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Thursday, 12/08/2016

Extension IT Office Hour
Thursday, 12/08/2016 (01:00 PM - 02:00 PM)

Do you have questions for Extension IT that you haven't gotten around to asking? Join us to ask questions, hear what others are asking, get a tip or two, or tell us what's bugging you.

 

This is an informal session, driven by your questions and concerns. No topic is off limits! We expect to discuss Salesforce, Drupal, Outlook, Office, Browsers, and more.

 

While you can just drop in, it would be helpful if you'd let us know you're coming - send an email to stephen.judd@unh.edu , and I'll reply with a calendar invitation. If you have a specific question that we might need to research, include it in the email. 

 

The session will be held via Zoom: https://unh.zoom.us/j/5331189312

 

This is just the first in what will likely become a regular series of sessions, depending on staff interest and participation.

Location

  • Zoom - Online, NH,

Trail Finder Workshop
Thursday, 12/08/2016 (01:00 PM - 03:30 PM)

Do you have great trails in your town? Do you need help mapping your trails? Do you need help getting the word out about your trails? The Trail Finder Project aims to make it EASY for people to get outside and enjoy local trails by putting them all on one website! www.TrailFinder.info offers a one-stop-shop for trail maps across New Hampshire and Vermont. The website will only feature trail maps provided with the permission and consent of the landowner and/or trail manager.

Want to learn more? Join us at one of two informational sessions about the NH Trail Finder project. Come learn about how the website works, and next steps on how to get your trails up on the website!

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Location

  • Susan N. McLane Audubon Center, 84 Silk Farm Rd., Concord, NH, 03301

Cooking Matters for Families
Thursday, 12/08/2016 (04:00 PM - 06:00 PM)

Cooking Matters for Families is a six week cooking series for children and families. In this class, participants will learn the basic cooking skills necessary to prepare healthy, low cost meals and develop healthy eating habits at home, school and when eating out.

 

When: Thursdays - December 1, 8, 15; January 5, 12, 19.

 

 

Location

  • First United Methodist Church of Gilford, 18 Wesley Way, Gilford, NH, 03246

Junior Leaders December Meeting
Thursday, 12/08/2016 (06:30 PM - 08:30 PM)

 

Merrimack County 4-H Junior Leaders consists of youth who take on responsibility and leadership roles, guided by adult volunteers. The Junior Leaders are instrumental in planning and organizing the annual Honor's Evening. This event is a gathering of all members and volunteers in recognition for years in the 4-H Youth Development Program, and awarding winners of the years other 4-H events.

 

Youth who are 13 and older are welcomed to be part of this club, which meets on a regular monthly basis. For their efforts during the 4-H year, they are given the opportunity to take a year-end trip, whether it be to Boston to take part in the "Duck Tour", seeing the "Blue Man Group", or other special trips.

 

These youth work on other projects during the year, community projects, such as letter writing to the troops, visiting nursing home residents and providing items for young underprivileged children during the holidays. Their commitment is ongoing and strong throughout the 4-H year.

Location

  • Chichester Town Library, 161 Main Street, Chichester, NH, 03238

Saturday, 12/10/2016

Rockingham County 4-H Craftapalooza
Saturday, 12/10/2016 (08:30 AM - 12:30 PM)

4-H Annual Crafting event

 

This event gives 4-H members and friends a great way to learn some new crafts for the upcoming holiday season.  At this year's event we will have craft making that includes Knitting, Felt Christmas Tree Ornaments, Paracord Survival Bracelets, Gingerbread Houses, and much more!   See our flyer for all the great activities available.    

 

Register soon! Sessions will fill up fast!  

 

Register 

 

 

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Location

  • UNH Cooperative Extension Office, 113 North Rd., Brentwood, NH, 03833

Coös County 4-H Sharp Shooters Group
Saturday, 12/10/2016 (09:00 AM - 11:00 AM)

Join us at the North Country Resource Center, Route 3, Lancaster (this is the office building of UNH Cooperative Extension, NH Fish & Game, NH Forest & Lands and Trails Bureau.

All youth are welcome ages 8-18, learn firearm safety, with hands-on learning. 

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

Location

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

Women's Farm Equipment and Maintenance Workshop
Saturday, 12/10/2016 (09:00 AM - 04:00 PM)

This hands-on workshop will focus on the educational needs of women when it comes to tractor maintenance and safety. Learn basic equipment maintenance, including how to change the oil, check fluid levels and preventative steps you should take to avoid breakdowns. Discussion on how to troubleshoot and where to look first when diagnosing problems will be addressed.  We will also compare the costs of buying new versus used and some basic considerations when deciding whether to purchase equipment or to hire out the work. This will be a great opportunity for review or to learn the basics from the very beginning. There will be ample opportunity for discussion, so come with any and all questions.

