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Sunday, 07/24/2016

Barry Conservation 4-H Camp - Hunter Education
Sunday, 07/24/2016 (All day)

Location

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

Monday, 07/25/2016

Geospatial Enlightenment for Reading and Writing
Monday, 07/25/2016 (08:30 AM - 04:30 PM)

Monday, July 25 - Wednesday, 27. Join us for this three-day adventure in thinking outside the book. This institute, focused on integrating mapping, spatial literacy, and analysis into reading and writing instruction, is designed for any level of geospatial experience, novice through expert. Explore ready-made lessons centered around classic literature, non-fiction, and content area reading. Learn how outdoor experiences can give students perspective. Create your own mapping experiences for students. Bring a book, story, article, or content area reading with you to build your own multidisciplinary, differentiated learning experience for your students. You might consider working with a team of teachers to implement a cross-curricular, thematic approach. All activities will utilize ArcGIS Online in a web browser, which can be used on Macs, PCs, and mobile devices.

Register

Location

  • Hopkinton Middle/High School, 297 Park Ave, Contoocook, NH, 03229

Tuesday, 07/26/2016

Geospatial Enlightenment for Reading and Writing
Tuesday, 07/26/2016 (08:30 AM - 04:30 PM)

Monday, July 25 - Wednesday, 27. Join us for this three-day adventure in thinking outside the book. This institute, focused on integrating mapping, spatial literacy, and analysis into reading and writing instruction, is designed for any level of geospatial experience, novice through expert. Explore ready-made lessons centered around classic literature, non-fiction, and content area reading. Learn how outdoor experiences can give students perspective. Create your own mapping experiences for students. Bring a book, story, article, or content area reading with you to build your own multidisciplinary, differentiated learning experience for your students. You might consider working with a team of teachers to implement a cross-curricular, thematic approach. All activities will utilize ArcGIS Online in a web browser, which can be used on Macs, PCs, and mobile devices.

Register

Location

  • Hopkinton Middle/High School, 297 Park Ave, Contoocook, NH, 03229

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

Geospatial Enlightenment for Reading and Writing
Wednesday, 07/27/2016 (08:30 AM - 04:30 PM)

Monday, July 25 - Wednesday, 27. Join us for this three-day adventure in thinking outside the book. This institute, focused on integrating mapping, spatial literacy, and analysis into reading and writing instruction, is designed for any level of geospatial experience, novice through expert. Explore ready-made lessons centered around classic literature, non-fiction, and content area reading. Learn how outdoor experiences can give students perspective. Create your own mapping experiences for students. Bring a book, story, article, or content area reading with you to build your own multidisciplinary, differentiated learning experience for your students. You might consider working with a team of teachers to implement a cross-curricular, thematic approach. All activities will utilize ArcGIS Online in a web browser, which can be used on Macs, PCs, and mobile devices.

Register

Location

  • Hopkinton Middle/High School, 297 Park Ave, Contoocook, NH, 03229

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

Friday, 07/29/2016

Managing Pests on the Farm
Friday, 07/29/2016 (10:00 AM - 12:00 PM)

Pests and diseases in vegetable production can affect yield and produce quality. Learning to correctly identify and manage pests, and have a good record-keeping system, are steps for Integrated Pest Management.

 

In the field presentations by Extension Food & Agriculture Specialists Alan Eaton, Nada Haddad, and Cheryl Smith.

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Location

  • , 5 Story Hill Road, Dunbarton, NH, 03046

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

Monday, 08/01/2016

Successfully Growing Heirloom Tomatoes
Monday, 08/01/2016 (06:30 PM - 08:00 PM)

 

Great Tasting Tomatoes: Get Ready for Next Year /Successfully Growing Heirloom Tomatoes

Learn how to successfully grow heirloom tomatoes in your home garden. UNH Cooperative Extension Master Gardener, Ken Cook, will talk about his "Cross-Hemisphere Dwarf Tomato Project" and how they are developing tomato varieties with heirloom tastes.

 

Co-sponsored by UNH Cooperative Extension and the Boscawen Agricultural Commission.

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Location

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

Tuesday, 08/02/2016

Signs of Politics, and Signs of Habitats: Analysis using ArcGIS Online
Tuesday, 08/02/2016 (08:30 AM - 04:30 PM)

Analysis of data is actually the real power of GIS. This workshop will use existing layers of New Hampshire data and examine a variety of topics, from Social studies to Science. ArcGIS Online Analysis tools will focus on data sets from previous elections, and data sets of habitat. Available Editable Feature Services will allow teachers to add their own student-created data to the mix. Previous experience with ArcGIS Online is a prerequisite for this workshop.

Register

Location

  • Hopkinton Middle/High School, 297 Park Ave, Contoocook, NH, 03229

Wednesday, 08/03/2016

Signs of Politics, and Signs of Habitats: Analysis using ArcGIS Online
Wednesday, 08/03/2016 (08:30 AM - 04:30 PM)

Analysis of data is actually the real power of GIS. This workshop will use existing layers of New Hampshire data and examine a variety of topics, from Social studies to Science. ArcGIS Online Analysis tools will focus on data sets from previous elections, and data sets of habitat. Available Editable Feature Services will allow teachers to add their own student-created data to the mix. Previous experience with ArcGIS Online is a prerequisite for this workshop.

Register

Location

  • Hopkinton Middle/High School, 297 Park Ave, Contoocook, NH, 03229

Thursday, 08/04/2016

Live Free & Eat Local - Farm to Table 2-Day Event
Thursday, 08/04/2016 (All day)

Live Free & Eat Local

August 4 & 5 /// Ages 13 & Older /// Cost is $50.00 per person

There is something for everyone!

