Community Development

Community Development Extension Educators support & build efforts to improve individual, family & community health & resources.

What’s happening Iron County?  Below are a few community development projects and partnerships that Extension Iron County is currently involved in:


Tapping Into Our Maple Syrup Identity

To support economic and community development in Iron County by leveraging natural resource assets, Extension Iron County is exploring strategies around maple syrup production and celebration.

Working closely with partners like the area Chambers of Commerce, this online platform organized by Extension Iron County promotes information about local events.


Iron County Outdoor Recreation Enthusiasts

ICORE is a 501(c)(3) organization promoting silent sport activities and opportunities throughout Iron County.  Extension Iron County works with ICORE on trail development projects and programs.


Northern Iron County Engaged Residents

NICER, Northern Iron County Engaged Residents, is a group of area residents interested in acting on the hopes & dreams of their community. Extension Iron County assists with organizational development and outreach.


If you have any questions regarding Community Development in Iron County, please contact:

Amy Nosal
Community Development Extension Educator

Iron County Courthouse
300 Taconite Street, Suite 118
Hurley, WI 54534
Phone: 715-561-2695
Fax: 715-561-2704

Local Partners

Iron County Development Zone Council
Mercer Chamber of Commerce
Hurley Chamber of Commerce

Iron County Demographics and Information

US Census Bureau – Iron County
County Rankings and Roadmaps – Iron County
Iron County Socioeconomic Profile Spring 2019

Good Reads

Iron County Asset-Based Community Development Strategy 2018
Iron County Outdoor Recreation Plan 2016 – 2020
State of Rural Wisconsin – 2018

Community and Economic Development

Center for Community and Economic Development
Wisconsin Small Business Development Center – UW Superior

Comprehensive Planning

Center for Land Use Education
Local Government Center

Leadership Development

Leadership Wisconsin

Natural Resources

Extension Natural Resources



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