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CANCELED - St. Croix Valley Master Naturalist Training

A 40-hour training course combining classroom and field experiences about Wisconsin's natural world. Check out the course page for details, including full schedule! https://wimasternaturalist.org/training/volunteer-training/stcroixvalley2020/. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Cost: $275. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: Workshops & Classes. Topic: Land & Forestry. Water Resources. County: Saint Croix. Named Program: NRI - Master Naturalist. Contact Name: Becky Sapper. Contact Email: info@wimasternaturalist.org. COVID-19 Update: Due to the current COVID-19 situation, many of our larger programming events will likely be canceled or postponed. Things are changing quickly, please be sure to contact your event organizer or Extension county office before attending an event. Saturday, June 6, 2020, 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM. For more info visit wimasternaturalist.org.

Cancelled: Kids in the Garden - A Series of Workshops

The program in the garden is geared for children ages 3 to 12 years of age.  We offer flexible scheduling, meeting on Monday afternoons from 4 pm to 5:30 pm, repeating the session on Tuesday morning from 9:30 am to 11 am.  The gardening experience is helped by our Master Gardener Volunteers who will engage your child with learning about bugs, composting, hummingbirds, monarchs and pollinators, apples, and even yoga. Kids will enjoy learning thru our Story Walk presentation at the beginning of each session that introduces the topic of the day to them, and then learning more in depth on the subject of the day from our Master Gardeners and other teachers.  Registration is required for each class.  Call 715-635-3506 to register. Audience: Children. Cost: Free. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: Workshops & Classes. Topic: Gardening & Horticulture. County: Washburn. Contact Name: Lorraine Toman. Contact Email: lltoman@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 715-635-3506. COVID-19 Update: Due to the current COVID-19 situation, many of our larger programming events will likely be canceled or postponed. Things are changing quickly, please be sure to contact your event organizer or Extension county office before attending an event. Monday, June 8, 2020, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM. Spooner Ag Research Station 1036 E Maple Street Spooner, WI 54801. For more info visit www.northcountrymgv.org.

The Beauties of the Garden

Master Gardener Volunteer Linda Anderson will be talking about pollinators, why they are important, and what we can do to nurture and protect them. Audience: Adults. Cost: Free. Registration Required: No. Event Type: Workshops & Classes. Topic: Gardening & Horticulture. County: Barron. Contact Name: Calhoun Memorial Library. Contact Email: burnham@calhounmemoriallibrary.org. Contact phone: (715) 924-3195. COVID-19 Update: Due to the current COVID-19 situation, many of our larger programming events will likely be canceled or postponed. Things are changing quickly, please be sure to contact your event organizer or Extension county office before attending an event. Tuesday, June 9, 2020, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Calhoun Memorial Library 321 Moore Street Chetek, WI 54728. For more info visit www.calhounmemoriallibrary.org.

Rent Smart - Session 1

Rent Smart is designed to help those individuals who have little to no rental experience and those who have had difficulty obtaining rental housing.  Participants may be first time renters as they graduate from school, homeowners transitioning to renting, individuals with poor rental or credit history, or individuals who have other issues that may cause potential landlords to perceive them as high-risk tenants.  Rent Smart provides practical education to help people looking for rental housing find, get, and keep suitable housing.  The program focuses on the knowledge and skills essential for a successful renting experience.  It challenges participants to know and understand their rights and responsibilities as a tenant, as well as know and understand the rights and responsibilities of their landlord.  Emphasis is on forming a strong partnership between the tenant and landlord.  Establishing a positive rental history is much like having a positive credit report and Rent Smart starts participants on the right p… Audience: Adults. Seniors. Cost: FREE. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: Workshops & Classes. Topic: Personal Finances. County: Winnebago. Contact Name: Todd Wenzel. Contact Email: todd.wenzel@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 920-232-1973. COVID-19 Update: Due to the current COVID-19 situation, many of our larger programming events will likely be canceled or postponed. Things are changing quickly, please be sure to contact your event organizer or Extension county office before attending an event. Tuesday, June 9, 2020, 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM. Cumberland Court Apartments (Community Room) 1152 Cumberland Tr. Oshkosh, WI 54901. For more info visit winnebago.extension.wisc.edu.

