Explore Northern Iron County Backyard Adventure Month

Extension Iron County and NICER (Northern Iron County Engaged Residents) invite you to participate in the Explore Northern Iron County Backyard Adventure Month, which will be taking place the whole month of September! What a great way to learn more about the unique natural and historical locations that Northern Iron County has to offer!
15 LOCATIONS! FAMILY FRIENDLY FUN! COOL PRIZES!

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Extension Iron County Committee Update

With much of the Extension Iron County programming being affected by COVID-19, the decision was made to put the July Iron County Extension Education Committee meeting on hold. Instead, the educators and staff decided to create 2 newsletters to let committee members know that even though the world is in the midst of a pandemic, they continue to work on some great projects and programs this summer. If you would like to check out the newsletters, continue reading.

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2019 Annual Report to the Iron County Board of Supervisors

We are excited to share our 2019 Annual Report to the Iron County Board of Supervisors with you! This report features the impactful programming conducted in 2019 by the Extension Iron County office, from all of our major educational programs in Community Resource Development, 4-H Youth Development, Family Living, Nutrition Education, and  Agriculture/Horticulture.

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Zoom – Connecting Colleagues and Continuing Programming During the COVID-19 Crisis

The Extension Iron County educators and staff have been adjusting to working remotely during the COVID-19 crisis. Thanks to video conferencing tools, like Zoom, they are able to meet and work together productively “face-to-face” when meeting in-person isn’t possible. Another positive is that they are able to use Zoom to continue programming and outreach in the community. To learn more, continue reading.

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Extension Iron County – Limited Office Capacity During COVID-19 Outbreak

The Extension Iron County office will have limited capacity during the COVID-19 outbreak. Iron County Extension educators must follow UW-Madison protocol and have been advised to start working remotely. The Iron County Courthouse (and all Iron County Buildings) are currently open, but public visitation to all non-essential offices is currently suspended until further notice. For more information, please continue reading.

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Hygge Hike – FREE Community Snowshoe Hike

NICER-Northern Iron County Engaged Residents, Extension Iron County, Hurley Area Chamber and community volunteers are organizing the 2nd annual Hygge [Hoo-ga] Hike! This family friendly snow shoe hike also includes a chili cook off. Mark your calendars for Saturday, February 29!

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Backyard Maple Tapping Class: Saturday February 23

Whether you’re not sure how to identify a sugar maple tree or you’ve been tapping trees for years, this is an opportunity to pick up some new tips on producing your own maple syrup! 2 convenient times and locations. Must pre-register, max class size is 25. For full details and registration, CLICK HERE!

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