Tap Into It

How do you tap into UW-Extension? Help us tell our story by sharing yours UW-Extension wants to hear from you! Tap Into It, is collecting stories and feedback from clients, volunteers, friends and partners like you. We will use your input, stories and testimonials to share the value of our work, to help us tell […]

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Understanding Your Property Tax Bill

  Do you need help understanding your property tax bill?  Download this one-page guide (PDF), which will show you how to interpret the information. This guide will help you understand: Land value vs. improvements value Total assessed value Average assessment ratio Estimated fair market value Taxing jurisdictions that are included on your bill Net assessed value […]

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Welcome to the New Douglas County Master Gardener Volunteers

After a rigorous, hands-on training the Douglas County Master Gardener trainees have completed their training and are planning their projects.  Many thanks to Jane Anklam, Agriculture/Horticulture educator from UW-Extension, Douglas County who led the group through gardening practices, actual pest and disease problems, what questions to ask and how to organize a project – plus […]

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Straw Bale Gardening Update

As the snow flies and the temperatures drop, let’s not forget the hard work and great results we had over the last summer.  Many homeowners tried straw bale gardening and help us help others by sharing their challenges and success. From the garden of Ruth and John Ludwig:  Year 2

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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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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 […]

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