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Thursday, 10/30/2014

Cooking Matters for Kids
(03:30 PM - 05:30 PM)

Thursdays: October 30 - December 11 (no class 11/27). In this course kids become the chefs and try new foods as they prepare and cook healthy recipes and snacks for themselves. Children ages 8-12 learn to make smart choices wherever they go - at school, at home, at the store, or out to eat. Open to Seabrook Adventure Zone afterschool participants.

Location

  • Seabrook Middle School, 256 Walton Road, Seabrook, NH, 03874

Cooking Matters for Kids
(04:00 PM - 05:30 PM)

Thursdays: October 2 - November 6. In this course kids become the chefs and try new foods as they prepare and cook healthy recipes and snacks for themselves. Children ages 8-12 learn to make smart choices wherever they go - at school, at home, at the store, or out to eat.

Location

  • Boys and Girls Club of Greater Salem, 3 Geremonty Drive, Salem, NH, 03079

Friday, 10/31/2014

Northern Hardwoods Silviculture
(08:30 AM - 03:30 PM)

The “Silviculture Guide for Northern Hardwoods in the Northeast” has been updated. Spend a day with the authors, Bill Leak, and Mariko Yamasaki of the US Forest Service and private consultant, Robbo Holleran; and Bartlett’s wildlife biologist, Chris Costello.

 

We’re offering the same workshop on two different days. Register for one.

 

October 24, 2014 or October 31, 2014

 

Space for each workshop is limited, so register early.

 

SAF Category I - 5.5 CFES
Certificates of attendance will be supplied

 

Parking is limited and we will be driving to the field sites in personal vehicles. Carpooling to Bartlett is encouraged, as is carpooling during the workshop. We appreciate vehicles able to transport four or more passengers.

 

No lunch provided, so bring your own. There are limited options to purchase a lunch locally and no time.

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Location

  • Bartlett Experimental Forest - US Forest Service, Route 302, Bartlett, NH, 03812

Saturday, 11/01/2014

Managing for Sugar Maple
(08:30 AM - 12:00 PM)

Sugar Maple (Acer saccharum) is one of the most valuable species in our New Hampshire forest. This informative, in - the - woods workshop will discuss ways to increase the quality and quantity of this valuable hardwood for both maple sap and sawlog production.

Topics will include:
Soils and site index
Regeneration techniques
Income generated from sap production versus income from sawlog harvest
Leaving non-maple trees in a sugarbush

In addition, examples of various grades of sawlogs and veneer will be shown to discuss log values.

Credits:
3.5 PLP credits
2.5 SAF  category 1 CFE credits

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Location

  • Rhoades Forest, 176 Rhoades Road, Acworth, NH, 03601

Rye Town Forest Invasvie Plant Control Day
(10:00 AM - 02:00 PM)

Come learn how to use weed wrenches and see what invasive plants are at the Rye Town Forest. Help hand-pull to reduce the invasive seed source for next year. Participants will learn basic invasive plant ID and how to best dispose of different invasive plant species. This helps with the stewardship of the resources found in the Rye Town Forest. Come enjoy the day! All ages welcome!

What to bring: Long pants/boots, gloves, water, hand tools (loopers, spades, shovels, etc.).


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Location

  • Rye Town Forest, Recreation Road, Rye, NH, 03870

Monday, 11/03/2014

Youth Mental Health First Aid
(08:00 AM - 12:30 PM)

Youth Mental Health First Aid (YMHFA) is a program which addresses the unique risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems in adolescents, builds understanding of the importance of early intervention, and teaches how to help a youth in crises or experiencing a mental health challenge. This evidence-based training uses roleplaying and other experiential activities and is part of national movement to better prepare caregivers to assist young people in need of mental health services. YMHFA is being offered to staff and volunteers working in afterschool settings with middle school or older youth, or those who may plan to do so in the future. Attendance on both days is required. 

Trainers: Field Specialists Rick Alleva, Ed.D., NH ASMPWT; and Thom Linahan, Ed.D.

 

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To register, log in to the Registry (code AS_YMHFA). 

Location

  • Somersworth High School Career Center, 18 Cemetery Road, Somersworth, NH, 03878

Cooking Matters for Kids
(04:00 PM - 05:30 PM)

Mondays: September 22 - November 3. Open to New Franklin School participants. In this course kids become the chefs and try new foods as they prepare and cook healthy recipes and snacks for themselves. Children ages 8-12 learn to make smart choices wherever they go - at school, at home, at the store, or out to eat.

