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Forest County Public Notice

IN AN EFFORT TO PROTECT THE HEALTH, SAFETY, AND WELL-BEING OF THOSE WE SERVE AND OUR EMPLOYEES, FOREST COUNTY OFFICES ARE CURRENTLY CLOSED TO WALK-IN SERVICES. EMPLOYEES ARE STILL WORKING TO SERVE YOU VIA TELEPHONE OR EMAIL. ONLY URGENT MATTERS SHOULD BE SCHEDULED BY APPOINTMENT. If you do not know the phone number for the […]

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Extension Partners with the Community Coalition of Forest County  

When you or someone you love is dealing with a mental health concern, sometimes it is a lot to handle. It is important to remember that mental health is important to everyone’s overall health and well-being, and mental illnesses are common and treatable. It is not uncommon for life to be out of balance sometimes, especially when we […]

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Ozobot Summer Adventure

Forest County 4-H is offering a 4-day Ozobot training camp to area youth ages 3rd – 5th grade.  Youth will learn to code the small robots, design a bot tour and create a bot video to share.  Class size is limited to five youth.  Classes will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays, August 4th, 6th, […]

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Tips for Food Safety During Time of COVID-19

Everyone is working hard right now to keep ourselves, our family, and our communities healthy. Two important practices we can all do to protect against COVID-19, also commonly referred to as Coronavirus, is to maintain physical distancing of 6 feet while on essential trips, such as getting food, and frequent hand washing. There is much […]

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Extension Offers Tips to Getting Kids Outside

Originally printed in the Forest Republican June 4, 2020   Recently the Wisconsin Department of Health Services and the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources teamed up to create a “Get Outside. Stay Safe. Be Well.” toolkit to help to help create a consistent statewide message that invites Wisconsinites to get outside, stay safe, and be […]

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School Garden Day Celebration

Forest County Master Gardeners are celebrating Wisconsin School Garden Day with a pea seed giveaway!  The local Master Gardeners understand that the joy of gardening is a great hands on activity at any age and it’s never too early to introduce a child the wonders of gardening. Gardening does not have to be on a […]

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Parenting Online

Join us for eParenting Little Ones and/or Raising High Tech Kids: Surviving and Thriving Online Courses! eParenting Little Ones- for parents and caregivers with children 0-5 years old by Julia Erickson, HDR Educator with Forest County Potawatomi Raising High Tech Kids- for parents and caregivers with children 6-17 years old by Tierany Rugg, HDR Educator […]

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When Revenues Fall Short – Weathering the Covid-19 Recession

Local Government Issues, Challenges, and Strategies Series presented by UW-Madison, Division of Extension, Local Government Education, in conjunction with the League of Wisconsin Municipalities, the Wisconsin Towns Association, and the Wisconsin Counties Association When Revenues Fall Short – Weathering the Covid-19 Recession Tuesday, June 9, 2020, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m., Zoom Webinar Wisconsin municipal […]

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Effective Virtual Public Meetings During the Covid-19 Pandemic

Local Government Issues, Challenges, and Strategies Series : presented by UW-Madison, Division of Extension, Local Government Education, in conjunction with the League of Wisconsin Municipalities, the Wisconsin Towns Association, and the Wisconsin Counties Association Effective Virtual Public Meetings During the Covid-19 Pandemic Tuesday, May 12, 2020, 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m., Zoom Webinar Assistant Attorney […]

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Cloth Face Coverings Service Learning Activity Plan

During times of disease outbreak, preventing the accidental spread of a virus protects everyone. All of us can help to prevent the spread by sewing cloth face coverings. The service-learning activity plan from Wisconsin 4-H includes guidance for adults and youth in safe and supportive service learning; step-by-step instructions with photos for how to make […]

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