February 2016 Milwaukee County UWEX Newsletter

Catch up on the latest Milwaukee County UW Extension news in: • Urban Agriculture • Micro farms and Local foods • Horticulture/Master Gardeners • Community Natural Resources and Economic Development (CNRED) • 4-H SySTEMmatics • Nutrition • Black History Month in Milwaukee Click here to read the full newsletter.

Powerup pic2

Power-up with STEM

UWEX 4-H Youth Development organized a “Power-Up with STEM” event on Saturday, November 7th, 2015 at MATC Walker Square. About 56 students, grades 5-8, came from all over Milwaukee to engage in workshops and booths designed to spark interests in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. All of the students that came were new to the […]

Stephanie Calloway picture

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 […]


4-H Students get a behind the scenes tour at Wisconsin State Fair

Posted 5:23 pm, August 11, 2015, by Laura Langemo, Updated at 05:48pm, August 11, 2015 on WEST ALLIS — Thousands visit the Wisconsin State Fair every year, but few experience what it takes to put on an event of this magnitude. “I know a lot of people don’t get to see that but the workers, […]