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Chippewa Valley Summer Activity Passport

Searching for some fun ways to get active this summer? Look no further than the Chippewa Valley Summer Activity Passport! Whether your health goal is to exercise more frequently or eat more servings of fruits and vegetables, you may find that it’s easier to meet your goals when you’re doing something you enjoy. The best […]

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High Tunnel Field Days

High Tunnels are a valuable resource to specialty crop farmers, extending the length of the growing season. At each of the two field days, you will tour three working high tunnels that were funded by NRCS EQUIP. Farmers will discuss how they built, use, and manage, their high tunnels, and what they would do differently. […]

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WI Nonprofits Connect to Learn

Four Seasonal Topics – This unique program is focused on building a peer network while learning about some of the most asked-for skills. These workshops foster collaboration and a culture of co-creation through peer learning and network building. These sessions cost $75 each (scholarships are available)         Hands-on Organizational Planning, Simplified – […]

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Helping Kids with Scary News and Traumatic Events

War, violence, and loss have become common themes in local and world news. Parents and other caring adults can positively support and guide children as they hear scary news or experience traumatic events. The Human Development and Relationships Institute has several resources designed to help families and children process scary and violent events. You can […]

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Coping with Rising Costs

With gas prices passing $4.00/gallon in Wisconsin many of us are feeling the pinch at the pump. While many families are still recovering from losing income during the pandemic, the current spikes in prices for gas and food can feel particularly hard to manage right now. Consider trying some of the strategies listed below to […]

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StrongBodies

UW Madison – Division of Extension is offering a new session of virtual StrongBodies classes on ZOOM. Strength training has been shown to reduce the risk of chronic diseases such as diabetes, heart disease, osteoporosis and arthritis. Strength training also increases strength, muscle mass, and bone density. Join us to start or continue moving and […]

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Pesticide Applicator Training

Eau Claire County and the State of Wisconsin are offering Pesticide Applicator Trainings in December 2021 and February/March 2022. Eau Claire County Extension no longer has in person training available. For other State of Wisconsin online training dates or in-person trainings, please go to Events – University of Wisconsin Pesticide Applicator Training Program Self-study Testing […]

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Pressure Canner Testing

Need your pressure canner tested for the upcoming food preservation season? Pressure Canner testing is available Monday through Friday during office hours. Please call ahead to schedule a time. There is no charge to have your canner tested. We are sorry, but we no longer rent pressure canners. If you have any questions please contact […]

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