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.
Our UNH Cooperative Extension Belknap County office is seeking nominations from interested citizens who live or work in Belknap County to be members of our Belknap County Advisory Council. The council includes 12 citizens, and a representative of the County Commissioners and County Delegation. These advisors assist Extension program staff to evaluate current programming, identify local educational and research needs, and to consider new programming across the county.