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Help Wanted: 4-H Digital Ambassador Project Coordinator

The University of Wisconsin – Madison, Division of Extension is seeking a 15 hour per week 4-H Digital Ambassador Project Coordinator to coordinate youth-led initiatives in digital literacy in northern Wisconsin. Learn more and apply here:  https://forest.extension.wisc.edu/help-wanted-4-h-digital-ambassador-project-coordinator/

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Silent Sports in Forest County

UPDATE:  This meeting is canceled due to inclement weather forecasted for today, February 12th.  We will re-schedule and will update the meeting information as soon as possible.  Thanks for understanding. Nearly 350,000 of Forest County’s total 649,000 acres lie within the Nicolet National Forest. The State and County own tens of thousands of additional acres. These […]

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Forest County Extension is looking for Digital Ambassadors

Are you a teenager living in Forest county with an interest in technology?   Are you interested in learning how technology can change lives?  Then Forest County 4-H is looking for you! Forest County 4-H is looking for teens to participate in an exciting new project that is part of the partnership between National 4-H Council […]

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Smoothie Competition

Forest County’s Youth Health Advocates, in conjunction with Crandon elementary school’s Food, Fun & Fitness program, is offering an Iron Chef Smoothie Competition on Tuesday, January 29th beginning at 6:00 p.m. at the Crandon High School cafeteria.   Participants in the event will have 20 minutes to create a smoothie that includes a secret ingredient and […]

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Snowmobile Safety Course

The Forest County Sheriff’s Office and the Wisconsin DNR will be holding a Snowmobile Safety course on Monday, January 14th and Thursday, January 17th from 5:00-9:00 pm at the Armstrong Creek Town Hall. The Armstrong Creek Town Hall is located behind the Corner Store at 7874 Old 101 Road, Armstrong Creek Wisconsin. Students 11 years […]

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Master Gardener program interest

Master Gardeners are trained volunteers who aid the University of Wisconsin-Extension staff by helping people in their community better understand horticulture and their environment. We are currently seeking input from Forest county residents who would be interested in attending a Master Gardener Level 1 training course in Forest County.  Interested residents are asked to contact […]

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Forest County Head Start Students Participate in Color Me Healthy

During the month of November Crandon and Wabeno Head Start students participated in the Color Me Healthy program through Forest County UW-Extension, FoodWIse. Karly Harrison, FoodWIse Coordinator, provided each Head Start with the series of four nutrition lessons focused on identifying different fruits and vegetables, the colors of fruits and vegetables, and the importance of […]

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Forest County Focus

The Forest County Focus is the newsletter published once every three months by the Forest County UWEX office. This newsletter contains information about upcoming events, applications, program changes and so much more. If you would like to receive the Forest County Focus as an email, please contact our office at 715-478-7797. November 2018  

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Winter Horse Project

Winter horse project meetings are open to children grades 3rd-12th regardless of whether or not they own a horse. All meetings will be held at the residence of Amy Kuebler.on the second Sunday of the month at 3 pm unless otherwise specified. In addition to the topics listed below, horse bowl trivia will be including […]

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Discover Arts & Crafts SPIN club

Join 4H leader Erin Mayer for some crafting fun this February! Discover Arts and Crafts SPIN club is open to Forest County Youth in the 4th and 5th grades. The SPIN club will meet on Sundays, February 10th, 17th and 24th at the Crandon Public Library from 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. The cost is a […]

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