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4-H Newsletter June/July 2019

In this issue… June, July and August Calendar of Events Congratulations Seniors and Scholarship Recipients 2019 Cloverbud Day Camp UW-Extension 4-H Youth Summer Camp Save the Dates (Older Member Interviews, Achievement Day) Kids In the Garden Youth Tractor Safety Bee in Your Bonnet Decorating Contest March, April and May 2019 Washburn County 4-H Leaders Association […]

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Northwest Wisconsin Lakes Conference

Plan to attend the upcoming 2019 Northwest Wisconsin Lakes Conference, which will return to Hayward this year and be held on Friday, June 21 at the Hayward Middle School. This popular regional event has become one of the state’s premier lake conferences. The all-day program will again be a great opportunity for lake enthusiasts, local […]

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Cloverbud Day Camp

UW-Extension Cloverbud Day Camp will be Wednesday, July 10 (rain date Friday, July 12). Camp is held at the Shell Lake Beach Lions’ Club Pavilion. Cost is $5 (partially refundable day of camp if child attends). Cost includes a snack and supplies. Activities may include: exploring, arts & crafts, games, themed educational programs and more! […]

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Test Well Water In the Spring

Spring is an important time of year for people who rely on a private well for their drinking water supply. The groundwater which supplies your well starts as precipitation in the form of melting snow and spring rains. In the spring, precipitation recharges the groundwater supply. You should test your well water any time you […]

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Extension 4-H Youth Summer Camp

Washburn County Extension 4-H Summer Camp will be held Tuesday through Thursday, August 6-8 at Hunt Hill Audubon Sanctuary in Sarona. Camp is open to youth ages 8-13. Activities may include: canoeing, swimming, hiking, arts & crafts, games, archery, educational programs, and more! Drop kids off on Tuesday, August 6, from 4:30-5:30 p.m. Dinner will […]

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New Council Formed to Help Improve Local Watershed

Local farmers are helping to protect and improve water quality in the Shell Lake and Yellow River watershed through a farmer-led watershed council. The council consists of nine local farmers and the council’s mission is “working as a non-profit organization to improve soil health and water quality through outreach, education, and conservation practices that improve […]

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Wisconsin 4-H License Plates Now Available

The 4-H specialty license plate is now available through the Wisconsin Department of Motor Vehicles. Bearing the message “4-H Empowering Youth”, the plate offers the opportunity to show support of the 4-H program, as well as make a financial contribution. The sale of each license plate will include a monetary contribution to the WI 4-H Foundation. Half […]

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