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4-H SySTEMatics Video

Milwaukee County Extension has created a 4-H SySTEMatics program, bringing STEM programs into different schools around the area. This video shows some of the activities that take place during their time in Milwaukee schools. Wisconsin 4-H Youth Development is intimately tied with teaching kids valuable tools for their lives and an integral part of the […]

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Native Wellness Garden of the Gerald L. Ignace Indian Health Center

A unique garden is evolving on Milwaukee’s south side. The Gerald L. Ignace Indian Health Center’s Native Wellness Garden boasts a variety of heritage plants, both food and medicinal. It also includes a heritage orchard with an Oneida apple tree, a Milwaukee apple tree, chokeberry and hazelnut trees plus fruits such as blueberries and strawberries. […]

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Viburnum Leaf Beetle

This is a very important pest that has just been discovered in Milwaukee and Ozaukee Counties. Within 2-3 years of infestation…..

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Capitol Connections 2015

Capitol Connections 2015 was a huge success! On April 30th, 45 Milwaukee County residents (including Supervisor Jason Haas – not pictured) met with their state legislators to discuss the value of Milwaukee County UW-Extension programs. Our supporters included clients, friends, volunteers, 4-H members, colleagues and community partners. Over 350 supporters of UW Extension from across […]

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Beginning Farmers in Milwaukee Area Wanted!

        Are you ready to begin farming and need some assistance in doing so? Are you a small-scale farmer looking for opportunities to be more economically viable and connect with other farmers? The WI Emerging Farmers Program at UW-Extension Milwaukee County seeks to train and equip the next generation of farmers through: Affordable land access […]

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