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4th of July

Our office will be closed on Monday, July 4th in observance of the holiday. We wish everyone a safe holiday weekend!

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Upham Woods 4-H Summer Camp

Youth in Grades 3rd-8th are invited to come to cabin camp! Theme activities are being planned and activities such as swimming, boating, crafts, games, adventure trail, nature center, and campfires will be included in the fun! Fun, teamwork, making new friends and outdoor activities are always a part of 4-H cabin camp. Cost: 4-H Members […]

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Juneteenth

Juneteenth is a federal holiday in the United States commemorating the emancipation of enslaved African Americans. Even though the Emancipation Proclamation was made effective in 1863, it could not be implemented in places still under Confederate control. As a result, in the westernmost Confederate state of Texas, enslaved people would not be free until much […]

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Giant Ragweed Management Plot Tour

The WiscWeeds Program, the UW-Madison Division of Extension, and the Rock County Board would like to invite you to attend the 2022 Rock Co Farm Giant Ragweed Management Plot Tour on Thursday, June 16, 2022. Registration will start at 9:40AM and the plot tour at 10:00AM. Please see attached flyer for complete information. Rock County Farm address: 200 […]

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46th Annual Conservation Banquet

The 46th Annual Monroe County Conservation Stewardship Awards Banquet will be held on Wednesday, June 15, 2022 at Justin Trails Resort from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.  Admission is $15 adult / $10 youth. Registration deadline is Wednesday, June 10th. Please call the Land Conservation Department to register at 608-269-8973.

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Wisconsin Celebrates Pollinator Week June 20 – 26

Pollinators in Wisconsin and around the world are facing population declines for many reasons. You can get involved in Wisconsin Celebrates Pollinator Week and help pollinators in many ways! Learn more about pollinators with free webinars, find pollinators and habitat in a scavenger hunt, submit artwork for the poster contest, participate in local activities and […]

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Baby Formula Shortage

Many families rely on formula to feed their babies and have found shortages of formula in stores. The shortage is due in part to the recall of formula manufactured by Abbott Nutrition that may be contaminated with Salmonella or Cronobacter, two pathogens that are extremely harmful to infants, The facility that made the formula (located […]

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Wisdom Wednesday

Please join the African American and Black Employee Resource Group (AABERG) for our annual Juneteenth presentation when we will have the honor of hearing from Brandon Frame, founder of TheBlackManCan Institute. What: Define Yourself, Redefine the World, with Brandon Frame When: Wednesday, June 8, 12:00-1:30 Register here Brandon has applied his passion for business and […]

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Thunder’s Hair

The Wisconsin Virtual Learning Community invites you to join us for a FREE virtual book reading, discussion, and connection to learning. This session is for any adults who work with youth, whether in the classroom or outside the school day. All participants will receive access to the shared resources and 20 lucky participants will receive […]

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Mindful Movement for Mental Wellness

Join us for the entire month of May as we raise awareness for Mental Wellness in this free virtual event, presented by The Monroe County Mental Health Coalition. May is Mental Health Month, May 1st – May 31st. Walk, stroll, cycle, hike, stretch, run, meditate. Move however you like! Everyone can join and participate – […]

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