Some new discounts are in the works for this year’s ISHRA Summer and Fall Conferences! If you haven’t been to a conference in 3 years, you may get 30% off your room and board, and if you’re a returning Shoaler you can get credits for bringing new Shoalers. Please contact...Read More »
The Spring 2017 ISHRA newsletter is now published and available on the newsletter page....Read More »
Be sure to mark your calendar for this year’s Winter Social on Sunday, January 29, 2017 at the First Congregational Church of Kittery Point. The snow date (yes, snow) is February 5th.
Visit with your ISHRA friends off season and share a meal and some stories about the islands. Please...Read More »
The Fall 2016 ISHRA newsletter is now published and available on the newsletter page. If you didn’t receive a copy in the mail, make sure your dues are up to date. See you on November 1 at our Fall meeting!...Read More »
Hal Weeks is a marine ecologist and New England native, and has a long-term affiliation with Appledore Island and the Shoals Marine Laboratory. Lots of...Read More »
The April 12 7:00 p.m. meeting will not be at the 3SArts Building. It will now take place at the Discover Portsmouth Center!
ISLES OF SHOALS TALK WILL EXPLORE IMPACT OF RISING SEAS
With the forecast of rising sea levels in the news on the Seacoast, archaeologist Peter...Read More »
The Spring 2016 ISHRA newsletter is now published and available on the newsletter page. If you didn’t receive a copy in the mail, make sure your dues are up to date. See you on April 12 at our Spring meeting!...Read More »
April 21, 2016: Save the date and join our ISHRA benefit with drinks, dinner, and dessert at the Friendly Toast Restaurant in downtown Portsmouth. 20% of all sales from 4-8 pm will benefit ISHRA. All that’s needed is to join us and bring your family and friends!...Read More »
The Fall 2015 ISHRA newsletter is now published and available online for members. Click here to access the newsletter page. If you didn’t receive the newsletter in the mail, make sure your dues are up to date....Read More »
On Tuesday and Wednesday nights from September to June Robert’s Maine Grill, located on 326 Route 1, Kittery Maine offers a “Community Supper” starting at 4PM. The Community Supper is a $14 – 3 course menu in the spirit of Robert’s style: Maine Comfort Food with an updated twist. Robert’s...Read More »
Calling all writers! We are currently accepting submissions from our membership for the Fall newsletter. Share your Shoals stories and experiences, content can be anything from an article to poetry. Please send your submissions by July 27 to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Your input is greatly appreciated!...Read More »
The Spring ISHRA newsletter is now published and available online for members (and mailed to current members this week). Click here to access the newsletter page....Read More »
Tuesday, April 14, 2015 from 7:00–9:00 pm (Refreshments at 6:30; please bring something to share at the refreshment table) at the Seacoast Science Center (570 Ocean Boulevard, Rye, NH). The topic will be on WITCHCRAFT IN NEW ENGLAND – Our guest speaker Tad Baker, author of A Storm of...Read More »
Join us on Sunday, January 25, 2015 from 1:00 to 3:30 p.m. at the First Congregational Church of Kittery Point for the ISHRA Winter Social. Bring your favorite side dish, appetizer, beverage, or dessert for the pot luck luncheon, the seafood chowder is on us. Most important, don’t forget your photo...Read More »
2015 June Conference: Fishwives, Witches, Writers, Pelicans, And Scientists - 400 Years Of Women on the Shoals
Fishwives, Witches, Writers, Pelicans, And Scientists: From 1647 when Goodwife Reynolds and her husband John violated an act in Court that “no women shall live upon the Shoals”; to June of 1674 when Goodwife Tope of Gosport was accused of “being a witch”; to 1839 when Celia Laighton and...Read More »
The member login issues should now be resolved! If you are a member with a postcard, you can now access the newsletters online. If your login still doesn’t work, please make sure we have your email address on file by emailing email@example.com. Thanks everyone for your patience and understanding as...Read More »
“Case Closed on the 1873 Smuttynose Murders” will be the subject of our program on Tuesday, November 11, 2014 by J. Dennis Robinson. Join us at the Seacoast Science Center, 570 Ocean Blvd., Rye, NH. Refreshments at 6:30pm, Meeting at 7:00pm....Read More »
It was smooth sailing from Portsmouth to Star Island for 25 conferees, including many first-timers, who attended ISHRA’s September conference, “The Undersea History of the Isles of Shoals.” But then, tales of harrowing shipwrecks echoed through Elliott Hall in the Oceanic Hotel.
Conference chair Laurence Bussey got things underway Friday...Read More »
The 2014 ISHRA June Conference was a resounding success. Old and new friends gathered on Star Island to explore the “Changes in the Sea and Marine Science Discoveries” on and around the Isles of Shoals. Speakers from the Shoals Marine Lab, the University of Maine, and our own ISHRA...Read More »