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Saturday, 03/25/2017

Maple Sugar Weekend
Saturday, 03/25/2017 (All day)


The 2017 Maple Weekend will be March 25th and 26th. This is a great opportunity to get out and visit your local sugar house and support your NH Sugar Makers!

For a list of participating sugarhouses, check the New Hampshire Maple Producers Association website in early March. 

 

 

Safety Awareness in the Food Environment for Food Pantries
Saturday, 03/25/2017 (09:00 AM - 11:00 AM)

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 Journey Church, E. Main Street, Conway, NH

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Easement Monitoring for Volunteers
Saturday, 03/25/2017 (09:00 AM - 02:00 PM)

Are you a volunteer responsible for monitoring conservation easements for your town or local land trust? This workshop will offer best practices for performing annual monitoring of conservation easements. We’ll spend a couple hours learning indoors before heading outside to put our new skills to work!

Professionals from UNH Cooperative Extension and Moose Mountains Regional Greenways will lead this workshop. Perfect for conservation commissioners, land trust volunteers, private landowners, or others interested in monitoring conserved lands.

 

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Location

  • Milton Community Church, 7 Steeple Street, Milton, NH, 03851

Sunday, 03/26/2017

Maple Sugar Weekend
Sunday, 03/26/2017 (All day)


The 2017 Maple Weekend will be March 25th and 26th. This is a great opportunity to get out and visit your local sugar house and support your NH Sugar Makers!

For a list of participating sugarhouses, check the New Hampshire Maple Producers Association website in early March. 

 

 

Tuesday, 03/28/2017

Safety Awareness in the Food Environment - for Schools
Tuesday, 03/28/2017 (02:30 PM - 04:30 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 Derry Municipal Building, Derry, NH.

This event is not open to the public. If you’d like to have a SAFE workshop for your employees please contact Ann Hamilton at 603-447-3834 or email her at ann.hamilton@unh.edu.

Raising Geese and Ducks
Tuesday, 03/28/2017 (06:30 PM - 08:00 PM)

Raising ducks and geese are a good choice for many backyard homesteaders. They produce eggs and meat efficiently and thrive in inclement weather. They help control insects and slug populations as well.

 

Dot Perkins, UNH Cooperative Extension Livestock Field Specialist, will provide essential information and advice on breed selection, rearing, housing and care, so you can integrate these personable creatures into your agricultural situation.

 

Cost is $10.00 per person. Register on-line.  4-Hers are free if accompanied by a registered adult.

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Location

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

Thursday, 03/30/2017

ServSafe Food Managers Certification Course and Exam
Thursday, 03/30/2017 (08:30 AM - 05:00 PM)

ServSafe® is a nationally recognized food safety certification program of the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF). This one-day course provides the latest science-based information on food safety and best practices in the industry.

Participants will learn how foodborne bacteria contaminate food and the safest way to receive, store, prepare, cook and serve food for their customers.

Participants are expected to study the ServSafe Manager coursebook prior to class. At the end of the course, the national ServSafe certification exam will be administered. Participants passing the exam with a grade of 75% or higher will receive ServSafe® Food Safety Certification from NRAEF. Certification is valid for five years.

Instructor: Ann Hamilton, Field Specialist, Food Safety.

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Location

  • Moultonborough Library, 4 Holland St., Moultonborough, NH, 03254

Slow Cooker Meals Made Easy for Teens
Thursday, 03/30/2017 (02:30 PM - 04:30 PM)

This Slow Cooker Meals Made Easy for Teens club is for teens who want to learn more about cooking with a slow cooker.  Students will prep ingredients to cook in a slow cooker they will be given by participating in this six-week lesson series.  Teens will learn knife skills, food safety techniques, how to read a food label and select healthy snacks.  This is a great chance for students to gain more independence and life skills they can use into adulthood.

 

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Location

  • Kennett High School, 409 Eagles Way, Conway, NH, 03860

Friday, 03/31/2017

Choose Health Staff/Leader Training
Friday, 03/31/2017 (09:00 AM - 11:30 AM)

Location

  • Haverhill Cooperative Middle School, 175 Morrill Dr., North Haverhill, NH, 03774

Saturday, 04/01/2017

Blueberry Pruning Demonstration
Saturday, 04/01/2017 (10:00 AM - 12:00 PM)

UNH Cooperative Extension Specialists, Becky Sideman and Amy Papineau, will lead this hands-on workshop where attendees will learn how to prune and care  for blueberry plants to keep plants healthy and productive. We’ll discuss when to prune, how to prune, and why to prune. We’ll also discuss fertilizer, pest control, and other topics that will help you successfully grow blueberries at home or on the farm. We will also prune some apple trees and discuss what it takes to successfully grow apples.

 

The event is outdoors, please dress accordingly. We will provide pruners and loppers for those who wish to try their hand at pruning, but please bring your own gloves.

 

Directions to the event are on the attached flyer.

 

Click here to see the complete list of all the pruning demonstrations. 

