Community Garden

Reminder: Community Garden Orientation Meeting Thursday, April 25th. 3-4 pm at the Florence Natural Resource Center in the Lower Level Conference room. Come reserve your garden bed for $13.00 Questions? Contact Jane Lindow at (715) 528-4480

Florence County Outdoor Education

Register here to attend Florence County Outdoor Education: Growing Fruit Trees in the Northwoods. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Establishing a Bee Lawn

This free online program focuses on the research and practical methods behind bee lawns. Topics include optimal timing for planting, whether to overseed an existing lawn or start from scratch, and other establishment practices. Learn recommendations for different sites and information about purchasing pre-made bee lawn mixes or mixing your own. This webinar is a […]

Story in a Bag

Congratulations to Carson (3rd Grade) and Aubry (5th Grade), winners of a $50.00 Amazon Gift Card. The gift cards were awarded by participating in “Story in a Bag” from Family Literacy Night! UW Extension Madison- Florence County facilitated “Story in a Bag”, an activity for families to sit down together and write a story that […]

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 […]

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