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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 […]


2016 Fair Letter & Premium List

This is the “all important” letter that explains how 4-H members can register for the fair.  Please encourage your 4-Hers to exhibit at the Head of the Lakes Fair; it is an opportunity to show their project accomplishments. 4-H members use the Premium List to choose which exhibits to bring to the Junior Fair.  Members […]


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 […]


Preventing kids’ summer weight gain

July 2016 CONTACT: Amber Canto, 608-262-0384, amber.canto@ces.uwex.edu Superior, WI:  Summer marks a hiatus from the daily responsibilities and scheduled demands children face during the rest of the year. While adults might remember their summer vacations filled with water-balloon fights, bike rides to the corner store, campfires and playground games, children today are likely to spend […]


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 .


2016 Wisconsin State Fair Project Exhibits Final Registration

Attached below are the 2016 Wisconsin State Fair Youth Expo Project Exhibits Final Registration Information  The excel spreadsheet in which you will use to complete the final registration is also attached. The information you provide us in the spreadsheet will be used to create the exhibit identification cards for each exhibit and help staff identify […]


Inventgenuity Camp

“Inventgenuity” is made up of two words:  Invent and Ingenuity.  Ingenuity is being clever and thinking creatively, and of course Invent means to make something new.  Our camp is designed to allow for a lot of freedom while working on projects.  But be warned, this format will also produce moments of frustration!  Many projects will […]