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Monday, 04/27/2015

The Stewardship Network New England: Southeast Hub Hangout
(05:00 PM - 06:00 PM)

Join us for a casual meeting of conservation conversation after work. Get to know your fellow conservation-minded colleagues better, discuss your latest stewardship issues and questions, share a story about your recent work with volunteers, just come and have fun!

 

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Location

  • Riverworks Restaurant and Tavern, 164 Main Street, Newmarket, NH, 03857

Grafton County Advisory Council Meeting
(06:00 PM - 08:30 PM)

 

Agenda:  Presentation by Dave Falkenham, Extension Educator, Forestry

Location

  • Grafton County UNHCE Office, 3855 Dartmouth College Highway, North Haverhill, NH, 03774

Tuesday, 04/28/2015

Tractor Supply Company Spring Paper Clover Campaign to Support County 4-H Programs
(All day)

Visit a Tractor Supply Company Store from Wednesday, April 22 - Sunday, May 3 and purchase a Paper Clover for $1 at the register to support county 4-H programs. 


Learn about the TSC and 4-H partnership

 

17th Annual Black Fly Breakfast
(07:30 AM - 11:30 AM)


The 17th Annual Black Fly Breakfast is an opportunity to hear the latest updates on forestry and logging, meet with each other in an informal setting, and learn who is doing what in southern New Hampshire. Join us for a good breakfast, a good meeting and still have enough time in the afternoon to get some work done!


SAF Category I   3.0 CFEs   
NHPLP Certification  4.0 CEUs
Certificates of Attendance will be supplied


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Location

  • Pat's Peak Ski Area, 24 Flanders Rd., Henniker, NH, 03242

ServSafe Food Managers Certification Course and Exam
(08:30 AM - 05:00 PM)

ServSafe® is a nationally recognized food safety certification program of the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF). This one-day course provides the latest science-based information on food safety and best practices in the industry.

Participants will learn how foodborne bacteria contaminate food and the safest way to receive, store, prepare, cook and serve food for their customers.

Participants are expected to study the ServSafe Manager coursebook prior to class. At the end of the course, the national ServSafe certification exam will be administered. Participants passing the exam with a grade of 75% or higher will receive ServSafe® Food Safety Certification from NRAEF. Certification is valid for five years.

Instructor: Ann Hamilton, Field Specialist

To be held at: Granite Steak & Grill, 11 Farmington Road, Rochester, NH.

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Bone Builders
(09:00 AM - 10:00 AM)

Tuesdays and Thursdays. Enjoy the company of other seniors, and maintain bone health through strength and balance classes. 

Location

  • Newmarket Recreation Center, 1 Terrace Drive, Newmarket, NH, 03857

Cover Cropping and No-till Roundtable
(12:30 PM - 02:00 PM)

Do you have experience with no-till and cover crop practices, or do you have an interest in implementing them on your farm? The Rockingham and Strafford County Conservation Districts are hosting a round table to discuss cover cropping and no-till seeding. Topics of discussion will be driven by participants' interests and could include equipment and management questions and challenges, successes, and ideas for future research and projects. Experienced farmers, UNH Cooperative Extension specialists, and other professionals will attend. Lunch is provided.

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Location

  • Rockingham County Conservation District Office, 110 North Road, Brentwood, NH, 03833

Grafton County 4-H SPIN - Legos®!
(02:45 PM - 05:00 PM)

A Lego group for youth in grades K-6!  A collaboration of Richardson Memorial Library and Grafton County 4-H.

Location

  • Crapo Building, Route 18, Sugar Hill, NH,

Wildlife Action Plan Update - Exeter Input Session
(06:00 PM - 08:30 PM)

The NH Wildlife Action Plan is being updated and we'd like your input!  Five input sessions are being held around the state in April-May to gather ideas for actions from people who are closely connected with, and concerned about, protecting wildlife and habitats. Help to make the revised NH Wildlife Action Plan an even more useful and informative guide for 2015-2025!  

Location

  • Exeter High School, 1 Blue Hawk Drive,, Exeter, NH, 03833

Rockingham County 4-H Horse Leaders Association Meeting
(06:30 PM - 08:30 PM)

Fourth Tuesday of each month at 6:30 PM, no meeting in July.

Click here for more information

Location

  • UNH Cooperative Extension, Rockingham County, 113 North Road, Brentwood, NH, 03833

Belknap County Advisory Council Meeting
(07:00 PM - 08:30 PM)

Agenda items:

 

Program Presentation:

Kelly McAdam - Extension Field Specialist, Food & Agriculture

 

Administrative Staff attending:

 

Location

  • Belknap County Extension Office, 635 Main St., 3rd Floor, Laconia, NH, 03246

Wednesday, 04/29/2015

Tractor Supply Company Spring Paper Clover Campaign to Support County 4-H Programs
(All day)

Visit a Tractor Supply Company Store from Wednesday, April 22 - Sunday, May 3 and purchase a Paper Clover for $1 at the register to support county 4-H programs. 


Learn about the TSC and 4-H partnership

 

Safety Awareness in the Food Environment
(05:00 PM - 07:00 PM)

SAFE reviews critical food safety and sanitation concepts such as personal hygiene, preventing cross contamination, and controlling time and temperature. SAFE workshops provide food safety training for new employees and refresher information for more experienced staff. The 2 hour workshop uses practical discussion and hands-on demonstrations to help participants apply safe food handling practices in the workplace. SAFE participants receive fact sheets and a certificate of attendance.

Presented by: Ann Hamilton, Field Specialist and ServSafe(r) Certified Instructor.

To be held at Purity Spring Resort, Madison, NH.