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Location

  • Joe Downey, 1004 Lane Road, Epsom, NH, 03234

Monday, 04/03/2017

NH Professional Loggers Program First Aid, CPR, AED for Loggers
Monday, 04/03/2017 (08:00 AM - 03:00 PM)

 

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

 

Registration Details

 

Location

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

Raising Piglets in Your Backyard
Monday, 04/03/2017 (06:30 PM - 08:00 PM)

Come and listen to Dot Perkins, Livestock Field Specialist for UNH Cooperative Extension, give all the facts and many practical tips pertaining to raising and caring for pigs in New Hampshire. You will learn about different breeds, how to get ready for the piglets, housing and space requirements, nutrition and health, and basic care of pigs. This talk is for anyone interested in raising pigs in their backyards.

 

This talk is free and open to the public.

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Location

  • Boscawen Municipal Complex, 116 North Main Street, 4th Floor, Boscawen, NH, 03303

Tuesday, 04/04/2017

Adapting Forested Watersheds to Climate Change Workshop
Tuesday, 04/04/2017 (08:30 AM - 05:00 PM)

Day 1

April 4th
PREPARING FOR CLIMATE CHANGE IN FORESTED WATERSHEDS


Natural resource managers face the tremendous challenge of developing and implementing management actions that help ecosystems respond to climate change. This session will:

* Outline adaptation concepts and strategies in the context of sustainable management of water resources in forested areas.

* Provide information on the current and anticipated effects of climate change on water resources in forested landscapes of the Northeast.

* Describe resources and tools that can be used to integrate climate change into the management of forest water resources.

* Identify actions that enhance the ability of forested watersheds and other ecosystems to adapt to changing conditions. Real-world examples of climate adaptation projects that work to meet landowner
   goals will be featured, and participants will engage in a variety of interactive activities to identify climate change issues and potential adaptation actions.

 

Real-world examples of climate adaptation projects that work to meet landowner goals will be featured, and participants will engage in a variety of interactive activities to identify climate change issues and potential adaptation actions.

 

Day 2

April 5th

FOREST-WATER ADAPTATION PLANNING & PRACTICES


The second day of the workshop will focus on the testing and continued development of a set of adaptation strategies and approaches for managing water resources in rural, forested landscapes. During this active, hands-on session, participants will use the Adaptation Workbook to consider climate change impacts and identify adaptation options in real-world management situations. Feedback from Day 2 will directly inform the continued development of the new Forests and Water Strategies and Approaches menu.

 

Lunch and light refreshments provided

 

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Location

  • Antioch University New England, Community Room, 40 Avon Street, Keene, NH, 03431

Wednesday, 04/05/2017

NH Professional Loggers Program Advanced First Aid, CPR, AED for Loggers
Wednesday, 04/05/2017 (08:00 AM - 03:00 PM)

 

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

 

Registration Details

 

Location

  • Northwoodlands Inc., 24 Camel Hump Rd., Croydon, NH, 03773

Adapting Forested Watersheds to Climate Change Workshop
Wednesday, 04/05/2017 (08:30 AM - 05:00 PM)


Day 2 - April 5th


FOREST-WATER ADAPTATION PLANNING & PRACTICES


The second day of the workshop will focus on the testing and continued development of a set of adaptation strategies and approaches for managing water resources in rural, forested landscapes. During this active, hands-on session, participants will use the Adaptation Workbook to consider climate change impacts and identify adaptation options in real-world management situations. Feedback from Day 2 will directly inform the continued development of the new Forests and Water Strategies and Approaches menu.

 

Lunch and light refreshments provided

 

For information on Day 1 - CLICK HERE

 

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Location

  • Antioch University New England, Community Room, 40 Avon Street, Keene, NH, 03431

Pruning Blueberries and Raspberries
Wednesday, 04/05/2017 (04:00 PM - 05:30 PM)

Pruning demonstration of blueberries and raspberries, including how, when, and why to prune your berries. We’ll talk about NH suitable varieties, as well as seasonal care of your plants, and pest management.

 

This is an outdoor event please dress accordingly.

 

For a complete listing of all pruning demonstrations, click here. 

 

 

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Location

  • Surowiec Farm, 53 Perley Hill Road, Sanbonrton, NH, 03239

Thursday, 04/06/2017

NH Professional Loggers Program First Aid, CPR, AED for Loggers
Thursday, 04/06/2017 (08:00 AM - 03:00 PM)

 

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

 

Registration Details

 

Location

  • Carroll County Administrative Building, 95 Water Village Road, Route 171, Ossipee, NH, 03864

Slow Cooker Meals Made Easy for Teens
Thursday, 04/06/2017 (02:30 PM - 04:30 PM)

This Slow Cooker Meals Made Easy for Teens club is for teens who want to learn more about cooking with a slow cooker.  Students will prep ingredients to cook in a slow cooker they will be given by participating in this six-week lesson series.  Teens will learn knife skills, food safety techniques, how to read a food label and select healthy snacks.  This is a great chance for students to gain more independence and life skills they can use into adulthood.

