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What’s New About Eggs?

Eggs are a low-cost, high quality source of protein. Egg nutrients perform many important roles; to name a few, they contribute to eye health and brain function, and they help to prevent birth defects in preborn babies. Check out a UW-Extension webpage under “Eggs” for web resources on coloring/handling eggs safely, deciphering carton dates, raising […]

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Bite into a Healthy Lifestyle is the Slogan for March 2015

National Nutrition Month® is an annual education and information campaign sponsored by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. The campaign encourages the public and media to focus on the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound eating and physical activity habits. Videos and articles on a wide variety of related topics are found […]


Are You Money Smart?

Money Smart Week financial educational sessions and events are scheduled for April 18-25, 2015 in Washington County, including document shredding events, the Big Read at libraries, and Fraud Bingo at senior centers. Attend one or more to be Money Smart!

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Nonprofit Toolbox Trainings

Based on the feedback from our previous sessions on Logic Models and Indicators for Measuring Outcomes, the Nonprofit Toolbox Coalition is excited to announce three additional follow-up trainings! Attending the previous trainings is not a prerequisite for attending these additional three opportunities. Session Dates: Thursday, March 19, from 11:30am-1pm: Brown Bag Session on Logic Models […]


Value in the Work of UW-Extension

SNAP-Ed/WNEP values its partnership with Casa Guadalupe Education Center Inc., and is pleased to have been among the organizations providing health-related seminars and activities in 2014 through the Latino Healthy Lifestyle Choices Project. Statewide, UW-Extension work is valued by partners and learners alike, as seen in this 1½ minute video clip.


New: Zombie Survival Summer Camp!

Do you know a middle school student who is looking for a new challenge? Sign them up for the 4-H Youth Development Zombie Survival Summer Camp! Youth will see if they are prepared for a zombie apocalypse or any real life natural disaster through simulation games and other hands-on activities. Registration information is available on […]


Wisconsin Master Composter Program

The Master Composter Program is a train-the-trainer program that aims to build the capacity of composters to share their knowledge and enthusiasm for composting with others. In order to become a certified Master Composter trainees must attend the one-day workshop and complete three outreach activities. A Southeast WI workshop will be held at UW-Extension Waukesha […]