 

 

 

 

 

Workshop Registration and payment link:  Women's Farm Equipment Workshop Registration

This workshop has limited space so early registration is recommended.  The registration deadline will be December 5, 2016.

 

 

Location

  • UNH - Thompson School of Applied Science, 291 Mast Road, Durham, NH, 03824

Surviving the Winter: A Wildlife Field Trip
Saturday, 12/10/2016 (09:00 AM - 11:00 AM)

 

Join Emma Tutein, UNH Cooperative Extension Field Specialist, on a winter wildlife walk. Discover the variety of scarce food sources and nooks and crannies used by hibernating and active animals while exploring winter wildlife habitats. Learn about the ingenious traits that enable animals to survive winter’s harsh elements.

 

The hike will mostly be on woods roads, but there will be some portions that will be “bushwhacking” off the trail with uneven terrain that is steep at times. Overall the hike is moderate and will last approximately 2 hours. We will meet at 9:00 am at the northern end of Gulf Road along Blakes Hill Road.

 

Email info@nalmc.net if you plan to attend.

 

Free and open to the public.

Beach Cleanup
Saturday, 12/10/2016 (10:30 AM - 12:30 PM)

All supplies will be provided! Open to the public and great for families, individuals, and groups. Jenness Beach cleanups meet at the sea wall at the entrance to the beach on Route 1A in Rye.

 

 

Location

  • Jenness Beach, 2280 Ocean Blvd, Rye, NH, 03871

Monday, 12/12/2016

Telling Your Story with Maps
Monday, 12/12/2016 (01:00 AM - 04:00 PM)

Have an interesting historical downtown that you want people to visit? Looking to engage people of a community to explore their town and provide their thoughts? Hoping to have your audience prepare for meeting by looking at maps/pictures/videos? Driven by Esri's ArcGIS Online, Story Maps are a great way to share your information and tell your story to a wide variety of stakeholders (no coding experience necessary!)

Activities focus on getting up and running with Story Maps, including how to create and configure the map to best communicate with your audience. We will also use a mobile app, Snap2Map, to build Story Maps in the field with a mobile device. 

Location

  • Whole Village Family Resource Center, 258 Highland St., Plymouth, NH, 03264

Getting to Know ArcGIS Online
Monday, 12/12/2016 (09:00 AM - 12:00 PM)

Basic online mapping, adding new data to online maps, sharing online maps with others.

This workshop will provide hands-on practice using ArcGIS Online to create custom online maps.  For users of ArcGIS Desktop, ArcGIS Online provides a way to share maps previously only possible through advanced server software (Such as ArcGIS Server).

Learn to make basic maps with ArcGIS Online (AGO), add online date layers to an AGO map, create new layers in AGO,import .shp and .csv apps using AGO templates, differentiate between public and subscription accounts for AGO.

Location

  • Whole Village Family Resource Center, 258 Highland St., Plymouth, NH, 03264

Rockingham County 4-H Caroling Night
Monday, 12/12/2016 (06:00 PM - 08:00 PM)

Gather your family and friends and join us in our annual caroling tradition!  We will be gather at the Rockingham County Nursing Home’s atrium at 6:00pm.  Located through the main entrance at the back of the nursing home.  This annual event is a great way to kick off the holiday season and we welcome all levels of carolers. 

Please RSVP by Dec 11th 603-679-5616 or anne.atwater@unh.edu

Location

  • Rockingham County Nursing Home, 117 North Road, Brentwood, NH, 03833

CANCELLED: Rockingham County Advisory Council Meeting
Monday, 12/12/2016 (06:00 PM - 08:00 PM)

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Location

  • UNH Cooperative Extension, Rockingham County, 113 North Road, Brentwood, NH, 03833

Tuesday, 12/13/2016

Eat Smart, Live Strong
Tuesday, 12/13/2016 (01:00 AM - 01:45 AM)

The target audience for this nutrition program is for residents of Charlestown Elderly Housing.

This program will be held 11/22, 11/29, 12/6, and 12/13, 2016.

Location

  • Charlestown Elderly Housing, 107 Lovers Lane Rd, Charlestown, NH, 03603

Eat Smart, Live Strong
Tuesday, 12/13/2016 (10:00 AM - 10:45 AM)

The target audience for this nutrition program is for residents at Meadow Road Senior Housing in Newport.

To be held 11/22, 11/29, 12/6, and 12/13.

Location

  • Meadow Road Senior Housing, 2 Meadow Rd, Newport, NH, 03773

Safety Awareness in the Food Environment
Tuesday, 12/13/2016 (04:00 PM - 06:00 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.

Presented by: Ann Hamilton, Field Specialist and ServSafe(r) Certified Instructor.

