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Upcoming events (Hillsborough County)

Wednesday, 05/27/2015

Twilight Meeting: On-Farm Irrigation
(05:30 PM - 07:30 PM)

 

The purpose of this meeting is to review what drip irrigation options and strategies vegetable and fruit growers should be considering for the coming growing season.


Trevor Hardy, of Brookdale Fruit Farm, will present a hands-on demonstration on setting up a drip irrigation system. Starting from the pond, Trevor will work his way to the field describing the various components of the drip irrigation system.



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Location

  • Hemingway Farm, Charlestown, NH, 03603

Thursday, 05/28/2015

Birds in the Bushes
(06:00 PM - 08:00 PM)

Join Cheshire County Forester Steve Roberge, UNH Cooperative Extension Wildlife Specialist Matt Tarr and Monadnock Conservancy Land Manager Rick Brackett for a walk touring different habitats, to identify wetland and forest trees and shrubs that are important to migratory birds and other wildlife. Bring binoculars if you have them.

 

Park at the Old Hunt Road, on the left just past Shaker Farm Road North off of Old Dublin Road.

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Location

  • Devan Preserve, Marlborough, NH, 03455

Friday, 05/29/2015

Forest Management with Birds in Mind
(08:45 AM - 03:00 PM)


This workshop is part of a 3-workshop series titled New Hampshire Birds & Their Habitats. Come to one, two or all three. The series will provide foresters, natural resource professionals, and landowners information on birds and habitat requirements, management options to create and maintain bird habitat, and insight into the practices involved in studying birds and their habitats. Workshops are partly or totally in the field. Come prepared.

Forest Management with Birds in Mind, May 29, Haverhill, inside and outside - Cost $20.00 Bring your own lunch.
SAF Category 1 - 5.0 CFE's, PLP 8.0 credits


Mist Netting and Bird Habitat
, June 4, Canaan, 4pm to 7pm, outside - No Charge.
SAF Category 1 - 2.5 CFE's, PLP 3.0 credits


Shrubland Habitat Management for Birds
, June 20, 9am to noon, outside Acworth, NH - no charge.
SAF Category 1 - 2.5 CFE's, PLP 4.0 credits

 

Registration required and accepted up to the day of each workshop. To register for one workshop or all three click here.


Questions about the program? Contact Haley Andreozzi (603) 862-5327 haley.andreozzi@unh.edu or Karen Bennett (603) 862-4861 karen.bennett@unh.edu.

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Location

  • Alumni Hall, 75 Court St., Haverhill, NH, 03765

Monday, 06/01/2015

Barry Conservation 4-H Camp - Paperwork DUE Today
(All day)

All camper paperwork due today, Barry Conservation 4-H Camp, 629A Main St, Lancaster, NH 03584

 

If you are waiting for medical paperwork, please email or call the office with anticipated date it will be available. 

Location

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

Thursday, 06/04/2015

Safety Awareness in the Food Environment
(10:00 AM - 12:00 PM)

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.

Location

  • NH Food Bank, 700 E. Industrial Drive, Manchester, NH, 03109

Mist Netting and Bird Habitat
(04:00 PM - 07:00 PM)


This workshop is part of a 3-workshop series titled New Hampshire Birds & Their Habitats. Come to one, two or all three. The series will provide foresters, natural resource professionals, and landowners information on birds and habitat requirements, management options to create and maintain bird habitat, and insight into the practices involved in studying birds and their habitats. Workshops are partly or totally in the field. Come prepared.

Forest Management with Birds in Mind, May 29, Haverhill, inside and outside - Cost $20.00 Bring your own lunch.
SAF Category 1 - 5.0 CFE's, PLP 8.0 credits

Mist Netting and Bird Habitat, June 4, Canaan, 4pm to 7pm, outside - no charge.
SAF Category 1 - 2.5 CFE's, PLP 3.0 credits

Shrubland Habitat Management for Birds, June 20, 9am to noon, outside Acworth, NH - no charge.
SAF Category 1 - 2.5 CFE's, PLP 4.0 credits


Registration required and accepted up to the day of each workshop. To register for one workshop or all three click here.


