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Agriculture & Gardens

May 23, 2022 | 4:00 - 6:00pm
 This program is full, but please add yourself to our waitlist in we get cancellations. Visit the registration page and you will be able to join the waitlist without paying a registration fee. Learn…
May 23, 2022 | 6:00 - 8:00pm
This workshop has been postponed until Fall of 2022. Are you thinking about raising beef cattle? Do you already have beef cattle, but want to brush up on some of the basics? Maybe you're looking to…
May 24, 2022 | 6:00 - 8:00pm
This workshop has been postponed until Fall of 2022. Are you thinking about raising beef cattle? Do you already have beef cattle, but want to brush up on some of the basics? Maybe you're looking to…
May 25, 2022 | 9:00 - 11:00am
Join University of New Hampshire Extension’s food safety team for a free online safe food handling workshop for food service workers in schools, restaurants, delis, soup kitchens, feeding programs,…
May 25, 2022 | 12:00 - 4:00pm
This workshop has been postponed until Fall of 2022. Are you thinking about raising beef cattle? Do you already have beef cattle, but want to brush up on some of the basics? Maybe you're looking to…
May 26, 2022 | 2:00 - 4:00pm
A free online safe food handling workshop for volunteers and managers in food pantries and within the NH Food Bank who only handle pre-packaged food and fresh produce and may handle frozen and…
June 4, 2022 | 10:00am - 3:00pm
Regardless of whether you use organic or conventional pesticides, environmental and economic risks are major factors to consider prior to making any pesticide application. Calibrating…
June 14, 2022 | 9:00 - 10:30am
New Hampshire producers can sell poultry and rabbits (up to 20,000 poultry and 1,000 rabbits per calendar year) directly to NH restaurants without USDA inspection. For producers to legally sell their…
June 15, 2022 | 9:00 - 10:30am
New Hampshire producers can sell poultry and rabbits (up to 20,000 poultry and 1,000 rabbits per calendar year) directly to NH restaurants without USDA inspection. For producers to legally sell their…
June 16, 2022 | 9:00 - 10:30am
New Hampshire producers can sell poultry and rabbits (up to 20,000 poultry and 1,000 rabbits per calendar year) directly to NH restaurants without USDA inspection. For producers to legally sell their…
August 3, 2022
The nuts and bolts of farming as a business in New Hampshire Get a jump-start on growing your agricultural business with this intensive multi-session course! Offering a wide variety of topics that…

Natural Resources

May 24, 2022 | 7:30 - 11:30am
The 24th Annual Black Fly Breakfast is an opportunity to hear the latest updates on forestry and logging, meet with each other in an informal setting, and learn who is doing what in southern New…
May 28, 2022 | 5:00 - 6:45am
Join Matt Tarr, Extension Professor & Wildlife Specialist, and SELT for this multi-part birding series! We will get together in the early morning to identify birds by sight and sound living in…
May 28, 2022 | 7:00 - 9:30am
Join Matt Tarr, Extension Professor & Wildlife Specialist, and SELT for this multi-part birding series! We will discuss tips for identifying the birds we encounter by sight and sound and the…
June 4, 2022 | 5:30 - 10:45am
Rain Date: Sunday, June 5, 2022 This workshop will be held at Stone Fence Farm in Unity, NH. This property is owned and managed by professional foresters Jeremy Turner and Laura French to support a…
June 4, 2022 | 10:00am - 3:00pm
Regardless of whether you use organic or conventional pesticides, environmental and economic risks are major factors to consider prior to making any pesticide application. Calibrating…
June 9, 2022 | 10:00 - 11:00am
On June 9th, join Extension foresters Steven Roberge and Mike Gagnon for NH Woods & Wildlife: Live! on Facebook. Tune in to learn all about identification, ecology, and management of invasive…
June 14, 2022 | 7:00 - 9:00pm
Got bats? Help us count them! Attics, barns, and church steeples often serve as summer homes for female bats and their young. In the face of white-nose syndrome, which is causing significant declines…
June 17 - 18, 2022
This workshop is full. To be added to the waitlist, please contact the NH Timberland Owner's Association (NHTOA) at (603) 224-9699. Sign up for our Women in the Woods newsletter to receive updates…
June 23, 2022 | 9:00am - 4:00pm
About the Workshop Dates: June 23rd & 24th, 2022; This is a two-day course, sign-up for one day or both. The Eastern White Pine Management Institute (EWPMI) is a newly formed, collaborative…
June 24, 2022 | 9:00am - 3:00pm
About the Workshop Dates: June 23rd & 24th, 2022; This is a two-day course, sign-up for one day or both. The Eastern White Pine Management Institute (EWPMI) is a newly formed, collaborative…
July 21, 2022 | 1:15 - 4:30pm
Join Matt Tarr (Extension State Habitat Specialist), Dode Gladders (Extension County Forester), consulting forester Tim Wallace (River Edge Forestry) and Ann & Marc Davis (2022 NH Outstanding…

