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Flooding Resources

If flooding has affected you during this unseasonably warm time of melting, please use these available resources. Keeping Food Safe Before and After a Flood Reentering Your Flooded Home Food and Water Safety During Power Outages and Floods Refrigerated Food and Power Outages: When to Save and When to Throw Out Food Safety During an […]

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Registration Open for Junior Master Gardener (JMG) Program

Looking for a free interactive, educational program for your child this summer? If you answered yes, then you’ll want to check out UW-Extension’s Junior Master Gardener (JMG) Program. It is a summer-long gardening/cooking program for youth, ages 8-12 years, that teaches them to “dig in the dirt”, care for plants, cook in the kitchen and […]

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Testing your Well Water

Using a groundwater model (which looks like an ant farm) is a great way to see how water moves through the system of surface water, bedrock, and into drinking water wells. See a time-elapse video of what can happen in 20 seconds! If you haven’t tested your water recently, it’s time! See where to get bottles […]

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Implementing the 8 Dimensions of Wellness

More local agencies and organizations are forming new programs based on the 8 dimensions of wellness model. The 8 dimensions include: emotional, environmental, financial, intellectual, occupational, physical, social, and spiritual. The overarching goal is wellness, which is not merely about the absence of illness or stress. The model, adopted by entities like SAMHSA (Substance Abuse […]

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Join Extension Fond du Lac County as a 4-H Program Coordinator!

UW-Madison, Division of Extension is the educational resource that helps the Wisconsin Idea become reality. Valuing leadership, relationship-building, and inclusion, the Division of Extension teaches, learns, leads, and serves the people of Wisconsin by connecting them with the University of Wisconsin research and resources. Located in all 72 counties of Wisconsin, the Division of Extension […]

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WI State Fair Dairy Promotion Board Scholarships

The Wisconsin State Fair Dairy Promotion Board is offering $1,000 scholarships to be used during the second semester of the 2019-20 school year. Third and fourth-year college students pursuing dairy-related or food science degrees at one of Wisconsin’s four-year universities are eligible to apply. Applicants will be evaluated on involvement and leadership in dairy-related activities, […]

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4-H Family Times March Newsletter

Highlights in the March Family Times 4-H newsletter include:  Summer Camp, 4-H Summer Internship, Spring 4-H Leaders Meeting, Super Craft Saturday, Junior Master Gardeners, Cell Phones at Meetings, Lemonade Day, Scholarships

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Looking for Summer Employment?

Extension in Fond du Lac County is looking for a college student interested in working with the 4-H Program Coordinator and Positive Youth Development Educator. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and bilingual in English and Spanish. Click here for further details

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2019 Day in the Garden Scheduled for April 6th

The Day in the Garden is an annual event presented by the Fond du Lac County Master Gardener Association. Celebrate the coming of Spring! Enjoy a variety of speakers, have lunch, browse vendors, the FdL County MG Shop, and participate in the raffle. Have a great time with other gardeners! See 2019 Day in the Garden flyer & registration […]

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