Invasive Jumping Worms Continue to Spread!

It looks like spring has finally arrived! With the warmer temperatures, many people are probably anxious to be in their yards and gardens. With this comes the many plant sales and exchanges that commonly occur. However, this year everyone should be aware of a relatively new invasive species to the county, “jumping worms.” Unlike other […]

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Sherman Rd Community Gardens Open Registration starts Wednesday, April 18th

Open registration for Sherman Road Community Gardens begins April 18 and continues until all plots are full. The gardens are expected to open May 9, depending on the weather. For registration forms, please visit https://winnebago.uwex.edu/community-gardens/ Please complete and return to the UW-Extension office at the address below, along with cash or check payment. Walk-in registrations are also […]

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2018 4-H Youth Plant Science Day

State 4-H Plant Science Day   A fun way to learn about Horticulture Science!!! Tuesday, July 10th, 2018 Waushara County Fairgrounds, Wautoma, WI Plan now to participate in the State 4-H Plant Science Day event to be held Tuesday, July 10that the Waushara County Fairgrounds in Wautoma. Youth in grades 3-13 can test their knowledge about plants while learning how […]

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2018 Landscape Professionals Workshop

Join us for this two day workshop, March 22 and 23, and enhance your landscape professional skills and appreciation for sustainable landscape! Workshop is located at: Liberty Hall 800 Eisenhower Drive Kimberly, WI Please Register online: www.landscapeprofessionalsworkshop.com  

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NEW! 4-H Leadership Opportunity in Washington D.C.

4-H LEADERSHIP WASHINGTON FOCUS TRIP Available to All 4-H Youth in Grades 6-8  For more than 50 years, thousands of 4 H’ers have participated in our high school program, Citizenship Washington Focus and we are happy to offer its sister program for middle school 4 H’ers, Leadership Washington Focus. The program takes place at our national 4-H conference center, […]

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Kelsey Potratz – 2017 Winnebago County 4-H Key Award Recipient

Congratulations Kelsey Potratz! Kelsey is a 10-year member of Newcomers 4-H Club where she has served many club offices. Kelsey has a perfect attendance record, attending every Newcomers 4-H club meeting in the 10 years that she has been a member. Organizational Leader of Newcomers 4-H Club, Shannon Besaw says “Kelsey is a wondeful role model to the […]

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Anna Chapin – 2017 Winnebago County 4-H Key Award Recipient

CONGRATULATIONS ANNA CHAPIN! Anna is a 12-year member of Newcomers 4-H Club where she has served in multiple club officer positions, currently as President of the club. Omro High School teacher, Kayla Goranson says “Anna is an incredibly mature, driven, creative, hard-working student. She is always a positive contributor to class and a variety of clubs. […]

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Land 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 link below contains the contest guidelines which include some tips for making your poster as well as an entry form that must […]

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REGISTER TODAY for “Growing True Leaders” National Event !

 “Cultivating an Environment for Growing True Leaders” – This National Event will feature ideas and activities that help foster life skill development by focusing on strategies for more effective club interactions. Youth Leaders, Adult Leaders and Parents are welcome to attend. You will be able to interact with other 4-Her’s from around the country. The […]

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Tree Pruning Workshop Coming Soon!

Winnebago County Tree Pruning workshop will be held on October 25th at the J.P. Coughlin Center. This one-day workshop will show parks and tree professionals how to properly prune trees, from new tree training to mature tree maintenance to create a strong enduring structure, maintain vigor and achieve specific municipal objectives. The workshop will include […]

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