Educators

June 13, 2022 | 6:00 - 7:15pm
Speaker: John Gianforte John Gianforte is the Director of the UNH Observatory and has helped many to learn their way around the sky so that they can find and identify what they see when they look up…
September 15, 2022 | 1:00 - 4:00pm
The Foundations Workshop is designed to help informal educators build their skill set in creating a positive learning environment that promotes youth’s active engagement in STEM activities. It…
September 22, 2022 | 1:00 - 4:00pm
The Foundations Workshop is designed to help informal educators build their skill set in creating a positive learning environment that promotes youth’s active engagement in STEM activities. It…
September 29, 2022 | 1:00 - 4:00pm
The Foundations Workshop is designed to help informal educators build their skill set in creating a positive learning environment that promotes youth’s active engagement in STEM activities. It…
October 13, 2022 | 4:00 - 7:00pm
Examine and explore plant’s growth from seeds to flowers. Design a container maze and observe how plants grow inside a maze of sunlight. Educators will directly experience a sequence of activities…
October 27, 2022 | 4:00 - 7:00pm
Examine and explore plant’s growth from seeds to flowers. Design a container maze and observe how plants grow inside a maze of sunlight. Educators will directly experience a sequence of activities…
November 10, 2022 | 4:00 - 7:00pm
Take a deep dive into the Engineering is Everywhere and Engineering Adventures activities. We will dive deep into how the Next Generation Science and Engineering Practices can be utilized in lessons…
March 9, 2023 | 1:00 - 4:00pm
Take a deep dive into the Engineering is Everywhere and Engineering Adventures activities. We will dive deep into how the Next Generation Science and Engineering Practices can be utilized in lessons…
May 4, 2023 | 4:00 - 7:00pm
The Foundations Workshop is designed to help volunteers build their skill set in creating a positive learning environment that promotes youth’s active engagement in STEM activities. It teaches some…
May 11, 2023 | 4:00 - 7:00pm
The Foundations Workshop is designed to help volunteers build their skill set in creating a positive learning environment that promotes youth’s active engagement in STEM activities. It teaches some…
May 18, 2023 | 4:00 - 7:00pm
The Foundations Workshop is designed to help volunteers build their skill set in creating a positive learning environment that promotes youth’s active engagement in STEM activities. It teaches some…