Location

  • New Franklin School, 1 Franklin Drive, Portsmouth, NH, 03801

Innards of a Barn
(06:30 PM - 08:00 PM)

Barns are admired for their structural beauty, but there are a lot of interesting features which tell the story of how the barns were used. This presentation by John C. Porter, UNH Cooperative Extension/Specialist, Emeritus, will give a pictorial tour through several old barns in New England and explain the function of special items such as the scuttle hole, windlass, cupola, hay mow, barn bridge, and other things which had a specific function for the time.

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Location

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

Tuesday, 11/04/2014

NH Professional Logger Program: Bosses Buffet
(08:00 AM - 03:00 PM)


Course Content:

 


Business management seminar:
• How training and promotion of employees affects safety and production
• IRS Tax Code updates regarding forest products business
• Transitioning your business to the next generation of management
• Understanding contract law
• Current trends in insurance losses


Instructor:
Wendy Farrand, W Farrand Consulting
Carol Starkie, Farm Credit East
Simon Leeming, Esq. Preti, Flaherty, Beliveau and Pachios LLP.
Brody Tuite, Acadia Insurance

 

Pre-registration is required
By phone: (603) 224-9699 Have your credit card and expiration date handy. Mail in registration details on attached brocure.

 

CREDITS FOR THIS COURSE CAN BE USED TOWARDS NH PLP RE-CERTIFICATION
8.0 PLP Credits
6.5 SAF category 2 CFE credits

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Location

  • U.S. Forest Service Headquarters, 71 White Mtn. Drive, Campton, NH, 03223

Youth Mental Health First Aid
(08:00 AM - 12:30 PM)

Youth Mental Health First Aid (YMHFA) is a program which addresses the unique risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems in adolescents, builds understanding of the importance of early intervention, and teaches how to help a youth in crises or experiencing a mental health challenge. This evidence-based training uses roleplaying and other experiential activities and is part of national movement to better prepare caregivers to assist young people in need of mental health services. YMHFA is being offered to staff and volunteers working in afterschool settings with middle school or older youth, or those who may plan to do so in the future. Attendance on both days is required. 

Trainers: Field Specialists Rick Alleva, Ed.D., NH ASMPWT; and Thom Linahan, Ed.D.

 

Flyer


To register, log in to the Registry (code AS_YMHFA). 

Location

  • Somersworth High School Career Center, 18 Cemetery Road, Somersworth, NH, 03878

NH Direct Marketing Annual Conference: Exceeding the Speed Limit with Markets and Customers Expectations
(08:30 AM - 04:00 PM)

Building new markets or expanding established ones? In either case, one rule prevails: know your customers. Learn how to retain and expand your customer base and markets. Hear fresh ideas from, and network with, New England professionals and growers who share your passion—and your concerns.

 

Conference Information 


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Location

  • Holiday Inn - Concord, 172 North Main Street, Concord, NH, 03301

Bone Builders
(09:00 AM - 10:00 AM)

Tuesdays and Thursdays. Enjoy the company of other seniors, and maintain bone health through strength and balance classes. 

Location

  • Newmarket Recreation Center, 1 Terrace Drive, Newmarket, NH, 03857

Celebrate the Season with Fabulous Food Adventures
(03:30 PM - 05:30 PM)

Tuesdays: October 28 - December 9.  Open to Seabrook Middle School participants. Conquer the kitchen! Learn cooking basics and how to feed your body the fuel it needs to have energy throughout the day. Our food focus will be seasonal foods celebrating the harvest, Halloween, Thanksgiving, and a food gift to share.

Location

  • Seabrook Middle School, 256 Walton Road, Seabrook, NH, 03874

Wednesday, 11/05/2014

Making Geodatabases Work for You
(09:00 AM - 04:00 PM)

Geodatabases are an excellent file format for managing and maintaining GIS data using ArcGIS.  This workshop will cover fundamentals, tools, and techniques for creating and working with data contained in Geodatabases.  The workshop is focused on intermediate to advanced users of ArcView, however, ArcEditor users will also benefit.

Location

  • NH Fish & Game - Concord office, Hazen Drive, Concord, NH, 03301

Family Mealtime: A 4-Week Cooking and Nutrition Series for Families
(04:00 PM - 05:00 PM)

Wednesdays: November 5, 12, 19, December 3. This program is open to participants at Cross Roads House. Learn basic cooking skills and how to prepare healthy, low-cost meals and snacks. Develop healthy eating habits at home, at school, and when eating out.

