Workshops/ Events

Workshops/ Events

Measuring Water Movement in Soil via a Compact Constant Head Permeameter

May 20, 2022
10:00am – 3:00pm
Riverhill Grange
32 Horse Hill Road
Penacook, NH

MCCD has a Compact Constant Head Permeameter, a.k.a. Amoozemeter, available for rent to those who have been trained to use it. This workshop offers the opportunity to complete the training necessary to rent this piece of equipment. Karen Dudley of NRCS will go over the various methods to obtain hydraulic conductivity (Ksat) including the use of the Amoozemeter. After lunch, attendees will go out into the field for hands-on training in the use of the Amoozemeter and data collection. At the end of the day, Karen Dudley will review the data collected, including how to analyze and interpret the data.

Please bring a bagged lunch. Coffee and donuts will be provided in the morning.
Registration is $50, and is required to attend.

See the workshop brochure for more information and registration.


Digging In! A Spring Water & Soil Conservation Conference

June 8, 2022
8:30am – 3:00pm
Virtually via Zoom
-or-
In-person at NH Department of Environmental Services
29 Hazen Drive
Concord, NH

This workshop will cover basic topics related to soil as well as introducing new and emerging material. The conference will start off with regulatory updates and an introduction to NH soils and hydric soils. After lunch, speakers will discuss erosion and sediment control, soil and water conservation at construction sites, septic systems on NH lakes, and native plants vs. invasive species. Lunch will be provided to in-person attendees.

Approved for 6 CEUs from the NH DES Subsurface Bureau.
Registration is $65, and is required to attend.
Attendees may choose either a virtual or in-person option.

See the conference brochure for more information and registration.


The Beginning of Gardens

Stay tuned as more events are coming soon! Thank you to Merrimack County Savings Bank for providing funding for this series.

Questions? Please email info@merrimackccd.org or call us at 603-223-6020.


USDA Program Outreach Zoom Meeting

Missed the Zoom? The recording and PowerPoint Presentations are below.

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