Youth & Family

May 21, 2022 | 8:30am - 2:00pm
It’s time for Merrimack County 4-H Presents! 4-H members are being encouraged to take part in these events. The presentation day is a pinnacle for many 4-H members to develop those important life…
May 21, 2022 | 10:00am - 3:00pm
ABOUT: Join the NH 4-H Ag Ambassadors for a behind the scenes look at what it’s like to have a career that combines animal care and environmental education.   The day will include a live animal…
May 22, 2022 | 1:00 - 4:30pm
Interested in sharing your 4-H project with others? Perhaps you want to teach folks a new skill? Is there a fun story that you would like to read?  Come join Belknap and Carroll County…
June 2, 2022 | 6:30 - 7:45pm
The 2022 Belknap County 4-H Gardening Program is a FREE growing project which begins in April with a garden pick-up, includes a display at the Belknap County Fair the first weekend in…
June 5, 2022 | 7:00 - 8:00pm
On the first Sunday of each month 4-H teen leaders can join in on a ZOOM call to connect, share, and belong with other teens from around the state.  The call is led by our State Youth Leadership Team…
June 8, 2022 | 4:00 - 5:30pm
What does electricity feel like? How do you work with electricity safely? Join us to find out! Learn skills in Electrical Engineering by creating a variable tone police type siren that could be used…
June 11, 2022 | 7:45am - 4:00pm
New Hampshire has a diverse agricultural industry, and it can be seen even within our own Merrimack County! Join 4-H families for this fun outing to see all the different aspects of the industry…
June 12, 2022 | 8:00am - 4:00pm
The county horse show is open to all 4-H Horse Members from Belknap, Merrimack, and Carroll Counties who wish to learn more about horse shows! This show will challenge 4-H Members in their riding,…
June 18, 2022 | 9:00am - 5:00pm
Note: This event is open to registered participants ONLY. This is NOT a spectator event. All youth & chaperones MUST register by May 20, 2022 to participate. See event packet for details. Join…
June 19, 2022 | 9:00am - 2:00pm
Note: This event is open to registered participants ONLY. This is NOT a spectator event. All youth & chaperones MUST register by May 20, 2022 to participate. See event packet for details. Join…
June 25, 2022 | 1:00pm - June 28, 2022 | 1:00pm
Teen Conference is an event that many teens in New Hampshire look forward to all year!  It is open to any teenager that has completed 8th grade through to 12th grade.  It is a multi-day…
July 16, 2022
The Stratham Fair will not return in its traditional form for this summer, but there will be the Stratham 4-H Summerfest! We will be having as many animal shows as possible, forestry and tractor…
July 16, 2022 | 10:00am - 3:00pm
This Event has been rescheduled from May 21 to July 16 for County Presents and July 17 for the Trebuchet Challenge!   Share your interests and build your communication skills! County 4-H Presents (…
July 16, 2022 | 11:00am - 5:00pm
Showcase your talents at Stratham 4-H Summerfest! Are you a youth between the ages of 10-18? Are you a singer, instrumentalist, painter, sculptor, dancer, comedian, or some other kind of artist? Do…
July 17, 2022 | 11:00am - 1:00pm
This Event has been rescheduled from May 21 to July 17.   Rockingham and Strafford County 4-H are teaming up to bring you the most sophisticated 4-H STEM challenge yet! On the day following …
July 19, 2022
The 2022 4-H Wildside Spring Invasive Species Challenge is open to youth 5-18 and runs from April 22 to July 19. Full details
July 21, 2022 | 6:30 - 7:45pm
The 2022 Belknap County 4-H Gardening Program is a FREE growing project which begins in April with a garden pick-up, includes a display at the Belknap County Fair the first weekend in…
August 4, 2022
The 2022 Belknap County 4-H Gardening Program is a FREE growing project which begins in April with a garden pick-up, includes a display at the Belknap County Fair the first weekend in…
September 5, 2022 | 10:00am - 2:00pm
 Beef, Meat Goats, Lamb, & Swine farm raised by NH 4-H Members will be auctioned. WHY SHOULD I BUY AN ANIMAL AT THE AUCTION OR BECOME A SPONSOR? To support local, small scale agriculture…
September 15, 2022 | 6:30 - 7:45pm
The 2022 Belknap County 4-H Gardening Program is a FREE growing project which begins in April with a garden pick-up, includes a display at the Belknap County Fair the first weekend in…