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Thursday, 05/05/2016

Introduction to ArcGIS
Thursday, 05/05/2016 (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

  • Nashua Regional Planning Commission (NRPC), 9 Executive Park Drive, Merrimack, NH, 03054

Ornamental Pruning Demonstration
Thursday, 05/05/2016 (05:30 PM - 07:00 PM)

UNH Cooperative Extension's Food & Agriculture Field Specialists, Margaret Hagen and Amy Papineau, will lead a discussion and demonstration of pruning techniques for a variety of ornamental trees and shrubs in the landscape. Learn the when, why, and how of pruning flowering trees, evergreens, shrubs, and more!  If you have pruning equipment (sharp pruners, loppers and pruning saws) and leather gloves, bring them with you. This event will be held outside, rain or shine!

 

 

Location

  • The Rocks Estate, Bethlehem, NH, 03574

Merrimack County Advisory Council
Thursday, 05/05/2016 (07:00 PM - 08:30 PM)

7:00 PM - Secretaries Report                                            Review and Approve

7:10 PM - Advisory Council Dialogue                                 Debbie Luppold & Robin Peters
              Nutrition Connections Statewide Program

7:30 PM - Chuck Bagley, Extension Specialist                     Introduction
               Learning & Instructional Design

7:50 PM - June 2nd potluck & meeting                               At Gilmartin's in Concord 6 pm, followed by meeting 7 - 8:30 PM

            - Sept 8th potluck & meeting                                at UNHCE office in Boscawen at 6 pm, followed by meeting 7 - 8:30 PM

8:00 PM - State Council Report                                         Mark Cowdrey

8:10 PM - Advisory Council Term Renewals                        Tim Fleury

8:20 PM - County Office Administrator Report                     Tim Fleury

8:30 PM - Adjourn

Location

  • Merrimack County UNHCE Office, 315 Daniel Webster Highway, Boscawen, NH, 03303

Friday, 05/06/2016

Introduction to ArcGIS
Friday, 05/06/2016 (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

  • Nashua Regional Planning Commission (NRPC), 9 Executive Park Drive, Merrimack, NH, 03054

MC 4-H Fashion Revue
Friday, 05/06/2016 (06:30 PM - 09:00 PM)

4-H Fashion Revue 

Merrimack Valley High School

Location

  • Merrimack Valley High School, 106 Village Street, Penacook, NH, 03303

Saturday, 05/07/2016

Blue Seal 4-H Roundup
Saturday, 05/07/2016 (All day)

Round up your change! Support 4-H in New Hampshire by rounding up your purchase at participating Blue Seal stores Saturday, May 7 - Sunday, May 22.

 

Locations

  • Bow Blue Seal | 520 Hall Street, Bow, NH
  • Derry Blue Seal | 68 Crystal Avenue, Derry, NH
  • Milford Blue Seal | 274 Elm Street, Milford, NH
  • Rochester Blue Seal | 275 Portland Street, Rochester, NH

Sunday, 05/08/2016

Blue Seal 4-H Roundup
Sunday, 05/08/2016 (All day)

Round up your change! Support 4-H in New Hampshire by rounding up your purchase at participating Blue Seal stores Saturday, May 7 - Sunday, May 22.

 

Locations

  • Bow Blue Seal | 520 Hall Street, Bow, NH
  • Derry Blue Seal | 68 Crystal Avenue, Derry, NH
  • Milford Blue Seal | 274 Elm Street, Milford, NH
  • Rochester Blue Seal | 275 Portland Street, Rochester, NH

Monday, 05/09/2016

Blue Seal 4-H Roundup
Monday, 05/09/2016 (All day)

Round up your change! Support 4-H in New Hampshire by rounding up your purchase at participating Blue Seal stores Saturday, May 7 - Sunday, May 22.

