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2017 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.

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Business On Stage – April 25, 2017

Business on Stage, April 25, 2017, NGLVC – 6 pm – The title of the program is, “Young Entrepreneurs Take the Stage – Energizing the Community.” The evening will feature a presentation by four young entrepreneurs, who will each describe how they pursued their individual dreams to launch a new or manage an existing business enterprise. They will talk about their journeys, the hard work, challenges and rewards of being a young entrepreneur in the Chequamegon Bay area.

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Clothing & Foods Revue

Members in the Foods and Nutrition and/or Clothing projects, are invited to be a part of these fun and educational events. The Gitche Gumee Club will be our hosts at the Workshop in Oulu this year. The Foods Revue will be held in the morning, with The Clothing Revue in the afternoon. Both are judged Fair events with premiums. Registration for the events is separate.

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Living Well in Our Best Years – Newsletter for Caregivers and Families

This newsletter is a collaborative effort between the Bayfield County offices of the Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC) of the North and the UW-Extension. Both departments are committed to providing a broad array of information and resources to older adults, caregivers and family members to assist them in growing and aging with grace, dignity and respect.

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Wisconsin Certified Pullorum Tester Training to be held at NGLVC- May 3

The seminar is for people who would like to become a certified pullorum tester for poultry in Wisconsin. Certified testers must be at least 18 years old, and adhere to NPIP and Wisconsin Tested Flock program standards. They do not need to be veterinarians or veterinary technicians. The seminar will explain the requirements for the poultry testing programs, and demonstrate how to test for poultry diseases – salmonella pullorum and mycoplasma gallisepticum.

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Bay Area Farm & Garden Show And Dairy Breakfast

Bay Area Farm and Garden Show AND Dairy Breakfast- Dairy Breakfast: Adults-$8, Children-$4 breakfast includes “Wisconsin Scrambled Omelet”, muffins, donuts, sliced cheese, milk, juice and coffee. Dairy Breakfast served by Bayfield County 4-H, Ashland County 4-H and Ashland FFA. FREE admittance to exhibit area, visit Farm & Garden related businesses, Conservation & Environmental Organizations/Agencies, Country Crafters and Educational Displays.

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Bayfield County 4-H Cultural Arts Festival

  Saturday, April 22 – Drummond School – It’s the time of year we’ve all been waiting for — Spring and the 4-H Cultural Arts Festival! Let’s get those performances and art pieces ready! Stage performances will begin at 9:30 a.m. Arts & Crafts and Photography will be displayed and need to be brought in […]

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FoodWIse is new name of Wisconsin Nutrition Education Program

FoodWIse, formerly known as the Wisconsin Nutrition Education Program, or WNEP, has a long legacy of providing nutrition education to Wisconsin families and individuals with limited incomes. While the program remains strong, much has changed at the national, state and local level since it first began.

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2015 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 […]

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Managing the Risks of CAFOs

Recommendations and Report of the Bayfield County Large-Scale Livestock Study Committee
Thursday, December 10, 6-7:30 PM, Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center

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Home Canning: Can I Make Substitutions Safely?

The safety of the food that you preserve for your family and friends is important to you. The University of Wisconsin-Extension supports using up-to-date, research-tested recipes so that you know that the food that you preserve is both safe and high in quality. Here are a few quick tips on changes and substitutions that will keep your home preserved food safe to eat.

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Meadow Gardens –

There’s a lot of buzz about butterfly and pollinator gardens. “Meadow Gardens” workshop at the Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center, March 9th at 6:30 pm.
FREE and open to the public! Sponsored by the Ashland-Bayfield Master Gardener Association.

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