Cancelled: Master Gardeners Present: Using Culinary Herbs

Master Gardener Volunteers will demonstrate various uses for culinary herbs in the Teaching and Display Garden. Audience: Adults. Cost: Free. Registration Required: No. Event Type: Workshops & Classes. Topic: Gardening & Horticulture. County: Washburn. Contact Name: Sue Reinardy. Contact Email: sreinardy@centurytel.net. Contact phone: (715) 462-3361. COVID-19 Update: Due to the current COVID-19 situation, many of our larger programming events will likely be canceled or postponed. Things are changing quickly, please be sure to contact your event organizer or Extension county office before attending an event. Thursday, June 11, 2020, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. Spooner Ag Research Station 1036 E Maple Street Spooner, WI 54801. For more info visit www.northcountrymgv.org.

Rent Smart - Session 2

Rent Smart is designed to help those individuals who have little to no rental experience and those who have had difficulty obtaining rental housing.  Participants may be first time renters as they graduate from school, homeowners transitioning to renting, individuals with poor rental or credit history, or individuals who have other issues that may cause potential landlords to perceive them as high-risk tenants.  Rent Smart provides practical education to help people looking for rental housing find, get, and keep suitable housing.  The program focuses on the knowledge and skills essential for a successful renting experience.  It challenges participants to know and understand their rights and responsibilities as a tenant, as well as know and understand the rights and responsibilities of their landlord.  Emphasis is on forming a strong partnership between the tenant and landlord.  Establishing a positive rental history is much like having a positive credit report and Rent Smart starts participants on the right p… Audience: Adults. Seniors. Cost: FREE. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: Workshops & Classes. Topic: Personal Finances. County: Winnebago. Contact Name: Todd Wenzel. Contact Email: todd.wenzel@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 920-232-1973. COVID-19 Update: Due to the current COVID-19 situation, many of our larger programming events will likely be canceled or postponed. Things are changing quickly, please be sure to contact your event organizer or Extension county office before attending an event. Tuesday, June 16, 2020, 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM. Cumberland Court Apartments (Community Center) 1152 Cumberland Tr. Oshkosh, WI 54901. For more info visit winnebago.extension.wisc.edu.

Lawn Chair Learning 2020

"ADULT" Lawn Chair Learning 2020 - Summer Garden Program - Outdoor setting - bring your own water and bug spray and join others in learning about a variety of garden topics.  April 21—”Mulch is Marvelous” May 5— Two Topics: “Vegetables in Containers” &  “Magical Pole Beans” May 19—“Attack of the Killer Tomatoes” June 2—”Herbs” June 16—”Create a Butterfly Garden & Marvelous Monarchs” June 30—”Composting 101” July 14—”Bugs ...the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly “ July 28—”Bugs and Weeds—Friend or foe?” August 11—”Landscaping with Native Plants” August 25—”You say Toe—May—Toe, I say Toe—Mah—Toe”. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Cost: Free. Registration Required: No. Event Type: Workshops & Classes. Topic: Gardening & Horticulture. County: Crawford. Named Program: Ag - Master Gardener. Contact Name: Donna Teynor. Contact Email: karen.snitker@wisc.edu. Contact phone: (608) 412-4661. COVID-19 Update: Due to the current COVID-19 situation, many of our larger programming events will likely be canceled or postponed. Things are changing quickly, please be sure to contact your event organizer or Extension county office before attending an event. Tuesday, June 16, 2020, 5:45 PM – 7:45 PM. 4th Ward Shelter on Fisher Street (Except for June 16 - will be held at Memorial Gardens) St. Feriole Island Prairie du Chien, WI 53821. For more info visit crawford.extension.wisc.edu.

