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Introducing 4-H Spin Clubs!

Forest County 4-H is excited to announce the development of a variety of SPIN club opportunities this summer for Forest County youth.  SPIN Club’s are Special Interest clubs where four or more young people learn about a topic of interest.  Topics vary and include interests such as nature, heritage arts, science, photography, gardening, shooting sports […]

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Nature Fair to feature Raptor Education Group, Inc.

This June, we challenge you to go wild! Do something wild every day during June and feel happier, healthier and more connected to nature.  Scientists have been able to demonstrate that nature is good for us.  It can and will greatly improve our physical and mental health. BUT, nature is also FUN!  It is filled […]

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Summer is Short! Spend it Wisely : Attend a Health Career Summer Camp

Health Career Summer camps allow the students to experience first hand the challenges, opportunities and rewards of health professions. The hands-on activities are facilitated by health profession students, instructors and health care professionals. Diversity awareness and leadership skill training are also a part of the camp experience. This unique camp is a collaboration of Wisconsin […]

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UW-Extension and WCA offer trainings for new county officials

  Following the spring elections in even numbered years, UW-Extension’s Local Government Center and the Wisconsin Counties Association co-sponsor day-long County Officials Workshops to orient both new and continuing county officials, at seven locations around the state. In May 2018, topics will include the roles and responsibilities of county board supervisors, the county budgeting process, […]

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BirdQuest event changed to Feed the Birds event

Due to the recent weather events, we are changing our BirdQuest event to a Feed the Birds event!  Unfortunately the Wabeno Boardwalk is currently covered by approximately two or three feet of snow and while the forecast will allow for significant melting, I don’t believe we’ll have a cleared walking path on Sunday afternoon. But […]

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Attention Forest County Military Families

Youth development experts agree that children need a variety of experiences in their lives to help them grow into healthy adolescents and adults.  Attending Summer Camp can help your child learn independence, decision-making, social and emotional skills, as well as allowing for character building opportunities.   Forest County military families are encouraged to experience summer camp […]

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Cranes and Citizen Scientists

Forest County residents are invited to join the 2018 Midwest Crane Count.  Each year in mid-April, over 1,000 Midwest volunteers travel to their local wetlands and favorite birding locations to participate in what is known as the Midwest Crane Count. This annual survey of Sandhill and Whooping Cranes spans over 90 counties in six states […]

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Earth Day Bird Quest!

Celebrate Earth Day with a day of birding!  Forest County youth and families are invited to spend some time outdoors with a group of local Bird Nerds and 4-H manager Michelle Gobert in search of birds around the Wabeno boardwalk trail.  We’ll begin with birding basics: using binoculars and field guides, identifying, and finding birds, […]

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2018 Youth Soccer Program

Youth soccer season in Forest County will once again be held on Saturday mornings beginning April 28th and running through May 19th. This is a beginner soccer program that encourages youth to get outside and be active while learning the basics of soccer. There is no cost to register. Registration forms will be sent home […]

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