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FOND DU LAC & WASHINGTON COUNTY POSITIVE YOUTH DEVELOPMENT EXTENSION EDUCATOR

The Positive Youth Development Extension Educator serves the people and communities of Wisconsin by addressing local, statewide and national issues, improving lives through research-based education, fostering partnerships and action, and facilitating positive impacts that support: Thriving individuals and families Effective organizations; Healthy and vibrant communities Strong economies Click here to find out more about this […]

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“Mission Possible: Motivational Interviewing for Farm Succession”

UW-Extension Fond du Lac County Dairy & Livestock Agent Tina Kohlman co-developed and co-presented “Mission Possible: Motivational Interviewing for Farm Succession” with Washington/Ozaukee Co Agriculture Educator Steph Plaster at the Wisconsin Farm Succession Professional Network’s annual meeting. The presentation was based on a workshop presented at the 2018 International Farm Transition Network Conference which educators […]

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4-H Family Times November 2018 Newsletter

Highlights in the November Family Times 4-H newsletter include:  Club Officer Workshop, Annual Volunteer Training, Seeking Presenters for Family Learning Day, Winter Leadership Camp, Creative Arts Festival, Cloverbud Pumpkin Contest  

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Participate in Wisconsin Startup Week!

November 5-11 is Wisconsin Startup Week. Entrepreneurs will be celebrated and have more opportunities to connect and learn. Browse the schedule of events in Fond du Lac here and see what is planned in other communities. If you have a business or want one, the first step to getting all the support and resources you […]

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Parenting Information sent to you “Just In Time”

Parents, Grandparents, and Caregivers- Have you ever wondered the following-   Is my child reaching their physical, social, emotional and cognitive developmental milestones?  How can I raise a healthy, happy child?  Where can I find tools for coping and solving common parenting problems? Finding reliable, research based parenting information on the web can be overwhelming! How […]

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Make an Impact – Volunteer with 4-H!

Do you know how to do simple car maintenance, crochet/knit, or sand and paint a piece of wood? Have you ever decorated a cake, grown vegetables, or created scale models of trains/cars? Would you be interested in learning with youth how to build a rocket, how to work with animals, or how to make balloon […]

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Junior Master Gardener Program cultivates more than gardeners

The Junior Master Gardener program wrapped up another successful season in Fond du Lac County this year. This program seeks to “grow” good kids by igniting a passion for learning, success, and service through a unique gardening education. The Junior Master Gardener program is an international youth gardening program of the university cooperative Extension network. […]

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Growing Together WI 2018

AFTER and BEFORE photos of the Veterans THRIVE Garden! Located in the City of Fond du Lac, this downtown lot had been vacant for nearly 40 years. It is located across the street from Salute the Troops, a non-profit organization that helps veterans in financial need. The garden was planned (height of the boxes and […]

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Friendship Area Water Sampling

Friendship Area Families with private drinking water wells are invited to sample drinking water with UW-Extension. Pre-register to test your water Reasons to Test Through This Program: Understand Risk: Testing reveals what, if any, contaminants are in your drinking Your Children’s Health: Kids, especially babies and pregnant women, are more vulnerable to certain Increased Confidence […]

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#BeThe1To Save a Life

CSI & YScreen promote suicide prevention awareness to address suicide in Fond du Lac County Imagine someone you know, a family member, friend, student or coworker, telling you they wanted to end their life. What would you do, what would you say? Your first response most likely would be one of anxiety and fear. Most […]

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