Kids in the Garden 2020

Kids in the Garden is a summer garden program for kids aged 5-14 years old. Please note, there are two different time frames offered each day. Children may attend either from 9:30 AM – 11 AM or from 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM. Fun in the garden topics: June 17 - Planting a Pizza Garden & Learning about our NEW Root Box , July 15 - Butterflies! , July 29 - Bees and Re-Filling our Bug Condo! , August 12 - Pizza Party , To pre-register, call Donna Teynor at (608) 412-4661. A parent or an adult is required to stay with children under 10 years of age. Audience: Children. Teens. Cost: Free. Registration Required: No. Topic: Gardening & Horticulture. County: Crawford. Named Program: Ag - Master Gardener. Contact Name: Donna Teynor. Contact Email: karen.snitker@wisc.edu. Contact phone: (608) 412-4661. COVID-19 Update: Due to the current COVID-19 situation, many of our larger programming events will likely be canceled or postponed. Things are changing quickly, please be sure to contact your event organizer or Extension county office before attending an event. Wednesday, June 17, 2020, 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM. Memorial Gardens St Feriole Island Prairie du Chien, WI 53821. For more info visit crawford.extension.wisc.edu.

UW Education, Extension, and Agriculture Committee Meeting

The UW Education, Extension, and Agriculture Committee Meeting is a county-level advisory board that meets monthly and oversees the Extension office. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. Seniors. Cost: FREE. Registration Required: No. Event Type: Free Events. Topic: Community & Economic Development. County: Winnebago. Contact Name: Tom Snider. COVID-19 Update: Due to the current COVID-19 situation, many of our larger programming events will likely be canceled or postponed. Things are changing quickly, please be sure to contact your event organizer or Extension county office before attending an event. Thursday, June 18, 2020, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. J.P. Coughlin Center 625 E. County Rd. Y Oshkosh, WI 54901.

CANCELED - Friends of Pheasant Branch Conservancy Master Naturalist Training

A 40-hour training course combining classroom and field experiences about Wisconsin's natural world. Check out the course page for details, including full schedule! https://wimasternaturalist.org/training/volunteer-training/pheasantbranch2020/. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Cost: $275. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: Workshops & Classes. Topic: Land & Forestry. County: Dane. Named Program: NRI - Master Naturalist. Contact Name: Becky Sapper. Contact Email: info@wimasternaturalist.org. COVID-19 Update: Due to the current COVID-19 situation, many of our larger programming events will likely be canceled or postponed. Things are changing quickly, please be sure to contact your event organizer or Extension county office before attending an event. Friday, June 19, 2020, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit wimasternaturalist.org.

CANCELED - Trees for Tomorrow Master Naturalist Training

A 40-hour training course combining classroom and field experiences about Wisconsin's natural world. Check out the course page for details, including full schedule! https://wimasternaturalist.org/training/volunteer-training/tft2020/. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Cost: $275. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: Workshops & Classes. Topic: Land & Forestry. County: Vilas. Named Program: NRI - Master Naturalist. Contact Name: Becky Sapper. Contact Email: info@wimasternaturalist.org. COVID-19 Update: Due to the current COVID-19 situation, many of our larger programming events will likely be canceled or postponed. Things are changing quickly, please be sure to contact your event organizer or Extension county office before attending an event. Monday, June 22, 2020, 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit wimasternaturalist.org.

