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COVID 19: Office & Staff Update

UPDATE 6/15/2020: As a Division of UW-Madison, Extension is following the lead of UW-Madison leadership in responding to the COVID-19 virus outbreak, in conjunction with public health and county officials.  Extension is following the guidance of the CDC, Wisconsin DHS, the governor, and the UW-Madison Campus. The continued guidance from UW-Madison and local government is […]

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We Are In This Together – Statement on Diversity

UW-Madison Institutional Statement on Diversity: Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW–Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity […]

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Extension Resources: COVID-19

With a “safer-at-home” order now in effect for all of Wisconsin, our staff is producing resources across our program areas to help those all over Wisconsin. We will collect and link these resources as they’re available. Tools for small businesses, farmers, and those looking for financial support have already been produced and given to educators […]

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COVID-19 4-H Program Status

UPDATE as of 6/9/2020: The guidance and information shared in these posts will apply to all Ozaukee County 4-H Programs, Events, Activities, etc- for June and July 2020. FAQ’s for 4-H programming in June & July, please read information published at link: https://4h.extension.wisc.edu/4-h-faqs-related-to-covid-19/ 4-H Program Status as issue by State 4-H Program Manager and Institute […]

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COVID-19 Master Gardener Program Status

UPDATE 6/18/2020: Your patience is greatly appreciated as we respond to the crisis caused by COVID-19.  We have gotten the permission to return to some activities but not all at this time. For a list of the LIMITED Approved Activities, please visit the link: https://wimastergardener.org/2020/03/20/halt-to-master-gardener-program-volunteer-activities-2/. These would be NON-CONTACT outdoor gardening and VIRTUAL HOME opportunities. An approval form […]

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Extension Ozaukee County

Extension Ozaukee County provides resources and education in three programming areas: Agriculture, Community Development, and 4-H & Youth Development. Collectively, we: Bring University resources and research to the people of Ozaukee County Work with local governments, organizations, businesses and individuals Create partnerships, foster relationships, and strengthen communities For a brief description of our programming, please see […]

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Virtual Strong Bodies Class

UW-Madison Extension is offering virtual StrongBodies/Women classes for participants in WI (English & Spanish). WHAT: Online StrongBodies Classes WHEN: Tues/Thurs 9am starting July 7th, 2020 HOW TO SIGN UP: ● English StrongBodies Statewide Virtual Registration: CLICK HERE ● Spanish StrongBodies Statewide Virtual Registration: CLICK HERE ● Confirmation of online access to classes will be sent […]

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4-H Harbinger Newsletter: Redesign

Keep up to date with the latest and greatest information on upcoming Ozaukee County 4-H activities and events through the Harbinger! We are excited to announce a redesigned Ozaukee County 4-H Harbinger e-Newsletter! The new bi-monthly newsletter will be published the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month. The primary objective for our redesign is […]

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Ozaukee County Agriculture Impact

Statewide, agriculture is a $104.8 billion industry and provides 413,500 jobs! Agriculture is a vital part of the economy in nearly every Wisconsin county, whether urban or rural. Family-owned farms, food processors and agriculture-related businesses generate thousands of jobs and millions of dollars of economic activity while contributing to local income and tax revenues. The […]

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Fun Hands-on Learning to do at Home

As always, UW-Madison Division of Extension and 4-H want to support youth and families with fun, hands-on learning that helps young people build life skills like critical thinking, problem solving, and decision making. World events are making things more challenging right now. But we don’t let that stop us! Extension educators from around the state created […]

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Resources for Non-profit Organizations during the COVID-19 Crisis

When unexpected events – such as the COVID-19 pandemic – up-end your organization’s everyday functioning, there are steps you can take for both work continuity and sustainable financial management. Below are resources for non-profits on working remotely and securing your organization’s financial standing. Take some time now to consider current and impending financial stresses to […]

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