 

Locations

  • Bow Blue Seal | 520 Hall Street, Bow, NH
  • Derry Blue Seal | 68 Crystal Avenue, Derry, NH
  • Milford Blue Seal | 274 Elm Street, Milford, NH
  • Rochester Blue Seal | 275 Portland Street, Rochester, NH

NH Professional Loggers Program Safe & Productive Felling
Monday, 05/09/2016 (08:00 AM - 03:00 PM)

Course Content:

 - Personal protective equipment
 - Chainsaw maintenance safety
 - Hazard evaluation
 - Basics of felling

 

Instructors:
Spencer Laramie, Canaan, N.H.
Steve Patten, NHTOA

 

NOTE: Participants MUST BRING

  - chainsaw
  - ear protection
  - safety boots
  - hard hat
  - chaps
  - eye protection


YOU MUST BE AT LEAST 18 YEARS OLD AND HAVE SIGNIFICANT CHAINSAW EXPERIENCE IN ORDER TO PARTICIPATE

 

THIS COURSE IS REQUIRED FOR PLP CERTIFICATION, and can be used for PLP re-certification credits.
8.0 PLP certification credits
6.5 SAF category 2 CFE credits


Class size is limited please sign up early. Please visit the website for class status: www.nhtoa.org
Register for Classes: Phone: (603) 224-9699 Please have your credit card and expiration date handy.

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.


Mail to:
NHTOA, 54 Portsmouth St. Concord, N.H. 03301
CHECKS, MONEY ORDERS, VISA, MASTER CARD, DISCOVER CARD ACCEPTED

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Location

  • Alvirne High School, 200 Derry Rd., Hudson, NH, 03051

Tuesday, 05/10/2016

Blue Seal 4-H Roundup
Tuesday, 05/10/2016 (All day)

Round up your change! Support 4-H in New Hampshire by rounding up your purchase at participating Blue Seal stores Saturday, May 7 - Sunday, May 22.

 

Locations

  • Bow Blue Seal | 520 Hall Street, Bow, NH
  • Derry Blue Seal | 68 Crystal Avenue, Derry, NH
  • Milford Blue Seal | 274 Elm Street, Milford, NH
  • Rochester Blue Seal | 275 Portland Street, Rochester, NH

M.C. 4-H Foundation Meeting
Tuesday, 05/10/2016 (07:00 PM - 09:00 PM)

Wednesday, 05/11/2016

Blue Seal 4-H Roundup
Wednesday, 05/11/2016 (All day)

Round up your change! Support 4-H in New Hampshire by rounding up your purchase at participating Blue Seal stores Saturday, May 7 - Sunday, May 22.

 

Locations

  • Bow Blue Seal | 520 Hall Street, Bow, NH
  • Derry Blue Seal | 68 Crystal Avenue, Derry, NH
  • Milford Blue Seal | 274 Elm Street, Milford, NH
  • Rochester Blue Seal | 275 Portland Street, Rochester, NH

Conservation Easement Basics for Realtors
Wednesday, 05/11/2016 (01:00 PM - 04:30 PM)

Course #E1855 per the N.H. Real Estate Commission

Using a combination of presentation, question and answers, interactive activities and short video excerpts, this course provides real estate professionals with the basic understanding of what a conservation easement is; the benefits to landowners and the community; how to read and understand easement deeds; the effects of conservation easements on the real estate transaction; marketing real estate encumbered with easements; the process of placing an easement on land; working with land protection and governmental agencies and valuing land encumbered by the easement.

Our Instructor: Tom Howard, is principal broker at NH Conservation Real Estate. Licensed since 1987, Tom gained valuable experience with conservation easements while employed by the Lakes Region Conservation Trust and the Society for the Protection of NH Forests from 1996 to 2003. He now offers his expertise in conservation transactions to landowners, conservation commissions, non-profits, natural resource professionals, attorneys, and real estate brokers. Tom is an Accredited Land Consultant with the Realtors Land Institute.

Location: The Rocks - 4 Christmas Tree Lane, Bethlehem, NH

 

3 credit hours assigned by the N.H.
3.0 CE by NH Real Estate Appraiser Board
Real Estate Commission. 3.0 CFE’s SAF Category 1

 

Additional Dates and Locations:

May 17, 2016 The Conservation Center 54 Portsmouth Street, Concord 1 4:30 PM
May 25, 2016
Dover Public Library 73 Locust Street, Dover 1 – 4:30 PM

 

Click here: TO REGISTER

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Location

  • The Rocks Estate, 4 Christmas Lane, Bethlehem, NH, 03574

New Hampshire Tree Fruit Twilight Meeting
Wednesday, 05/11/2016 (05:30 PM - 07:30 PM)

 

Details to come.

