2018 Conservation Poster Contest

The Winnebago County Land Conservation Department is sponsoring a Conservation Poster Contest which offers an opportunity for young individuals to become interested in the conservation of our natural resources through artistic design. The links below contain the contest guidelines which include some tips for making your poster as well as an entry form that must […]

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Wisconsin ACE Interface Training Available!

The ACE Study confirms, with scientific evidence, that adversity during development increases the risk of physical, mental, and behavioral problems later in life. The ACE Study and other research using the Study’s framework have taught us that ACEs are common and are the leading cause of health and social problems in our nation – the […]

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Winnebago County Top 25 in the Nation for “On the Move”

Winnebago County has been designated as one of the Top 25 most active companies in the large business category of the national “On the Move” Company Challenge. Eighty-four companies representing more than 85,000 employees participated in this 12-week online challenge spanning April, May and June of 2017. To see the full leaderboard, check out: https://onthemovechallenge.welcoa.org/leaderboard. Congrats […]

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Research: Family-Focused Youth Prevention Programs More Effective

Programs aimed at reducing underage alcohol and drug use typically zero in on young people themselves. But positive parenting and strong relationships between parents and youth can be more effective at steering teens away from risky behaviors, research shows. “Many prevention programs focus on youth only, and most have small effects,” says Stephen Small, Human […]

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4-H Summer Sewing Camp

Click on the link below for more information about our 4-H Summer Sewing Camp – June 14, 15, and 16. Attend one, two, or all 3 dates. Register by calling 920-232-1971 by Monday, June 5 4-H Summer Sewing Camp

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Wisconsin State Fair Youth Expo

The Wisconsin State Fair Youth Expo programs showcase Wisconsin 4-H and provide valuable learning experiences for youth participants. Youth Expo participants receive statewide recognition of talent while being presented with opportunities to further develop their leadership and communication skills, network with new people, build self-confidence, develop new friendships, and have fun at Wisconsin State Fair. […]

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Parents Play Important Role in Reducing the Impact of Bullying

Awareness of bullying has increased dramatically in the 40 years since a Swedish psychologist, Dan Olweus, became the first to study childhood bullying. Because of Olweus’ work, today’s parents are much more sensitive to the signs and effects of bullying on their children. But parents may not know how their own behavior can affect bullying, […]

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