Public Hearing August 22, 2012, on Proposed Great Bay Aquaculture Application

DURHAM, N.H. — The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department will hold a public hearing on a proposed marine aquaculture application for license on Wednesday, August 22, 2012, at 9:00 a.m. at the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department’s Region 3 Office, 225 Main St., Durham, N.H. 03824. The public is welcome to attend and to offer comments on the proposed aquaculture plan. Detailed plans for this project are available for public review at Fish and Game’s Region 3 Office in Durham, N.H., or CLICK HERE to download a pdf file of the application. The application being considered is proposed by J&J Oyster Farm LLC. The proposed operation is for bottom shellfish grow-out of three species: American oyster, softshell clam and hard clam. The site would be a 2.5-acre area that lies north of Fox Point, Newington, in Lower Little Bay between Broad Cove and Hen Island. Written comments on the proposed licenses may be submitted at the hearing or by September 5, 2012. Written comments may be mailed to the Executive Director, N.H. Fish and Game, 11 Hazen Drive, Concord, N.H., 02201; faxed to 603-271-1438; or e-mailed to