outdoor Extension workshop


We strengthen people and communities in New Hampshire by providing trusted knowledge, practical education and cooperative solutions.

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Each year, about 6,000 volunteers donate their time and energy to extend the work of Extension. Our 16 volunteer programs provide opportunities for anyone wanting to make life better in New Hampshire.
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Through partnerships with county governments, UNH Extension offices staffed by specialists, educators, support personnel and volunteers are located in each of the state's 10 counties.

UNH Extension works in five broad topic areas:  Community and Economic Development, Education & 4-H Youth Development, Food & Agriculture, Health and Well-Being,  and Natural Resources.  

By working in collaboration with county, state and federal governments, UNH Extension is at work in every New Hampshire county, making the state’s key industries stronger, developing vibrant communities and municipal leaders, fostering healthy families and an informed and engaged citizenry, and keeping the state’s natural resources healthy and productive.