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Monday, 05/02/2016

Integrated Pest Management (IPM)
Monday, 05/02/2016 (06:30 PM - 08:00 PM)

As the weather warms up and the plants begin to grow, it's time to watch for insects, weeds, and plant diseases that may cause trouble in your vegetable garden. UNH Cooperative Extension Master Gardener Ann Lacroix will talk about common pests to watch for and will discuss the steps you can take to prevent problems or minimize damage using chemical-free methods.

 

 

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Location

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

Tuesday, 05/03/2016

Scale Clinic - Inspections & Certification
Tuesday, 05/03/2016 (12:00 PM - 03:00 PM)

 The NH Division of Weights & Measures, NH Dept. of Agriculture Markets & Food, will once again be holding a Scale Clinic in Coos County.

 

The Clinic is open to anyone who grows and sells their own agricultural products and who uses a scale commercially at farmers markets or a farm stand. Inspection and certification is free to growers who have 3 or fewer scales under 100 lbs. capacity and no other commercial devices.

 

Attendees should bring: legal-for-trade scale(s) and any necessary accessories; current scale license (if you have one); and renewal forms and payments due (no credit cards accepted).

 

If you are unable to make it to the May 3 clinic or if you have questions, please call the NH Division of Weights & Measures at 603-271-3700 or go to: www.agriculture.nh.gov and click on Division of Weights and Measures.

Location

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

Wednesday, 05/04/2016

NH Professional Loggers Program Safe & Productive Felling
Wednesday, 05/04/2016 (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

  • Beanstalk Grocery Store, 577 NH Rte 106, Loudon, NH,

Thursday, 05/05/2016

Cooking Matters™ for Teens
Thursday, 05/05/2016 (03:30 PM - 05:30 PM)

Learn the basics of Cooking and Healthy Eating in these free hands-on cooking classes.  Practice preparing dinners, lunches, snacks and breakfast. All meals are healthy, low cost and tasty!

 

This is a six (6) session series.  Thursdays, April 14, 28, May 5, 12, 19, & 26, 2016. 

Location: Family & Consumer Sciences Classroom, Lancaster School.

 

Registration required.  Please see the attached flyer for more information and how to register.

Location

  • Lancaster School, 35 Ice Pond Road, Lancaster, NH, 03584

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

Friday, 05/06/2016

Coös 4-H SAD Tune-Up
Friday, 05/06/2016 (04:00 PM - 06:00 PM)

Congratulations to all who earned a spot to go to State Activities Day 2016.

Save the date. Plan to join us for tune-up day!  We have scheduled a Coös County SAD Tune-Up on the afternoon of
May 6. It is required that you participate in this session if you plan on presenting at SAD. Please RSVP if you will be attending in order to have your presentation critiqued and to help others to improve their presentations.

Location

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

Monday, 05/09/2016

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

Wednesday, 05/11/2016

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

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

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

Linked file:

Location

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

Cooking Matters™ for Teens
Thursday, 05/12/2016 (03:30 PM - 05:30 PM)

Learn the basics of Cooking and Healthy Eating in these free hands-on cooking classes.  Practice preparing dinners, lunches, snacks and breakfast. All meals are healthy, low cost and tasty!

 

This is a six (6) session series.  Thursdays, April 14, 28, May 5, 12, 19, & 26, 2016. 

Location: Family & Consumer Sciences Classroom, Lancaster School.

 

Registration required.  Please see the attached flyer for more information and how to register.

Location

  • Lancaster School, 35 Ice Pond Road, Lancaster, NH, 03584

Friday, 05/13/2016

13th Annual Tom Fairchild Friend of NH 4-H Golf Tournament
Friday, 05/13/2016 (All day)

Support 4-H programming in NH and join us for the 13th Annual Tom Fairchild  Friend of NH 4-H Golf Tournament and Silent Auction. Become a tournament sponsor, player and/or contributor to the silent auction.

 

Website

Location

  • Candia Woods Country Club, 313 South Road, Candia, NH, 03034

Saturday, 05/14/2016

New Hampshire Sheep and Wool Festival
Saturday, 05/14/2016 (All day)

Saturday & Sunday, May 14 & 15.


