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4-H Project Expo

The Forest County Community 4-H Club is hosting a Project Expo on Saturday, September 4th at the Wabeno Firefighter grounds.  All Forest County 4-H members are invited to participate! (To enroll your youth in Forest County 4-H please follow these instructions: Enroll online) Projects must be chosen and selected by August 7, 2021. Participants may […]

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Forest County Youth Leadership program now accepting applications

Forest County youth now have the chance to join other county youth in learning hands-on leadership skills that will help them become successful adults. Through a county leadership program titled “Discovering Leadership Forest County” youth have a chance to explore their community, learn about its history, visit local businesses, attend civic meetings, and meet other youth […]

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Master Naturalist Nature Walk

Join Wisconsin Master Naturalist R.T. Krueger on a Spring Flower Nature Walk on Saturday, May 1st. The walk will be held at the Davison Family Legacy Forest and will span roughly one hour and participants will experience beautiful and diverse wildflowers.  The walk will not be very strenuous, but sturdy shoes are encouraged. Meet at […]

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Every Kid Healthy Week: Mindful Monday

Celebrate with us #EveryKidHealthyWeek Over this week will be sharing tips and ideas to reinforce and model healthy habits at home and how to get the whole school community involved and excited. For more info visit: https://www.actionforhealthykids.org/every-kid-healthy…/

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Master Gardener Volunteer Week, April 5-9, 2021

The Wisconsin Master Gardener Program will be celebrating Master Gardener Volunteer Week April 5-9, 2021.  Master Gardener Volunteers are an important part of University of Wisconsin-Madison Extension Forest County.  Volunteers make a positive difference in Forest County lives and communities by maintaining our community gardens, developing school gardens, and identifying and inventorying the native tree […]

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WeCOPE Program

Please join us for a new program offering for adults shown to reduce stress and depression and increase our positive emotions. Here is the registration link. https://bit.ly/30QFY0B Space is limited so register soon!  For more information contact Terri Kolb at terri.kolb@wisc.edu

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Strong Bodies Spring Registration

Forest County Extension and Aging Office are offering a free virtual strength training program for older adults. No experience is necessary. StrongBodies training has been shown to reduce the risk of chronic diseases.  This program will also increase your strength, muscle mass, and bone density. We will also have time to learn and socialize (virtually). […]

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Join the Adventure : Aging Mastery Program

It is not too late! We have extended the registration deadline until Monday March 29. Build your own playbook for aging well and join us for this 10-session virtual program. Here is the registration link: http://bit.ly/ExtensionAMP2   If you have and questions contact Terri Kolb @ terri.kolb@wisc.edu  

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New 4-H Community Club

Forest County youth ages 6-18 are invited to join the new 4-H Community Club that is currently being organized in Laona. A 4-H Community Club can be any size from a small group of youth from one school district to a larger club consisting of youth from all over the county. 4-H Community Clubs may […]

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Career Opportunity with UW-Madison Division of Extension

The following position serving Forest, Florence and Oneida counties, and with Lac Du Flambeau and Forest County Potawatomi Community tribes is posted online at Jobs at UW. AREA EXTENSION DIRECTOR, AREA 4 This 100% FTE position will serve as the administrative leader across Forest, Florence and Oneida Counties, and with Lac du Flambeau and Forest […]

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