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Tuesday, 06/28/2016

Webmaps Galore!
Tuesday, 06/28/2016 (08:30 AM - 04:30 PM)

Monday - Wednesday, June 27 - 29. Start with a map and add value, in terms of content and presentation. We will explore and discuss advantages of basic map presentation, Map Tours, Journals, Swipes, and tabbed presentations. Previous knowledge of ArcGIS online maps is necessary. However, if you do not have previous knowledge of online map making, we will work with you before and during the workshop to ensure success.

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Location

  • Hopkinton Middle/High School, 297 Park Ave, Contoocook, NH, 03229

Geospatial 101: Finding Your Way in the Forest
Tuesday, 06/28/2016 (08:30 AM - 04:30 PM)

Wednesday - Friday, June 22 - 24. Local focus: forests, forest types and land use. Geospatial 101 will provide an introduction to geospatial tools, such as GPS, GIS and remote sensing. Teachers will be provided with ready-made easy lessons that promote spatial literacy and use GIS technology in any classroom. Content and activities will be focused towards elementary and middle-school classrooms, although adaptations for older students will also be discussed. All activities will utilize ArcGIS Online in a web browser, which can be used on both PCs and Macs.

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Elementary Program Introducing Computing Camp
Tuesday, 06/28/2016 (08:45 AM - 12:15 PM)

June 27-July 1 or July 25-29, 2016

 

GRADES 4-5. Students learn how to think logically and creatively through fun games, challenging puzzles, and visual programming. They build and program LEGO Mindstorms robots to tackle mini real-world challenges. Students discover why computer science is fun and how it helps in our everyday life through technological innovations.

$275/week. $25 non-refundable registration fee 

 

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Location

  • UNH Manchester, 88 Commercial Street, Manchester, NH, 03101

Plant Camp at UNH
Tuesday, 06/28/2016 (09:00 AM - 03:00 PM)

Do you think plants are: fascinating, important, yummy, fun, significant, interesting and gross? Are you aged 8-12? Would you like to:  learn how to grow plants in a greenhouse and outdoors? Have exciting outdoor plant adventures? Touch, eat and care for our fine green friends?

 

Join us for Plant Camp! at the UNH Thompson School in Durham NH, June 27 to July 1, 2016.

 

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Location

  • UNH - Durham, Durham, NH, 03824

Cooking Basics
Tuesday, 06/28/2016 (10:30 AM - 11:30 AM)

Program is four Tuesdays: June 7, 14, 21, and 28, 2016

A certificate will be given when attending all four dates

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Location

  • All-4-One Family Space, 160 Main St, Claremont, NH, 03743

Rockingham County 4-H Horse Leaders Association Meeting
Tuesday, 06/28/2016 (06:30 PM - 08:30 PM)

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

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Location

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

Belknap County Advisory Council Meeting
Tuesday, 06/28/2016 (07:00 PM - 08:30 PM)

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Staff Evaluations?

 

Administrative Staff attending:

 

Location

  • Belknap County Complex, 34 County Drive, Laconia, NH, 03246

Wednesday, 06/29/2016

State 4-H Teen Conference
Wednesday, 06/29/2016 (All day)

Sunday - Wednesday, June 26 - 29.


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Location

  • UNH - Durham, Durham, NH, 03824

Webmaps Galore!
Wednesday, 06/29/2016 (08:30 AM - 04:30 PM)

Monday - Wednesday, June 27 - 29. Start with a map and add value, in terms of content and presentation. We will explore and discuss advantages of basic map presentation, Map Tours, Journals, Swipes, and tabbed presentations. Previous knowledge of ArcGIS online maps is necessary. However, if you do not have previous knowledge of online map making, we will work with you before and during the workshop to ensure success.

Website

Location

  • Hopkinton Middle/High School, 297 Park Ave, Contoocook, NH, 03229

Geospatial 101: Finding Your Way in the Forest
Wednesday, 06/29/2016 (08:30 AM - 04:30 PM)

Wednesday - Friday, June 22 - 24. Local focus: forests, forest types and land use. Geospatial 101 will provide an introduction to geospatial tools, such as GPS, GIS and remote sensing. Teachers will be provided with ready-made easy lessons that promote spatial literacy and use GIS technology in any classroom. Content and activities will be focused towards elementary and middle-school classrooms, although adaptations for older students will also be discussed. All activities will utilize ArcGIS Online in a web browser, which can be used on both PCs and Macs.

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Elementary Program Introducing Computing Camp
Wednesday, 06/29/2016 (08:45 AM - 12:15 PM)

June 27-July 1 or July 25-29, 2016

 

GRADES 4-5. Students learn how to think logically and creatively through fun games, challenging puzzles, and visual programming. They build and program LEGO Mindstorms robots to tackle mini real-world challenges. Students discover why computer science is fun and how it helps in our everyday life through technological innovations.

