Making Health and Nutrition A Priority During this COVID-19 Pandemic

Making Health and Nutrition a Priority during this Coronavirus (COVID19) Pandemic There is little doubt that the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is affecting every aspect of our lives. No one knows how long these virus safety measures will need to stay in place, but it presents a perfect time to protect and improve your health while […]

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Information and resources about coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)

The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is receiving increased attention in the news media as the disease continues to spread around the globe. We understand you may get questions about COVID-19 from partners and program participants. We want to ensure you have the resources you need to be responsive. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC), Wisconsin […]

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Scholarship Available from the Barron County Master Gardeners

The Barron County Master Gardeners if offering a $500 Scholarship for an eligible Barron County student interested in pursuing an education in Horticulture, Landscape Design, or Turf Management.  Interested students should obtain an application form from the Student Services Department at their local high school.  The school will then forward the applications to Kim Grover […]

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Apply for a Garden Grant

Here is a sure sign of Spring!!  The Barron County Master Gardener Volunteers are offering two $150 grants for worthy community garden projects.  The applicant must be a non-profit group or organization.  Send your applications to Kim Grover, Barron County Extension Office, Barron County Government Center, 335 E. Monroe Avenue, Room 2206, Barron, WI 54812.  […]

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S.T.E.M. Saturday (March 14)

Join us for fascinating activities and hands-on experiences showcasing science, technology, engineering and math.  This amazing day will be led by UW faculty—mega-mind professors ready to have fun!  Space is limited and pre-registration is required. Register by March 1.  Download from here, or register online at uwec.ly/barronce

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4-H Barron County Beacon – January

Take a look at what is happening in 4-H.  Volunteer is the key topic of this newsletter.  What makes a good volunteer?  What kinds of volunteers are there in 4-H?  Read about this and more in the January Barron County Beacon.  Please contact us if you can volunteer! To read the 2020 January 4-H Barron […]

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Register for the Parents Forever Classes

Register now for the next Parents Forever Class.  This is a 3 hour “co-parenting” class for parents in the process of divorce, already divorced, or never married but separating.  This class will help parents describe the family transition journey and how each family member will be affected.  Recognize the role of self-care, parent-child relationships, and […]

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