Welcome Morgan Tomczak

Welcome to Our New AmeriCorps Member UW-Madison Division of Extension Florence County is excited to share that Morgan Tomczak is joining us as a 4-H AmeriCorps member in Florence County. Morgan’s position will extend from January to August 2024. Through her dedicated service, we aim to advance our mission of expanding 4-H programming. Morgan will […]

Get Free Health Insurance Help

Kirk Moore, a health insurance advocate with Covering Wisconsin, will be holding open office hours on Thursday, September 28th, 2023 from 9AM – Noon at the Florence County Human Services Department.  If you cannot drop in, feel free to give him a call with your questions at (608) 234-0211. Florence County Human Services 501 Lake […]

Check Your Free Credit Report

Check Your Free Credit Report Part of the Check Your Free Credit Report Campaign program By law, everybody can obtain three free credit reports each year. The information in your credit report affects your life in important ways—your ability to get a loan, how much you pay for credit and insurance, securing a job, renting a […]

Welcome to Florence County Extension Maria Bournoville!

Maria Bournoville is the new positive youth development and 4-H Educator for UW-Extension Florence office. Maria has a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Education from UW-Stevens Point. After college graduation, Maria entered the world with a passion for youth and connecting them to the natural world. Maria worked as a naturalist for Whitefish Dunes […]

Wild Parsnip

Wild parsnip is in bloom along roadsides and abandoned fields. It is a non-native invasive plant that produces chemicals called furanocoumarins which can make skin more vulnerable to ultraviolet light. Exposure usually occurs when folks are walking through brushy areas or mowing, as exposure to the sap is the real danger (not just brushing past […]

White-Spotted Sawyer Beetle

If you’ve recently been startled by a large dark beetle with long antennae, you’re not alone. It’s most likely the , and they’ve been having a banner year. They are a native species of wood-boring insect that is found throughout the Northeast, and in the Northwest to Alaska. They are commonly mistaken for the dreaded […]

USDA Summer Foods

Florence Schools provide Summer Food Service Program Stressing the importance of offering nutritious meals to children during the summer months, the School district of Florence County Announces the sponsorship of the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP). The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP), which is funded by the U.D. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and is administered […]

Every Kid Healthy Week: Mindful Monday

Celebrate with us #EveryKidHealthyWeek Over this week will be sharing tips and ideas to reinforce and model healthy habits at home and how to get the whole school community involved and excited. For more info visit: https://www.actionforhealthykids.org/every-kid-healthy…/

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