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Thursday, 10/23/2014

Cooking Matters for Kids
(04:00 PM - 05:30 PM)

Thursdays: October 2 - November 6. In this course kids become the chefs and try new foods as they prepare and cook healthy recipes and snacks for themselves. Children ages 8-12 learn to make smart choices wherever they go - at school, at home, at the store, or out to eat.

Location

  • Boys and Girls Club of Greater Salem, 3 Geremonty Drive, Salem, NH, 03079

Parents & Kids Cooking & Nutrition Series
(05:30 PM - 07:00 PM)

A 6 week series.  Thursdays, Oct. 16 - Nov. 20.

 

Topics that will be covered include:

  • Learning about whole grains and making pancakes
  • Increasing fruits and vegetables
  • Making snacks
  • Fun recipes your child can help make

For siblings not participating, childcare or a place to do homework will be provided.

 

Class size is limited.  Pre-registration is required.

Location

  • Whole Village Family Resource Center, 258 Highland St., Plymouth, NH, 03264

Safety Awareness in the Food Environment for Food Pantries, Soup Kitchens, and Volunteer Food Workers
(06:30 PM - 08:30 PM)

Food safety is an important responsibility when serving food to those in need. 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 volunteer food workers 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 at food pantries, soup kitchens and volunteer food events. SAFE participants receive fact sheets and a certificate of attendance.

Location

  • Healing Rain Ministries, 49 New Zealand Road, Seabrook, NH, 03874

Friday, 10/24/2014

Merrimack County 4-H resumes due
(All day)

Resumes are due for Merrimack County youth to the 4-H office in Boscawen. Contact Deb Cheever at 796-2151

Northern Hardwoods Silviculture
(08:30 AM - 03:30 PM)

The “Silviculture Guide for Northern Hardwoods in the Northeast” has been updated. Spend a day with the authors, Bill Leak, and Mariko Yamasaki of the US Forest Service and private consultant, Robbo Holleran; and Bartlett’s wildlife biologist, Chris Costello.

 

We’re offering the same workshop on two different days. Register for one.

 

October 24, 2014 or October 31, 2014

 

Space for each workshop is limited, so register early.

 

SAF Category I - 5.5 CFES
Certificates of attendance will be supplied

 

Parking is limited and we will be driving to the field sites in personal vehicles. Carpooling to Bartlett is encouraged, as is carpooling during the workshop. We appreciate vehicles able to transport four or more passengers.

 

No lunch provided, so bring your own. There are limited options to purchase a lunch locally and no time.

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Location

  • Bartlett Experimental Forest - US Forest Service, Route 302, Bartlett, NH, 03812

Saturday, 10/25/2014

16th Annual Master Gardener and Natural Resources Stewards Recognition Conference
(All day)

Master Gardener and Natural Resourcs Stewards Fall Recognition Conference. Guests and the public are welcome.

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Location

  • Southern NH University, 2500 N. River Road, Manchester, NH, 03106

Canceled...... 4-H Central Region Fall Leader Training
(08:30 AM - 03:00 PM)

2014 WORKSHOPS:
4-H 101
Community Service Learning
Engaging Parents in 4-H
Engaging Teens in 4-H
Healthy Living
Motivating Youth
Paperwork with a Purpose
Project Leader Training
Putting Fun Into Your Club
Putting the Science into Animal Science
Rockets to the Rescue:
National Science Experiment
You Be The Judge
Working With Cloverbuds
Working with Youth with
Communication Disorders in 4-H

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Location

  • Epsom Central Elementary School, 285 Black Hall Road, Epsom, NH, 03234

Monday, 10/27/2014

NH Professional Logger Program: First Aid & CPR
(08:00 AM - 03:00 PM)


Course Content:

National Safety Council Standard First Aid, Adult CPR, and AED training. Additionally, special focus will be logging injury prevention and a new logging site informational form.


Instructor: Tim Emperor

 

Pre-registration is required
By phone: (603) 224-9699 Have your credit card and expiration date handy. Mail in registration details on attached brocure.

 

THIS COURSE IS REQUIRED EVERY TWO YEARS FOR NH PLP CERTIFICATION & RECERTIFICATION
8.0 Certification Credits
7.0 SAF category 2 CFE credits

 

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Location

  • Fox State Forest, 309 Center Road, Hillsborough, NH, 03244

Safety Awareness in the Food Environment
(08:30 AM - 10:30 AM)

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, Food Safety

To be held at Rafferty's Restaurant, North Conway, NH.

