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Tuesday, 07/26/2016

Introduction to ArcGIS
Tuesday, 07/26/2016 (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

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

Wednesday, 07/27/2016

Hillsborough County 4-H Animals Entries Due
Wednesday, 07/27/2016 (All day)

Entries for all 4-H animals showing in the Hillsborough County Agricultural Fair on Sept 9-11 are due AUGUST 10. For entry forms go to http://hcafair.com/participate/.

 

For a full schedule of shows (dates & times) and other Fair events go to http://hcafair.com/.

 

 

 

Location

  • Hillsborough County Youth Center, 15 Hilldale Lane, New Boston, NH, 03070

Introduction to ArcGIS
Wednesday, 07/27/2016 (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

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

Thursday, 07/28/2016

Introduction to ArcGIS
Thursday, 07/28/2016 (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

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

They Sawed Up A Storm - Weeks State Park Event
Thursday, 07/28/2016 (07:00 PM - 09:00 PM)

Join Sarah Smith, author of They Sawed Up A Storm.   In 1942, a group of New Hampshire women operated a sawmill on the shores of Turkey Pond, in Concord. New Hampshire. The sawmill, one of two on the pond, was built by the US Forest Service to saw up what remained of the logs stored in the water from the 1938 hurricane.

 

Sarah will present how she first learned about the women's mill from John Willey, the son of one of the women who worked there. John's mother, Laura, had a scrapbook which was a tattered collection of snapshots and newspaper clippings depicting the women at work between 1942 and 1943. Sarah's book begins with an account of the hurricane of 1938 and the path of destruction it left from Long Island to northern New England. Over 600 lives were lost, cities were flooded and property damaged was extensive. Join us for an exciting adventure through the great hurricane of 1938 and the determination of the group of New England women! Go to www.TurkeyPond.com to learn more.

Location

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

Sunday, 07/31/2016

Barry Conservation 4-H Camp - North Country Adventure
Sunday, 07/31/2016 (All day)

July 31 - August 5, 2016

Check out the Camp webpage for details

 

Location

  • Barry Conservation 4-H Camp, Berlin Fish Hatchery, 3783 York Pond Road, Berlin, NH, 03570

Wednesday, 08/03/2016

All About Garlic - Lunch & Learn
Wednesday, 08/03/2016 (11:00 AM - 01:00 PM)

 

Bring a bagged lunch and join us for a discussion on:

  • garlic production
  • disease management
  • weed control
  • how to choose the best garlic for next year's crop

 2 pesticide credits are available.

 

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Location

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

Thursday, 08/04/2016

Basic Goat Production 4-Day Workshop
Thursday, 08/04/2016 (06:30 PM - 08:00 PM)

 

Dot Perkins, UNH Cooperative Extension Livestock Field Specialist, will be offering a 4-Day Basic Production workshop at Inheritance Farm in Chichester on Thursday evenings in August from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM. You can sign up for just one class or all four. This is for the goat owner or someone thinking about raising goats.

 

Class I - Thursday, August 4, 2016: Will cover basic information about raising goats for meat or milk in New Hampshire; behavior, ease of handling, selection, age determination, body condition scoring, building or adapting facilities with you and the goat in mind.

 

Class II - Thursday, August 11, 2016: Nutrition 101: Feeding the doe, doeling, buck, buckling, or market kid, adding pasture to the mix.

 

Class III - Thursday, August 18, 2016: Health: What's normal? Common health problems.

 

Class IV - Thursday, August 25, 2016: Information pertaining to reproduction: breeding and kidding management, the birth process, possible problems, post-partum care, and feeding bottle babies.

 

Directions to Inheritance Farm:  Take I-393 out of Concord. Continue onto 202/4 (Dover Road) when the roads merge. At the Epsom traffic circle, go 3/4 around to take 28 North. Follow 28 North for about 4-5 miles, and turn left onto Kelly's Corner Road (just after Clark's Blue Seal  on the left). Take the first left onto Pleasant Street. The farm is one mile up on the right - large white barn and stone wall.

