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MINING: ESSENTIAL TO A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE

Wisconsin Area 2 4-H (Barron, Burnett, Rusk, Sawyer and Washburn Counties) is partnering with the Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration (SME) to offer a statewide eight-session program to introduce participants to mining.  Please invite youth in grades 5-8 to participate.  Registration is via 4-H online and open to 4-H youth and all other youth […]

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Positive Parenting Program (Triple P)

The Positive Parenting Program (Triple P) is a combination of seminars and discussion groups that provide parents and caregivers a toolbox of strategies to raise confident and healthy children, build strong family relationships, manage behavior and prevent problems from happening in the first place.  Triple P has 2 program options one for parents or caregivers […]

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Area 2 Annual Report

As a statewide engagement arm of UW–Madison, the Division of Extension embodies the Wisconsin Idea to extend university knowledge to every corner of the state. That mission started in 1912 with Extension’s first agent making farm visits and continues today along with community and business development, youth engagement, and well-being programming. Our statewide network of […]

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2022 Parents Forever Class Schedule

Upcoming Parents Forever classes are being offered via Zoom due to COVID-19. The reduced fee is $20.  All classes will be held from 6-9 p.m. The next class dates are: November 18, 2021 January 20, 2022 March 14, 2022 May 19th, 2022 July 18th, 2022 Parents Forever courses meet the requirement for county divorce proceedings, […]

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How Exercise Improves Your Well-Being

The COVID-19 pandemic can make it challenging to maintain a physically active lifestyle. For all of us, regular physical activity is important for staying healthy. Compared to just sitting around most of the time, moderate-intensity physical activity is associated with better immune function. It can also reduce feelings of stress and anxiety (which many of us […]

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Badger Talks Live…Bringing the UW to You!

Join us for Badger Talks LIVE…  a Facebook Live series intended to pleasantly distract, help you cope and stay engaged during these challenging times. This virtual talk will take place on the UW Connects Facebook page here: https://www.facebook.com/UWConnects/live Badger Talks features over 350 UW- Madison faculty and staff who are available to give talks virtually around Wisconsin. We […]

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