  • Behind the scenes information session at a Farm Bistro
  • Farm to table dining
  • A look at the science behind food & agriculture
  • Hands on tours with fruit and vegetable producers
  • up close and personal tour at a Farmer's Market

Cost includes: Transportation for both days, all your meals, lodging, and evening entertainment! 

Sponsored by: The 4-H Foundation of New Hampshire

REGISTRATION DUE JULY 20, 2016!!

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Location

  • UNH Cooperative Extension, Durham,, NH, 03824

Signs of Politics, and Signs of Habitats: Analysis using ArcGIS Online
Thursday, 08/04/2016 (08:30 AM - 04:30 PM)

Analysis of data is actually the real power of GIS. This workshop will use existing layers of New Hampshire data and examine a variety of topics, from Social studies to Science. ArcGIS Online Analysis tools will focus on data sets from previous elections, and data sets of habitat. Available Editable Feature Services will allow teachers to add their own student-created data to the mix. Previous experience with ArcGIS Online is a prerequisite for this workshop.

Register

Location

  • Hopkinton Middle/High School, 297 Park Ave, Contoocook, NH, 03229

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

Friday, 08/05/2016

Live Free & Eat Local - Farm to Table 2-Day Event
Friday, 08/05/2016 (All day)

Live Free & Eat Local

August 4 & 5 /// Ages 13 & Older /// Cost is $50.00 per person

There is something for everyone!

  • Behind the scenes information session at a Farm Bistro
  • Farm to table dining
  • A look at the science behind food & agriculture
  • Hands on tours with fruit and vegetable producers
  • up close and personal tour at a Farmer's Market

Cost includes: Transportation for both days, all your meals, lodging, and evening entertainment! 

Sponsored by: The 4-H Foundation of New Hampshire

REGISTRATION DUE JULY 20, 2016!!

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Location

  • UNH Cooperative Extension, Durham,, NH, 03824

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

Tuesday, 08/09/2016

STEM Docent Training
Tuesday, 08/09/2016 (09:00 AM - 05:00 PM)

August 9-11 (Tues/Wed/Thurs)  Come to the STEM Docent training if you have a passion for working with youth and love sharing your enthusiasm for science, technology, engineering, or math!* This is a three-day training where you will be trained on two curriculum developed by UNH Cooperative Extension staff designed to engage youth in lessons of ecology and physics. At the end of the training you will be part of the first cohort of UNH Cooperative Extension STEM Docents. STEM Docents are tasked with bringing STEM curriculum into classrooms and out-of-school-time programs to help students become familiar and excited about STEM subjects.

 

*You must complete the application before attending the training. Contact STEM Docent Coordinator, Megan Glenn (megan.glenn@unh.edu) with questions or to receive the application.  

Website

 

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Location

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

Safety Awareness in the Food Environment
Tuesday, 08/09/2016 (10:00 AM - 12:00 PM)

 

S.A.F.E. reviews critical food safety and sanitation concepts such as personal hygiene, preventing cross contamination, and controlling time and temperature. S.A.F.E. 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

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

STEM Docent Training
Wednesday, 08/10/2016 (09:00 AM - 05:00 PM)

August 9-11 (Tues/Wed/Thurs)  Come to the STEM Docent training if you have a passion for working with youth and love sharing your enthusiasm for science, technology, engineering, or math!* This is a three-day training where you will be trained on two curriculum developed by UNH Cooperative Extension staff designed to engage youth in lessons of ecology and physics. At the end of the training you will be part of the first cohort of UNH Cooperative Extension STEM Docents. STEM Docents are tasked with bringing STEM curriculum into classrooms and out-of-school-time programs to help students become familiar and excited about STEM subjects.

 

*You must complete the application before attending the training. Contact STEM Docent Coordinator, Megan Glenn (megan.glenn@unh.edu) with questions or to receive the application.  

Website

 

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Location

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

Thursday, 08/11/2016

STEM Docent Training
Thursday, 08/11/2016 (09:00 AM - 05:00 PM)

August 9-11 (Tues/Wed/Thurs)  Come to the STEM Docent training if you have a passion for working with youth and love sharing your enthusiasm for science, technology, engineering, or math!* This is a three-day training where you will be trained on two curriculum developed by UNH Cooperative Extension staff designed to engage youth in lessons of ecology and physics. At the end of the training you will be part of the first cohort of UNH Cooperative Extension STEM Docents. STEM Docents are tasked with bringing STEM curriculum into classrooms and out-of-school-time programs to help students become familiar and excited about STEM subjects.

 

*You must complete the application before attending the training. Contact STEM Docent Coordinator, Megan Glenn (megan.glenn@unh.edu) with questions or to receive the application.  

Website

 

Linked file:

Location

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

STEM Docent Training
Thursday, 08/11/2016 (09:00 AM - 05:00 PM)

August 9-11 (Tues/Wed/Thurs)  Come to the STEM Docent training if you have a passion for working with youth and love sharing your enthusiasm for science, technology, engineering, or math!* This is a three-day training where you will be trained on two curriculum developed by UNH Cooperative Extension staff designed to engage youth in lessons of ecology and physics. At the end of the training you will be part of the first cohort of UNH Cooperative Extension STEM Docents. STEM Docents are tasked with bringing STEM curriculum into classrooms and out-of-school-time programs to help students become familiar and excited about STEM subjects.

 

*You must complete the application before attending the training. Contact STEM Docent Coordinator, Megan Glenn (megan.glenn@unh.edu) with questions or to receive the application.  

Website

 

Linked file:

Location

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

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


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