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Location

  • Inheritance Farm, 112 Pleasant Street, Chichester, NH, 0303238

Loon Rehabilitation - Weeks State Park Event
Thursday, 08/04/2016 (07:00 PM - 09:00 PM)

Join Squam Lakes Project Biologist, Tiffany Grade, for a talk on The Common Loon - Ongoing Recovery for a New Hampshire Icon. Have you ever wondered why little chicks ride on their parents' backs? What loons are saying with those eerie calls in the night? Do loons mate for life? What threats do they face? Tiffany will describe the natural history of these amazing and beautiful birds on New Hampshire lakes and Loon Preservation Committee's work to safeguard this threatened loon population.

 

The mission of the Loon Preservation Committee is to restore and maintain a healthy population of loons throughout New Hampshire; to monitor the health and productivity of loon populations as sentinels of environmental quality; and to promote a greater understanding of loons and the natural world. Since its creation in 1975 in response to concerns about a dramatically declining loon population and the effects of human activities on loons, Loon Preservation Committee has grown to become a leader among environmental organizations working to preserve a threatened species. Loon Preservation Committee's success in protecting New Hampshire's loon population has been attributed in large part to the monitoring, research, management and educational activities of Loon Preservation Committee staff, members, and volunteers.

 

 

Location

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

Sunday, 08/07/2016

Barry Conservation 4-H Camp - Junior Conservation Officer
Sunday, 08/07/2016 (All day)

Location

  • Barry Conservation 4-H Camp, Berlin Fish Hatchery, 3783 York Pond Road, Berlin, NH, 03570

Wednesday, 08/10/2016

4-H Lancaster Fair Entries DUE Today
Wednesday, 08/10/2016 (All day)

4-H Lancaster Fair Entries DUE today in the Coös County 4-H Office, Lancaster, NH.   All 4-H Entries DUE today. 

 Lancaster Fair dates - September 1-5, 2016

Location

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

Thursday, 08/11/2016

Basic Goat Production 4-Day Workshop
Thursday, 08/11/2016 (06:30 PM - 08:00 PM)

 

Dot Perkins, UNH Cooperative Extension Livestock Field Specialist, will be offering a 4-Day Basic Production workshop at Inheritance Farm in Chichester on Thursday evenings in August from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM. You can sign up for just one class or all four. This is for the goat owner or someone thinking about raising goats.

Class I - was on Thursday, August 4th, and covered basic information about raising goats.

 

Class II - Thursday, August 11, 2016: Nutrition 101: Feeding the doe, doeling, buck, buckling, or market kid, adding pasture to the mix.

 

Class III - Thursday, August 18, 2016: Health: What's normal? Common health problems.

 

Class IV - Thursday, August 25, 2016: Information pertaining to reproduction: breeding and kidding management, the birth process, possible problems, post-partum care, and feeding bottle babies.

 

Directions to Inheritance Farm:  Take I-393 out of Concord. Continue onto 202/4 (Dover Road) when the roads merge. At the Epsom traffic circle, go 3/4 around to take 28 North. Follow 28 North for about 4-5 miles, and turn left onto Kelly's Corner Road (just after Clark's Blue Seal  on the left). Take the first left onto Pleasant Street. The farm is one mile up on the right - large white barn and stone wall.

Location

  • Inheritance Farm, 112 Pleasant Street, Chichester, NH, 0303238

Tracking Ospreys, Movie & Live Osprey - Weeks State Park Event
Thursday, 08/11/2016 (07:00 PM - 09:00 PM)

Iain MacLeod will describe Project Osprey Track, a multi-year project using GPS trackers to follow Ospreys from their nests in New Hampshire to their wintering grounds in South America. Hear the amazing and sometimes tragic stories of more than a dozen NH Ospreys, including Art, a male Osprey from a nest in Bridgewater who traveled 5,000 miles to his winter home in Brazil and returned to his nest in April 2013 to be greeted by a film crew and reporters. The program will include an up close encounter with a live Osprey.

 

Iain is Executive Director of the Squam Lakes Natural Science Center in Holderness, NH. Prior to that he was with NH Audubon for 18 years. Iain has studied Ospreys for 35 years, first in his native Scotland and now in New Hampshire. He is a member of the New Hampshire Bird Records Editorial Team and the New Hampshire Rare Birds Committee. He serves on the Board of the Association of Nature Center Administrators and North East Hawk Watch and is a former Board chair of Hawk Migration Association of North America.

