StrongBodies Strength Training Goes Virtual!

It’s the perfect time to start thinking about your New Years resolutions for 2021! So why not incorporate a new strength training routine in your life? With benefits such as reducing risk for chronic disease, increasing muscle mass and bone density, we have you covered! The FoodWIse program for Douglas, Ashland, Bayfield and Iron Counties is offering a FREE virtual StrongBodies class, which can be done in the comfort of your own home. For more information, continue reading…

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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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2019 FoodWIse Reports Show Impact in and around Iron County

FoodWIse is a federally funded statewide by the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program-Education (SNAP-Ed) and the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP). If you would like to learn how this program impacts Iron County and the rest of Wisconsin, continue reading!

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2019 FoodWIse Annual Report – Iron County

We are excited to share our 2-page FoodWIse Annual Report, which highlights the programming that FoodWIse Nutrition Educator, Deborah Leonard and FoodWIse Nutrition Coordinator, Stephanie Bakker provided to Iron County residents this past year.

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