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November 2015 Conservation Connection

  • NRCS and Partners Improve Stream Habitat and Water Quality on Wetland Easements
  • NRCS Helps The Nature Conservancy Protect Robie Farm
  • Don Keirstead Receives NHACD 2015 President's Award
  • Information on Soils and Soil Health:
      - The Three Sisters
      - New Soil Survey Data Available
      - 1965:  Jackson and the SCS Sign Agreement
  • Program Deadlines
      - EQIP - December 15, 2015
      - ACEP - January 15, 2016
  • NRCS NH in the News
  • Calendar of Events
  • Civil Rights:
      - Veteran's Day
      - American Indian/Alaskan Native Heritage Month
      - November 20 is Transgender Day of Remembrance
  • Featured Photo

October 2015 Conservation Connection
In this issue:

  • Durham State Office is Moving to Dover November 2nd
  • USDA Assistant Secretary Parham Visits NH
  • Governor Hassan Signs Two Laws to Help Great Bay Water Quality
  • Meet Some of our Newest NRCS Employees
  • Senator Shaheen and Congresswoman Kuster Join USDA Officials to Announce Rural Development Grants
  • Chad Cochrane Receives Hillsborough Country Farm Bureau Award
  • Soil Compaction
  • NRCS and NHACD Team Up for Annual High School Soil Judging Contest
  • October is Farm to School Month
  • National Disability Employment Awareness Month:  Various Articles
  • National Hispanic Heritage Month
  • Calendar of Events
  • Featured Photo:  Pollinator Hotel

September 2015 Conservation Connection
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August 2015 Conservation Connection
In this issue:

  • NH Conservation Partners Combine Forces for Conservation Stewardship
  • FSA Administrator Val Dolcini Meets With Congresswoman Kuster and other NH Agriculture Leaders, Lenders, and Producers
  • Can healthy soils help mitigate a changing climate?
  • Hillsborough County Conservation District Hosts Soils Workshop
  • RCPP EQIP Program Deadline September 4th
  • NH NRCS in the News
  • Calendar of Events
  • Civil Rights:  Women's Equality Day
  • Featured Photo

July 2015 Conservation Connection
In this Issue:

  • Personnel Changes:  Jade Nield as Acting State Conservationist and Keri Neal as District Conservationist
  • NRCS, Forest Service and Governor Hassan Celebrate Water Quality Initiative Project at the Lower Falls Recreation Site in Albany, NH
  • Earth Team Volunteers Help NRCS and TNC Restore the Ossipee Pine Barrens
  • Agriculture Deputy Secretary Krysta Harden Joined Congresswoman Annie Kuster, NH Commissioner of Agriculture Lorraine Merrill, and local Women Farmers for a Women in Agriculture Roundtable
  • NRCS NH Brings National Experts Together to Provide Training in on Pastureland Ecology
  • NRCS Cooperator Gray Cornwell Receives NH Fish and Game's Habitat Stewardship Award
  • Soils and Wildlife and other Soil Health Information and Links
  • Gallery of NH NRCS's Favorite Photos
  • Celebrated in July: 
    - Independence Day
    - Women's Equality Day
  • NRCS Outreach: 
    - Wendy Ward with Pollinator Display
    - Beth Ann Finlay and niece and nephew at Haverhill Fair
  • NRCS In the News
  • Events

June 2015 Conservation Connection
In this Issue:

  • EQIP Program Deadline July 17th
  • Conservation Client Gateway:  Conservation Assistance is Just a Click Away
  • NRCS, Trout Unlimited, and NH Fish and Game Partner to Improve Water Quality in Marlow
  • Soils, Pastures, and the Natural Resources Inventory (NRI)
  • LGBT Pride Month:
    - Presidential Proclamation
    - Tips for Allies
    - Celebrating 5 Years of Pride at NRCS
  • National Pollinator Week

    - Cheshire County Conservation District Pollinator Video
    - Learn More
    - Protecting Pollinators is Critical
    - Million Pollinator Garden Challenge
    - Monarch Joint Venture website
    - Xerces Society pollinator website
    - Forest Service pollinator website

  • Flag Day and National Flag Week Presidential Proclamation

  • Upcoming Events

May 2015 Conservation Connection
In this Issue:

  • AMA, EQIP, and CIG Program Application Deadlines
  • Conservation Districts Host Pollinator Workshops With NRCS Help
  • Moultonborough Wins NH Envirothon (NRCS Prepares and Oversees Soil Exam Component)
  • NRCS, USFS, and UNH Staff Receive National Award for Conservation Efforts
  • Recommended Videos
  • Featured Photo
  • Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month
  • Memorial Day
  • May is Wetlands Month
  • May 31st is National Dam Safety Awareness Day
  • NRCS reached out to sheep and wool growers on Mothers' Day 
  • Soils and Agriculture
  • Events

April 2015 Conservation Connection
In this Issue:

  • AMA, EQIP, ACEP and CIG Program Application Deadlines
  • What Should You Be Planting Now?
  • Diversity Awareness and Earth Day Celebration
  • Maple Sugaring in NH
  • Soil Matters Conference Held in NH
  • Soils Are Nature's Filter
  • Volunteers Plant New England Cottontail Habitat in Durham
  • New England Leaders Focus on Partnerships
  • ME and NH NRCS at Youth Show
  • Recommended Videos
  • Featured Photo
  • Earth Day
  • Autism Awareness Month
  • Volunteer Week
  • National Soil Conservation Week
  • National Arbor Day
  • NRCS 80th Birthday
  • Upcoming Events


March 2015 Conservation Connection
In this Issue:

  • Digging In:  Women in Soil Science
  • NRCS Soil Scientist and UNH Volunteers Help With NH Envirothon Training
  • NRCS Honors the Society of Soil Scientists of Northern New England
  • Women's History Month Features
  • Health and Wellness:  Heathwatch 360 on line tool
  • Calendar of Events

February 2015 Conservation Connection
In this Issue:

  • USDA Agencies participate at Farm and Forest Exposition
  • Black History Month; "What it's like to be Black in NH" (NH NPR 2008)
  • Health and Wellness:  Why eating slower could help you lose weight
  • Soil and Frost Heaves
  • Calendar of Events

January 2015 Conservation Connection
In this Issue:

  • NH NRCS Partners with The Nature Conservancy and Tin Mountain Conservation Center
  • NRCS State Conservationist Speaks With Producers About 2014 Farm Bill Programs
  • Sid Pilgrim: Long-time NH Soil Health Leader
  • Martin Luther King, Jr., Day of Service, by Rachael Phillips
  • Health and Wellness:  Curried Couscous with Feta and Broccoli
  • Program Deadlines
  • Other Events

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