Congratulations 2020 4-H Graduates!

Congratulations to all Ozaukee County 4-H Graduates! As you leave the program as a youth and move into adulthood, please know that you have made the 4-H program stronger with learning and leadership! We wish you good health and best wishes as you move forward into 2020 and beyond. You will always have a home […]

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Tools to Cope with the Financial Impact of COVID-19

The University of Wisconsin of Wisconsin Human Development & Relationships educators have collaborated and created a quick reference guide:Tools to cope with the financial impact of COVID-19. (Spanish translation: Tools to cope with the financial impact of COVID-19 Spanish ) The guide connects you with quick resources to the following questions: If You… Are about to lose your […]

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4-H Innovation Zone Webpage: Great Virtual Learning Opportunities

A reminder that 4-H has produced some wonderful opportunities during this difficult time for families, youths and adults to connect with each other, connect with their communities, and learn new skills, albeit from a distance! If you’re looking for ideas or ways to stay involved, be sure to check out the 4-H Innovation Zone page […]

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Calling all 4-H youth artists! Be part of a 4-H Coloring Book.

Create a hand-drawn illustration based on one of the illustration themes of the 4-H Essential Elements. The illustration should be the template that can be included in the coloring book and then colored-in by another 4-H’er! (ie: black & white outline of image) Scan/photograph your child’s artwork and use the official entry form below to […]

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COVID 19: Office & Staffing

Extension staff continues to telecommute and remotely deliver our programming. Social distancing and preventing potential infections are key areas we can help curtail the impacts of this outbreak. Guidance from UW-Madison and local government is to limit on-site work, staff to work remotely, and curtail in-person activities. Our priority is the health of ourselves, our […]

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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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Extension Resources: COVID-19

You are invited to follow along with Extension as we share the latest resources as they pertain to the COVID-19 outbreak and how Extension is responding via this page as well as the following website: https://fyi.extension.wisc.edu/covid19 You are encouraged to follow the Extension Ozaukee County Facebook page as many resources will be shared through social media. […]

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COVID-19 4-H Program Status

The guidance and information shared in these posts will apply to all Ozaukee County 4-H Programs, Events, and Activities. FAQ’s for 4-H programming, 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 Director, please read information published at link: https://4h.extension.wisc.edu/2020/05/15/wisconsin-4-h-and-covid-19-response/ Dondieneita Fleary-Simmons, Wisconsin 4-H Program […]

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COVID-19 Master Gardener Program Status

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 MUST be […]

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