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G-WOW “Changing Climate, Changing Culture” Institute scheduled for July 13-16

Mon, 04 May 2015

Applications are being accepted for the 2015 G-WOW “Changing Climate, Changing Culture” Institute, July 13-16 at the Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center. The event will provide participants with field experiences in the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest; Apostle Islands National Lakeshore, and neighboring tribal communities.

Help for Wisconsin fruit growers

Fri, 24 Apr 2015

Amaya Atucha talks about Wisconsin's fruit crop industry and the current research on cold hardiness and training systems.

Efficient cows are environmentally friendly cows

Thu, 23 Apr 2015

Dairy farms with higher-producing cows create smaller carbon footprints and are more profitable, a win-win situation for everyone, including the cows, according to Victor E. Cabrera, University of Wisconsin-Madison/Extension professor and dairy systems management specialist.

Water Action Volunteers play important role in river health

Wed, 22 Apr 2015

Most Wisconsin residents are likely not aware of it, but volunteer stream monitors made more than 4000 visits to 651 unique stream sites in 56 counties in 2014, reports Wisconsin Action Volunteers coordinator Kris Stepenuck. The program is a joint effort between the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources and the University of Wisconsin- Extension.

Focus turns to financial literacy during Money Smart Week 2015

Mon, 20 Apr 2015

Every year, businesses, financial institutions, schools, libraries, not-for-profits, government agencies and the media come together to stress the importance of financial literacy during Money Smart Week. Since 2001, organizations have partnered with the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago to present educational seminars, workshops, classes and more at various locations across the country.

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