To be held at Hamel Recreation Center, Durham

This is a private event. If you would like to schedule a SAFE program at your place of business please contact Ann Hamilton at 603-447-3834 or email ann.hamilton@unh.edu.

4-H Blacksmith SPIN
Tuesday, 12/13/2016 (04:30 PM - 06:00 PM)

STEM Docent Open House
Tuesday, 12/13/2016 (05:00 PM - 06:30 PM)

If you love watching children get excited about something, love seeing those "ah-ha" moments when they figure something out, then you should consider getting involved in STEM Docents. STEM Docents are individuals dedicated to bringing hands-on, engaging STEM activities to NH's youth. There are many ways to be involved from volunteering to using UNH Cooperative Extension developed STEM curriculum in your classroom, 4-H group, or after school program. 

Come learn how at our OPEN HOUSE!

Date: December 13th

Time: 5:00 - 6:30

Location: STEM Discovery Lab, UNH Manchester, 88 Commercial Street, Manchester, NH 03101

RSVP by December 9 to: megan.glenn@unh.edu

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Location

  • UNH STEM Discovery Lab, Pandora Building, 88 Commercial St, Manchester, NH, 03101

State 4-H Horse Advisory Committee
Tuesday, 12/13/2016 (06:30 PM - 08:30 PM)

Fall 4-H Horse Advisory Committee Meeting

Location

  • Merrimack County UNHCE Office, 315 Daniel Webster Highway, Boscawen, NH, 03303

Wednesday, 12/14/2016

2016 Forest Laws for Municipal Officials & Volunteers
Wednesday, 12/14/2016 (08:00 AM - 03:00 PM)

A workshop for town staff and volunteers on forest laws that’s inside and in-the-field. Come prepared to spend the afternoon outside. Rain or shine.

 

Who should attend?
Selectmen, town clerks, tax collectors, assessors, code enforcement officers, conservation commissioners, road agents, forestry committee members, police
officers, and other town employees and volunteers can play a vital role in the enforcement of forest laws. This is a valuable workshop for new town officials and employees, as well as a refresher course for those that have been around for awhile.

Foresters attending will receive CFE’s for licensing.

 

For online registration:
http://bit.ly/2016ForestLaws

 

 

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Location

  • Salisbury Town Hall, 645 Old Turnpike Road, Salisbury, NH, 03268

Mobile Mapping for GIS Data Collection
Wednesday, 12/14/2016 (09:00 AM - 12:00 PM)

Learn how to get a group of people (or just yourself) using mobile devices (smartphones, tablets) to collect GIS data in the field, complete the drop-down menus and online syncing!  This class will cover the use of two mobile data collection apps - Survey 123 and Collector - to plan and carry out field data collection projects using Esri's ArcGIS Online platform.  The workshop will begin by covering the basics of mobile data collection and will progress into the setup and hands-on use of both apps.  Each participant will learn how to configure each app for field data collection, and then use the apps to collect data in the field.

 

 

 

Location

  • Whole Village Family Resource Center, 258 Highland St., Plymouth, NH, 03264

Expand Your Tunnel Vision: High Tunnel Production Conference
Wednesday, 12/14/2016 (09:30 AM - 04:00 PM)

Want to fine-tune your high tunnel crop production?

 

This conference is for high tunnel vegetable growers and agricultural service providers of all experience levels. There will be plenty of opportunities to share expertise and learn from one another.

 

Topics will include: advanced cultural practices for tunnel tomato and Insect & disease management in tunnels.

 

To register, click here.

Location

  • Radisson Hotel, 700 Elm Street, 700 Elm Street, Manchester, NH, 03101

Safety Awareness in the Food Environment
Wednesday, 12/14/2016 (01:00 PM - 03:00 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.

Presented by: Ann Hamilton, Field Specialist and ServSafe(r) Certified Instructor.

To be held at the Wakefield Resource Center, 254 Main Street, Union, NH.

Mobile Mapping Made Easy
Wednesday, 12/14/2016 (01:00 PM - 04:00 PM)

Learn to use your mobile device (smartphone, tablet) to collect data in the field and make a map on your computer! Whether you want to use your smartphone to make maps for fun or for work, this workshop is for you. This class starts with a review of the most capable mapping apps available for iOS and Android.

Participants will learn to collect GPS data with a mobile device, make an online map with collected data, move map layers from their computer to their mobile device.

Location

  • Whole Village Family Resource Center, 258 Highland St., Plymouth, NH, 03264

Rockingham County 4-H Horse Quiz Bowl and Hippology Practice
Wednesday, 12/14/2016 (06:00 PM - 08:00 PM)

Location

  • UNH Cooperative Extension, Rockingham County, 113 North Road, Brentwood, NH, 03833


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