CANCELLED: Bus Trip Along the River Road

Tours scheduled: Genoa National Fish Hatchery, Friendship Gardens in LaCrosse, Wine Tasting & Lunch at Vernon Winery in Viroqua, Second Nature Garden Center in Readstown. Includes lunch, snacks, water, wine tasting, chances for prizes. Pick up locations: Platteville, Lancaster, Bloomington and Prairie du Chien. Registration is due by 6/12. For more information about the Grant County Master Gardeners, visit our website here! Audience: Adults. Seniors. Cost: $45. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: Field Days. Topic: Gardening & Horticulture. County: Crawford. Grant. Lafayette. Named Program: Ag - Master Gardener. Contact Name: Lori Vesperman. Contact Email: lori.vesperman@wisc.edu. Contact phone: (608) 723-2125. COVID-19 Update: Due to the current COVID-19 situation, many of our larger programming events will likely be canceled or postponed. Things are changing quickly, please be sure to contact your event organizer or Extension county office before attending an event. Friday, June 26, 2020. Genoa, Lacrosse, Viroqua, Readstown. For more info visit grantcountymastergardeners.weebly.com.

Lawn Chair Learning 2020

"ADULT" Lawn Chair Learning 2020 - Summer Garden Program - Outdoor setting - bring your own water and bug spray and join others in learning about a variety of garden topics.  April 21—”Mulch is Marvelous” May 5— Two Topics: “Vegetables in Containers” &  “Magical Pole Beans” May 19—“Attack of the Killer Tomatoes” June 2—”Herbs” June 16—”Create a Butterfly Garden & Marvelous Monarchs” June 30—”Composting 101” July 14—”Bugs ...the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly “ July 28—”Bugs and Weeds—Friend or foe?” August 11—”Landscaping with Native Plants” August 25—”You say Toe—May—Toe, I say Toe—Mah—Toe”. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Cost: Free. Registration Required: No. Event Type: Workshops & Classes. Topic: Gardening & Horticulture. County: Crawford. Named Program: Ag - Master Gardener. Contact Name: Donna Teynor. Contact Email: karen.snitker@wisc.edu. Contact phone: (608) 412-4661. COVID-19 Update: Due to the current COVID-19 situation, many of our larger programming events will likely be canceled or postponed. Things are changing quickly, please be sure to contact your event organizer or Extension county office before attending an event. Tuesday, June 30, 2020, 5:45 PM – 7:45 PM. 4th Ward Shelter on Fisher Street (Except for June 16 - will be held at Memorial Gardens) St. Feriole Island Prairie du Chien, WI 53821. For more info visit crawford.extension.wisc.edu.

Kids in the Garden 2020

Kids in the Garden is a summer garden program for kids aged 5-14 years old. Please note, there are two different time frames offered each day. Children may attend either from 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM or from 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM. Fun in the garden topics: June 17 - Planting a Pizza Garden & Learning about our NEW Root Box , July 15 - Butterflies! , July 29 - Bees and Re-Filling our Bug Condo! , August 12 - Pizza Party , To pre-register, call Donna Teynor at (608) 412-4661. A parent or an adult is required to stay with children under 10 years of age. Audience: Children. Teens. Cost: Free. Registration Required: No. Topic: Gardening & Horticulture. County: Crawford. Named Program: Ag - Master Gardener. Contact Name: Donna Teynor. Contact Email: karen.snitker@wisc.edu. Contact phone: (608) 412-4661. COVID-19 Update: Due to the current COVID-19 situation, many of our larger programming events will likely be canceled or postponed. Things are changing quickly, please be sure to contact your event organizer or Extension county office before attending an event. Wednesday, July 1, 2020, 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM. Memorial Gardens St Feriole Island Prairie du Chien, WI 53821. For more info visit crawford.extension.wisc.edu.

CANCELLED: Camp Y-Koda/Kohler-Andrae Master Naturalist Training

A 40-hour training course combining classroom and field experiences about Wisconsin's natural world. Check out the course page for details, including full schedule! https://wimasternaturalist.org/training/volunteer-training/sheboygan2020/. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Cost: $275. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: Workshops & Classes. Topic: Land & Forestry. County: Sheboygan. Named Program: NRI - Master Naturalist. Contact Name: Becky Sapper. Contact Email: info@wimasternaturalist.org. COVID-19 Update: Due to the current COVID-19 situation, many of our larger programming events will likely be canceled or postponed. Things are changing quickly, please be sure to contact your event organizer or Extension county office before attending an event. Wednesday, July 8, 2020, 8:30 AM – 5:30 PM. Camp Y-Koda, W3340 Sunset Road, Sheboygan Falls, WI 53085. For more info visit wimasternaturalist.org.