 

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Location

  • Kennett High School, 409 Eagles Way, Conway, NH, 03860

Saturday, 04/08/2017

Saving Special Places 2017 Land Conservation Conference
Saturday, 04/08/2017 (08:00 AM - 04:00 PM)

Registration is now open!

Get ahead of the rush and register now for Saving Special Places 2017!
Join us at New Hampshire's largest land conservation training, education and networking event for
a great line-up of workshops and presenters – we have many new offerings in 2017!

Note that workshops fill quickly so register early to be sure you get your selection.
Register by April 1 to take advantage of the lower $60 fee.
After April 1, the fee is $75.

 

For more information and to register, please visit our website at  Saving Special Places 2017

Location

  • Prospect Mountain High School, 242 Suncock Valley Rd., Alton, NH, 03809

NH Professional Loggers Program Advanced First Aid & CPR
Saturday, 04/08/2017 (08:00 AM - 03:00 PM)

 

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

A NEW class for those who have received certification in Basic First Aid/CPR through NHTOA at least two times. First Aid/CPR/AED instruction is enhanced by utilizing hands on instruction for proper extrication methods, trapped person removal, “to move or not to move” scenarios, GPS usage, and of course, CPR re-certification.

NOTE: Utilization of heavy equipment during class, so space limited to 20 participants. Persons should be comfortable with mechanized operations without accommodations.

 

Registration Details

 

Location: Conway, NH

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Belknap/Carroll County 4-H Activities Day
Saturday, 04/08/2017 (09:00 AM - 01:00 PM)

A wonderful opportunity for 4-H members to practice some important life skills and have fun while doing it! ALL 4-H ers should plan to attend even if just to observe in anticipation of future 4-H activity participation.  Great fun and learning at this event.

All 4-H members 8 years and older can participate in one or more of the following activities:

  • Demonstrations
  • Public Speaking
  • Poster Contest
  • NH 4-H Flix Video Contest
  • Action Exhibits
  • Interpretative Reading
  • Photography
  • Fashion Revue

Location

  • Meredith Community Center, One Circle Drive, Meredith, NH, 03253

Pruning Tree Fruit
Saturday, 04/08/2017 (10:00 AM - 12:00 PM)

 

How, when, and why to prune your fruit trees, with a live pruning demonstration. We’ll talk about NH suitable varieties, as well as seasonal care of your trees.

 

To see a complete listing of all pruning demonstrations, click here.

 

 

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Location

  • Pine River Orchard, 314 Pine River Road, Ossipee, NH, 03864

Pruning Blueberries
Saturday, 04/08/2017 (12:00 PM - 01:00 PM)

 

Pruning demonstration including how, when, and why to prune your berries. We’ll talk about NH suitable varieties, as well as seasonal care of your plants, and pest management.

 

This is an outdoor event please dress accordingly.

 

To see a complete list of all pruning demonstrations, click here.

 

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Location

  • Pine River Orchard, 314 Pine River Road, Ossipee, NH, 03864

Woodcock Walk & Talk
Saturday, 04/08/2017 (04:00 PM - 07:00 PM)

 

The American Woodcock is considered a species in greatest need of conservation in the New Hampshire Wildlife Action Plan. The "singing fields" and brushy habitat that woodcock need also benefit many other wildlife species, and these habitats can be managed on a small scale right in your backyard.


Join us to tour the Slade Brook Easement and the Huntington Hill Management Area with Jim Frohn, Grafton County Forester, and John Lanier of the Northeast Woodcock Initiative. Stay for refreshments, and at twilight see the aerial courtship display of this amazing migratory bird. The Slade Brook Easement was preserved with funding from Jim Kennedy, the Hanover Conservancy (formerly Hanover Conservation Council), and the New Hampshire Fish & Game Department.

 

Registration is requested, but not required. Register on line or call Jim Kennedy at 603-643-6446

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Location

  • Slade Brook Farm, 494 Hanover Center Rd., Etna, NH, 03750

Wednesday, 04/12/2017

ServSafe Food Managers Certification Course and Exam
Wednesday, 04/12/2017 (08:30 AM - 05:00 PM)

ServSafe® is a nationally recognized food safety certification program of the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF). This one-day course provides the latest science-based information on food safety and best practices in the industry.

Participants will learn how foodborne bacteria contaminate food and the safest way to receive, store, prepare, cook and serve food for their customers.

Participants are expected to study the ServSafe Manager coursebook prior to class. At the end of the course, the national ServSafe certification exam will be administered. Participants passing the exam with a grade of 75% or higher will receive ServSafe® Food Safety Certification from NRAEF. Certification is valid for five years.

Instructor: Ann Hamilton, Field Specialist, Food Safety.

To be held in the Strafford Room.

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Location

  • Frisbie Memorial Community Ed & Conf Center, 11 Whitehall Road, Rochester, NH, 03867


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