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Spring Issue of Ties to the Land

Ties to the Land is a quarterly newsletter in collaboration with UW-Extension, Kenosha and Racine Counties Land Conservation, Kenosha, Racine and Milwaukee Counties Farm Service Agency and Natural Resources Conservation Service. Read the spring issue of Ties to the Land: April-June 2015

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Position Openings

Join the Racine County UW-Extension team by applying for the following positions: Racine County 4-H Youth Development Program Assistant; Racine Kenosha Nutrition Education Program Teaching Coordinator. Position descriptions and application process (apply by April 14) can be found at: http://www.uwex.edu/ces/hr/alljobs.cfm  

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2015 Youth Tractor Certification Course – June 15 – 19 & 22

Offered by Kenosha, Racine and Walworth Counties UW-Extension The Tractor Certification Course is a 24-hour program designed to teach safety as it relates to driving farm implements on public roads, offering both classroom and hands-on tractor driving experiences, for youth under the age of 16 and over the age of 12. When:   June 15 – […]

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Apply for Family Living Summer Internship by April 3

This summer a Family Living Summer Internship is available – college students are encouraged to apply by April 3rd. The intern will work on a variety of projects including resources for children of incarcerated parents, child support and family court outreach project, the Family Resource Directory update and several other family living programs. For more […]

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Touchpoints Approach Training Begins May 1

Do you work with families in Racine County? Are you looking for ways to improve connections and relationships with families of young children? By helping parents identify and expect bursts and regressions in child behavior (the “touchpoints”), you can reduce parental frustration and self-doubt while fostering the parents enjoyment of their child as well as […]

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Exploring 4-H FUN for Cloverbuds & Explorers

Calling all Cloverbud and Exploring 4-H members to come and join in some exciting fun! We will be hosting three special events this spring that will have tons of activities and games and project ideas to take to the fair.

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STEM Camp registration open

What do water, energy, science, technology, math, engineering, soil, plants and animals have in common? Attend a 4-H STEM Camp at UW-Platteville Farm and find out! Stay at the Cooper Learning Center dormitory on the UW-Platteville Campus during this Residential Camp: July 20-24, 2015 UW-Platteville Pioneer Farm Summer Camp Info UW-Platteville Pioneer Farm Summer Camp Brochure Applications […]

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Annual Impact Report Released

We teach, learn, lead and serve, connecting people with the University of Wisconsin and engaging them in transforming lives and communities. Did you know: The Racine County Board partnered with UW-Extension to create the Youth In Governance Program which launched in 2014. Nutrition educators made 14,725 teaching contacts in Racine County with the report highlighting […]

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Book and Block Party to be Held in Burlington

Racine County UW-Extension will hold its 2nd Annual Community Book and Block Party on Tuesday, May 5, 2015. The event will take place from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. at the Burlington Public Library located at 166 E. Jefferson Street. Children along with their parents or caregivers are invited to attend this event that emphasizes that […]

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Racine County 4-H T-Shirt Contest

As part of our celebration of 100 years of 4-H in Racine County, youth are encouraged to submit designs for the official 100 Year T-Shirt! Please download the template and submit to Racine County 4-H, 209 North Main Street, Burlington, WI 100 Years of Racine County 4hTShirt

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Start Thinking Summer Camp

The Racine County 4-H Program has offered camping as an educational experience for decades, and we are excited that this year we will be hosting THREE camp experiences designed specifically for each age group.

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UW-Madison Saddle & Sirloin Badger Bonanza Lamb Show

Mark your calendar for this year’s Badger Bonanza Lamb Show on Sunday, May 3, 2015! This event will again be a double-header show that will take place at the Arlington Public Events Center (N695 Hopkins Rd., Arlington, WI 53911). Entry forms and more information will be available online at www.uwsaddlesirloin.com beginning April 6, 2015. UW-Madison […]

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