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Photo Contest 2016

Douglas County Local Food, Agriculture, and Garden Photo Contest

UW-Extension, Douglas County is sponsoring a photo contest! Photos related to flower and vegetable gardens, local food and rural agriculture life will be accepted. First prize is a gift certificate from a The Spirit Room and two other locally inspired restaurants, Second prize is a jar of honey or maple syrup from Maple Ridge CSA […]

Elementary School Pupil With Healthy Lunch Box

Back to School Lunch Safety Tips

Students will soon be heading back to school, and many of them will be carrying lunches packed at home. Barbara Ingham, food science specialist with the University of Wisconsin-Extension and UW-Madison, has some tips to help ensure that your child’s home-packed lunches are always safe to eat.  


Food Preservation

Whether you’re a first time food preserver or you just need a refresher, these publications from the UW-Extension Learning Store will give you guided tips for preserving fruits, wild game, salsa and more.


Wisconsin Farm Succession and Estate Planning – August 25-March 23

A seven part series, “Wisconsin Farm Succession and Estate Planning” will be offered the last Thursday of each month beginning this Thursday, August 25- March 23 (no session in November or December).  The instruction will be via live webinar and held from 1-3 pm at the UW Extension Rm 107, Douglas County Courthouse.


Muzzle Loading Workshop- September 17, 2016

On September 17th Chippewa County Shooting Sports is hosting a Muzzle Loading Workshop and adult certification for muzzle loading. Attached registration and directions to the muzzle loading course held in Chippewa County. http://fyi.uwex.edu/wi4hshootingsports/certification-workshops/  


Tree Care Workshop – September 14, 2016

Were your trees damaged by the summer storms? Attend this free workshop from the South St Louis Soil and Water Conservation District on September 14th from 6 pm – 8 pm at Grand Lake Community Center in Saginaw.

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UW-Extension Douglas County to Hold Office Hours in Towns and Villages

UW-Extension will be conducting office hours and attending town and village meetings throughout the remainder of 2016.  Walk-in office hours will depend on the availability of town or village office space  (see below).  These visits are intended to help town and village residents learn more about the services that UW-Extension provides.  The visiting educator(s) will […]


Understanding networks, primary care and specialists

July 2016 If you have health insurance and want to use your care, the first step is understanding which doctors are covered by your plan. In the world of health insurance, a network is the group of doctors, nurses, specialists, hospitals and clinics that work with your insurance company. You need to use the medical […]