Community Development

The UW-Madison Extension Institute of Community Development provides educational programming to assist leaders, communities and organizations realize their fullest potential.


Local Partners

Iron County Development Zone Council

Gogebic Range Health Foundation


Iron County Demographics and Information

US Census Bureau – Iron County

County Rankings and Roadmaps –┬áIron County

Socioeconomic Profiles – Iron County


Good Reads

Iron County Outdoor Recreation Plan 2021-2025

Iron County Land & Water Resource Management Plan 2021-2030

State of Rural Wisconsin – 2018

Governors Blue Ribbon Report – 2020


Community and Economic Development

UW-Madison Extension Center for Community and Economic Development

UW-Superior Wisconsin Small Business Development Center


Local Government

UW-Madison Extension Local Government Center


Comprehensive Planning

Center for Land Use Education

Community Food Systems


Leadership Development

UW-Madison Extension Organizational Leadership Development

Leadership Wisconsin


Natural Resources

UW-Madison Extension Natural Resources

The Extension Iron County office is located on Ojibwe land.  Visit the Great Lakes Indian Fish and Wildlife Commission website for more information about Ojibwe natural resource management within treaty-ceded territories (i.e., areas where Ojibwe tribes reserve their rights to hunt, fish and gather).

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