Urban Forestry Workshop: Tree Pruning

A one day workshop for professionals involved in community tree care will be held on November 2, from 8:30 am to 3:00 pm at the Kenosha County Center in Bristol.  UWEX and the WI DNR have teamed up to host this educational opportunity that will be taught by tree professionals from Wachtel Tree Service, Inc. […]

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Flooding & Flood Recovery Resources

Here are some selected resources to assist those in our area who were affected by recent flooding. Homeowner Wisconsin Flood Toolkit – Wisconsin Department of Health Services Coping with Flooding – Wisconsin DNR Resources for Your Flooded Home – University of Missouri Extension Flooding of Private Wells – Wisconsin DNR Kenosha & Racine Counties Recycle Guide – […]

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2017 Farm Fresh Atlas Applications Available

The Farm Fresh Atlas™ of Southeastern Wisconsin is a key marketing tool for local farms, farmers’ markets and local food businesses in Southeast Wisconsin.  List your farm, business, or farmers’ market in the 2017 Atlas and reach 100,000+ food-conscious customers across the region!  Applications are available at http://www.farmfreshsewi.org/applications.htm.

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Private Pesticide Applicator Training Courses Offered

If you or your employees purchase, mix, or apply “Restricted Use” pesticides on property you own or operate in Wisconsin, you MUST be certified to do so. Certification is valid for 5 years.  Applicators whose certification is expiring or first time applicators can register for a training or self-study test session. 2017 Racine/Kenosha Private Pesticide […]

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“Real Racine” Master Gardener Project Receives Award

The Master Gardener project at Real Racine (Convention and Visitors Center in Sturtevant) has been awarded a 2016 Racine Beautification Award from Racine in Bloom!   A group of dedicated Master Gardeners have established gardens at the center not only to enhance the surroundings but to educate the public on gardening.  This group was commended for […]

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Youth Tractor Safety Certification – June 20-24 & 27, 2016

Offered by Kenosha, Racine and Walworth Counties UW Extension This 24-hour program meets the requirements of Wisconsin Act 455, which requires youth under the age of 16 to hold a certificate of training in order to operate a tractor or self-propelled implement of husbandry on a public road. It also meets the child labor requirements […]

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Register for Raising A Thinking Child

Parents of 4 to 7 year olds – Register for Raising a Thinking Child Has your child ever experienced any of the following behaviors? Temper tantrums Impatience or interrupting Not listening  Difficulty making or keeping friends If so, Raising a Thinking Child workshop may be just right for you! This evidence-based workshop series will help you […]

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Registration Open for October Networking Breakfasts

Staff who work for child, youth, and family serving organizations are invited to attend the annual Racine County networking breakfasts. Attendees will have the opportunity to share information about their programs and market their organizations through table displays. A free copy of the 2015 Family Resource Directory will be available for all attendees at the event. […]

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Early Learning Series Calendar Available

The October-November-December 2015 Early Learning Series Calendar is now available. Early care and education providers, parents, and caregivers are invited to attend workshops. The Early Learning Series is a part of the Racine County Touchpoints Project that is funded by the United Way of Racine County. In order to view the calendar, please see the […]

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