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4-H & Youth

4-H is a community of young people across America who are learning leadership, citizenship, and life skills!

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If it happens on a farm or in a field, the Extension Institute of Agriculture works with you to achieve better results.

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Community Development

Working with community organizations and local governments to promote community food systems development..

Health & Well-Being

Working with local leaders to create healthier communities by building community skills, tools, and resources to promote health.

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Providing nutrition education to advance health eating habits and active lifestyles for families with limited incomes.

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Covering everything from soil to trees, water quality to plant health, and every insect in between.

Latest News

The “Buzz” About Periodical Cicadas

This spring offers an amazing opportunity to experience the rare emergence of periodical cicadas in Wisconsin. Please join us for a free online program on Wednesday, May 15, from noon to 1:00 PM. The presentation will be given by PJ Liesch, Director of the UW Insect Diagnostic Lab. Learn about the biology and life cycle […]

Virtual Spring 2024 FEED Workshop Series

Virtual Spring 2024 FEED Workshop Series. Join for on or all of the UW-Madison Extension Community Food Systems Program, Food Entrepreneurship Ecosystems Development Initiative (FEED) Webinars! Click the button below for more information and to register.

Summer AmeriCorps Position

Help expand 4-H programs with new partners.  Work with amazing youth, volunteers, & families.  Service starts May 28 and finishes on or before August 23$5K Living Allowance distributed every 2 weeks$1956 Seagall Education grant upon completion Send your resume & cover letter to Applications due by April 24

Strong Bodies Spring Session

The Strong Bodies Spring 2024 session begins April 9 and runs through June 27. Strong Bodies has been shown to increase strength, muscle mass, and bone density. Classes are held twice weekly and include progressive resistance training, balance training, and flexibility exercises.

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Extension Eau Claire County
227 1st Street W
Altoona, WI 54720

Phone: 715-839-4712
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Our office is closed all major holidays and the day after Thanksgiving


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