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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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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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 Wednesday, August 6, from 4:30-5:30 p.m. Dinner will […]

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4-H Clover

4-H Newsletter April 2019

In this issue… April, May and June Calendar of Events Camp Counselors Local Scholarship Opportunities Cultural Arts Day UW-Extension 4-H Youth Summer Camp 2019 Dairy Poster Youth Tractor Safety Quilt-Topia (A Barn Quilt Challenge) December 2018 and February 2019 Washburn County 4-H Leaders Association Meeting Minutes April 2019

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Youth Tractor Safety

A tractor and machinery safety certification program which satisfies both Federal and State requirements is being offered on Tuesday, June 18, Wednesday, June 19, and Friday, June 21 at the Spooner Ag Research Station. Wisconsin law requires that any youth less than 16  years of age be certified to operate a tractor or machinery on […]

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2019 Dairy Posters

2019 Dairy Poster Requirements Posters to be on half sheet of tag board Posters must contain the message ‘Hooray for Dairy’ Poster can be hand drawn,  paper cutouts, or a combination of both. Must have member’s name, age (as of May 31, 2019), and 4-H club name. This must be visible on the FRONT AND […]

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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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