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2022 Extension Iron County Program Survey

The University of Wisconsin-Madison Extension Iron County office would like to invite you to complete our 2022 Extension Iron County Program Survey, which was created to gather feedback for future programming. Your input will help us better understand our program impact and opportunities.

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New Iron County 4-H Project Meetings

Iron County 4-H is excited to offer new project meetings to all enrolled Iron County 4-H youth participants!  Everybody has a skill, a talent, an interest, or a special quality that they are passionate about. We call these things SPARKS. They provide joy, purpose, and direction. These specialized meetings will help youth explore topics or SPARKS they are interested in, with experienced Leaders who are exited to share their expertise.

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2022-2023 Iron County 4-H Enrollment is Open!

Attention new and returning Iron County 4-H families! 4HOnline enrollment/re-enrollment for the 2022-2023 year is OPEN! We are looking forward to another fun year of 4-H programming and there are many ways you can participate. Continue reading for detailed enrollment info!

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2022 Explore Northern Iron County Backyard Adventure Month

The 3rd annual Explore Northern Iron County Backyard Adventure Month, planned in partnership with NICER, is taking place throughout the month of September, 2022. Everyone is welcome to participate in the adventure, which includes 18 UNIQUE, NATURAL & HISTORIC LOCATIONS, 2 PRIZE BASKETS (youth and adult), PHOTO CONTEST (win a 16″ x20″ photo canvas), and FUN FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY!

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Home Composting

The following video is designed as an overview of composting for the home composter so that they can successfully recycle their lawn, garden and food wastes back into their environments. Continue reading to learn more about compost and the different components of an efficient home composter.

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Baby Formula Shortage

Are you a mother or family feeling the effects of the nationwide baby formula shortage? Continue reading for valuable resources, which were shared with us by UW-Madison Division of Extension Nutrition Specialist, Beth Olson.

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2021 Annual Report to the Iron County Board of Supervisors

WE ARE EXCITED TO SHARE OUR 2021 ANNUAL REPORT TO THE IRON COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS WITH YOU!

This report features the impactful programming conducted in 2021 by the Extension Iron County office, from all of our major educational programs in Community Resource Development, 4-H Youth Development, FoodWIse Nutrition Education and Horticulture/Agriculture.

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SISU Endurance Team Running Club Registration is Open!

The SISU Endurance Team (SET) Running Club is starting it’s 4th season on Monday, June 5 from 6:00-7:00 pm at Miner’s Memorial Park! This program is available to Iron and Gogebic County youth, grades 5-12 and costs $10 per person who the whole 7 week program.

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Iron County 4-H to Offer Three Weeks of Day Camps in June

As families are gearing up for the end of the school year, Extension Iron County would like to like share three Day Camp opportunities for youth in the community to participate in. June 2022 will be packed with fun, as our Summer Assistants, Jackie and Emmie will be taking the lead on TrailBlazers, STEM Day Camp and a Babysitters Training! Continue reading for more details.

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