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Webinar June 7: Tick-Borne Diseases: How to Prevent, Diagnose, and Treat Them

Tuesday, June 7 at 9 AM (Central time) Northern Wisconsin is an epicenter for at least 6 tick-borne illnesses that can cause serious and sometimes long-lasting symptoms. Many of our friends and neighbors have gotten sick from Lyme, babesiosis, anaplasmosis, and other diseases while working or recreating outside. Warmer and shorter winter conditions are affecting how and when infected ticks spread their bacteria. Join us for this second session of a three-part series called “Living with Ticks” on Tuesday, June 7 at 9 AM (Central time) Register here.

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Webinar June 2: Tick-Borne Diseases and Your Pets

Thursday, June 2 at 11:00 AM (Central time) Northern Wisconsin is an epicenter for at least 6 tick-borne illnesses that can cause serious and sometimes long-lasting symptoms. Many of our friends and neighbors have gotten sick from Lyme, babesiosis, anaplasmosis, and other diseases while working or recreating outside. Warmer and shorter winter conditions are affecting how and when infected ticks spread their bacteria. Pets also need to be protected from tick bites, as these Warmer conditions are now causing pet illnesses in every month of the year.

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Green Your Life: Reduce Your Use of Hazardous Materials!

Wednesday, June 1st from 4:00 to 5:00 PM. All of us have it stored on shelves in our basements, garages, barns, out buildings, and other places–hazardous materials. Unused oil paint, old farm chemicals, toxic cleaners, burned out batteries and light bulbs. In this one-hour webinar, we’ll learn what happens to those products after you take them to a local Cleansweeps collection. And, we’ll learn how to avoid even using hazardous materials by purchasing safe products instead. Register here.

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Webinar May 20: Ticks and Tick-Borne Diseases in Wisconsin

Speakers Include Dr. Susan Paskewitz is the chair of the Department of Entomology and director of the Midwestern Center of Excellence for Vector-Borne Disease in Madison. Dr. Paskewitz is an expert on the biology and control of mosquitoes and ticks that transmit human and animal diseases including malaria, West Nile Virus, and Lyme disease. She and her lab […]

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Spring Shooting Sports Registration Now Open!

Registration is open for 2022 Spring Shooting Sports. Archery and Riflery should be fun this year, with some familiar friendly faces returning to coach! Registration is required. Sign up for the Archery Project and/or Riflery Project club(s) on 4-H Online!

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2022 4-H Spring Art Contest – String Art!

The time has come for the 2022 4-H Spring Art Contest! This year, the theme is String Art! With help from an adult, work to create a masterpiece by winding string around nails on a square wood block. The possibilities are endless… from a green 4-H Clover to abstract sunset scene! Monetary prizes will be […]

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4-H Ambassadors Event – Ice Safety and Ice Fishing!

March 26th is the date of our next 4-H Ambassador Event: Ice Safety and Ice Fishing! Join Doug and the Nortunens’ Saturday, March 26th for an afternoon of ice fishing and fun! Walk out onto an inland lake with Doug and his assistant to take part in a 30-Minute ice safety and rescue course. You’ll […]

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Raising Wisconsin’s Children – Thursday night classes

100% FREE, 100% Virtual and 100% Focused on WI Families! Dads, moms, grandparents, foster parents, child care providers, educators and all those caring for our children! The Raising Wisconsin’s Children classes occur weekly on Thursday nights from 7-8pm starting on March 10th through May 19th. Register for one or all of the Raising Wisconsin’s Children […]

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