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Thursday, 12/08/2016

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

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

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

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

Wednesday, 01/04/2017

Telling Your Story with Maps
Wednesday, 01/04/2017 (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

  • UNH - G18 Pettee Hall, 55 College Road, Durham, NH, 03824

Getting to Know ArcGIS Online
Wednesday, 01/04/2017 (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

  • UNH - G18 Pettee Hall, 55 College Road, Durham, NH, 03824

Monday, 01/09/2017

Mobile Mapping for GIS Data Collection
Monday, 01/09/2017 (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

  • UNH - G18 Pettee Hall, 55 College Road, Durham, NH, 03824

Mobile Mapping Made Easy
Monday, 01/09/2017 (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

  • UNH - G18 Pettee Hall, 55 College Road, Durham, NH, 03824

Tuesday, 01/17/2017

Introduction to ArcGIS
Tuesday, 01/17/2017 (09:00 AM - 04:00 PM)

Tuesday - Thursday, January 17 - 19, 2017. Learn the ins and outs of working with ArcGIS 10.2 in a hands-on learning environment! This course is useful for people who have no prior GIS experience, as well as those who have used ArcGIS, but are new to ArcGIS 10.2 With a focus on New Hampshire data and applications, participants learn how to use ArcGIS 10.2 to produce attractive, effective maps. Data processing and data editing technigues are also covered.

Location

  • UNH - G18 Pettee Hall, 55 College Road, Durham, NH, 03824

Initial Pesticide Certification Training - Belknap Co., January 17, 24, and 31, 2017
Tuesday, 01/17/2017 (01:00 PM - 04:00 PM)

The University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension will offer a training to prepare prospective applicators for their private or commercial applicator certification exam at the operational level. Please note that this course does not satisfy the requirements for applicators looking to get certified as Supervisory Registration Certification - General Use Applicators.

 

Instructors will provide a review of the information found in the National Pesticide Applicator Certification Core Manual, NH Code of Administrative Rules, and the Worker Protection Standard for Agricultural Pesticides. Private applicator testing will be held the last day of training at each location.

 

The NH’s Division of Pesticide Control  will offer six recertification credits for both commercial and private applicators. The training will be held on January 17th, 24th, and 31st, 2017, from 1:00pm to 4:00pm. Different sections of the training will be presented on January 17th and 24th; testing for private applicators will be held on January 31st.

 

Participants can register by visiting our website (https://extension.unh.edu/Pesticide-Safety-Education-Program/Initial-Certification).

 

Registration will be opened until 01/08/2017.

Location

  • Gilford Town Hall, 47 Cherry Valley Rd, Gilford, NH, 03249

Wednesday, 01/18/2017

Introduction to ArcGIS
Wednesday, 01/18/2017 (09:00 AM - 04:00 PM)

Tuesday - Thursday, January 17 - 19, 2017. Learn the ins and outs of working with ArcGIS 10.2 in a hands-on learning environment! This course is useful for people who have no prior GIS experience, as well as those who have used ArcGIS, but are new to ArcGIS 10.2 With a focus on New Hampshire data and applications, participants learn how to use ArcGIS 10.2 to produce attractive, effective maps. Data processing and data editing technigues are also covered.

Location

  • UNH - G18 Pettee Hall, 55 College Road, Durham, NH, 03824

Thursday, 01/19/2017

Introduction to ArcGIS
Thursday, 01/19/2017 (09:00 AM - 04:00 PM)

Tuesday - Thursday, January 17 - 19, 2017. Learn the ins and outs of working with ArcGIS 10.2 in a hands-on learning environment! This course is useful for people who have no prior GIS experience, as well as those who have used ArcGIS, but are new to ArcGIS 10.2 With a focus on New Hampshire data and applications, participants learn how to use ArcGIS 10.2 to produce attractive, effective maps. Data processing and data editing technigues are also covered.

Location

  • UNH - G18 Pettee Hall, 55 College Road, Durham, NH, 03824

Wednesday, 02/08/2017

Winter Wildlife Tracking Workshop
Wednesday, 02/08/2017 (09:00 AM - 02:00 PM)

 

Identifying and interpreting wildlife tracks can greatly expand your understanding for what wildlife species are using the land you manage,  and how wildlife respond to your habitat management activities. Join wildlife biologists from UNH Cooperative Extension and expert tracking instructors from White Pine Programs as they guide you through field, forest, and wetland habitats in search of winter wildlife tracks and sign. Participants will receive instruction on how to identify and use wildlife sign to interpret wildlife behavior and habitat use.


The workshop will take place entirely outdoors, so come prepared and dressed appropriately for the weather. Bring your own lunch and plenty of water.


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Location

  • Cold River Farm, Foss Flats Road, North Sandwich, NH, 03259

Monday, 02/13/2017

Supervisory Pesticide Applicator Registration Certificate - General Use Training: Core
Monday, 02/13/2017 (08:00 AM - 04:30 PM)

UNHCE will host a series of all-day training workshops for those seeking a supervisory registration certificate (general-use pesticides) from NH’s Division of Pesticide Control (DPC). To receive this certification, a person needs 8 hours of category-specific training for each category plus 8 hours of general use instruction (i.e., core training). Additionally, he/she must pass a written and oral exam and show proof of insurance.

 

The DPC will offer eight recertification credits/day for both commercial and private applicators.

 

Participants can register by visiting our website (https://extension.unh.edu/Pesticide-Safety-Education-Program/Register-Supervisory-Registration-Certification-General-Use).