 

Location

  • Watson's Orchard, 428 Meaderboro Road, Farmington, NH, 03835

Thursday, 05/12/2016

Blue Seal 4-H Roundup
Thursday, 05/12/2016 (All day)

Round up your change! Support 4-H in New Hampshire by rounding up your purchase at participating Blue Seal stores Saturday, May 7 - Sunday, May 22.

 

Locations

  • Bow Blue Seal | 520 Hall Street, Bow, NH
  • Derry Blue Seal | 68 Crystal Avenue, Derry, NH
  • Milford Blue Seal | 274 Elm Street, Milford, NH
  • Rochester Blue Seal | 275 Portland Street, Rochester, NH

NH Professional Loggers Program NH Timber Harvesting Law
Thursday, 05/12/2016 (08:00 AM - 03:00 PM)

Course Content:

A one day workshop presenting information on New Hampshire’s Timber Harvesting Laws, Wetland Regulations and the use of Best Management Practices. Practical, hands-on instruction for today’s logging professional.


Timber Tax Law - The specific rules and process regarding the Intent and Report of Cut forms as required, plus other valuable information from the N.H. Department of Revenue Administration.


Timber Harvesting Law - Forest Rangers will explain N.H.’s timber harvesting laws, including the details of slash and basal area laws, the timber trespass and deceptive forest practices laws.


Wetlands Regulations - Representatives from the N.H. Wetlands Bureau will present information including wetlands identification and the procedure and requirements for preparing the Minimum Impact Notification form. Best Management Practices will also be covered.

Additional Locations and dates:

05/19/16 Old Town Hall
1 East Side Road Wentworth, N.H.

 

THIS COURSE IS REQUIRED FOR PLP CERTIFICATION, and can be used for PLP re-certification credits.
8.0 PLP certification credits
6.5 SAF category 1 CFE credits

 

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.
Class size is limited please sign up early. Please visit the website for class status: www.nhtoa.org
Register for Classes: Phone: (603) 224-9699 Please have your credit card and expiration date handy.

Mail to:
NHTOA, 54 Portsmouth St. Concord, N.H. 03301
CHECKS, MONEY ORDERS, VISA, MASTER CARD, DISCOVER CARD ACCEPTED

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Location

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

M.C. Horse Leaders Meeting
Thursday, 05/12/2016 (07:00 PM - 09:00 PM)

Friday, 05/13/2016

Blue Seal 4-H Roundup
Friday, 05/13/2016 (All day)

Round up your change! Support 4-H in New Hampshire by rounding up your purchase at participating Blue Seal stores Saturday, May 7 - Sunday, May 22.

 

Locations

  • Bow Blue Seal | 520 Hall Street, Bow, NH
  • Derry Blue Seal | 68 Crystal Avenue, Derry, NH
  • Milford Blue Seal | 274 Elm Street, Milford, NH
  • Rochester Blue Seal | 275 Portland Street, Rochester, NH

Saturday, 05/14/2016

Blue Seal 4-H Roundup
Saturday, 05/14/2016 (All day)

Round up your change! Support 4-H in New Hampshire by rounding up your purchase at participating Blue Seal stores Saturday, May 7 - Sunday, May 22.

 

Locations

  • Bow Blue Seal | 520 Hall Street, Bow, NH
  • Derry Blue Seal | 68 Crystal Avenue, Derry, NH
  • Milford Blue Seal | 274 Elm Street, Milford, NH
  • Rochester Blue Seal | 275 Portland Street, Rochester, NH

Sunday, 05/15/2016

Blue Seal 4-H Roundup
Sunday, 05/15/2016 (All day)

Round up your change! Support 4-H in New Hampshire by rounding up your purchase at participating Blue Seal stores Saturday, May 7 - Sunday, May 22.

 

Locations

  • Bow Blue Seal | 520 Hall Street, Bow, NH
  • Derry Blue Seal | 68 Crystal Avenue, Derry, NH
  • Milford Blue Seal | 274 Elm Street, Milford, NH
  • Rochester Blue Seal | 275 Portland Street, Rochester, NH

A Year in the Life of a Sheep - NH Sheep & Wool Festival
Sunday, 05/15/2016 (10:00 AM - 11:00 PM)

Dot Perkins, UNH Cooperative Extension Livestock Field Specialist, will be giving a talk on A Year in the Life of a Sheep on Sunday, May 15, at 10:00 am at the 40th Annual NH Sheep and Wool Festival at the Deerfield Fairgrounds, 34 Stage Road, Building A, Lecture Room. She will be talking about the nutritional needs of an ewe and a ram throughout the year, as well as housing and management. The NH Sheep and Wool Festival is held on Saturday and Sunday, May 14 & 15, 2016.

