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Dates Announced: 2021 NW Wisconsin Household Hazardous Waste Collection Schedule

The Northwest Cleansweep Program has created an awareness of the dangers posed by hazardous wastes and unused hazardous materials among our constituent population. In addition to educating the public on pollution prevention and waste reduction techniques, Northwest Cleansweep provides a collection outlet for hazardous wastes that continue to be generated throughout our region and households, […]

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4-H Summer Camp

4-H Summer Camp takes place July 9-11 at Camp Crosswoods in Mason, WI. This camp is available to Ashland and Bayfield youth, grades 3-8. Cost is $60 for 4-H members, $75 for community members (not enrolled in 4-H).

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NOW HIRING – Extension Ashland County Office Manager

Extension Ashland County is looking to fill their office manager position! The Extension Ashland County Office Manager is an employee of Ashland County. As a valuable member of the Extension team, the office manager supports the projects and programs of the UW-Madison Division of Extension Ashland County educators.

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4-H | Spring Archery Series

The Spring Archery Series will happen on Mondays at the Chequamegon Archery Club (3501 McDonald Rd on the east end of Ashland) from May 17th – June 21st (not meeting on Memorial Day). Beginner/intermediate will take place from 6-7pm and intermediate/advanced from 7-8pm. Cost: $5 (helps cover arrows).  Age 10-18. Equipment provided (Genesis Bows).  Youth […]

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Save the Date! 2021 Local Food Summit in Sawyer County and LCO Tribe

  The Agenda can be viewed or downloaded here. Follow this link to register in advance online.    For more information about the Summit please call Ariga Grigoryan at UW-Madison, Division of ExtensionSawyer County at 715.638.3295 or email: ariga.grigoryan@wisc.edu. To register via phone please call Jessica Kujala, UW extension Support Staff at 715-634-4868 or contact […]

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A Look Back | Ashland County Reads: VOTE!

A dozen local elected officials in Ashland County recently participated in a unique community reading project called “Ashland County Reads: VOTE!” Officials from the Ashland County Board, towns, Bad River Band, city of Ashland, and the Ashland School District’s school board each read several pages from the award-winning children’s book called E is for Election […]

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2021 Annual Cleansweeps Hazardous Waste Collection Dates Announced

Save the date, the annual Cleansweeps Hazardous Waste Collection is coming up! Collections will take place from 2:00-6:00 pm on June 22nd at the Bayfield County garage in Washburn; this site will also include an agriculture and marine plastic wrap collection! There will also be a collection from 2:00-6:00pm on June 23rd at the WITC […]

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What you need to know about UW-Extension Ashland County

Ashland County has provided Extension services to its farmers, youth, families and communities since 1915, over 105 years! Being a consistent presence in the Ashland County community, it is important residents understand our work and initiatives. Click here to view our current Extension Ashland County information guide. Feel free to share with other members of […]

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4-H Online Enrollment and Re-Enrollment

Attention new and returning Ashland County 4-H families! 4HOnline enrollment/re-enrollment for the 2020-2021 year begins with the introduction of the new 4HOnline website, 4HOnline 2.0, which is now LIVE! For more information, continue reading.

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