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Monday, 12/01/2014

Wreath Making with a Botanical and Ecological Twist
(06:30 PM - 08:00 PM)

The forests and landscapes of New Hampshire abound with plant materials that can be used to create unique and elegant holiday wreaths. Amy Papineau will discuss some of the many plant materials that can be collected for wreath making, with an emphasis on collecting sustainability (cutting bows properly, avoiding invasive species, etc.).  Master Gardener Intern, Nonie Reynders will then demonstrate wreath-making techniques using traditional and non-traditional plant materials.

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Location

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

Tuesday, 12/02/2014

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

 

Participants are expected to study the ServSafe Manager coursebook 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.

 

Instructor: Ann Hamilton, Field Specialist

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Location

  • Frisbee Memorial Community Ed & Conf Center, 11 Whitehall Road, Rochester, NH, 03867

Inquiry Teaching Methods: Grounding STEM Education Programs in Inquiry
(05:30 PM - 08:00 PM)

The University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension (UNHCE) STEM Field Specialists are offering a workshop based on the theory and practice of inquiry-based teaching and learning within the STEM disciplines.

Inquiry-based learning is an approach that involves exploring the natural and man-made world around us in a manner that leads to questioning, observing, investigating, testing and discussing with others what results were found.

Participants will learn the fundamentals of inquiry including how to ask investigable questions, planning an investigation and sharing results.  They will conduct an inquiry investigation of their own and learn how to “shift” or change existing science activities into inquiry based activities.

Location

  • UNH Manchester, 400 Commercial Street, Manchester, NH, 03101

Wednesday, 12/03/2014

Rockingham County Woodland Owners Association 2014 Annual Meeting
(06:00 PM - 08:30 PM)


Enjoy dinner with friends and celebrate achievements in the field of environmental education, sustainable forestry and conservation.

 

Registration Deadline: November 28, 2014

 

See attached flyer for the registration form.

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Location

  • Holy Grail Restaurant, 64 Main Street, Epping, NH, 03042

Thursday, 12/04/2014

9th Annual Poinsettia Trials Open House
(10:00 AM - 06:00 PM)

 

Come celebrate the season with over 100 varieties of poinsettias at the UNH MacFarlane Greenhouse and the Thompson School Horticultural Facility.

 

See the flyer.

Location

  • MacFarlane Greenhouses, 296 Mast Road, Durham, NH, 03824

UNH Greenhouse Field Day
(01:00 PM - 05:00 PM)

This is your chance to see first hand the research being conducted for the growers of New Hampshire at the University of New Hampshire.

 

Join us and learn about energy conservation at Woodman Farm, hydroponic greens at the MacFarlane Greenhouse, and view over 100 poinsettia varieties.

 

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Location

  • MacFarlane Greenhouses, 296 Mast Road, Durham, NH, 03824

Friday, 12/05/2014

9th Annual Poinsettia Trials Open House
(10:00 AM - 04:00 PM)

 

Come celebrate the season with over 100 varieties of poinsettias at the UNH MacFarlane Greenhouse and the Thompson School Horticultural Facility.

 

See the flyer.

Location

  • MacFarlane Greenhouses, 296 Mast Road, Durham, NH, 03824

Saturday, 12/06/2014

9th Annual Poinsettia Trials Open House
(10:00 AM - 04:00 PM)

 

Come celebrate the season with over 100 varieties of poinsettias at the UNH MacFarlane Greenhouse and the Thompson School Horticultural Facility.

 

See the flyer.

Location

  • MacFarlane Greenhouses, 296 Mast Road, Durham, NH, 03824

Wednesday, 12/10/2014

Practical Approaches to Improving Soil Health
(09:30 AM - 03:00 PM)

Taking a New Look at Soil Health Management

Morning Program:
Introduction to Soil Health
Managing Production Risk

Afternoon Program (choice of session)

Vegetable Session:
New Entry Sustainable Farming Project
Cover Crop Recommendations for Vegetable Cropping Systems

Livestock/Forage Session:
Case Studies & Research Results

3.5 pesticide applicator credits available.

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Location

  • Common Man Inn and Spa, 231 Main Street, Plymouth, NH, 03264

Monday, 12/15/2014

Introduction to ArcGIS 10.2
(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

Strafford County Advisory Council Meeting
(06:00 PM - 07:30 PM)

Agenda:

Jillian Hall, Program Coordinator, Youth & Family/4-H Youth Development


Administrative Staff attending:

Mike Young - Program Team Leader, Youth and Family

Location

  • William A. Grimes Justice & Administration Building, 259 County Farm Road, Dover, NH, 03820

Tuesday, 12/16/2014

Introduction to ArcGIS 10.2
(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

Inquiry Teaching Methods: Grounding STEM Education Programs in Inquiry
(05:30 PM - 08:00 PM)

*ONLINE OFFICE HOURS

The University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension (UNHCE) STEM Field Specialists are offering a workshop based on the theory and practice of inquiry-based teaching and learning within the STEM disciplines.

Inquiry-based learning is an approach that involves exploring the natural and man-made world around us in a manner that leads to questioning, observing, investigating, testing and discussing with others what results were found.

