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Nutrition Connection's Joy Gagnon and Tamworth farmer Clay Prill talk to students at the Brett School.

Food, Farms, Facts and Fun

Published Dec 14, 2017
Nutrition Connections brings farmers to N.H. classrooms More

A Walk in the Woods – Looking for Northern White Cedar

Published Dec 14, 2017
By Jim Frohn, Grafton County Forester, UNH Extension The Tree of Life More
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Greenville Looks to the Future

Published Dec 12, 2017

Need a gift for a nature-lover? Give a gift that will last a lifetime.

Published Dec 12, 2017
By Alicia Carlson, Forest Stewardship Program Outreach Assistant The 2018 New Hampshire State Forest Nursery seedling catalog is now available for your holiday shopping needs. You can order a variety of seedlings as gifts for your loved ones; there is something to satisfy all the nature lovers out there! Not convinced yet? Here are 5 reasons why you should consider ordering seedlings from the State Forest Nursery this year: More
A woman and child in the snow.

Anti-Hibernation Do’s and Don’ts

Published Dec 8, 2017
How to stay active and healthy when it’s cold and dark   The cold winter days are just around the corner! Although it may be tempting to stay indoors where it is warm and cozy, hibernation is not for us. In fact, the long winter months are the best time to develop and maintain healthy habits. More

Jaime Roberge Joins Extension in Strafford County

Published Dec 8, 2017
Jaime Roberge has joined UNH Cooperative Extension as a program associate in Strafford County. In this position, Jaime will serve as a resource to the county’s agricultural community and will work with the Food & Agriculture program’s Landscape and Greenhouse Horticulture area of expertise team to deliver educational programming and technical assistance to clients throughout the region. More

Laurie Field Is New Merrimack County 4-H Program Manager

Published Dec 1, 2017
New Hampshire 4-H is pleased to announce that as of November 1, Laurie Field has joined the Merrimack County Cooperative Extension team serving as the new Merrimack County 4-H Program Manager. Transitioning from a part-time position with Sullivan County Extension as a part-time 4-H Outreach Coordinator, Laurie possesses a great deal of experience in community youth program development. More
A scale, measuring tape and apple to indicate healthy habits for 2018

Setting S.M.A.R.T. Goals for the New Year

Published Nov 30, 2017
As the new year approaches, it’s time to start thinking about your goals for 2018. Do you want to eat healthier foods? Make more nutritious meals at home? Lose weight? You’ll find more success achieving your aims if your goals are S.M.A.R.T. S.M.A.R.T. goals are specific, measureable, attainable, realistic and time-based. What’s that mean? More
Photo of a a trail through a forest.

Helping Landowners Preserve Their Legacy

Published Nov 29, 2017
Forests are a precious resource in New Hampshire, where much of the state’s forestland is on privately-owned property. Environmental outcomes and quality of life all depend on the private actions of landowners. UNH Cooperative Extension is proud to be part of a new resource that provides landowners with practical information about preserving their land — and their legacy. More
John Porter receives the Friend of 4-H Award

4-H Foundation Recognizes Long-term Advocates at Annual Meeting

Published Nov 22, 2017
The 4-H Foundation of New Hampshire recognized long-term advocates and supporters of New Hampshire 4-H with the highest awards given by the Foundation at its annual meeting, held on Nov. 17 at the Grappone Center in Concord. More than 130 supporters, 4-H volunteers and alumni attended the event, held in conjunction with the 4-H Volunteer Conference. John Porter received the Friend of 4-H award, while Sarah Gardner was the recipient of the New Hampshire 4-H Alumni award. Major Waldron’s Sportsmen Association took home the Friend of 4-H Business award. More


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