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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? 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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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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