Cooperative Extension's 2008 NH Outside Calendar Wins Gold
April 9, 2008
UNH Cooperative Extension's 2008 NH Outside Calendar took first place in the
one-to-three-color popular publications category of the Association for Communication
Excellence (ACE) 2008 Critique and Awards program.
ACE is an international association of communicators and information technologists
who work in universities, government agencies and research organizations in
the public sector, as well as companies and firms in the private sector.
The gold-winning Extension design and production team of Peg Boyles, Pam Doherty,
Alice Mullen, and Holly Young has already begun planning the 2009 edition.
The judges awarded 97 of 100 points to the NH Outside calendar, calling it, "An
excellent example of making the most of a one-to-three-color publication. The
essays are especially good....A very attractive publication with an effective
use of illustrations throughout."
Subtitled “connecting you with the wisdom and wonder of the natural
world,” the calendar itself reflects the purpose of Extension’s
four-year old collaborative writing project, which began in 2004 to give Extension’s
natural resources volunteers (master gardeners, wildlife coverts, community
tree stewards, lakes lay monitors, and marine docents) who love to write another
way to share the humor, insight, and wonder they’ve found in the world
outside their doorways.