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StrongBodies™ in Dane County

StrongBodies™ is a national evidence-based strength training program developed at Tufts University and is aimed at mid-life and older women and men. The benefits of strength training have been studied extensively and include: increased muscle mass, strength and improved bone density as well as many more benefits physically and emotionally. The StrongBodies™ program includes progressive […]

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Javiera Gonzalez Joins Dane County Extension

We are excited to announce that Javiera Gonzalez has joined the Dane County Extension team. Javiera started on Monday, April 19th as the Bilingual Clerk. She will provide customer service and work closely with the educators on program planning and logistics. Javiera shared the following self-introduction: I was born in Santiago, Chile and I moved […]

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Nutrition Educator – Bilingual Hmong/English

Join our FoodWIse team!  The Bilingual Nutrition Educator is a member of the Dane County FoodWIse team. Nutrition Educators are peer educators who adapt teaching to honor cultures and experiences. We engage people from the diverse communities of Wisconsin to adopt healthy food and physical activity habits. Teach educational programs (Hmong and English) and tailor […]

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Trabajadores de Producción Agrícola (Granjeros, Trabajadores de Granjas Lecheras y Otros Empleados Agrícolas) Elegibles Para Recibir La Vacuna COVID-19

A partir del 1 de marzo, algunos trabajadores esenciales de cara al público se volvieron elegibles para recibir la vacuna COVID-19. Esto incluye: Operadores del 911 Infraestructura comunitaria y de servicios públicos Tránsito público Cadena de suministro de alimentos Trabajadores de granjas lecheras, granjeros y otros empleados agrícolas Para obtener más información sobre los trabajadores […]

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Agricultural Production Workers (Farmers, Dairy Farm Workers, and Other Farm Employees) Eligible to Get COVID-19 Vaccine

Starting March 1, some public facing essential workers became eligible to get the COVID-19 vaccine. This includes: 911 operators Utility and community infrastructure Public transit Food supply chain Dairy farm workers, farmers, and other farm employees For more information about essential workers eligible to get the COVID19 vaccine, click here. On the Wisconsin Department of […]

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COVID-19 FOOD ACCESS RESOURCES

The COVID-19 pandemic has rapidly changed the face of food access in Madison and Dane County. There are new challenges for individuals who historically have had low access to food. There are also emerging challenges for the broader community as citizens grapple with changes to the way they previously visited the grocery store and purchased […]

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John Lyle Memorial Scholarship Program

Thank you for your interest in the John Lyle Memorial Scholarship. Unfortunately we are unable to award scholarships this year due to a lack of available funds. We hope to offer scholarships again in 2022 or 2023. We appreciate your interest and wish you the best of luck in your future academic endeavors.  

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Dane County Extension Office closed to public due to COVID-19

Extension staff are working remotely in accordance with guidance from state and local agencies in addition to our connection to UW-Madison. The latest health guidance on responding to the COVID-19 virus is “flattening the curve” or limiting the spread of the virus via protective measures. We are following best practices and the latest policy guidelines […]

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Dane County Plat Book

The 2020 plat book is the current version, plat books are updated approximately every 2 years, the book offers detailed information about county roads, rural land ownership, parks and outdoor recreation opportunities. Additionally, the book details land ownership, approximate parcel size, and county and town roads. It also shows the locations of Dane County parks, […]

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