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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 […]

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UW-Extension Summer Extravaganza & LSMGA Plant Sale – June 16th

UW-Extension, Douglas County and the Lake Superior Master Gardeners Association (LSMGA) invite you to attend our event.  The plant sale will include perennials and garden items for sale and UW-Extension will have demonstrations on Extension programs.  There will be door prizes and lots of fun! What:  UW-Extension Summer Extravaganza and LSMGA Plant Sale When: Thursday, […]

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4-H JUNIOR CAMP 2016

4-H JUNIOR CAMP 2016 CAMP INFORMATION; 4-H Junior Camp is for children ages 8-13 as of August 1, 2016. Douglas County has openings for 36 campers. Youth experience a wide range of educational and fun-filled activities and make new friends! CAMP STAFF: Includes the county 4-H educator, kitchen staff, lifeguard, trained 4-H teen counselors, and […]

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Interested in making more than $100/hour?!

Interested in making more than $100/hour?! This is not a scam! 4-H youth members from 3rd grade and up can earn $50 – $200 dollars just for filling out some paperwork!  Deadline is June 2nd. If you are diligent about keeping a list of your projects and 4-H activities, simply transfer that information to an […]

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Invasive Plant Identification

Help us to learn about the emergence of invasive species!  If you find them in your yard or neighborhood, send a photo and location or GPS point to:  Jane Anklam, Agriculture/Horticulture Educator, UW-Extension, Douglas County at jane.anklam@ces.uwex.edu.  Or post it to our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/UWEXDouglas .

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Parenting Information When You Need It

Finding reliable parenting information and advice on the web can be overwhelming! How do you know what you can trust — especially when you are busy and there’s just so little time? Just in Time Parenting is a free parenting newsletter that is delivered by email and specific to a child’s age and needs. They are […]

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Inventgenuity Camp 2016

INVENTGENUITY CAMP JUNE 13-17, 2016 4-H YOUTH BUILDING AT THE HEAD OF THE LAKES FAIRGROUNDS 9:00-11:00 FOR 9-11 YEAR OLDS $15 for 4-H members, $25.00 for non-members Please click on the flyer below for the registration form and more information Inventgenuity camp flyer 5 1 2016  

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Cyber Security for Home Computer Users, Stop-Think-Connect

Cyber Security presented to: Douglas County – Home and Community Education Conference The Internet provides endless possibilities to connect citizens to the world.  However, the Internet also presents a number of security threats to users – novice to experienced.  At the April 21st regional HCE conference, James Anderson presented on cyber security to help HCE […]

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Soil Testing

Soil tests provide specific fertilizer recommendations for your lawn and garden and can help you avoid over-application of fertilizer.  Soil testing is recommended for lawns, gardens, fields, wildlife areas and vegetable and fruit production.

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eParenting

How can we use digital media as a positive force? We can integrate digital media into our responsibilities as parents and learn ways we can use digital media to help us stay connected and continue to be an influential part of our teen’s life!

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Taylor County DOTS 4-H Leader Training

Digital Observation Technology Skills (DOTS) is an engaging program for your 4H youth to enjoy year-round, but could be especially effective in your upcoming summer programming. Users of DOTS programming will have hands on exploration of the natural world, while using digital tools to enhance observations and practice the scientific method. In order to take advantage of […]

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