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Wednesday, 10/05/2016

GIS 101: Learning to Map in the Digital Age
Wednesday, 10/05/2016 (09:00 AM - 12:00 PM)

Topics Covered: basic GIS concepts, free GIS and mapping software, types of GIS data

Learn GIS basics and explore a variety of free GIS and mapping programs (for PC's and Macs)! You will be introduced to the basic concepts of GIS, explore the variety of GIS and mapping software available for free, learn GIS jargon and understand both the applications and the limitations of GIS. This course is useful for people who have no prior GIS experience and new GIS users.

Participants will learn to: "talk the talk" of GIS by learning basic terminology describe the applications and limitations of GIS, understand the pros and cons of free GIS and mapping software options, download free GIS data.

Location

  • Nashua Regional Planning Commission (NRPC), 9 Executive Park Drive, Merrimack, NH, 03054

Mobile Mapping Made Easy
Wednesday, 10/05/2016 (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

  • Nashua Regional Planning Commission (NRPC), 9 Executive Park Drive, Merrimack, NH, 03054

Thursday, 10/06/2016

National 4-H Week
Thursday, 10/06/2016 (All day)

Sunday, October 2 - Saturday, October 8.

Tractor Supply Co. Paper Clover Campaign
Thursday, 10/06/2016 (All day)

Support your county 4-H program by purchasing a paper clover for $1 at your local Tractor Supply Company store from Wednesday, October 5 through Sunday, October 16!

 

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NH School Garden Day
Thursday, 10/06/2016 (All day)

School gardens state wide are opening their school gardens so others may come and learn. Learn new ideas for your own school gardens, meet other school gardeners in your area, share what you know.

Elm St Middle School, Nashua: Solar heated hydroponics greenhouse

Manchester School of Technology: greenhouse

Boscawen Elementary: 6 raised beds and a hoop house

Dover High School: greenhouse and community garden

Maple St School, Contoocook: vegetable beds, fruit trees, pollinator gardens and chickens!

Jacques Memorial, Milford:10 raised hugelkulture beds

Josiah Bartlett Elementary, Bartlett: The Good Food Garden is incorporated into common core, food grown is served in the cafeteria.

For registration details visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/nh-school-garden-day-tickets-27553521324

 

National 4-H Week, Coos County Window Displays
Thursday, 10/06/2016 (All day)

Sunday, October 2 - Saturday, October 8.

Call the Coos County 4-H office to let us know where your window display is located, check the September news letters for details.

 

4-H at Fryeburg Fair
Thursday, 10/06/2016 (08:00 AM - 09:00 PM)

Sunday, October 2 - Sunday, October 9.


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Location

  • Fryeburg Fairgrouds, 1154 Main Street, Fryeburg, ME, 04037

NH Professional Logger Program Basic First Aid, CPR & AED for Loggers
Thursday, 10/06/2016 (08:30 AM - 03:30 PM)

National Safety Council standard first aid, adult CPR, and AED training. Additionally, special focus will be logging injury prevention and a new logging site informational form.

Course Content:
National Safety Council Standard First Aid, Adult CPR, and AED training. Additionally, special focus will be logging injury prevention and a new logging site informational form.

Instructor:
Tim Emperor


For more information and to register: CLICK HERE

 

 

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Location

  • Fox State Forest, 309 Center Road, Hillsborough, NH, 03244

Coos 4-H Awards Committee
Thursday, 10/06/2016 (10:00 AM - 03:00 PM)

We are looking for volunteers to be on the Coos County 4-H Awards Committee, please call or email today.

 

Nominations DUE October 5

Nomination Form with Letter Explaining Event & Awards

Location

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

Cooking Matters for Adults
Thursday, 10/06/2016 (01:00 PM - 03:00 PM)

Get The Most Out Of Your Meals!

A FREE 6-week cooking and nutrition series for adults. Participants will learn cooking tips, techniques and healthy eating. This is a hands-on cooking class.

Thursdays - September 22, 29, October 6, 13, 20 & 27, 2016.

Time to Put the Garden to Bed Workshop
Thursday, 10/06/2016 (06:00 PM - 08:00 PM)

Having harvested the last of your vegetables and flowers, it is time to think about preparing your gardens for winter and next year's bounty.  In this workshop you will learn what to do now to save you time next spring and enrich your soil in the process. Join Strafford County Master Gardener, Vin Dell'Ova, and the Durham Agriculture Commission to learn these simple steps will be and have your questions answered.

Location

  • Durham Public Library, 7 Mill Rd Unit H, Durham, NH, 03824

Merrimack County Advisory Council
Thursday, 10/06/2016 (07:00 PM - 08:30 PM)

Agenda TBA

Location

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

Friday, 10/07/2016

National 4-H Week
Friday, 10/07/2016 (All day)

Sunday, October 2 - Saturday, October 8.

Tractor Supply Co. Paper Clover Campaign
Friday, 10/07/2016 (All day)

Support your county 4-H program by purchasing a paper clover for $1 at your local Tractor Supply Company store from Wednesday, October 5 through Sunday, October 16!

 

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National 4-H Week, Coos County Window Displays
Friday, 10/07/2016 (All day)

Sunday, October 2 - Saturday, October 8.

Call the Coos County 4-H office to let us know where your window display is located, check the September news letters for details.