Participants will learn the fundamentals of inquiry including how to ask investigable questions, planning an investigation and sharing results.  They will conduct an inquiry investigation of their own and learn how to “shift” or change existing science activities into inquiry based activities.

Location

  • UNH Manchester, 400 Commercial Street, Manchester, NH, 03101

Wednesday, 12/17/2014

Introduction to ArcGIS 10.2
(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

Wednesday, 01/07/2015

Tri-State Greenhouse IPM Workshop
(08:30 AM - 03:30 PM)

 

The Tri-state Greenhouse IPM Program is a collaboratation among growers and specialists from ME, NH and VT. This year's workshops offer sessions on diverse IPM tactics, including plant fertility, and pest and disease ID, as well as updates on current IPM issues and regional research activities.

 

Learn about:

  • How to ID Pests and their natural enemies
  • How to sue your soil and water tests
  • How to diagnose diseases and what to do about them
  • How to troubleshoot your management issues
  • How IPM works for other growers

Pre-registration is required. Space is limited so register early. The deadline is 12/27/14.

 

 

Location

  • MacFarlane Greenhouses, 296 Mast Road, Durham, NH, 03824

Saturday, 01/10/2015

4-H Animal Science Bonanza - Save the Date!
(09:30 AM - 03:00 PM)

4-H members who have an interest in Beef, Sheep, Goats, Poultry, and Dairy have the opportunity to participate in quiz bowls, skillathons, and attend workshops.

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Location

  • Walpole Elementary School, 8 Bemis Lane, Walpole, NH, 03608

Tuesday, 01/13/2015

Inquiry Teaching Methods: Grounding STEM Education Programs in Inquiry
(05:30 PM - 08:00 PM)

 

The University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension (UNHCE) STEM Field Specialists are offering a workshop based on the theory and practice of inquiry-based teaching and learning within the STEM disciplines.

Inquiry-based learning is an approach that involves exploring the natural and man-made world around us in a manner that leads to questioning, observing, investigating, testing and discussing with others what results were found.

Participants will learn the fundamentals of inquiry including how to ask investigable questions, planning an investigation and sharing results.  They will conduct an inquiry investigation of their own and learn how to “shift” or change existing science activities into inquiry based activities.

Location

  • UNH Manchester, 400 Commercial Street, Manchester, NH, 03101

Saturday, 01/17/2015

Chickens: The Basics - Part I
(10:00 AM - 11:30 AM)

Dot Perkins,  of UNH Cooperative Extension, has been raising meat, milk and eggs for her family for over 30 years. She will present information about breeds, housing and seasonal care. This talk will not cover butchering or broilers. Come listen to all the facts and many practical tips pertaining to raising chickens or eggs.

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Location

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

Intermediate Chickens
(12:30 PM - 02:00 PM)

Now that you have chickens . . what do you do with them? Dot Perkins of UNH Cooperative Extension, will present information about problems, illness that arise, predation and much more for the intermediate chicken owner. This talk will not cover butchering but some facts and all questions about culling will be included. Come listen to all the facts and many practical tips about living with chickens beyond the first year.

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Location

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

UNH Men's Ice Hockey Ticket Order - January 2015 Game
(06:30 PM - 09:30 PM)

You are invited to support NH 4-H and see the UNH Wildcats host UMass in a men's ice hockey game Saturday, January 17 at the UNH Whittemore Center in Durham.  See flyer to order hockey tickets.

Location

  • UNH Whittemore Center, 128 Main Street, Durham, NH, 03824

Tuesday, 01/20/2015

Strafford County Advisory Council Meeting
(06:00 PM - 07:30 PM)

Staff Evaluations:

Andrew Fast, Extension Field Specialist, Natural Resources

 

Administrative Staff Attending:

Jess Schloss - UNHCE Program Team Leader, Natural Resources

 

Location

  • William A. Grimes Justice & Administration Building, 259 County Farm Road, Dover, NH, 03820

Monday, 02/02/2015

Raising Broilers
(06:30 PM - 08:00 PM)

Come listen to all the facts and many practical tips pertaining to raising broilers. Information about breeds, housing, care, costs, predation and much more will be discussed. This talk will not cover butchering.

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Location

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

Tuesday, 02/17/2015

Strafford County Advisory Council Meeting
(06:00 PM - 07:30 PM)

Staff Evaluations:

Sue Cagle, Extension Field Specialist, Community & Economic Development

 

Administrative Staff attending:

Charlie French - Program Tram Leader, Community and Economic Development

Location

  • William A. Grimes Justice & Administration Building, 259 County Farm Road, Dover, NH, 03820

Monday, 03/02/2015

Raising Turkeys
(06:30 PM - 08:00 PM)

Dot Perkins of UNH Cooperative Extension, will present information about breeds, housing, nutrition, illness and more. This talk is designed to help the beginner get ready for the arrival and basic care of their turkeys. This talk will not cover butchering or breeding.

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Location

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

Monday, 03/16/2015

Strafford County Advisory Council Meeting
(06:00 PM - 07:30 PM)

Staff Evaluations:

Kelly McAdam, Extension Field Specialist, Food & Agriculture

 

Administrative Staff attending:

Amy Ouellette - Program Team Leader, Food and Agriculture

Location

  • William A. Grimes Justice & Administration Building, 259 County Farm Road, Dover, NH, 03820


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