CANCELLED: F.U.N. Master Naturalist Training

A 40-hour training course combining classroom and field experiences about Wisconsin's natural world. Check out the course page for details, including full schedule! https://wimasternaturalist.org/training/volunteer-training/fun2020/. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Cost: $275. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: Workshops & Classes. Topic: Land & Forestry. County: Dane. Named Program: NRI - Master Naturalist. Contact Name: Becky Sapper. Contact Email: info@wimasternaturalist.org. COVID-19 Update: Due to the current COVID-19 situation, many of our larger programming events will likely be canceled or postponed. Things are changing quickly, please be sure to contact your event organizer or Extension county office before attending an event. Saturday, July 11, 2020, 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM. Warner Park Community Center, 1625 Northport Dr. Madison, WI 53704. For more info visit wimasternaturalist.org.

Cancelled: Master Gardeners Present: In-the-Garden Workshops

In the Teaching and Display Garden, Master Gardener Volunteers lead participants in different stations, including "A Wicking Garden," "Sensory Garden," floral design demonstrations, and display garden tours. Audience: Adults. Cost: Free. Registration Required: No. Event Type: Workshops & Classes. Topic: Gardening & Horticulture. County: Washburn. Contact Name: Sue Reinardy. Contact Email: sreinardy@centurytel.net. Contact phone: (715) 462-3361. COVID-19 Update: Due to the current COVID-19 situation, many of our larger programming events will likely be canceled or postponed. Things are changing quickly, please be sure to contact your event organizer or Extension county office before attending an event. Saturday, July 11, 2020, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Spooner Ag Research Station 1036 E Maple Street Spooner, WI 54801. For more info visit www.northcountrymgv.org.

CANCELLED: Welty Summer Master Naturalist Training

A 40-hour training course combining classroom and field experiences about Wisconsin's natural world. Check out the course page for details, including full schedule! https://wimasternaturalist.org/training/volunteer-training/weltysummer2020/. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Cost: $275. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: Workshops & Classes. Topic: Land & Forestry. County: Rock. Named Program: NRI - Master Naturalist. Contact Name: Becky Sapper. Contact Email: info@wimasternaturalist.org. COVID-19 Update: Due to the current COVID-19 situation, many of our larger programming events will likely be canceled or postponed. Things are changing quickly, please be sure to contact your event organizer or Extension county office before attending an event. Monday, July 13, 2020, 10:00 AM – 2:30 PM. Welty Environmental Center, 1201 Big Hill Court, Beloit, WI 53511. For more info visit wimasternaturalist.org.

HCE Leader Training

Leader Training meetings are designed to train one or two leaders from an HCE club. These leaders attend the training meeting, then take the information back to their club and teach other members. The leaders will receive subject matter information and techniques to help the leader(s) present the material. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Cost: FREE. Registration Required: Yes. County: Winnebago. Contact Name: Mandi Dornfeld. Contact Email: amanda.dornfeld@wisc.edu. Contact phone: (920) 232-1973. COVID-19 Update: Due to the current COVID-19 situation, many of our larger programming events will likely be canceled or postponed. Things are changing quickly, please be sure to contact your event organizer or Extension county office before attending an event. Monday, July 13, 2020, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. J.P. Coughlin Center 625 E. County Rd. Y Oshkosh, WI 54901.