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Location

  • Cross Roads House, 600 Lafayette Road, Portsmouth, NH, 03801

Thursday, 11/06/2014

Bone Builders
(09:00 AM - 10:00 AM)

Tuesdays and Thursdays. Enjoy the company of other seniors, and maintain bone health through strength and balance classes. 

Location

  • Newmarket Recreation Center, 1 Terrace Drive, Newmarket, NH, 03857

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

Cooking Matters for Kids
(03:30 PM - 05:30 PM)

Thursdays: October 30 - December 11 (no class 11/27). In this course kids become the chefs and try new foods as they prepare and cook healthy recipes and snacks for themselves. Children ages 8-12 learn to make smart choices wherever they go - at school, at home, at the store, or out to eat. Open to Seabrook Adventure Zone afterschool participants.

Location

  • Seabrook Middle School, 256 Walton Road, Seabrook, NH, 03874

Cooking Matters for Kids
(04:00 PM - 05:30 PM)

Thursdays: October 2 - November 6. In this course kids become the chefs and try new foods as they prepare and cook healthy recipes and snacks for themselves. Children ages 8-12 learn to make smart choices wherever they go - at school, at home, at the store, or out to eat.

Location

  • Boys and Girls Club of Greater Salem, 3 Geremonty Drive, Salem, NH, 03079

Tuesday, 11/11/2014

Celebrate the Season with Fabulous Food Adventures
(03:30 PM - 05:30 PM)

Tuesdays: October 28 - December 9.  Open to Seabrook Middle School participants. Conquer the kitchen! Learn cooking basics and how to feed your body the fuel it needs to have energy throughout the day. Our food focus will be seasonal foods celebrating the harvest, Halloween, Thanksgiving, and a food gift to share.

Location

  • Seabrook Middle School, 256 Walton Road, Seabrook, NH, 03874

Wednesday, 11/12/2014

Family Mealtime: A 4-Week Cooking and Nutrition Series for Families
(04:00 PM - 05:00 PM)

Wednesdays: November 5, 12, 19, December 3. This program is open to participants at Cross Roads House. Learn basic cooking skills and how to prepare healthy, low-cost meals and snacks. Develop healthy eating habits at home, at school, and when eating out.

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Location

  • Cross Roads House, 600 Lafayette Road, Portsmouth, NH, 03801

Thursday, 11/13/2014

Bone Builders
(09:00 AM - 10:00 AM)

Tuesdays and Thursdays. Enjoy the company of other seniors, and maintain bone health through strength and balance classes. 

Location

  • Newmarket Recreation Center, 1 Terrace Drive, Newmarket, NH, 03857

Cooking Matters for Kids
(03:30 PM - 05:30 PM)

Thursdays: October 30 - December 11 (no class 11/27). In this course kids become the chefs and try new foods as they prepare and cook healthy recipes and snacks for themselves. Children ages 8-12 learn to make smart choices wherever they go - at school, at home, at the store, or out to eat. Open to Seabrook Adventure Zone afterschool participants.

Location

  • Seabrook Middle School, 256 Walton Road, Seabrook, NH, 03874

Saturday, 11/15/2014

Chainsaw Safety and Firewood Cutting Demonstration
(09:00 AM - 11:00 AM)

Join tree farm operator Dave Seager and Extension Forester Jon Nute for this backyard firewood harvesting demonstration. The tour will be held rain or shine.


• Identify which trees to cut
• Choosing a chainsaw & using it safely
• Tree cutting demonstration
• Display of farm equipment used in the woods
• Free chart estimating # of trees/cord

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Location

  • Marvell Family Sunset Tree Farm, Route 13, New Boston, NH, 03070

Seacoast SeaPerch Educator Workshop
(09:00 AM - 04:00 PM)

On Saturday, November 15th, Seacoast SeaPerch will offer a one day training program open to educators, 4-H leaders, afterschool providers, community partners, or others interested in coaching a SeaPerch club or team.

The training will include
- Building a SeaPerch: educators will work in teams to build a SeaPerch ROV (Remotely Operated Vehicle).
Working with youth: learn strategies for challenging youth and incorporating the principles of inquiry science.
Organizing a SeaPerch Club/Team: we will get you started in forming a SeaPerch club or team, including covering startup costs, school teams and 4-H clubs, safety, finding local sponsors, general resources, and competition details.


Participants will build a SeaPerch kit in pairs during the workshop, and receive instructions and a parts list to help build it with your group. Limited to 20 participants. 


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Location

  • Chase Ocean Engineering Lab, University of New Hampshire, 24 Colovos Road, Durham, NH, 03824


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