We teach, learn, lead and serve, connecting people with the University of Wisconsin, and engaging with them in transforming lives and communities.
2014 Annual Report Cover

2014 Extension Highlights Annual Report

  This report showcases some of the accomplishments of our County UW-Extension Educators during this past year.  Take a moment to look through this report to discover the broad range of programs that were conducted and how they have made a positive impact on peoples’ lives.  Through a partnership between Bayfield County and the University of […]

HouseholdHazardousWaste1.jpg Thumbnail

2015 Hazardous Waste Collections Scheduled

Do you have old, unwanted chemicals stored in your closet, basement, garage, shed, barn or business?  Wonder where you can get rid of them?  Area residents, farmers, small businesses, governmental units and schools will have an opportunity to properly dispose of unwanted hazardous chemicals at a number of Clean Sweep collection events this summer. The […]

Americorps VISTA Logo

AmeriCorps VISTA Volunteer Outreach Coordinator Opportunity

Located in Bayfield County, the northern most county in Wisconsin, this Youth Educator position will work in collaboration with the UW Extension office, school districts and community partners to create, promote and lead a variety of positive educational experiences for youth. This position will be supported and supervised by the University of Wisconsin Extension office. Support will include professional development, access to resources as well as supervisory support. We are looking for a mature, dynamic, creative individual with personal and/or educational experience working with youth in a hands-on dynamic environment. This is a full-time volunteer position. During the term of service, the VISTA volunteer is not permitted to be employed in any other positions.

2015 Lakes Conference Photo

2015 Northwest Wisconsin Lakes Conference – June 26, Hayward

This popular regional gathering has turned into one of the state’s premier lake conferences. The all day program provides a great opportunity for lake enthusiasts, local government officials and others interested in protecting our water resources to attend a number of educational presentations, visit many informative exhibits and network with fellow conference attendees.

Money raining from sky

4th Annual NW Wisconsin Regional Business Idea Contest

Business Idea Contest Offers Cash Prizes Calling all entrepreneurs, inventors and persons with an innovative business idea.  Do you have a business idea for a product or service that uses or leverages technology? If so, enter the Northwest Wisconsin 2015 Business Idea Contest.  $5500 in cash prizes will be awarded to the contest winners. First […]

Master Composter Logo

Registration Now Open for 2015 Master Composter Training Class

Want to be a Master Composter?  Ashland and Bayfield County UW-Extension  and UW-Extension Solid & Hazardous Waste Education Center will offer the Master Composter General Training Course on Saturday March 21st from 9 am to 3:45 pm.  The course will be held at the WITC Campus in Ashland. Topics covered in the class include compost […]

Parents Connect Hands

Parent Education Class in Washburn

                Chequamegon Parents Connect is a new parent education class offered through UW-Extension and Washburn Elementary School. Classes will be held every other Thursday, beginning Feb 5 at Washburn Elementary. The class is designed for parents of children aged 3-10. It focuses on sharing ideas and learning practical […]

holding-hands.jpg Thumbnail

Relationships Matter!

Relationships really matter! They impact our parenting, work, school, community and life satisfaction. Explore ways to build healthy, successful relationships by enrolling in this six-session program.

ANRE Field Thumbnail UWEX

Large-Scale Livestock Operations Manure Management Workshop – Wed., March 25

A Learning Workshop for Farmers, Elected Officials, and Citizens of Ashland and Bayfield Counties In response to the proposed hog CAFO, UW-Extension is hosting a learning workshop for landowners, elected officials, and citizens on how manure is managed by large-scale livestock operations.  The event will be held on Wednesday, March 25 from 6-8PM at the […]

Budget-Management-Coach-Training-Thumbnail.jpg Thumbnail

Money Management Coach Training Set for April 22

As part of Money Smart Week, April 18-25, the UW-Extension Family Living Program, Ashland and Bayfield Counties is once again offering a one-day Money Management Coach training. The training is scheduled for Wednesday, April 22 from 9:30-3:30 at the Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center in Ashland.