 

Registration will be opened until 02/05/2017.

Location

  • New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services, 29 Hazen Drive, Concord, NH, 03301

Tuesday, 02/14/2017

Supervisory Pesticide Applicator Registration Certificate - General Use Training: Forest (C1)
Tuesday, 02/14/2017 (08:00 AM - 04:30 PM)

UNHCE will host a series of all-day training workshops for those seeking a supervisory registration certificate (general-use pesticides) from NH’s Division of Pesticide Control (DPC). To receive this certification, a person needs 8 hours of category-specific training for each category plus 8 hours of general use instruction (i.e., core training). Additionally, he/she must pass a written and oral exam and show proof of insurance.

 

The DPC will offer eight recertification credits/day for both commercial and private applicators.

 

Participants can register by visiting our website (https://extension.unh.edu/Pesticide-Safety-Education-Program/Register-Supervisory-Registration-Certification-General-Use).

 

Registration will be opened until 02/05/2016.

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Location

  • New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services, 29 Hazen Drive, Concord, NH, 03301

Wednesday, 02/15/2017

Supervisory Pesticide Applicator Registration Certificate - General Use Training: Turf (G2)
Wednesday, 02/15/2017 (08:00 AM - 04:30 PM)

UNHCE will host a series of all-day training workshops for those seeking a supervisory registration certificate (general-use pesticides) from NH’s Division of Pesticide Control (DPC). To receive this certification, a person needs 8 hours of category-specific training for each category plus 8 hours of general use instruction (i.e., core training). Additionally, he/she must pass a written and oral exam and show proof of insurance.

 

The DPC will offer eight recertification credits/day for both commercial and private applicators.

 

Participants can register by visiting our website (https://extension.unh.edu/Pesticide-Safety-Education-Program/Register-Supervisory-Registration-Certification-General-Use).

 

Registration will be opened until 02/05/2017.

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Location

  • New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services, 29 Hazen Drive, Concord, NH, 03301

Thursday, 02/16/2017

Supervisory Pesticide Applicator Registration Certificate - General Use Training: Right of Way (B)
Thursday, 02/16/2017 (08:00 AM - 04:30 PM)

UNHCE will host a series of all-day training workshops for those seeking a supervisory registration certificate (general-use pesticides) from NH’s Division of Pesticide Control (DPC). To receive this certification, a person needs 8 hours of category-specific training for each category plus 8 hours of general use instruction (i.e., core training). Additionally, he/she must pass a written and oral exam and show proof of insurance.

 

The DPC will offer eight recertification credits/day for both commercial and private applicators.

 

Participants can register by visiting our website (https://extension.unh.edu/Pesticide-Safety-Education-Program/Register-Supervisory-Registration-Certification-General-Use).

 

Registration will be opened until 02/05/2017.

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Location

  • New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services, 29 Hazen Drive, Concord, NH, 03301

Friday, 02/17/2017

NH Farm and Forest Expo
Friday, 02/17/2017 (09:00 AM - 08:00 PM)

Friday & Saturday, February 17 & 18.

Saturday, 02/18/2017

NH Farm and Forest Expo
Saturday, 02/18/2017 (09:00 AM - 08:00 PM)

Friday & Saturday, February 17 & 18.

Thursday, 03/02/2017

Initial Pesticide Certification Training - Rockingham Co., March 2nd, 9th, and 16th, 2017
Thursday, 03/02/2017 (01:00 PM - 04:00 PM)

The University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension will offer a training to prepare prospective applicators for their private or commercial applicator certification exam at the operational level. Please note that this course does not satisfy the requirements for applicators looking to get certified as Supervisory Registration Certification - General Use Applicators.

 

Instructors will provide a review of the information found in the National Pesticide Applicator Certification Core Manual, NH Code of Administrative Rules, and the Worker Protection Standard for Agricultural Pesticides. Private applicator testing will be held the last day of training at each location.

 

The NH’s Division of Pesticide Control will offer six recertification credits for both commercial and private applicators. Different sections of the training will be presented on March 2nd and 9th; testing for private applicators will be held on March 16th.

 

Participants can register by visiting our website (https://extension.unh.edu/Pesticide-Safety-Education-Program/Initial-Certification).

 

Registration will be opened until 02/19/2017.

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Location

  • Kingston Community Library, 56 Church Street, Kingston, NH, 03848

Initial Pesticide Certification Training - Carroll Co., April 4th, 11th, and 18th, 2017
Thursday, 03/02/2017 (01:00 PM - 04:00 PM)

The University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension will offer a training to prepare prospective applicators for their private or commercial applicator certification exam at the operational level. Please note that this course does not satisfy the requirements for applicators looking to get certified as Supervisory Registration Certification - General Use Applicators.

 

Instructors will provide a review of the information found in the National Pesticide Applicator Certification Core Manual, NH Code of Administrative Rules, and the Worker Protection Standard for Agricultural Pesticides. Private applicator testing will be held the last day of training at each location.

 

The NH’s Division of Pesticide Control will offer six recertification credits for both commercial and private applicators. Different sections of the training will be presented on April 4th and 11th; testing for private applicators will be held on April 18th.

 

Participants can register by visiting our website (https://extension.unh.edu/Pesticide-Safety-Education-Program/Initial-Certification).

 

Registration will be opened until 03/26/2017.

Location

  • Conway Public Library, 5 E. Main St, Conway, NH, 03818

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