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 […]


Donate to 4-H Youth Development Programs in Milwaukee County

4-H Youth across the Milwaukee County in urban and suburban communities are stepping-up in the face of challenges to help their communities and address local issues. But they need the support of caring adults like you! On average, Milwaukee County UW-Extension’s 4-H Youth Development must raise $100,000 per year to sustain high quality programs. Make a donation […]

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Can Urban Gardening Pay Off? MicroFarming Program Explores Income Realities

  Can Urban Gardening Pay Off?  MicroFarming Explores Income Realities Urban agriculture is thriving in Milwaukee County as vacant lots are transformed into gardens and the University of Wisconsin Extension (UWEX) provides 72 acres of rental plots to eager urban farmers and community gardeners, providing fresh food for themselves, farmers’ markets, grocers and local restaurants. UWEX […]

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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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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 […]