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Upcoming events (Cheshire County)

Wednesday, 09/09/2015

Oh Deer! The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Deer Management
(08:00 AM - 03:30 PM)

8:00 Registration and Refreshments     
8:30 Program Begins

Topics of discussion:

  • How the State Manages the White-Tailed Deer Population - Dan Bergeron, N.H. Fish and Game
  • Deer Yard Management - Will Staats, N.H. Fish and Game
  • Practical Applications of Deer Yard Management Techniques - Shaun Bresnahan, N.H. Division of Forest and Lands
  • Recognizing Herbivory Problems and What to Do About Them - Jeff Ward, Connecticut  Agricultural Experiment Station      

Lunch - Bring Your Own

Field Tour of the Timber Harvest on the Hopkinton-Everett Flood Control Property with Shaun Bresnahan, Dan Bergeron, Will Staats, Jeff Ward and Matt Tarr, UNH Cooperative Extension.


SAF Category 1 - 5.5 CFEs
PLP Credits 8.0 CEUs

To register click here

Questions about registering? Contact: Annarie Van Coesant (603) 862-1028 annarie.vancoesant@unh.edu



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

Tuesday, 09/15/2015

Food Preservation Workshop
(06:00 PM - 08:00 PM)


We will cover the latest research-based methods and recipes, answer questions, and share experiences about these topics:

  • An overview of preserving food safely at home
  • Jams and Jellies
  • Pickling
  • Canning Fruits and Vegetables
  • Freezing and drying food

Workshop presented by Jessica Sprague - Extension Field Specialist, Food Safety.


  • Achille Agway of Keene, 80 Martell Ct, Keene, NH, 03458

Tuesday, 09/29/2015

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 contaminates food and the safest way to receive, store, prepare, cook, and serve food for their customers.

Participants are expected to study the ServSafe Manager book 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.


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  • Manchester Health Department, 1528 Elm St, Manchester, NH, 03101

Saturday, 10/24/2015

Birds, Bucks and Bunnies
(08:30 AM - 12:30 PM)

Improving wildlife habitat is often cited as one of the top reasons landowners conduct a timber harvest.  Join UNH Cooperative Extension Wildlife Biologist Matt Tarr and N.H. Licensed Professional Forester Mike Powers for a discussion and field session on habitat and forest management practices that promote wildlife biodiversity.  Emphasis will be on both game and non-game species, including migratory songbirds, White Tailed Deer, and the New England Cottontail.   


  • TBD, NH,



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