Bee Hive Exploration : Summer Series

The Forest County Clean and Green club is offering an introduction to beekeeping workshop series offered by high school students Isak Drangsveit and Bryce Marshall and local community member Jill Krueger.  The series is designed for beginning beekeepers and individuals who are already beekeepers who may want to join a community of beekeepers. The workshops […]

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 […]

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 […]

Planting from Seeds

As our last bit of snow leaves us in Forest County, now is a great time to start planting your seeds in anticipation of this summer’s harvest. Starting seeds can also be a simple biology lesson for youth, as they watch plants grow and develop. The first step in planting seeds is to check the […]

Master Gardener Volunteers work with community members and students in preparation for Memorial Day services

In preparation for Crandon’s Memorial Day services, students from Crandon High School, along with Forest County Master Gardener Volunteers, spent time last week weeding, raking, planting, pruning, mulching and painting the Veterans Memorial Park located with the Forest County Courthouse Square. Memorial Park was originally unveiled to the people of Forest County as part of […]

Forest County Master Gardener Training

Forest County’s UW-Madison, Division of Extension is excited to announce a Level 1 Master Gardener program will be offered in Crandon beginning in May of 2019. UW-Extension Master Gardener Volunteers are trained in a wide range of horticultural topics via a multi-session training course that will be held every other Wednesday evening May – October […]

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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