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Sunday, 06/26/2016

Barry Conservation 4-H Camp - Shooting Sports Camp Week
Sunday, 06/26/2016 (All day)

Camp opens for the season today, starting with

Shooting Sports Camp Week - June 26 - July 1, 2016

Check out the Camp webpage for details

 

Location

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

Hillsborough County 4-H Horse Qualifying Show
Sunday, 06/26/2016 (All day)

The Hillsborough County 4-H horse qualifying show will be held on Sunday June 26th at the Youth Center in New Boston. This event determines who will represent Hillsborough County at the state 4-H horse show. Details and entry packet will be out soon.

Location

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

Monday, 06/27/2016

Elementary Program Introducing Computing Camp
Monday, 06/27/2016 (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

Tuesday, 06/28/2016

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 

 

Register

 

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Location

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

Wednesday, 06/29/2016

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

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

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

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

Friday, 07/01/2016

Elementary Program Introducing Computing Camp
Friday, 07/01/2016 (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

Mid-Season Corn Evaluation
Friday, 07/01/2016 (11:00 AM - 01:00 PM)

Topics covered:

Common weed and insect pests

Proper scouting techniques and timing

Assessing crop injury

Options for managing weed and insect pests

 

2.0 Pesticide Applicator Credits

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Location

  • Macnamara Farm, 295 River Road, Plainfield, NH,

Saturday, 07/02/2016

Monadnock Shooting Sports 4-H Club
Saturday, 07/02/2016 (06:00 PM - 08:00 PM)

The Monadnock 4-H Shooting Sports Club meets every 1st and 3rd Thursday from 6 to 8 pm at the Peterborough Sportsman Club indoor range. This program is open to all 4-Hers interested in shooting sports.  Must be 8 years or older to participate.  Contact the Hillsborough County 4-H office for more information.

Location

  • Peterborough Sportsman's Club, 209 Old Peterborough Rd, Dublin, NH, 03444

Tuesday, 07/05/2016

Barry Conservation 4-H Camp - Mini Camp
Tuesday, 07/05/2016 (All day)

Mini Camp - July 5-8, 2016

Check out the Camp webpage for details

 

Location

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

Thursday, 07/07/2016

4-H Sharpshooters Club
Thursday, 07/07/2016 (06:00 PM - 07:30 PM)

The 4-H Sharpshooters Club will meet tonight at Purgatory Falls Fish and Game in Mont Vernon from 6-7:30pm. All 4-Hers & friends are welcome to attend to learn more about the 4-H shooting sports program. Must be 8 or older to participate.  Dues are $2 for ammo. This is an outdoor range so dress accordingly.  The club will meet every 2nd & 4th Thursday through the summer.

 

The range is on Upton Road in Mont Vernon.  Directions - From North - take Route 13 south to Mont Vernon.  Take a right on Old Wilton Rd JUST before the center of town (just after Francestown Tnpk).  Take the first right onto Upton Rd (a dirt rd.).  The range is at the end of the street. From South - take Route 13 north into Mont Vernon.  Take a left on Old Wilton Rd just AFTER the center of town (before Francestown Tnpk).  Take the first right onto Upton Rd (a dirt rd.)  The range is at the end of the street.

Location

  • Purgatory Falls Fish and Game Club, 1 Upton Rd, Mont Vernon, NH, 03057

Friday, 07/08/2016

4-H Sheep Clinic
Friday, 07/08/2016 (All day)

The 2016 4-H Sheep Clinic will be held July 8-10, 2016, at the Youth Center in New Boston.

 

General Camp Details can be found on the 4-H Sheep Camp webpage.

 

Registration is due June 24.  Register Here

 

Flyer Sheep Camp Save The Date

 

 

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Location

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

Saturday, 07/09/2016

4-H Sheep Clinic
Saturday, 07/09/2016 (All day)

The 2016 4-H Sheep Clinic will be held July 8-10, 2016, at the Youth Center in New Boston.

 

General Camp Details can be found on the 4-H Sheep Camp webpage.

 

Registration is due June 24.  Register Here

 

Flyer Sheep Camp Save The Date

 

 

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Location

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

Sunday, 07/10/2016

Barry Conservation 4-H Camp - Fish Camp
Sunday, 07/10/2016 (All day)

Location

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

4-H Sheep Clinic
Sunday, 07/10/2016 (All day)

The 2016 4-H Sheep Clinic will be held July 8-10, 2016, at the Youth Center in New Boston.

 

General Camp Details can be found on the 4-H Sheep Camp webpage.

 

Registration is due June 24.  Register Here

 

Flyer Sheep Camp Save The Date

 

 

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Location

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

Monday, 07/11/2016

Design Make Code: Play to Invent Camp
Monday, 07/11/2016 (07:45 AM - 12:15 PM)

July 11-15 or July 18-22, 2016

 

GRADES 6-8. Design and prototype your own computing and engineering inventions. Fabricate ingenious controllers with Makey Makey. Build creative electronics with LittleBits. Design interactive stories and animations in Scratch. 

 

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

 

Register

 

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Location

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

Attracting Bees and Butterflies to Your Garden
Monday, 07/11/2016 (06:30 PM - 08:00 PM)

Making your garden appealing to bees and butterflies is good for your plants and will delight the gardeners! We’ll discuss what’s harming the pollinators and what we can do to help them. You’ll learn what plants attract bees and receive a list of host plants for a variety of butterflies in our region. We’ll also cover what you can do to protect their habitat once they arrive.

 

UNH Cooperative Extension Master Gardener Donna Miller will be the speaker who is enthusiastic and knowledgeable about this topic.

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Location

  • Boscawen Municipal Complex, 116 North Main Street, 4th Floor, Boscawen, NH, 03303

Tuesday, 07/12/2016

Design Make Code: Play to Invent Camp
Tuesday, 07/12/2016 (07:45 AM - 12:15 PM)

July 11-15 or July 18-22, 2016

 

GRADES 6-8. Design and prototype your own computing and engineering inventions. Fabricate ingenious controllers with Makey Makey. Build creative electronics with LittleBits. Design interactive stories and animations in Scratch. 

 

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

 

Register

 

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Location

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

Wednesday, 07/13/2016

Design Make Code: Play to Invent Camp
Wednesday, 07/13/2016 (07:45 AM - 12:15 PM)

July 11-15 or July 18-22, 2016

 

GRADES 6-8. Design and prototype your own computing and engineering inventions. Fabricate ingenious controllers with Makey Makey. Build creative electronics with LittleBits. Design interactive stories and animations in Scratch. 

 

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

 

Register

 

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Location

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

Tree Fruit Twilight Meeting
Wednesday, 07/13/2016 (05:30 PM - 07:30 PM)

 

2 PAT Credits Have been approved for this meeting.

Location

  • Poverty Lane ORchards and Farnum Hill Ciders, 98 Poverty Lane, Lebanon, NH, 03766


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