$275/week. $25 non-refundable registration fee 

 

Register

 

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Location

  • UNH Manchester, 88 Commercial Street, Manchester, NH, 03101

Plant Camp at UNH
Wednesday, 06/29/2016 (09:00 AM - 03:00 PM)

Do you think plants are: fascinating, important, yummy, fun, significant, interesting and gross? Are you aged 8-12? Would you like to:  learn how to grow plants in a greenhouse and outdoors? Have exciting outdoor plant adventures? Touch, eat and care for our fine green friends?

 

Join us for Plant Camp! at the UNH Thompson School in Durham NH, June 27 to July 1, 2016.

 

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Location

  • UNH - Durham, Durham, NH, 03824

Safety Awareness in the Food Environment
Wednesday, 06/29/2016 (10:00 AM - 12:00 PM)

 

S.A.F.E. reviews critical food safety and sanitation concepts such as personal hygiene, preventing cross contamination, and controlling time and temperature. S.A.F.E. 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.

 

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Location

  • Woodsville United Methodist Church, 9 Maple St., Woodsville, NH, 03785

Vegetable Reduced Tillage and Cover Crops Twilight Meeting
Wednesday, 06/29/2016 (05:00 PM - 07:00 PM)

 

Purpose of Twilight Meeting is to review the production and soil tillage options and strategies basics to plan for future growing seasons and to give vegetable growers a chance to tour other farms to review their crop production management practices and strategies and be able to ask other local farmers crop production, reduced and no-till, cover crops and pest management questions.

 

2 PAT Credits have been approved for this meeting.

Location

  • Lavoie's Farm, 172 Nartoff Road, Hollis, NH, 03049

Thursday, 06/30/2016

Timber Tax Refresher for Foresters and Landowners
Thursday, 06/30/2016 (08:30 AM - 03:30 AM)

Foresters, landowners, and tax professionals will want to join Dr. Tamara Cushing and Andy Fast for an overview and review of current laws and rules on federal timber income and estate taxes. Dr. Cushing will give an introduction to income taxation, establishment of basis accounts, deduction versus capitalization of expenditures, timber sales and calculation of gain on the sales, cost-share payments and other timber-related income and record-keeping requirements. County Extension Forester, Andy Fast will introduce the Timber Basis Decision Model with a brief outdoor activity.

 


Our Instructors:
Dr. Tamara Cushing is a tax expert from Oregon State University where she serves as the Starker Chair of Private and Family Forestry and assistant professor in the Department of Forest Engineering, Resources, and Management. Her research focuses on financial decision-making and tax impacts on private forest landowners. In addition to teaching, she has Extension responsibilities related to educating forest landowners and professionals about the business side of forestry including economics, policy, and management. Prior to going to Oregon State in 2014, Cushing was a faculty member at Clemson University and the University of Kentucky. She holds a doctorate in forest finance from the University of Georgia, a master's in forest economics and a Master of Taxation from Mississippi State University, and an undergraduate degree in forestry from the University of Florida.

 


Andy Fast is the Belknap and Strafford county forester with the University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension's Natural Resources Team. He has experience in a range of land management related positions in the northeast and western United States with the U.S. Forest Service, Marin Conservation Corps, and the Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests. His primary responsibility for UNH Cooperative Extension is to provide technical assistance and outreach education to landowners, natural resources professionals, and municipalities in forestry, wildlife, and conservation. Andy is interested in the economics of private land management and developed the Timber Basis Decision Model with Dr. Cushing and UNH’s Dr. Mark Ducey to help landowners and foresters make good financial decision.

 

Directions: The Rocks Estate, 4 Christmas Lane, Bethlehem From North or South: Rte 93 to exit 40. Follow Rte 302 East for 1/2 mile. Right at the Rocks Estate sign. Follow signs to parking and program center.

 

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Location

  • The Rocks Estate, Bethlehem, NH, 03574

ArcGIS Online Organizations: How will I ever manage?
Thursday, 06/30/2016 (08:30 AM - 04:30 PM)

This 1-day workshop will help you understand how ArcGIS Online can be used in your classroom and in your school! The use of ArcGIS Online through a subscription account (free for all K-12 schools or K-12 informal programs) expands basic online mapping to include tools using analysis, collaboration, and the creation of engaging interactive maps. Examples covered on this day will include web apps, analyzing and sharing scientific data, and creating online map galleries. Participants will be guided through the process of finalizing and setting up a previously-requested subscription account for their school.

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Elementary Program Introducing Computing Camp
Thursday, 06/30/2016 (08:45 AM - 12:15 PM)

June 27-July 1 or July 25-29, 2016

 

GRADES 4-5. Students learn how to think logically and creatively through fun games, challenging puzzles, and visual programming. They build and program LEGO Mindstorms robots to tackle mini real-world challenges. Students discover why computer science is fun and how it helps in our everyday life through technological innovations.