Questions about the program? Contact Haley Andreozzi (603) 862-5327 haley.andreozzi@unh.edu or Karen Bennett (603) 862-4861 karen.bennett@unh.edu.

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Location

  • , 266 Prospect Hill Rd., Canaan, NH, 03741

Saturday, 06/06/2015

NH 4-H Shooting Sports Leader Training
(All day)

New Hampshire 4-H Shooting Sports Leader Training.  This annual event will take place at Barry Conservation 4-H Camp, Berlin, NH on June 6 & 7, 2015.  Please register before May 22.

 

More information and registration form can be found on the NH 4-H Shooting Sports web page.        

https://extension.unh.edu/NH-4-H-Shooting-Sports

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Location

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

2015 New Hampshire 4-H Livestock Judging Clinic
(All day)

Two classes of Each: Beef, Sheep, Boar Goats

One class of Oral Reasons

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Invasive Plant Workday at the Harris Center
(10:00 AM - 12:00 PM)

Join Laurel Swope, Brett Amy Thelen, and UNH Cooperative Extension Forestry Specialist Karen Bennett for a morning of hands-on learning about invasive plants. After a brief introduction to invasive plant ecology and management, we’ll get to work cutting and pulling the invasives that plague the Harris Center’s back field – primarily Oriental Bittersweet and Autumn Olive. Bring work gloves and loppers, if you have them, or use the Harris Center’s tools.    

Location

  • Harris Center for Conservation Education, 83 King's Highway, Hancock, NH, 03449

Sunday, 06/07/2015

NH 4-H Shooting Sports Leader Training
(All day)

New Hampshire 4-H Shooting Sports Leader Training.  This annual event will take place at Barry Conservation 4-H Camp, Berlin, NH on June 6 & 7, 2015.  Please register before May 22.

 

More information and registration form can be found on the NH 4-H Shooting Sports web page.        

https://extension.unh.edu/NH-4-H-Shooting-Sports

Location

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

Tuesday, 06/09/2015

Managing Weeds and Cover Crops
(05:00 PM - 07:00 PM)

Join Jenny and Bruce Wooster of Picadilly Farm for a discussion on managing weeds and the implements they use for cultivating 20+ acres of organic vegetables. They will also demonstrate the use of a roller crimper on cover crops.

 

Also on-hand will be:
• Carl Majewski and George Hamilton (UNH Cooperative Extension) to talk about the importance of cover crops and the potential for using cover crops in no-till vegetable production
• Andy Pressman (National Center for Appropriate Technology) to address cultivation strategies in organic vegetable systems;
• Amanda Littleton (Cheshire County Conservation District) to share information on equipment rental, including the roller crimper.

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Location

  • Picadilly Farm, Winchester, NH, 03470

Saturday, 06/13/2015

4th Annual NH 4-H Shooting Sports Jamboree
(08:30 AM - 02:30 PM)

See flyer for details and registration instructions.  Registration due May 29.

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Location

  • Pointer Fish & Game, 252 Back River Road, Bedford, NH, 03110

Tuesday, 06/16/2015

Tick Talk
(06:30 PM - 08:00 PM)

Did you know that June is the riskiest time of year to acquire a tick-borne disease in New Hampshire? Alan Eaton, UNH Extension Entomologist will cover the tick species we have in New Hampshire, tick biology, the human diseases they spread and how to protect yourself.  You will see preserved specimens of different species and possibly live ticks to view under a microscope.  Allen will also present the State of New Hampshire Tick-Borne Disease Prevention plan. 

