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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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Forest County Land and Water Conservation Native Plant Sale

Spring is just around the corner (yes it is!) and many people are making garden plans. This year why not consider adding a few native plants to your property? Native plants can help increase wildlife habitat and can help beautify your yard while providing food and shelter to wildlife including birds, bees, butterflies, insects and […]

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Forest County Broadband discussed on Wisconsin Public Radio

On February 3, 2021, Forest County Extension Community and Economic Development agent Chris Stark was interviewed on Wisconsin Public Radio to discuss how greater internet access improves education and business opportunities, and makes you healthier.  Listen to the radio interview here:  https://www.wpr.org/listen/1755991

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Wise Wisconsin Winter Series

UW-Madison Division of Extension’s Life Span program presents Wise Wisconsin Winter Series. Life Span Educators from around to state will host sessions on topics that will help you increase joy and satisfaction in your life and help you connect with others during the cold, snowy winter months. Grab a hot beverage of your choice and […]

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Fall Fun Scavenger Hunt winner announced

Congratulations to Team ValleyFamily, winners of the 2020 Fall Fun Scavenger Hunt sponsored by the Forest County Extension Well-Connected Communities Grant in partnership with the Forest County CAN! Coalition. A total of nine teams completed the scavenger hunt with 600+ points: Magnifient Montgomerys Misst16 NashvilleFam3 Nuthals Fam The Durangos ValleyFamily Metonga Gang Zombie Chasers Packard […]

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Understanding Addiction – (Part 2 of an Educational Video Series)

U.W. Madison-Extension of Forest County is partnering with the Community Coalition of Forest County and its many members  to offer activities and education to all age groups and cultures in our diverse county to improve the health and well-being of our residents with a focus on substance abuse prevention and building resiliency. Check out the second video in the 4-part Mental Health and Substance Use […]

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Join the Forest County Fall Fun Scavenger Hunt

Forest County Youth Ambassadors, a youth leadership group of Forest County Extension, is inviting families to participate in a Fall Fun Scavenger hunt beginning Sunday, October 4th and ending Sunday, October 25th.  The scavenger hunt, sponsored by the Forest County Coalition on Activity and Nutrition, highlights eight different areas in Forest County where individuals and/or […]

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Family History class to be offered during Family History Month

People begin the study of family history for many different reasons.  Some people are interested in the facts found within a family tree, while others want to create connection between generations.  For family history researcher Michelle Gobert, her interest began with a question about a long-lost family member.  Twenty years later, Michelle has not only […]

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