Location

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

Tuesday, 08/16/2016

Carroll County Advisory Council
Tuesday, 08/16/2016 (07:00 PM - 09:00 PM)

Agenda items:

Staff Evaluations:

Administrative Staff attending:

Location

  • Carroll County UNHCE Office, 73 Main Street, Conway, NH, 03818

Thursday, 08/18/2016

Basic Goat Production 4-Day Workshop
Thursday, 08/18/2016 (06:30 PM - 08:00 PM)

 

Dot Perkins, UNH Cooperative Extension Livestock Field Specialist, will be offering a 4-Day Basic Production workshop at Inheritance Farm in Chichester on Thursday evenings in August from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM. You can sign up for just one class or all four. This is for the goat owner or someone thinking about raising goats.

 

Class I - was on Thursday, August 4th, and covered basic information about raising goats.

 

Class II -  was on Thursday, August 11th, and covered goat nutrition.

 

Class III - Thursday, August 18, 2016: Health: What's normal? Common health problems.

 

Class IV - Thursday, August 25, 2016: Information pertaining to reproduction: breeding and kidding management, the birth process, possible problems, post-partum care, and feeding bottle babies.

 

Directions to Inheritance Farm:  Take I-393 out of Concord. Continue onto 202/4 (Dover Road) when the roads merge. At the Epsom traffic circle, go 3/4 around to take 28 North. Follow 28 North for about 4-5 miles, and turn left onto Kelly's Corner Road (just after Clark's Blue Seal  on the left). Take the first left onto Pleasant Street. The farm is one mile up on the right - large white barn and stone wall.

Location

  • Inheritance Farm, 112 Pleasant Street, Chichester, NH, 0303238

The Changing Nature of the North Woods - Weeks State Park Event
Thursday, 08/18/2016 (07:00 PM - 09:00 PM)

What did the forests of the White Mountains look like before they were logged and burned over? Author and forest ecologist Charlie Cogbill will describe what these forests looked like based on information from early settlers and land surveyors and studies of remaining stands of original forest. Charlie will also describe what the forests we have today will look like in the future.

 

Charlie Cogbill has a BS in biology from Dartmouth, a MS from Cornell University in Forest Ecology and a PhD from the University of Toronto in Botany. Charlie has studied and inventoried forests for over 35 years and his study of acid rain effects on northeastern forests was ground breaking. He is the co-author of The Changing Nature of the Main Woods published in 2012.

Location

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

Thursday, 08/25/2016

Annual Meeting of Membership & Music Program, Points North - Weeks State Park Event
Thursday, 08/25/2016 (06:00 PM - 09:00 PM)

Please join us at the Summit Lodge at 6:00 for hors d’oeuvres celebrating the 2016 programs. The evening program at 7:00 P.M. will follow a brief Association Annual Meeting, which the public is welcome to attend!

 

Points North is a group of musicians from the corners of the North Country who play accoustic instruments in the Celtic, Franco-American and Appalachian traditions. We play for contra dances, farmers markets, informal concerts and private gatherings.

 

Join Paul Cormier (Randolph): fiddle and accordian; Hildy Danforth (Shelburne): hammered dulcimer and recorders; Tom Meredith (Milan): banjo, guitar, and fiddle; Rachel O'Meara
(Stratford): flute and penny whistle; David Van Houten (Bethlehem): citern and guitar.

Location

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

Basic Goat Production 4-Day Workshop
Thursday, 08/25/2016 (06:30 PM - 08:00 PM)

 

Dot Perkins, UNH Cooperative Extension Livestock Field Specialist, will be offering a 4-Day Basic Production workshop at Inheritance Farm in Chichester on Thursday evenings in August from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM. You can sign up for just one class or all four. This is for the goat owner or someone thinking about raising goats.

 

Class I - was on Thursday, August 4th, and covered basic information about raising goats.

 

Class II -  was on Thursday, August 11th, and covered goat nutrition.

 

Class III - was on Thursday, August 18th, and covered Goat Health.

 

Class IV - Thursday, August 25, 2016: Information pertaining to reproduction: breeding and kidding management, the birth process, possible problems, post-partum care, and feeding bottle babies.