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Location

  • Keene Public Library, 60 Winter Street, Keene, NH, 03431

Saturday, 06/20/2015

Shrubland Habitat Management for Birds
(09:00 AM - 12:00 PM)


This workshop is part of a 3-workshop series titled New Hampshire Birds & Their Habitats. Come to one, two or all three. The series will provide foresters, natural resource professionals, and landowners information on birds and habitat requirements, management options to create and maintain bird habitat, and insight into the practices involved in studying birds and their habitats. Workshops are partly or totally in the field. Come prepared.

Forest Management with Birds in Mind, May 29, Haverhill, inside and outside - Cost $20.00 Bring your own lunch.
SAF Category 1 - 5.0 CFE's, PLP 8.0 credits

Mist Netting and Bird Habitat, June 4, Canaan, 4pm to 7pm, outside - no charge.
SAF Category 1 - 2.5 CFE's, PLP 3.0 credits

Shrubland Habitat Management for Birds, June 20, 9am to noon, outside Acworth, NH - no charge. See brochure for directions.
SAF Category 1 - 2.5 CFE's, PLP 4.0 credits


Registration required and accepted up to the day of each workshop. To register for one workshop or all three click here.


Questions about the program? Contact Haley Andreozzi (603) 862-5327 haley.andreozzi@unh.edu or Karen Bennett (603) 862-4861 karen.bennett@unh.edu.

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Location

  • Fred Ernst Woodlot, Acworth, NH, 03601

Sunday, 06/21/2015

Barry Conservation 4-H Camp - Shooting Sports Camp Week
(All day)

Camp opens for the season today, starting with

Shooting Sports Camp Week - June 21 - June 26, 2015

Check out the Camp webpage for details

 

Location

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

Sunday, 06/28/2015

Barry Conservation 4-H Camp - Mini Camp Week
(All day)

Mini Camp Week - June 28 - July 1, 2015

Check out the Camp webpage for details

 

Location

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

Thursday, 09/24/2015

Eastern States Exposition, New England Center
(All day)

Youth communications exhibits at Eastern States Exposition, New England Center. Youth who present high quality presentations at State Acvities Day will be invited to present their Action Exhibits, Demonstrations, Speeches and Fashion Revue/Fashion Selections garments at the ESE New England Center. Youth will stay overnight in the Moses Dormitory. Screened volunteers are needed to chaperone and help in the presentation area.

Location

  • Eastern States Exposition, 1305 Memorial Avenue, West Springfield, MA, 01089

Friday, 09/25/2015

Eastern States Exposition, New England Center
(All day)

Youth communications exhibits at Eastern States Exposition, New England Center. Youth who present high quality presentations at State Acvities Day will be invited to present their Action Exhibits, Demonstrations, Speeches and Fashion Revue/Fashion Selections garments at the ESE New England Center. Youth will stay overnight in the Moses Dormitory. Screened volunteers are needed to chaperone and help in the presentation area.

Location

  • Eastern States Exposition, 1305 Memorial Avenue, West Springfield, MA, 01089

Saturday, 09/26/2015

Eastern States Exposition, New England Center
(All day)

Youth communications exhibits at Eastern States Exposition, New England Center. Youth who present high quality presentations at State Acvities Day will be invited to present their Action Exhibits, Demonstrations, Speeches and Fashion Revue/Fashion Selections garments at the ESE New England Center. Youth will stay overnight in the Moses Dormitory. Screened volunteers are needed to chaperone and help in the presentation area.

Location

  • Eastern States Exposition, 1305 Memorial Avenue, West Springfield, MA, 01089

Sunday, 09/27/2015

Eastern States Exposition, New England Center
(All day)

Youth communications exhibits at Eastern States Exposition, New England Center. Youth who present high quality presentations at State Acvities Day will be invited to present their Action Exhibits, Demonstrations, Speeches and Fashion Revue/Fashion Selections garments at the ESE New England Center. Youth will stay overnight in the Moses Dormitory. Screened volunteers are needed to chaperone and help in the presentation area.

Location

  • Eastern States Exposition, 1305 Memorial Avenue, West Springfield, MA, 01089

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