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Consumer Horticulture Assistant- Apply by August 1st

We are now accepting applications for the Consumer Horticulture Assistant.  The applications close on August 1st, 2014.  Applicants will be notified by 8/13 if they are being invited for an interview.  See below for more details. Title: Consumer Horticulture Assistant Pay: $9.00 per hour Hours: Approx. 300 per year or approx. 5 per week. May […]

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Horticulture News!

Horticulture News!

The UW-Extension Horticulture Education Center at Boerner Botanical Gardens is now open for the 2014 season! When:  Monday-Friday 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. May 1st through September 30th, 2014 Who: staffed by trained Plant Health Advisor Master Gardener Volunteers New for 2014: Master Gardener Volunteers will have a booth in the main lobby of the Education and […]

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Free New College Planning Resource Guide

Free New College Planning Resource Guide

Dollars for College financial planning toolkit, is a new 121-page resource guide designed for middle and high school students and their families.  The Dollars for College financial planning toolkit helps students and families best understand all the available resources that can make higher education affordable. Dollars for College offers the information students need in the […]

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Who We Are

Who We Are

Each year, Milwaukee County Cooperative Extension serves approximately 100,000 people where they live and work through our 30 programs in: Family Living, Horticulture & Urban Agriculture, Youth Development and Community, Natural Resources & Economic Development (CNRED).

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Quienes Somos

La misión de Cooperative Extension del Condado de Milwaukee consiste en facilitar el uso cotidiano del conocimiento de la Universidad entre el público para tomar decisiones informadas, las cuales enriquecen su vida y mejoran su comunidad.

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Explore our office through our Logic Model!

Explore our office through our Logic Model!

What is a logic model? A logic model is a graphic depiction of the relationship between program activities and intended effects. They help us plan, implement, evaluate, and communicate our work more effectively.   Why are they useful? They help: Provide a common language Differentiate between “what we do” and “results” Enhance understanding about the […]

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Follow Us on Facebook

Follow Us on Facebook

Take a moment to “Like” us on Facebook. Milwaukee County UW-Extension now has a Facebook page. We will be sharing research-based information about seasonal topics, invitations to register for educational events, and news about community projects. Over the coming months, we will be adding more Facebook pages and groups for our programs, volunteers and projects.

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Food Preservation Classes- August 13th and15th

Check out this opportunity for food preservation classes: food preservation at UWEX 2014

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Urban Discovery Farm & Community Gardens discussed on CW 18 “Our Issues Milwaukee”

Urban Discovery Farm & Community Gardens discussed on CW 18 “Our Issues Milwaukee”

Dennis Lukaszewski and Ryan Schone from Urban Agriculture discuss the Milwaukee Urban Discovery Farm and Community Garden programs at the UW-Extension Milwaukee County.

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Master Gardener Perennial Plant Sale May 17th!

Master Gardener Perennial Plant Sale May 17th!

The Southeast Wisconsin Master Gardeners will be hosting their annual perennial plant sale at the Wisconsin State Fair Park on May 17th, 2014. This will take place rain or shine in the DNR enclosure area from 8:00am to 1:30pm.  This is a wonderful opportunity for the public to purchase all sorts of perennials and get advice on any questions from  […]

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Higher Education Scholarship provided by Milwaukee Co. 4-H Leaders Council

Higher Education Scholarship provided by Milwaukee Co. 4-H Leaders Council

Milwaukee County 4-H Leaders Council Scholarships for Higher Education The Milwaukee County 4-H Leaders Council is making available scholarships to any past or present Milwaukee County 4-H club youth member with at least two years of current or prior 4-H club membership at the time of application. This person should be entering or enrolled in a vocational […]

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Frank Ziedler Award Receipient

Frank Ziedler Award Receipient

Venice Williams, Milwaukee County UW Extension community partner and wife of 4-H faculty member, Demetrius Brown will be honored with the prestigious Frank Zeidler Award at the Interfaith Conference of Greater Milwaukee’s annual luncheon on Thursday, Dec. 5, at the Italian Community Center.  Venice, executive director of Alice’s Garden and SeedFolks Youth Ministry, also will […]

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Be prepared when visiting the UW Extension Office!

Be prepared when visiting the UW Extension Office!

    Thinking of visiting us here at the Milwaukee County Cooperative Extension?  Be prepared before you set off on the road and check out the Wisconsin Department of Transportation Travel Information page to get all of the details on closures and alternate routes while the Zoo Interchange project is underway. You can access the […]

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Exploring 4-H Workshops

Exploring 4-H Workshops

The Exploring 4-H workshops will resume beginning with October 5, 2013 and will continue on the first Saturday of each month during the remainder of 2013 and into the new year.

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Urban Agriculture – What Exactly Does It Mean?

Urban Agriculture – What Exactly Does It Mean?

Urban Agriculture – what exactly does that mean? by Peg Fleury ~ Some people might even consider it an oxymoron. Urban horticulture, yes, but urban farming?

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