Cooking Matters for Kids
(04:00 PM - 05:30 PM)

Mondays: September 22 - November 3. Open to New Franklin School participants. In this course kids become the chefs and try new foods as they prepare and cook healthy recipes and snacks for themselves. Children ages 8-12 learn to make smart choices wherever they go - at school, at home, at the store, or out to eat.

Location

  • New Franklin School, 1 Franklin Drive, Portsmouth, NH, 03801

Southeast Hub Hangout
(05:00 PM - 06:00 PM)

Join us after work for a casual meeting of conservation conversation from 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM on Monday, October 27. 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!

 

Sign up 

Location

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

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


Agenda: 

Heather Bryant & Michal Lunak - Food & Agriculture

 

Administrative Staff Attending:

 Amy Ouellette

Location

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

Tuesday, 10/28/2014

NH Professional Logger Program: First Aid & CPR
(08:00 AM - 03:00 PM)


Course Content:

National Safety Council Standard First Aid, Adult CPR, and AED training. Additionally, special focus will be logging injury prevention and a new logging site informational form.


Instructor: Tim Emperor

 

Pre-registration is required
By phone: (603) 224-9699 Have your credit card and expiration date handy. Mail in registration details on attached brocure.

 

THIS COURSE IS REQUIRED EVERY TWO YEARS FOR NH PLP CERTIFICATION & RECERTIFICATION
8.0 Certification Credits
7.0 SAF category 2 CFE credits

 

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Location

  • Wentworth-Old Town Hall, 20 Eastside Road, Wentworth, NH, 03282

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

Introduction to ArcGIS 10.2 (3 day workshop)
(09:00 AM - 04:00 PM)

Learn the ins and outs of working with ArcGIS 10.2 in a hands-on learning environment! This course is useful for people who have no prior GIS experience, as well as those who have used ArcGIS, but are new to ArcGIS 10.2 With a focus on New Hampshire data and applications, participants learn how to use ArcGIS 10.2 to produce attractive, effective maps. Data processing and data editing technigues are also covered.

 

 

Location

  • NH Fish & Game - Concord office, Hazen Drive, Concord, NH, 03301

New England Agricultural In-Service
(11:00 AM - 05:00 PM)

This is the annual agricultural In-Service, and it will start with lunch and run from noon to noon on October 28 and 29. The first day will be at the Lake Shore Farm Inn with an educational session from 1:00-5:00 PM conducted by Mad River Food Hub. This will cover food hubs, local foods, HACCP, Food Safety Act, etc. There will be a round robin in the evening sharing NE Extension programs.


On October 29 (Wednesday) the group will travel to UNH to participate in the 25th anniversary celebration of the Tom Fairchild Teaching and Research Center and take a tour and hear reasearch updates.

Location

  • Lakeshore Farm, Northwood, NH, 03261

Celebrate the Season with Fabulous Food Adventures
(03:30 PM - 05:30 PM)

Tuesdays: October 28 - December 9.  Open to Seabrook Middle School participants. Conquer the kitchen! Learn cooking basics and how to feed your body the fuel it needs to have energy throughout the day. Our food focus will be seasonal foods celebrating the harvest, Halloween, Thanksgiving, and a food gift to share.

Location

  • Seabrook Middle School, 256 Walton Road, Seabrook, NH, 03874

Inquiry Teaching Methods: Grounding STEM Education Programs in Inquiry
(05:30 PM - 08:00 PM)

The University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension (UNHCE) STEM Field Specialists are offering a workshop based on the theory and practice of inquiry-based teaching and learning within the STEM disciplines.

Inquiry-based learning is an approach that involves exploring the natural and man-made world around us in a manner that leads to questioning, observing, investigating, testing and discussing with others what results were found.

Participants will learn the fundamentals of inquiry including how to ask investigable questions, planning an investigation and sharing results.  They will conduct an inquiry investigation of their own and learn how to “shift” or change existing science activities into inquiry based activities.

Location

  • UNH Manchester, 400 Commercial Street, Manchester, NH, 03101

Strafford and Belknap County annual joint Advisory Council Meeting
(06:00 PM - 08:00 PM)

Annual Strafford and Belknap County joint Advisory Council meeting

Location

  • Sanborn Mills Farm, 7154 Sanborn Mills, Loudon, NH, 03307

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 December.

