Laurie Field Is New Merrimack County 4-H Program Manager

Published Dec 1, 2017
New Hampshire 4-H is pleased to announce that as of November 1, Laurie Field has joined the Merrimack County Cooperative Extension team serving as the new Merrimack County 4-H Program Manager. Transitioning from a part-time position with Sullivan County Extension as a part-time 4-H Outreach Coordinator, Laurie possesses a great deal of experience in community youth program development. More

Jared Reynolds New Community and Economic Development Field Specialist for Merrimack County

Published Aug 9, 2017
Jared Reynolds joins the Community and Economic Development Team August 21. Reynolds will focus his efforts on building the capacity of community and regional leaders to implement effective strategies, grow and sustain the economy, and strengthen communities. More
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Merrimack County Woods Keep Our Water Clean

Published Jan 10, 2017
The Merrimack River Watershed had been identified as one the most endangered watersheds in the nation due to projected forestland loss in the coming decades according to U.S. Forest Service study. In response to the study, UNH Cooperative Extension has teamed up with the Merrimack River Watershed Council and the NH Division of Forests and Lands to protect the waters of the Merrimack River by helping homeowners, landowners and communities care for the land along the tributaries of the Merrimack River. More

Forester Focus: Tim Fleury, Merrimack County

Published May 20, 2016
TIM vs. EAB: Tim Fleury’s role in the fight with emerald ash borer (EAB) This article is the fourth in a series by Alicia Carlson, forest stewardship program outreach assistant, that looks into the day-to-day work of UNH Cooperative Extension’s county foresters. We will publish an article focused on each county forester and a different aspect of the role they play in managing New Hampshire's forests. More

A Vision for Hooksett

Published Nov 18, 2014
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Franklin's Golden Moment

Published Oct 1, 2014
A City Partners With UNH Cooperative Extension for Guidance on Growth City Manager Elizabeth Dragon and City Planner Dick Lewis in one of Franklin's downtown parks, this one featuring an artifact from the city's River Bend Mill. Photo by C. Ralph Adler.  More

Bob French Named N.H. Outstanding Tree Farmer of the Year

Published May 14, 2014
  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 14, 2014 Contact:Alicia CarlsonForest Stewardship Program Outreach AssistantUNH Cooperative 862-3883 More

Youth Leadership Event Draws 60 New Hampshire Students

Published Apr 7, 2014
Nearly 60 middle and high school students came together at the Merrimack Valley High School in Penacook on March 29 for a day of full-immersion in youth leadership activities at the Youth Leadership/Youth Voice event. More

For Webster Burnham, 4-H was forever in his mind

Published Jan 24, 2014
 Looking Back At An Extension Original In recognition of our 100th birthday in 2014, we are taking a closer look at some of the New Hampshire characters who have been a part of the UNH Cooperative Extension story since its beginnings way back in 1914. More


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