 

4-H Fun Day in Coos County
Friday, 10/07/2016 (All day)

There is no school on October 7!  Want something fun to do? Come to 4-H Fun Day at the 4-H office in Lancaster. Invite a friend or two. We will have a variety of activities from making crafts to archery practice. How about a movie and an ice cream social? Call the office with your ideas and we will make it a FUN day for you!! Preregistration is required.

Location

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

4-H at Fryeburg Fair
Friday, 10/07/2016 (08:00 AM - 09:00 PM)

Sunday, October 2 - Sunday, October 9.


Website

Location

  • Fryeburg Fairgrouds, 1154 Main Street, Fryeburg, ME, 04037

Field Forester’s Practices for Managing Forests in a Changing Environment
Friday, 10/07/2016 (08:30 AM - 12:00 PM)

 

 
 

 
 REGISTER HERE

 


This workshop will focus on pragmatic, on-the-ground actions foresters can use now to adapt to potential forest changes from changing climate and includes an interactive session on the factors most relevant to participants.

• Introduction to the Climate Smart Land Network, Climate Science 101, and potential effects on New Hampshire forests
• Fact or Fiction? What do we actually know about New Hampshire’s changing forest, and what is speculation
• Discussion to share experiences of observed and likely forest changes
• Steps foresters can take now to respond to:
           o   Changes in forest types
           o   Forest access and stream crossings
           o   Forest regeneration
           o   Managing forests to minimize wind damage
           o   Monitoring for invasive pests

 

Instructors: Jennifer Hushaw is an Applied Forest Scientist in the Climate Services Program of Manomet Center for Conservation Science. Eric Walberg is the Climate Services Director at Manomet.

SAF Category 1 - 3.0 CFEs

No cost

 

 

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Location

  • Fox State Forest, 309 Center Road, Hillsborough, NH, 03244

Wetland Evaluation Using the NH Method
Friday, 10/07/2016 (09:00 AM - 03:30 PM)

You will learn how to evaluate a wetland using the NH Method, and about wetland functions and values, and wetland ecology. We’ll spend the morning in the classroom getting familiar with the NH Method and principles of wetland evaluation. After lunch, we will put this knowledge to use in the field at Hayes Marsh. We’ll evaluate several functions using the NH Method and learn how to put the results together.

 

Instructors: Rick van de Poll, Ecosystem Management Consultants; and Amanda Stone, UNH Cooperative Extension.

 

What to bring: your lunch, clothing and footwear appropriate for any predicted weather, clipboard, pencil with eraser, personal drinking water, bug repellent, sunscreen. Optional: Camera or smartphone, hand lens, binoculars. Be prepared for potentially damp, muddy conditions outdoors.

 

What we provide: NH Method handouts, maps and data sheets for the field evaluation, and morning refreshments.

 

Website 

Location

  • Bear Brook State Park, 157 Deerfield Road, Allenstown, NH, 03275

Grafton County 4-H Family Fall Festival
Friday, 10/07/2016 (06:15 PM - 08:00 PM)

The Family Fall Festival is an event for everyone, from families considering joining 4-H, to 4-H families who have been with the program for years!

 

It is an event filled with fall festival games, and contests including a carved pumpkin contest, a scarecrow contest, and a decorated vegetable contest, to name a few.  (All items should be constructed at home and brought to the event ready to be judged.)  The event also includes award presentations to 4-Hers who have participated in the summer gardening program, those applying for County Medals, and the "I Dare You" Leadership Award. 

 

Additional details are available on the event flyer.

 

Location

  • Blackmount Equipment, Inc., 2924 Dartmouth College Hwy., North Haverhill, NH, 03774

Saturday, 10/08/2016

4-H at Sandwich Fair
Saturday, 10/08/2016 (All day)

Saturday, October 8 - Monday, October 10.

Website

Location

  • Sandwich Fairgrounds, Smith Hodges Exhibit Building, 7 Wentworth Hill Rd, Center Sandwich, NH, 03227

National 4-H Week
Saturday, 10/08/2016 (All day)

Sunday, October 2 - Saturday, October 8.

Tractor Supply Co. Paper Clover Campaign
Saturday, 10/08/2016 (All day)

Support your county 4-H program by purchasing a paper clover for $1 at your local Tractor Supply Company store from Wednesday, October 5 through Sunday, October 16!

 

Website

National 4-H Week, Coos County Window Displays
Saturday, 10/08/2016 (All day)

Sunday, October 2 - Saturday, October 8.

Call the Coos County 4-H office to let us know where your window display is located, check the September news letters for details.

 

Paper Clover at TSC and Coos Day
Saturday, 10/08/2016 (All day)

Tractor Supply Company, Paper Clover Promotion & Fund-raising Opportunity, October 5 - 16, 2016.

 

 

 

We are so grateful to TSC and their loyal customers for their support of 4-H. Paper Clover funds support high quality 4-H Positive Youth Development programs that provide:

Positive relationships between youth and adults.

Activities that build important life skills.

Opportunities for youth to be valued participants and leaders of their communities.

 

Be sure to mark your calendar and begin planning how your club will get involved at your local Tractor Supply Company store in Gorham, NH during the promotion. This is a great time to share with the public what 4-H is about.  Try displaying your record books, club scrapbooks, or setting up a petting zoo!

 

Plan to join Chris, she will be setting up a display, bringing animals, having a bake sale and promoting 4-H on Saturday, October 8!

 

Call 788-4961 for more information.



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