Website

Location

  • Deerfield Fair Grounds, Deerfield, NH, 03037

Coös County Sharp Shooters 4-H Group
Saturday, 05/14/2016 (09:00 AM - 11:00 AM)

Join us at the Groveton Fish & Game Club Range, Lost Nation Road, Groveton. Youth age 8-18 are welcome, learn firearm safety. 

This group meets the 2nd & 4th Saturday of each month. 

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Location

  • Groveton Fish & Game Club, 1100 Lost Nation Road, Northumberland, NH, 03582

Sunday, 05/15/2016

A Year in the Life of a Sheep - NH Sheep & Wool Festival
Sunday, 05/15/2016 (11:00 AM - 12:00 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 11:00 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

Tuesday, 05/17/2016

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

Linked file:

Location

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

Wednesday, 05/18/2016

NH Professional Loggers Program Advanced Felling
Wednesday, 05/18/2016 (08:00 AM - 03:00 PM)

Course Content:
Instructors will discuss and demonstrate handling difficult felling situations, leaners, hazard trees, operating around power lines and using mechanized equipment to get trees down or process wind falls.

 


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



 NOTE: Participants MUST BRING

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

 

 THIS COURSE IS REQUIRED FOR PLP CERTIFICATION, and can be used for PLP re-certification credits.
8.0 PLP certification credits
7.0 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

Linked file:

Location

  • Beanstalk Grocery Store, 577 NH Rte 106, Loudon, NH,

Estate Planning & Conservation Options Workshop
Wednesday, 05/18/2016 (04:00 PM - 06:30 PM)

Are you a landowner considering options for the succession of your property? Join us for a free workshop to learn the basics of estate planning and conservation options to help you plan for your future.

Register online at bit.ly/EstatePlanningAndConservation

 

 

 

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Location

  • UNH Cooperative Extension Office, 629A Main Street, Lancaster, NH, 03584

4-H Coös County Advisory Council Meeting
Wednesday, 05/18/2016 (06:30 PM - 08:30 PM)

Business Meeting of the Coös County 4-H Advisory Council, meeting in N Stratford. Please RSVP.

 

Thursday, 05/19/2016

NH Professional Loggers Program NH Timber Harvesting Law
Thursday, 05/19/2016 (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.

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

Linked file:

Location

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

Strengthening Your Facilitation Skills for Community Collaboration
Thursday, 05/19/2016 (08:30 AM - 04:00 PM)

Training topics to include creating collaborative relationships, designing processes to meet the needs of specific groups, developing intentional facilitation practices and use mapping to design meetings and identifying behaviors that impact group process.

 

Presented by: Sue Cagle, Field Specialist, Belknap County UNH Cooperative Extension and Sharon Cowen, Field Specialist, UNH Cooperative Extension.

 

 

Location

  • AMC Highland Center, Crawford Notch, Route 302, Bretton Woods, NH, 03575

Cooking Matters™ for Teens
Thursday, 05/19/2016 (03:30 PM - 05:30 PM)

Learn the basics of Cooking and Healthy Eating in these free hands-on cooking classes.  Practice preparing dinners, lunches, snacks and breakfast. All meals are healthy, low cost and tasty!

 

This is a six (6) session series.  Thursdays, April 14, 28, May 5, 12, 19, & 26, 2016. 

Location: Family & Consumer Sciences Classroom, Lancaster School.

 

Registration required.  Please see the attached flyer for more information and how to register.

Location

  • Lancaster School, 35 Ice Pond Road, Lancaster, NH, 03584

Friday, 05/20/2016

Strengthening Your Facilitation Skills for Community Collaboration
Friday, 05/20/2016 (08:30 AM - 04:00 PM)

Training topics to include creating collaborative relationships, designing processes to meet the needs of specific groups, developing intentional facilitation practices and use mapping to design meetings and identifying behaviors that impact group process.

 

Presented by: Sue Cagle, Field Specialist, Belknap County UNH Cooperative Extension and Sharon Cowen, Field Specialist, UNH Cooperative Extension.

 

 

Location

  • AMC Highland Center, Crawford Notch, Route 302, Bretton Woods, NH, 03575

Saturday, 05/21/2016

NH 4-H Shooting Sports Leader Training
Saturday, 05/21/2016 (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 May 21-22, 2016.  Please register before May 6.

Location

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


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