New publication: Water Conservation for Home and Gardens

Dane County Extension developed a new publication to help citizens conserve our local water resources in our homes and while gardening.  These practices will protect the future of our water supplies, save energy and help save you money. Download the new 4 page publication here: Water Conservation for Home and Gardens PDF 1MB For more information […]

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2020 Madison Area Woodland Owners’ Conference

This annual educational event is sponsored by the WI Department of Natural Resources, Dane County Extension, UW-Madison Division of Extension and WI Woodland Owners Association Download brochure here: WOC Brochure 2020 (PDF,2 pages, 444KB) Topics this year include: Severe Weather Events – What to Look for in Your Woods Preparing for Changing Weather Conditions Forest […]

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New Videos on Parliamentary Procedure from the Local Government Center

Elected officials, appointed member of a local government unit, and facilitators of formal bodies that operate under Robert’s Rules of Order will find it essential to understand the nuances of parliamentary procedure. UW-Extension’s Local Government Center recently produced a series of brief videos that offer guidance on four critical and sometimes confusing topics related to parliamentary procedure including: Calling the Question […]

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Pollinator Educational Gardens Getting Ready to Bloom in Dane County

Pollinators aid plant reproduction by transferring pollen from flower to flower. Three-fourths of the world’s flowering plants depend on pollinators to reproduce.  Wisconsin’s pollinator dependent crops account for $44 million in annual production. Wisconsin pollinators include bees, butterflies, moths, flower flies, beetles, wasps, and hummingbirds. Pollinators and bees in particular are currently threatened by an […]

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UW-Extension releases new series on Wisconsin Economy.

Windicators The UW-Extension Center for Community and Economic Development (CCED) has announced a new series on the Wisconsin economy. This new series, referred to as “WIndicators”, is available here:  http://cced.ces.uwex.edu/windicators/ The first issue in this new series discusses income inequality in Wisconsin.  Future topics will include exploration of the Kauffman Entrepreneurship Index, and patterns in housing stress […]

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