$275/week. $25 non-refundable registration fee 

 

Register

 

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Location

  • UNH Manchester, 88 Commercial Street, Manchester, NH, 03101

GIS 101: Learning to Map in the Digital Age
Thursday, 06/30/2016 (09:00 AM - 12:00 PM)

Topics Covered: basic GIS concepts, free GIS and mapping software, types of GIS data

Learn GIS basics and explore a variety of free GIS and mapping programs (for PC's and Macs)! You will be introduced to the basic concepts of GIS, explore the variety of GIS and mapping software available for free, learn GIS jargon and understand both the applications and the limitations of GIS. This course is useful for people who have no prior GIS experience and new GIS users.

Participants will learn to: "talk the talk" of GIS by learning basic terminology describe the applications and limitations of GIS, understand the pros and cons of free GIS and mapping software options, download free GIS data.

Location

  • UNH - G18 Pettee Hall, 55 College Road, Durham, NH, 03824

Plant Camp at UNH
Thursday, 06/30/2016 (09:00 AM - 03:00 PM)

Do you think plants are: fascinating, important, yummy, fun, significant, interesting and gross? Are you aged 8-12? Would you like to:  learn how to grow plants in a greenhouse and outdoors? Have exciting outdoor plant adventures? Touch, eat and care for our fine green friends?

 

Join us for Plant Camp! at the UNH Thompson School in Durham NH, June 27 to July 1, 2016.

 

Register

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Location

  • UNH - Durham, Durham, NH, 03824

Eat Healthier!
Thursday, 06/30/2016 (10:00 AM - 11:00 AM)

Thursdays: June 16, 23, 30, July 7, 14, 21. A weekly healthy eating series with snacks!

  • June 16  Nutritious snacks!
  • June 23 – Healthy drink taste test  
  • June 30 – Incorporate more fruits and vegetables into your day
  • July 7 – Staying healthy
  • July 14 - Understanding nutrition fact labels
  • July 21 - Grocery store tour

Kitchen utensils and supplies will be distributed weekly to those in attendance. 

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Eat Healthier & Save Money
Thursday, 06/30/2016 (11:00 AM - 01:00 PM)

Plan to join us for a fun informative & interactive workshop series.

 

See event flyer for more details!

 

 

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Mobile Mapping Made Easy
Thursday, 06/30/2016 (01:00 PM - 04:00 PM)

Learn to use your mobile device (smartphone, tablet) to collect data in the field and make a map on your computer! Whether you want to use your smartphone to make maps for fun or for work, this workshop is for you. This class starts with a review of the most capable mapping apps available for iOS and Android.

Participants will learn to collect GPS data with a mobile device, make an online map with collected data, move map layers from their computer to their mobile device.

Location

  • UNH - G18 Pettee Hall, 55 College Road, Durham, NH, 03824

Plant Identification Woods Walk
Thursday, 06/30/2016 (04:00 PM - 06:00 PM)

 

Unity, NH

Join us for a guided walk where we will practice identifying trees, shrubs, and herbaceous plants. Lionel Chute (Sullivan County Conservation District) and Dode Gladders (UNH Cooperative Extension) will cover getting started, identification tips and tricks, and using dichotomous keys to help with the ID process.

 

Directions:
From the 2nd NH Turnpike, turn onto County Farm Road and take the very first right (before the County buildings) at the “Sullivan County Community Garden” sign. We will be meeting at the new Sullivan County Outdoor Classroom in front of the demonstration high tunnels.


This event is free and open to the public. Registration is not required.

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Location

  • Sullivan County Complex, Ahern Building, 103 County Farm Rd., Unity, NH, 03743

Cooking Matters for Families
Thursday, 06/30/2016 (05:30 PM - 07:30 PM)

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Location

  • Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center, 928 White Oaks Road, Laconia, NH, 03246

Celtic Music Concert - Weeks State Park Event
Thursday, 06/30/2016 (07:00 PM - 09:00 PM)

The Islay Mist Ceilidh is a group of amateur musicians from Northern New Hampshire who play traditional Celtic music from Scotland, Ireland and martime Canada. The fourteen members of the ensemble perform with fiddles, flutes, tin whistles, guitars, bodhran, cello and accordion. Their preertoire includes centuries-old tunes, Scottish country dance music, jigs, reels, waltzes and strathspeys. Many of the members wear the tartans of their family heritage. A Ceilidh is a popular gathering in many Celtic countries, perhaps in our grannies kitchen, where everyone is expected to contribute to the evening's entertainment. Islay is an island region of Scotland, Famous for whisky making.

 

The members of the Islay Mist Ceilidh live and work in the towns of Northern New Hampshire from Littleton to Clakrsville and Milan. All members enjoy playing music for the joy of hearing this wonderful centuries-old repertoire come to life and bring pleasure to our listeners.

Location

  • Weeks State Park, Weeks State Park Road, Route 3, Lancaster, NH, 03584


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