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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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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! Puttin’ on the Ritz!!  “Cheese Please” Entry Regulations: 1.       Categories are: Appetizer, Main Dish, or Dessert. 2.       Only one “Cheeze Pleeze” entry per person will be accepted. Entry […]

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SAVE the DATE for Summer Camp

SAVE the DATE for Summer Camp

July 11-13th (July 10 is counselor training day only.)   Because the Pigeon Lake Research Station was closed last fall we will be starting a new  4-H Camp tradition at Camp Northwoods in Delta. 4-H members and friends in 3-9 grade.   Registration forms and more information will be in the upcoming 4-H Newsletter. Counselor […]

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Wisconsin Small Town Downtown Forums

Wisconsin Small Town Downtown Forums

SAVE the DATE 2014 Wisconsin Small Town Downtown Forums Are Coming to a Location Near You! Small towns have unique issues and needs that are often very different from those of larger communities. These forums are intended to bring together those serving and working in and with communities of populations fewer than 1500 to learn […]

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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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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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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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