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2014 Annual Report

We  teach, learn, lead, and serve, connecting people with the University of Wisconsin, and engaging with them in transforming lives and communities.   2014 Annual Report

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4-H Family Times June 2015 Newsletter

Highlights in the June Family Times 4-H newsletter include:  Celebrity Servers at County Fair, Fall Forum, Breakfast on the Farm, Cloverbud Day, 4-H Stories from the Heart Wanted, State Fair, and much more.

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New Recycling Guidelines

Earlier this month, the City of Fond du Lac & Fond du Lac County Energy Communications Team learned about updates in recycling processes from Waste Management. Much about recycling has changed in recent years due to improved technology and increased demand for recycled materials. For example, plastic water bottle caps CAN be recycled now as […]

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Well Water Sampling Options

UW-Extension recommends that well owners sample their well at least once per year, at a different time of the year. To sample your well water for bacteria or nitrates: Pick up sampling bottles at the Fond du Lac County Health Dept. (160 S. Macy, Fond du Lac; 3rd Floor) Pay the fee: Nitrates ($19) & […]



Ever wondered what it’s like to be your own boss? Try it out in the Going Solo game. Adults and children of all  ages will work together to set up a jewelry business and compete to sell the most necklaces. Sound tough? Don’t worry. The money is fake, but the prizes and skills you’ll learn are […]

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4-H Family Times May 2015 Newsletter

Highlights in the May Family Times 4-H Newsletter include:  4-H in Haiti, new 4-H volunteer orientation, connecting with project leaders, bus to State Fair, scholarships, State Fair Dairy Round Up, Dairy Fitting & Showing Workshop, State Plant Science Day, Foods Revue, and lots about County Fair.


Non-Profit Boards

Educational Materials for Non-profit Boards Available as free PDF downloads from BoardSource Board Dynamics and Processes – FAQs Board Meetings – FAQs Board Leadership Board Action Calendar (legal documents that need to be filed and other recommended annual processes) Fiduciary Responsibilities of board members Board Orientation Common Board Shortcomings (top 10 list of mistakes boards […]

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Join Junior Master Gardeners (JMG)

Looking for a free interactive, educational program for your child this summer? If you answered yes, then you’ll want to check out UW-Extension’s Junior Master Gardener (JMG) Program. It is a summer-long gardening/cooking program for youth, ages 8-12 years, that teaches them to “dig in the dirt”, care for plants, cook in the kitchen and […]

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Latino Family Group Interviews

The most recent census recorded a 123% increase in the Latino population in Fond du Lac County between 2000 and 2010. In an effort to learn more about these newcomers, Fond du Lac County held five structured conversations with about 50 Latino residents in the winter of 2012. The results are presented in this Latino […]


Equity Ripon-Lomira Shipping Association College Scholarship

Equity is offering up to two $500.00 scholarships to students in their livestock marketing area.  Parents of applicant must be members of the shipping association. While we are looking for students pursuing an agricultural career, other academic choices will be given consideration.  Applications forms must be completed in full and accompanied by the student’s high […]