 

Directions to Inheritance Farm:  Take I-393 out of Concord. Continue onto 202/4 (Dover Road) when the roads merge. At the Epsom traffic circle, go 3/4 around to take 28 North. Follow 28 North for about 4-5 miles, and turn left onto Kelly's Corner Road (just after Clark's Blue Seal  on the left). Take the first left onto Pleasant Street. The farm is one mile up on the right - large white barn and stone wall.

Location

  • Inheritance Farm, 112 Pleasant Street, Chichester, NH, 0303238

Thursday, 09/01/2016

4-H at Lancaster Fair
Thursday, 09/01/2016 (All day)

Thursday, September 1 - Monday, September 5, 2016.

 

Coos 4-H at the Lancaster Fair 

Location

  • Lancaster Fairgrounds, 516 Main Street, Lancaster, NH, 03584

Friday, 09/02/2016

4-H at Lancaster Fair
Friday, 09/02/2016 (All day)

Thursday, September 1 - Monday, September 5, 2016.

 

Coos 4-H at the Lancaster Fair 

Location

  • Lancaster Fairgrounds, 516 Main Street, Lancaster, NH, 03584

Saturday, 09/03/2016

4-H at Lancaster Fair
Saturday, 09/03/2016 (All day)

Thursday, September 1 - Monday, September 5, 2016.

 

Coos 4-H at the Lancaster Fair 

Location

  • Lancaster Fairgrounds, 516 Main Street, Lancaster, NH, 03584

Sunday, 09/04/2016

4-H at Lancaster Fair
Sunday, 09/04/2016 (All day)

Thursday, September 1 - Monday, September 5, 2016.

 

Coos 4-H at the Lancaster Fair 

Location

  • Lancaster Fairgrounds, 516 Main Street, Lancaster, NH, 03584

Monday, 09/05/2016

4-H at Lancaster Fair
Monday, 09/05/2016 (All day)

Thursday, September 1 - Monday, September 5, 2016.

 

Coos 4-H at the Lancaster Fair 

Location

  • Lancaster Fairgrounds, 516 Main Street, Lancaster, NH, 03584

Sunday, 09/11/2016

Wildflower Walk - Weeks State Park Event
Sunday, 09/11/2016 (01:00 PM - 04:00 PM)

This can be a great time of year to get outdoors and enjoy a walk in the woods. Please join us for our autumn wildflower walk. We will discover the wildflowers and other signs of nature in the park with the aid of naturalist, Matt Peters.

 

Matt is an independent ecologist and botanist with extensive field experience in diverse North American landscapes from Alaska and the Great Plains to the forests of the northeast. His work focuses on botanical and natural resource inventory, mapping, and management in northern New England. He leads workshops on foraging, edible wild plants and plant identification. In his home community of Plainfield, VT, he is involved in local river conservation efforts, serving on the town's Flood Management Advisory Committee and other non-profit boards. Matt's past work has included researching native grassland restoration practices, and assessing the impacts of industrial forestry and land management practices.

Participants should meet at the main entrance of Weeks State Park at 1 PM. Bring raingear just in case and suitable clothing and footwear for an easy walk in the Park.

Location

  • Weeks State Park, Summit Lodge, Lancaster, NH, 03584

Monday, 09/12/2016

Supervisory Pesticide Applicator Certificate - General Use Training - Core
Monday, 09/12/2016 (08:00 AM - 04:30 PM)

UNHCE will host a series of all-day training workshops for those seeking a supervisory registration certificate (general-use pesticides) from NH’s Division of Pesticide Control (DPC). To receive this certification, a person needs 8 hours of category-specific training for each category plus 8 hours of general use instruction (i.e., core training). Additionally, he/she must pass a written and oral exam and show proof of insurance.

 

During this core training, instructors will review the information found in the National Pesticide Applicator Certification Core Manual.

 

The DPC will offer six recertification credits for both commercial and private applicators.

 

Participants can register by visiting our website (http://extension.unh.edu/Pesticide-Safety-Education-Program/Licensing-Information). Registration will be opened until 08/29/2016.

 

Location

  • New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services, 29 Hazen Drive, Concord, NH, 03301


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