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Science Monday – April 21

Science Monday – April 21

Bear Talk with local scientist, Bruce Prentice   Come out of hibernation and discover how local citizens have engaged in scientific work right in their own backyard!  See how you can play a role in your community as Mr. Prentice presents on his work with bears, critters and more! Who:  5-8th graders Date:  April 21st […]

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Free Broadband Show Expo May 8

Free Broadband Show Expo May 8

Thursday, May 8, 2014 WITC – Ashland Conference Center 4 pm – 8 pm   Visit Exhibitors, including: area Internet service providers web site designers other sellers of Internet-related products and services. Learn at mini Presentations on: broadband Internet safety/security web site design using social media online learn/search using the Cloud telecommuting Win Prizes (including an iPad!) FREE […]

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Summer VISTA Positions Available

Summer VISTA Positions Available

Volunteers In Service To America Ashland County Community & Youth Development Summer VISTA (2 position) Serve as a member of the Ashland County UW-Extension  Community and Youth Development programs team. The Summer VISTA will assist the UWEX Ashland County Educators, in assessing community and youth needs and in delivering educational programs to meet those interests. […]

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WI 4-H & Youth Conference

WI 4-H & Youth Conference

Wisconsin 4-H & Youth Conference Where: UW Madison Campus When: June 23-26, 2014 and June 22-25, 2015 Approximately 600 youth attend this educational event in Madison each summer. Participants take part in educational seminars and assemblies and meet people from across Wisconsin. They are encouraged to take what they learn and share it with others in their […]

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Spring Contest for 4-H April 25th

Spring Contest for 4-H April 25th

Ashland County 4-H “Cheeze Pleeze” Contest Guidelines FRIDAY, APRIL 25TH FROM 5:30-7:30 PM AT THE            NORTHERN GREAT LAKES VISITOR CENTER- All 4-H Members and their families welcome!  “Cheese Please” Entry Regulations: 1.       Categories are: Appetizer, Main Dish, or Dessert. 2.       Only one “Cheeze Pleeze” entry per person will be accepted. Entry should serve roughly 4-8 […]

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Apple Grafting for Home Gardeners

Apple Grafting for Home Gardeners

When:   Thursday, April 24 Time:     6 – 7:30 pm Where:  WITC – Room 203 UW-Extension will lead a class on grafting apple and other fruit trees on Thursday, April 24 from 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm at WITC.  Participants will: learn the science of fruit tree grafting take home 3 apple trees (with the $20 […]

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Budget Workshop May 22, 2014

Budget Workshop May 22, 2014

Basic Budgeting is a free workshop offering tools to help people meet monthly household expenses, organize finances and build savings. Participants will create a monthly spending plan, explore saving strategies, discuss financial goals and identify community resources that can help. Basic Budgeting is offered monthly at alternating locations in Ashland and Bayfield Counties. The next […]

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April 22 Business On Stage to feature “Franchising Your Way to Business Success”

April 22 Business On Stage to feature “Franchising Your Way to Business Success”

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at 6:00 pm Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center     Featuring: Rockie, Sue and Jim will describe their experience owning and operating a successful franchise business in Ashland, Wisconsin. Free Pizza & Networking! Questions & Answers For more information contact: Bayfield County Economic Development Corporation’s Scottie Sandstrom at (715) 209-4589, scottie@bayfieldcountyedc.com or Ashland […]

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2014 Hazardous Waste Collection

2014 Hazardous Waste Collection

Tuesday, July 15 Glidden/Recycling Center  10:30 am – 12:30 pm Marengo/County Fairgrounds  3:00 – 5:00 pm Do you have old chemicals stored in your closet, basement, garage, shed, barn or business?  Would you like to get rid of them where you can be sure they are disposed of properly?  Area residents, farmers, small businesses, governmental […]

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2014 Spring Gardening Workshops

2014 Spring Gardening Workshops

  Xeriscaping March 13, 2014 6:30pm With Matt Cogger, Ashland/Bayfield County Horticulture Educator Northern  Great Lakes Visitor Center Xeriscaping is landscaping and gardening that reduces or eliminates the need for supplemental water.  By using native plants, xeriscapes generally require less fertilizer and fewer pest control measures than traditional landscapes.  Learn how to design your xeriscape […]

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4-H Parent/Leader Organization Monthly Meetings

4-H Parent/Leader Organization Monthly Meetings

      Ashland County 4-H Leaders, Parents, and Older Youth Members Meeting (PLO) The next meeting for the PLO is Monday, May 5, 2014, 6:30 pm at White River.     2014 Minutes Ashland County Leaders Meeting Minutes March 3, 2014 (Word 2010) Ashland County Leaders Meeting Minutes March 3, 2014 (pdf) Ashland County […]

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Graduation Scholarship from the PLO

Graduation Scholarship from the PLO

4-H Graduation Scholarship 2014 document (Word) The Ashland County Leaders’ Association will grant scholarship(s) to graduating 4-H members who meet the guidelines listed in the document on the link above.  This is a competitive scholarships based on applicant(s) qualifications and merit. Deadline for the scholarship application is April 1. Last year, on May 29, 2013,  […]

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Become a Master Gardener!

Become a Master Gardener!

Achieving Master Gardener Certification requires attending all ten training sessions, participating in the community project at the end of the course, passing the final exam and completing 24 hours of volunteer service within one year of completing the training course. Master Gardener General Certification Course is $70/person ($100 for two) which includes approximately 30 hours […]

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4-H Leadership Opportunities

4-H Leadership Opportunities

If you are in 8-12th grade and are interested in a small, select leadership program that is highly responsive to youth feedback, then you may be interested in the 4-H Ambassador Club. We also have a lot of fun together while we are learning and serving the community. For more information regarding this program, please […]

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4-H OnLine

4-H OnLine

    Starting this fall, Wisconsin families will enroll in 4-H over the internet, using a web-based program called 4HOnLine.  Call the Extension Office if you have questions about enrollment. Club leaders have instructions and they are also posted on this page at the bottom of this article. Hard copies of the project guides are […]

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