Extension’s role in Addressing Wisconsin’s Opioid Crisis 

As Extension returns home to UW-Madison, we are uniquely positioned to respond to complex issues like Wisconsin’s opioid crisis.  To learn more about Extension’s opioid programming and community outreach efforts, read our fact sheet below: Extension’s role in Addressing Wisconsin’s Opioid Crisis

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2018 Forest County Youth Health Profile Now Available

We are proud to announce that due to collaborative efforts between the Forest County Partnership, and UW-Madison Division of Extension, Forest County, the 2018 Youth Health Profile containing data from the Forest County Youth Risk Behavior Survey that was administered in the Spring of 2018 is now available. Crandon, Laona and Wabeno school districts administered […]

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Work in the Forest!

The Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest is recruiting young men and women, ages 15 through 18, to work, learn and earn this summer through the Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) program. YCC is designed to develop an appreciation for the nation’s natural resources and heritage through unique educational, recreational, and work experiences. Corps members work together with USDA […]

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Scholarships available to Forest County Youth interested in attending Sand Lake Conservation Camp in June 2019

Youth development experts agree that children need a variety of experiences in their lives to help them grow into healthy adolescents and adults.  Attending Summer Camp can help your child learn independence, decision-making, social and emotional skills, as well as allowing for character building opportunities.  Forest County’s Land Conservation Department is encouraging Forest County youth […]

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Camp Fire Oneida County to offer baby-sitting course in Laona

Interested in preparing your child for babysitting?  Help them become a responsible and self-reliant baby sitter by registering them for the Camp Fire Oneida Council’s “I’m Taking Care” babysitting class. The course is designed to prepare youth to babysit by teaching responsible behaviors, childcare skills, first aid basics, safety and accident prevention, as well as […]

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Smoothie Contest Cancelled

Here we go again…Unfortunately for us, Mother Nature is once again causing problems for our smoothie competition that was scheduled for Sunday, March 10. First off, a grant is paying for this program and part of the grant requires that we invite a United Healthcare representative and their smoothie bike. This person lives in Wausau […]

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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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