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Built on Water Series wins Preservation Award

 Gail Epping Overholt, UW-Extension Natural Resources Educator, John Gurda, Milwaukee Historian, Megan O’Shea Wisconsin DNR, and volunteer John Hacker are recent recipients of the Ozaukee Washington Land Trust Michael Frome Outreach Award for the Built on Water lecture series.  Built on Water, presented by John Gurda, tells the story of how Lake Michigan and the rivers that feed it have […]

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Can Urban Gardening Pay Off? Milwaukee Urban Discovery Farms Explore Income Realities

  Can Urban Gardening Pay Off?  Milwaukee Urban Discovery Farms Explore 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 […]

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Horticulture Help Line -Walk In Wednesdays

Milwaukee County UW- Extension Horticulture Help Line   Milwaukee County UW-Extension Horticulture Helpline is available for telephone calls regarding plant and insect questions on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 9am – noon, 414-256-4664. Plant and insect samples can be brought in to the office from 8am-4:30pm Monday through Friday for identification or analysis. There is […]

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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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