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Landscape & Grounds Maintenance Short Course February 2015

Landscape & Grounds Maintenance Short Course February 2015

LGMSC- Learning Never Ends in Horticulture! Professional horticulturists, arborists, and grounds/lawn maintenance professionals in municipal and commercial businesses are invited to attend the Landscaping and Grounds Maintenance Short Course offered by University of Wisconsin-Extension. This continuing education course will be held on Wednesdays, February 4, 11, 18, and 25, from 8:30 to 11:30 am at the […]

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Farm Fresh Atlas Application Deadline December 15th

The Farm Fresh Atlas™ of Southeastern Wisconsin is a key marketing tool for many local farms, farmers’ markets and local food businesses in Southeast Wisconsin.  The atlas was developed to connect consumers to great-tasting, local food and support agriculture in our region, keeping farmers on the land. The Atlas features farms and businesses that: Are family or cooperatively owned […]

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2015 Private Pesticide Applicator Certification and Safety Training Classes

2015 Private Pesticide Applicator Certification and Safety Training Classes

Kenosha, Racine, & Walworth Counties For Farmers & their Employees Who Purchase, Mix, or Apply “Restricted-Use” Pesticides PRIVATE APPLICATOR?:  If you or your employees purchase, mix, or apply “Restricted Use” pesticides in Wisconsin, you MUST be certified to do so. Certification is valid for 5 years. Training Dates: Kenosha County – February 3, 2015 – […]

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Touchpoints Approach training begins January 10

Touchpoints Approach training begins January 10

As a professional or volunteer who works with families, or an early care and education provider working with young children, 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 […]

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Raising a Thinking Child Series to be held in Burlington

Raising a Thinking Child Series to be held in Burlington

Racine County UW-Extension will be offering the “Raising a Thinking Child” series for parents and caregivers of children ages 4 to 7.  The eight week program will begin in January and run through early March. Registration is now open. For more information, view the flyer Burlington Raising a Thinking Child Winter 2015    Raising a Thinking Child […]

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Annual Impact Report Released

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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New Kenosha Racine Counties Recycling Guide Web Site

The  Kenosha and Racine Counties Recycle Guide website for residential and commercial sectors is now available at kenosharacinerecycles.org Features of the website include a searchable database for many hazardous waste products that can be recycled through municipal and private sector recycling firms servicing the two counties. As a ‘one stop shop’ website for all recycling […]

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Informational Meeting on Implements of Husbandry (IOH) Law

Informational Meeting on Implements of Husbandry (IOH) Law

Farmers and local town and village officials are invited to attend an educational meeting to discuss recently enacted Wisconsin legislation that updates state laws regarding farm machinery operating on Wisconsin roadways. The University of Wisconsin-Extension and Farm Bureau in Kenosha and Racine Counties are hosting this meeting on: Monday, November 10th 7:00 PM Kenosha County […]

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Racine County Family Resource Directory and Quick List Available

Racine County Family Resource Directory and Quick List Available

Racine County is home to numerous community-based organizations and government programs that improve the quality of life of its residents.  In efforts to ensure that Racine County families, can easily access the information that they need when they need it, Racine County UW-Extension reminds families of the various sources of community resource information.   The […]

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Postponed – Child Support & Family Court FAQ on Nov 14 in Racine

Postponed – Child Support & Family Court FAQ on Nov 14 in Racine

This event has been postponed. Please check back on the Racine County UW-Extension web site for further details. Professionals and volunteers often hear from families that Child Support and Family Court are confusing and frustrating. As a result, the Greater Racine Collaborative for Healthy Birth Outcomes, the Fatherhood Coalition and the Racine County Touchpoints Project/UW-Extension […]

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Cancelled – 8th Annual Southeastern Wisconsin Rural Landowner Conference

Cancelled – 8th Annual Southeastern Wisconsin Rural Landowner Conference

Please note that this event has been cancelled.  The 8th Annual Southeastern Wisconsin Rural Landowner Conference will be held on Saturday, November 1, 2014. It will take place at the Kenosha County Center located at 19600 75th Street in Bristol. Registration is from 8:00-8:30 am.  Breakout sessions begin at 8:45 after a brief welcome.   The conference will […]

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Stewards of Children Workshop

Stewards of Children Workshop

Child sexual abuse prevention and response are an adult’s job. Stewards of Children is the only nationally available program scientifically proven to increase knowledge, improve attitudes and change child-protective behaviors. During this program, you will be empowered as an individual, and as the life of your community, whether you are a survivor, a parent, or a service provider. As part of its […]

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Thriving With Your Spirited Child Workshop

Thriving With Your Spirited Child Workshop

Is there a “spirited” child in your life? Is the child more perceptive, intense, sensitive, persistent, energetic or expressive? If so, you may have a “spirited” child. Join us for this 3-hour workshop to learn skills and strategies that will help you and your “spirited” child to thrive. As part of its Early Learning Series, Racine County UW-Extension will be hosting a “Thriving With […]

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Fall Early Learning Series Calendar Available

Fall Early Learning Series Calendar Available

The Early Learning Series calendar for October-November-December 2014 is now available online. Racine County UW-Extension will be featuring the workshops “Thriving With Your Spirited Child” on October 22 and “Stewards of Children” on November 19. Information about other professional development opportunities for Early Learning Professionals are also listed. The workshops are geared toward Early Learning […]

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Fall Networking Breakfasts Planned for October

Staff who work with children, youth and families in Racine County are encouraged to participate in the annual networking breakfasts. There will be two networking breakfasts to accommodate professionals in eastern and western Racine County. Both breakfasts are free, but require pre-registration. The Eastern Racine County Networking Breakfast will be held on Thursday, October 9 […]

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