The Environmental Protection Agency’s New England office recognized four UNH Cooperative Extension staff at its 2018 Environmental Merit Awards ceremony on Sept. 12. James Houle of the UNH Stormwater Center was one of the individual Merit Award recipients, while the UNH Center for Freshwater Biology, which includes Extension staff Robert Craycraft and Shane Bradt and Natural Resources program team leader Jeffrey Schloss, was one of two organizational recipients.
Making connections is the foundation of good science, and a new National Science Foundation grant-funded program will connect UNH Cooperative Extension volunteers with New Hampshire educators to improve Granite State science education.
Under broad direction from supervisor and with a focus on continuous improvement and customer service, responsible for initiating and coordinating accounting and support for Cooperative Extension, including complex transactions and processes, and involving the use of accounting procedures, problem-solving skills and independent judgment. Work is done as part of the overall Business Services Center construct.
Under general guidance of the NH SARE Coordinator, the program assistant will work to manage the NH SARE (Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education) State Program. The program assistant, in collaboration with the coordinator, will execute and manage a SARE professional development grant project to benefit commercial beekeepers and agricultural educators.