This is a closed event. If you would like to have a SAFE workshop at your facility please contact Ann Hamilton at ann.hamilton@unh.edu.

Backyard Chicken Basics
(06:30 PM - 08:00 PM)

Come join Daimon Meeh, UNH Cooperative Extension Agriculture Field Specialist, in a conversation about raising backyard chickens. Topics to be discussed include feeding, housing, choosing the appropriate breed, and more.

 

This workshop is appropriate for those interested in obtaining chickens, or those who already own backyard chickens and want learn more about their proper care.

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Location

  • Gale Library, 16 South Main Street, Newton, NH, 03858

Thursday, 04/30/2015

Tractor Supply Company Spring Paper Clover Campaign to Support County 4-H Programs
(All day)

Visit a Tractor Supply Company Store from Wednesday, April 22 - Sunday, May 3 and purchase a Paper Clover for $1 at the register to support county 4-H programs. 


Learn about the TSC and 4-H partnership

 

Bone Builders
(09:00 AM - 10:00 AM)

Tuesdays and Thursdays. Enjoy the company of other seniors, and maintain bone health through strength and balance classes. 

Location

  • Newmarket Recreation Center, 1 Terrace Drive, Newmarket, NH, 03857

ServSafe Food Managers Certification Course and Exam
(09:00 AM - 05:00 PM)

ServSafe® is a nationally recognized food safety certification program of the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF). This one-day course provides the latest science-based information on food safety and best practices in the industry.

Participants will learn how foodborne bacteria contaminate food and the safest way to receive, store, prepare, cook and serve food for their customers.

Participants are expected to study the ServSafe Manager coursebook prior to class. At the end of the course, the national ServSafe certification exam will be administered. Participants passing the exam with a grade of 75% or higher will receive ServSafe® Food Safety Certification from NRAEF. Certification is valid for five years.

Instructor: Ann Hamilton, Field Specialist

To be held at: Coos County Nursing Home, 136 County Farm Road, West Stewartstown, NH.

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Scale Clinic - NH Dept of Weights & Measures
(10:00 AM - 02:30 PM)

This clinic is open to anyone who grows and sells their own agricultural products and who uses a scale commercially at farmers markets or a farm stand.  Inspection and certification is free to growers who have 3 or fewer scales under 100 lb. capacity and no other commercial devices.

 

Attendees should bring:  (1) legal-for-trade scale(s) and any necessary accessories; (2) current scale license (if you have one); and (3) renewal forms and payments due (no credit cards accepted.)  Annual license fee of $18.00 per scale is required.  

 

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Location

  • Chappell Professional Center, 468 Route 13 South, Milford, NH, 03055

Cooking Matters™ for Teens
(03:30 PM - 05:30 PM)

Learn the basics of Cooking and Healthy Eating.  Hands-on cooking classes.  Attend all six sessions (at least four sessions to graduate).   April 16 & 30 and May 4, 14, 20 & 28.  See attached flyer for more information and how to register.

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Location

  • Lancaster School, 35 Ice Pond Road, Lancaster, NH, 03584

Preparing our Coastal Communities: Using Climate Science to Guide Decisions for Today and Tomorrow
(05:00 PM - 07:00 PM)

• Meet some of the scientists and hear from them directly about projected changes to New Hampshire's climate.
• Learn the latest scientific findings and the planning scenarios being recommended to guide New Hampshire's preparations for a changing climate.
• Learn to help protect people, places, and property in our seacoast region over the next century and beyond.


Agenda
5:00 - Dinner and Networking
5:30 - Introduction & Welcome
5:40 - Overview of the NH Coastal Risks and Hazards Commission
5:50 - Scientific findings (sea level rise, storm surge, and precipitation)
6:20 - Applying the science to planning recommendations
6:50 - Discussion
7:30 - Adjourn

 

This workshop is designed for municipal board members, volunteers, and staff responsible for land use, infrastructure, emergency preparedness, and planning. Community organizations, business owners, and residents are also welcome.

 

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Location

  • Great Bay Discovery Center, 89 Depot Road, Greenland, NH, 03840

Tree and Shrub Pruning Demonstration
(05:30 PM - 07:30 PM)

 

UNH Cooperative Extension’s Food & Agriculture Field Specialists, Margaret Hagen and Amy Papineau, will lead discussion and demonstration of pruning techniques for a variety of ornamental trees and shrubs in the landscape. 

Learn the when, why, and how of pruning flowering trees, evergreens, shrubs, and more!

 

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Location

  • Deerfield Community School, 66 North Road, Deerfield, NH,

Friday, 05/01/2015

4-H Approval Forms DUE to your County Office
(All day)

Link to new Approval Form (now called Intent to Show)

Beef Heifers Going to ESE

All Horse, Dairy Cattle, Dogs, Llamas, Working Steer.

NOTE: earlier deadline for Horses and Beef Steers Going to ESE.

Coös County 4-H Camp Scholarship Applications DUE
(All day)

4-H Members going to camp this summer, have your Camp scholarship applications into the Coös County 4-H Advisory Council today. 

 

Location

  • Coos County UNHCE Office, 629A Main Street, Lancaster, NH, 03584

Coös County 4-H Community Beautification Grant Applications DUE
(All day)

If your 4-H Club is doing a Community Beautification Project, applications DUE today in the Lancaster office for Grant funds.

Location

  • Coos County UNHCE Office, 629A Main Street, Lancaster, NH, 03584

Coös County 4-H Teen Conference Registrations & Scholarship Applications DUE
(All day)

4-H Members going to Teen Conference should have conference registration forms in the office by today along with your Coös County 4-H Advisory Council scholarship applications. 

Location

  • Coos County UNHCE Office, 629A Main Street, Lancaster, NH, 03584


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