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Now Available! 2022 Dane County Plat Book

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, publicly owned lands, churches, schools, cemeteries and municipal halls. Other unique features of the book include […]

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Alison Pfau Joins UW-Madison Extension as Regional Dairy Educator  

The University of Wisconsin-Madison, Division of Extension welcomes Alison Pfau as the Regional Dairy Educator for Dodge, Dane, Jefferson, Rock, and Walworth counties. Originally, from Bogota, Colombia, Alison is passionate about dairy cattle and the dairy production industry. She earned her animal science degree from the National University of Colombia-Bogota in 2017. Alison recently completed […]

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Maya Walther Joins Dane County Extension as the new Natural Resources Education Intern

The University of Wisconsin-Madison, Division of Extension welcomes Maya Walther as the new Natural Resources Education Intern for Extension Dane County. Maya provides assistance in creating a curriculum for the composting program. She is responsible for creating a canvas course that will provide in-depth knowledge in compost and waste management. Her experience includes environmental law […]

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It’s All Connected–How Climate Change is Affecting Our Lakes

By Michelle Probst, Natural Resources Educator  I attended a workshop where participants in the room were asked to silently pick two random people in the room and, without those people knowing, you had to stay equally distanced from the two people. People moved throughout the room, slowly, carefully, to make sure they stayed in between […]

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Retirement Planning Today: Fall 2022

You’ve worked hard to provide for your family and save for your future. Now, there is a course that teaches how to keep more of what you earn and make your money work harder for you. This educational workshop is hosted by the Dane County UW-Extension Financial Education Center and the team of advisors at […]

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Nonprofit Virtual Education Series: Tools of the Trade 2022

UW-Madison Extension Dane County will be holding four free virtual education sessions for nonprofit leaders this spring. These sessions are introductions to the topic and to tools that can be used in planning activities, initiatives, or programs. There will be time at each session for participants to share their own experience with each of the […]

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Learn about Nonprofit Board Development: New Video Launched

By law, every nonprofit organization is run by a Board of Directors. Boards can be composed of anywhere from 3 individuals on up. Nonprofit Executive Directors (even those who are founders) are staff to the organization. Boards set strategic direction, assure financial wellbeing of the organization, and attend to proper organization management. Learn about board […]

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2022 Organic Vegetable Production Conference Materials Available

The 2022 Organic Vegetable Production Conference is over but you can still take advantage of the conference materials. All video recordings, presentations, and handouts are available now for only $50 for all materials ($40 for FairShare Farms). Register here to receive all conference materials. This producer-initiated conference is designed for advanced growers and attracts participants […]

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Carla Williams Joins Dane County Extension

Carla Williams is the new Communications Specialist for Extension Dane County. Carla provides digital media support and engagement. She is responsible for content development, communications planning, and marketing. Her experience includes market research and analytics, marketing strategy, as well as audio, video, and print production. Before joining Extension, Carla covered crime, court, and justice as […]

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