ME
The Gulf of Maine Council on the Marine Environment has renewed its contract with Michele L. Tremblay, principal of naturesource communications to provide Council Coordinator services for the organizations.
Michele will work with the Maine Secretariat Council and Working Group chairs to direct the Council's activities through June 2008. A large focus of the year will be preparing for the Council's 20011-2016 Action Plan revision.

November 25, 2009 • Nashua, NH
naturesource communications facilitates charrette for Thoreau's Landing Association
Michele Tremblay is facilitating a charette for the Association on Saturday, December 5, 2009. Homeowners will be the focus of the charette that will them find a common vision and shape sustainable change in landscaping for common areas as well as individual dooryards.

November 20, 2009 • Concord, NH
Presenting at the Water and Watershed Conferences
naturesource communications will present at the Water and Watershed Conferences at the Grappone Center in Concord, NH on November 20 and 22 on river setbacks and buffers and on volunteer recruitment and management.

October 15 , 2009 • Boscawen, NH
Northeast Aquatic Nuisance Species Council renews contract with naturesource communications
The Council was founded as a nonprofit corporation in New Hampshire and serves a constituency from the six New England states, New York, Québec, and the Atlantic Provinces. Michele serves as a director to the board of the Council and Program Manager for the Northeast Aquatic Nuisance Species Panel.

April 29, 2009 Boscawen, NH and Concord, NH
naturesource communications named "Aspiring Leader"
The NH Department of Environmental Services (DES) accepted naturesource communications into the Aspiring Leaders program of the NH Environmental Leadership Initiative. The goals for naturesource communications focused on environmental practices for planning and executing meetings and events. According to Thomas S. Burack, Commissioner, DES, naturesource communications's goals were "above and beyond the minimum legal requirements of the program." The Department has asked naturesource communications to work with them to use those goals as a model for green meeting standards in the program. Read more here.

November 10, 2008 Boscawen, NH and Concord, NH
naturesource communications presents social marketing training session
naturesource communications conducted a social marketing session at the Watershed Conference held in Concord. The session focused on the marketing principles and applying them to watershed objectives.

September 30, 2008 Boscawen, NH and Jefferson, ME
naturesource communications provides internal policy and coordination services to the Gulf of Maine Council through The Keeley Group
naturesource communications has been contracted by The Keeley Group to provide internal policy and coordination services to the Gulf of Maine Council on the Marine Environment. 

March 12, 2008 Boscawen, NH and Missoula, MT
River Management Society selects naturesource communications for capacity building
The River Management Society selected naturesource communications to provide capacity building services through research and grantwriting in consultation with the board of directors. naturesource communications will provide grantwriting services the Society to help secure support their first executive director.

October 1, 2007 Boscawen, NH
Northeast Aquatic Nuisance Species Council renews contract with naturesource communications
The Council has renewed its management services contract with naturesource communications. naturesource will continue to provide organizational, fiscal, and volunteer management; event planning; and process facilitation services to the Council.

September 1, 2007 Boscawen and Concord, NH
State agency renews contract with naturesource communications.
The State Conservation Committee has executed an additional two-year contract with naturesource communications. The firm will continue to provide organizational, fiscal, and volunteer management; event planning; and process facilitation services to the Committee and support for its County Conservation Districts.

July 19, 2007 Boscawen, NH
Working with invasive species management professionals, naturesource communications works with incorporators founded the Northeast Aquatic Nuisance Species Council. 
The Council was founded as a nonprofit corporation in New Hampshire and serves a constituency from the six New England states, New York, Québec, and the Atlantic Provinces. Michele serves as a director to the board of the Council.

July 1, 2007 Falmouth, ME and Boscawen, NH
The Gulf of Maine Council on the Marine Environment has renewed its contract with Michele L. Tremblay, principal of naturesource communications to provide Council Coordinator services for the organizations.
Michele will work with the Maine Secretariat Council and Working Group chairs to direct the Council's activities through June 2008. A large focus of the year will be internal policy development including finalizing and implementing the Council's 2007-2011 Action Plan.

April 11, 2007 Concord, NH
Michele Tremblay was elected Vice-president of the New Hampshire Rivers Council at its annual meeting today.
Michele Tremblay joins new officer David Borden, President; and returning officers Steve Winnett, Treasurer, and Anne Nordstrom, Secretary.

March 1, 2007 Boscawen, NH and Chelmsford, MA
The Chelmsford Public Library selected naturesource communications and the Upper Merrimack Local Advisory Committee to present during its "One Book" program.
Michele Tremblay and Steve Landry will present, "The Merrimack River: What's a Watershed Citizen to Do?" during the library's special "One Book" promotion on March 1, 2007, featuring Empire Falls by Richard Russo.

October 11, 2006 Boscawen, NH and Falmouth, ME
Michele L. Tremblay, principal, naturesource communications has been re-contracted to work with the Northeast Aquatic Nuisance Species Panel as its staff and primary contact.
Michele will be working on a number of initiatives including Five-year strategic plan development, website content building, event planning, policy, coordination, and grant and fiscal management.

October 1, 2006 Boscawen, NH and Fredericton, NB
The Gulf of Maine Council on the Marine Environment has renewed its contract with Michele L. Tremblay, principal of naturesource communications to provide Council Coordinator services for the organizations.
Michele will work with the Maine Secretariat Council and Working Group chairs to direct the Council's activities through June 2007. A large focus of the year will be internal policy development including finalizing and implementing the Council's 2006-2001 Action Plan.

August 22, 2006 Boscawen, NH
naturesource communications Michele Tremblay was presented with the "Helen Award" for volunteerism during Boscawen Old Home Day celebrations this week. The Award is given to a person who illustrates in living the kind of selfless devotion to others that Helen Kimball Houston (1904-2004) personified through her long and busy life. "It is an honor to be thought of for this award." said Tremblay. "I knew and respected Helen so much for all that she did and all that she knew. I can only hope to one day come close to her accomplishments." Michele was given the honor of riding in the Old Home Day parade on August 26. 

May 3, 2006 Boscawen and Concord, NH
naturesource communications has been selected to facilitate a series of meetings with the Sunapee Area Watershed Coalition. The Sunapee Area Watershed Coalition (SAWC) is conducting a watershed planning process as well as outreach activities and water quality investigations. Michele is helping the SAWC refine and document its organizational structure, decision-making policies, and procedures and prepare it for an intensive watershed planning process.

March 24, 2006 Boscawen, Bedford, and Franklin, NH 
naturesource communications is part of the VHB team that is leading the Webster and Highland Lakes Watershed Partnership. naturesource communications is working with VHB and Hutchins Consulting Services to facilitate a stakeholder process and draft a watershed management plan that will provide guidance for future land use and local regulatory processes. The plan is slated for completion in the fall of 2006.

March 3, 2006 Boscawen and Concord, NH 
naturesource communications has been selected to serve as Executive Director of the NH State Conservation Committee. The State Conservation Committee celebrates its 60th anniversary this year. It was founded in 1946 to provide guidance, assistance, and oversight to the state's County Conservation Districts and as a forum to foster communication, cooperation, and collaboration among the other state agencies involved in natural resource management. 


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