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Gardening in Wisconsin – February 2016

“>Wisconsin Yard and Garden Tips is updated monthly by Milwaukee County UW-Extension. Applicability in northern Wisconsin counties may be delayed one to two weeks in spring, and advanced a like period in fall. By Sharon Morrisey, Consumer Horticulture Agent, Milwaukee County UW-Extension The excitement is building up to Ground Hog’s Day on February 2nd. This […]

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Learn all about what Milwaukee County UW Extension has to offer

This four minute video provides an overview of the county-based educational programming provided in Milwaukee through our partnership between UW Extension and Milwaukee County government.  In this overview we provide a sampling of our educational programs provided by our educational team of staff and volunteers.

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Milwaukee County’s Master Gardener Program

The Master Gardener Program in Milwaukee County started in 1982. Over 1,025 people have been trained since that time, and there are currently 239 certified Master Gardener Volunteers (MGVs) for 2016. UWEX Consumer Horticulture Agent Sharon Morrisey facilitates the Program. Garden Supports Families The Secret Garden at Milwaukee’s Ronald McDonald House, supported by MGVs, provides […]

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Community Support at the County Board Public Hearing-2016 Budget

The Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors held the final public meeting to hear feedback on the proposed 2016 budget Monday, November 2nd at the Mitchell Park Domes. Over 250 Milwaukee residents attended the meeting, and a variety of concerns were discussed including: parks, health and human services, public safety, transit and other social services. Stephanie […]

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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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