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Location

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

Rockingham County 4-H - Marketing You: Interview Practice
(06:30 PM - 08:30 PM)

Join us for these three great workshops. Each meeting will be from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM at the Rockingham County 4-H Office.
- Tuesday September 16: Program Overview
- Tuesday 
October 7: Resume Writing
- Tuesday 
October 28: Interview Practice

Promoting yourself is a real skill! Knowing how to highlight your skills, who you are, and what you bring is important throughout your life. These are skills that you can develop and will help you with your career, education, and personal pursuits.

Learn about the State Achievement and National 4-H Awards. Apply for a chance to go to National Conference in Washington DC and National Congress in Atlanta, Georgia. 

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Location

  • UNH Cooperative Extension Office, 113 North Rd., Brentwood, NH, 03833

Wednesday, 10/29/2014

Introduction to ArcGIS 10.2 (3 day workshop)
(09:00 AM - 04:00 PM)

Learn the ins and outs of working with ArcGIS 10.2 in a hands-on learning environment! This course is useful for people who have no prior GIS experience, as well as those who have used ArcGIS, but are new to ArcGIS 10.2 With a focus on New Hampshire data and applications, participants learn how to use ArcGIS 10.2 to produce attractive, effective maps. Data processing and data editing technigues are also covered.

 

 

Location

  • NH Fish & Game - Concord office, Hazen Drive, Concord, NH, 03301

North Country Fruit & Vegetable Seminar & Trade Show
(09:00 AM - 03:30 PM)


This is a joint program of Carroll, Coos & Grafton Counties UNH Cooperative Extension.


The pre-registration deadline is Tuesday, October 21, 2014. Registration includes admission to the seminar and trade show, morning refreshments and lunch.


3 Pesticide Recertification Credits are available.

Location

  • Mountain View Grand Resort, Mountain View Rd., Whitefield, NH, 03598

Portsmouth Science Cafe: Violence in Communities
(06:00 PM - 08:00 PM)

Let’s talk about interpersonal violence in communities. How it can be prevented? How can we encourage community members to step in and take action? Join the conversation with UNH faculty members Sharyn Potter and Victoria Banyard as they explore the scope of this problem and what things make it easier or harder for people to get involved in helping others.

 

Potter is an associate professor in the department of sociology at UNH and co-director as well as the co-founder of Prevention Innovations, Research and Practices for Ending Violence Against Women on Campus, a research and development unit at the University of New Hampshire. Potter co-leads the development, dissemination and evaluation and of the Know Your Power® bystander social marketing campaign that raises awareness regarding the problems of sexual and relationship violence and stalking. She is currently the primary investigatorof a research study identified in the White House Task Force to Protect Students from Sexual Assault.

 

Banyard is a professor in the department of psychology at UNH. She conducts research on the long-term mental health consequences of interpersonal violence including resilience in survivors. She also conducts research on community approaches to prevention of interpersonal violence. She is part of a research team that has received funding from the NIJ, DOJ and CDC.

 

Hosted by UNH faculty member Cameron Wake at the Portsmouth Brewery’s Jimmy LaPanza Lounge, the Portsmouth Science Café provides a unique opportunity for Seacoast residents to feed their minds with contemporary science in the relaxed atmosphere of a pub. The discussions, which are free and open to all, run from 6:00 PM -8:00 PM; doors open at 5:00 PM for food and drinks.

 

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Location

  • Portsmouth Brewery, 56 Market St., Portsmouth, NH, 03801

Thursday, 10/30/2014

NH Professional Logger Program: Buck It
(08:00 AM - 03:00 PM)


Two course dates, two course locations
October 14 - Bethlehem
October 30 - Allenstown


Course Content:

Morning session- Review bucking options for several tree length stems to determine the best utilization and profi tability, then make the cuts. We will also discuss techniques to minimize stem damage with mechanical harvesting equipment.

 

Afternoon session- Select logs will be milled into boards to determine how external defect affect lumber quality.

 

Instructors:
Scott Astle, Green Crow
Joey Goudreau, J.M. Champeau
Bill Day, J.M. Champeau
Ed Witt, Madison Lumber

Pre-registration is required
By phone: (603) 224-9699 Have your credit card and expiration date handy. Mail in registration details on attached brocure.

 

 

CREDITS FOR THIS COURSE CAN BE USED TOWARDS NH PLP RE-CERTIFICATION
8.0 PLP Credits
6.0 SAF category 1 CFE credits

 

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Location

  • Fort Mountain Company, 168 Granite St., Allenstown, NH, 03275


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