 

The festival offers educational programs, special workshops, demonstrations, handmade with fiber shows, a hand-spun skein contest, a fleece show and sale, breed display, youth show, sheep quiz bowl, stock dog trials, vendors and vendor raffles, crafts for kids, and a delicious food fair.

Location

  • Deerfield Fair Grounds, Deerfield, NH, 03037

Monday, 05/16/2016

Blue Seal 4-H Roundup
Monday, 05/16/2016 (All day)

Round up your change! Support 4-H in New Hampshire by rounding up your purchase at participating Blue Seal stores Saturday, May 7 - Sunday, May 22.

 

Locations

  • Bow Blue Seal | 520 Hall Street, Bow, NH
  • Derry Blue Seal | 68 Crystal Avenue, Derry, NH
  • Milford Blue Seal | 274 Elm Street, Milford, NH
  • Rochester Blue Seal | 275 Portland Street, Rochester, NH

Tuesday, 05/17/2016

Blue Seal 4-H Roundup
Tuesday, 05/17/2016 (All day)

Round up your change! Support 4-H in New Hampshire by rounding up your purchase at participating Blue Seal stores Saturday, May 7 - Sunday, May 22.

 

Locations

  • Bow Blue Seal | 520 Hall Street, Bow, NH
  • Derry Blue Seal | 68 Crystal Avenue, Derry, NH
  • Milford Blue Seal | 274 Elm Street, Milford, NH
  • Rochester Blue Seal | 275 Portland Street, Rochester, NH

NH Professional Loggers Program Mechanized Harvesting Safety
Tuesday, 05/17/2016 (08:00 AM - 12:00 PM)

 

Course Content:
This workshop will offer forestry equipment operators a review of safe operating procedures for most applicable machines, and an opportunity to learn methods of communication with other operators and ground personnel. Non-operators will have an opportunity to learn about ”blind” areas of various forestry machines and how to safely communicate with an operator and approach working equipment.


Instructors:
Steve Patten, NHTOA
Anderson Equipment staff

 
Class size is limited please sign up early. Please visit the website for class status: www.nhtoa.org
Register for Classes: Phone: (603) 224-9699 Please have your credit card and expiration date handy.

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.


Mail to:
NHTOA, 54 Portsmouth St. Concord, N.H. 03301
CHECKS, MONEY ORDERS, VISA, MASTER CARD, DISCOVER CARD ACCEPTED

Linked file:

Location

  • Anderson Equipment, 565 Main St, Lancaster, NH, 03584

Conservation Easement Basics for Realtors
Tuesday, 05/17/2016 (01:00 PM - 04:30 PM)

Course #E1855 per the N.H. Real Estate Commission
Using a combination of presentation, question and answers, interactive activities and short video excerpts, this course provides real estate professionals with the basic understanding of what a conservation easement is; the benefits to landowners and the community; how to read and understand easement deeds; the effects of conservation easements on the real estate transaction; marketing real estate encumbered with easements; the process of placing an easement on land; working with land protection and governmental agencies and valuing land encumbered by the easement.

Our Instructor: Tom Howard, is principal broker at NH Conservation Real Estate. Licensed since 1987, Tom gained valuable experience with conservation easements while employed by the Lakes Region Conservation Trust and the Society for the Protection of NH Forests from 1996 to 2003. He now offers his expertise in conservation transactions to landowners, conservation commissions, non-profits, natural resource professionals, attorneys, and real estate brokers. Tom is an Accredited Land Consultant with the Realtors Land Institute.

3 credit hours assigned by the N.H. Real Estate Commission.
3.0 CE by NH Real Estate Appraiser Board
3.0 CFE’s SAF Category 1

 

Additional Dates and Locations:

May 11, 2016 The Rocks - 4 Christmas Tree Lane, Bethlehem, 1 - 4:30PM 
May 25, 2016
Dover Public Library - 73 Locust Street, Dover, 1 – 4:30 PM

 

Click here: TO REGISTER

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Location

  • Conservation Center - Forest Society, 54 Portsmouth St., Concord, NH, 03301


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