The WATER is RISING


SUMMER 2017

  • U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen visits with our team. 
  • Colorado Site Visit. 10 whitewater parks in 6 days.
  • USDA National Director of Rural Development talks whitewater.
 

WINTER 2016

  • Began working with over 150 students from Tilton School, Colby-Sawyer College and St. Anselm's on various pieces of the park.
  • The Downtown Steering Committee Team is formed and includes the Franklin City Manager, Director of Planning & Zoning, Director of Economic Development, the Downtown Business Coordinator, Ex. Director of PermaCityLife, and Ex. Director of Mill City Park.
 

SUMMER 2016

  • Whitewater paddlers & community members band together to raise $30,000+.
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SPRING 2017

 

FALL 2016

  • McLaughlin Design Group is hired to understand the feasibility of a whitewater park. Read the Report.
  • Presentation & walking tour with our regulatory partners; Army Corp, NH DES, and NH DRED.
  • National Recreation and Parks Association selects this project as 1 of 10 national sites to implement their Safe Routes to Parks Framework.