Urban Forestry Workshops

UW-Extension and the WI Department of Natural Resources brings you several tree planting workshops happening this fall. Community public works, park employees and others should be very excited about these informative workshops. The workshops consist of classroom instruction and outdoor demonstrations on planting techniques, tree species, post-plant maintenance and treatment, nursery stock inspection and more! […]

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Fit Families Boletín de septiembre

Wow! ¿Como fue tú verano? Todavía puede disfrutar de algunas actividades divertidas afuera en el sol. ¡Apague las electrónicas y salga afuera! Juegue pelota con los niños. ¿Hay algúnos otros niños por la casa? ¡Los niños pueden jugar juntos! Mientras están ocupados siendo activos y divirtiéndose, puede preparar alguna deliciosa fruta saludable o disfrutar de […]

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September Fit Families Newsletter

Wow! Did your Summer fly by? You can still enjoy some fun activities in the sun while it stays warm. Turn off the electronics and get outside! Toss a ball around with the kids. Got any neighborhood kids? The children can play games together! While they are busy being active and having fun, you can […]

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Boletín Fit Families de agosto

Haga un tiempo para que su familia se divierta al sol. A los niños les encanta jugar juegos como duck duck goose y simon says. Los niños necesitan mantenerse hidratados mientras se divierten y agua es lo mejor para eso. ¿Sabía que puede infundir agua con sabores para un sabor diferente e incluso más refrescante? […]

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August Fit Families Newsletter

Make some time for your family to have fun in the sun. Kids love to play games like duck duck goose and simon says. Kids need to stay hydrated while having fun and water is the best for that. Did you know you can infuse water with flavors for a different and even more refreshing […]

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julio boletín de Fit Families

¡Es la temporada de los mercados de agricultores! Sal y disfruta de todos los diferentes mercados en el estado. Hay mercados que suceden todos los días de la semana dependiendo en la ciudad. Muchos de estos mercados aceptan los cheques de WIC para mercados agricultores (Farmer’s Market Checks). ¡No olvide sus bolsas! Las van a […]

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July Fit Families Newsletter

It’s Farmer’s Market time! Get out there and enjoy all the different Farmer’s markets in the state. There are farmer’s markets happening all days of the week depending on the city. Much of these markets accept the WIC farmer’s market checks. Don’t forget your tote bags! You’re going to need something for all that produce. […]

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The Bronze Birch Borer

What is it? Bronze Birch Borer (Agrilus anxious) is a serious pest of birch trees in the Midwest. It can severely injure or kill most birch species; European white birch varieties are particularly susceptible. They are commonly found on ornamental white birch trees in neighborhood areas. Bronze birch borer attacks stressed trees, and the source of […]

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Become a Financial Coach

WalCo Volunteer Financial Coach Position Description General Description: Volunteer Financial Coaches agree to complete the Volunteer Financial Coach Training and provide one-on-one coaching for individuals/families that are seeking to accomplish financial goals. Nature of Position: The volunteer receives 6 hours of training in the financial coach process, basic money management, strategies for dealing with financial […]

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Emerald Ash Borer!

Have you heard of the Emerald Ash Borer? You should if you have ever been to a camp, park or trail location in WI and across the United States and Canada. Emerald Ash Borer (Agrilus planipennis) is an invasive, wood boring beetle. It kills ash trees (Fraxinus spp) by eating the tissues under the bark. […]

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