HCE Executive Board Meeting

The HCE Executive Board Meeting is a quarterly meeting for HCE Executive Board Leaders to conduct business for their organization. HCE Club leaders, HCE representatives, and the public are welcome to attend! Audience: Adults. Seniors. Cost: FREE. Registration Required: No. County: Winnebago. Contact Name: Mandi Dornfeld. Contact Email: amanda.dornfeld@wisc.edu. Contact phone: (920) 232-1973. COVID-19 Update: Due to the current COVID-19 situation, many of our larger programming events will likely be canceled or postponed. Things are changing quickly, please be sure to contact your event organizer or Extension county office before attending an event. Monday, July 13, 2020, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. J.P. Coughlin Center 625 E. County Rd. Y Oshkosh, WI 54901.

Lawn Chair Learning 2020

"ADULT" Lawn Chair Learning 2020 - Summer Garden Program - Outdoor setting - bring your own water and bug spray and join others in learning about a variety of garden topics.  April 21—”Mulch is Marvelous” May 5— Two Topics: “Vegetables in Containers” &  “Magical Pole Beans” May 19—“Attack of the Killer Tomatoes” June 2—”Herbs” June 16—”Create a Butterfly Garden & Marvelous Monarchs” June 30—”Composting 101” July 14—"Bugs ...the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly" July 28—”Bugs and Weeds—Friend or foe?” August 11—”Landscaping with Native Plants” August 25—”You say Toe—May—Toe, I say Toe—Mah—Toe”. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Cost: Free. Registration Required: No. Event Type: Workshops & Classes. Topic: Gardening & Horticulture. County: Crawford. Named Program: Ag - Master Gardener. Contact Name: Donna Teynor. Contact Email: karen.snitker@wisc.edu. Contact phone: (608) 412-4661. COVID-19 Update: Due to the current COVID-19 situation, many of our larger programming events will likely be canceled or postponed. Things are changing quickly, please be sure to contact your event organizer or Extension county office before attending an event. Tuesday, July 14, 2020, 5:45 PM – 7:45 PM. 4th Ward Shelter on Fisher Street (Except for June 16 - will be held at Memorial Gardens) St. Feriole Island Prairie du Chien, WI 53821. For more info visit crawford.extension.wisc.edu.

Kids in the Garden 2020

Kids in the Garden is a summer garden program for kids aged 5-14 years old. Please note, there are two different time frames offered each day. Children may attend either from 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM or from 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM. Fun in the garden topics: June 17 - Planting a Pizza Garden & Learning about our NEW Root Box , July 15 - Butterflies! , July 29 - Bees and Re-Filling our Bug Condo! , August 12 - Pizza Party , To pre-register, call Donna Teynor at (608) 412-4661. A parent or an adult is required to stay with children under 10 years of age. Audience: Children. Teens. Cost: Free. Registration Required: No. Topic: Gardening & Horticulture. County: Crawford. Named Program: Ag - Master Gardener. Contact Name: Donna Teynor. Contact Email: karen.snitker@wisc.edu. Contact phone: (608) 412-4661. COVID-19 Update: Due to the current COVID-19 situation, many of our larger programming events will likely be canceled or postponed. Things are changing quickly, please be sure to contact your event organizer or Extension county office before attending an event. Wednesday, July 15, 2020, 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM. Memorial Gardens St Feriole Island Prairie du Chien, WI 53821. For more info visit crawford.extension.wisc.edu.

UW Education, Extension, and Agriculture Committee Meeting

The UW Education, Extension, and Agriculture Committee Meeting is a county-level advisory board that meets monthly and oversees the Extension office. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. Seniors. Cost: FREE. Registration Required: No. Event Type: Free Events. Topic: Community & Economic Development. County: Winnebago. Contact Name: Tom Snider. COVID-19 Update: Due to the current COVID-19 situation, many of our larger programming events will likely be canceled or postponed. Things are changing quickly, please be sure to contact your event organizer or Extension county office before attending an event. Thursday, July 16, 2020, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. J.P. Coughlin Center 625 E. County Rd. Y Oshkosh, WI 54901.

CANCELLED: Retzer Master Naturalist Training

A 40-hour training course combining classroom and field experiences about Wisconsin's natural world. Check out the course page for details, including full schedule! https://wimasternaturalist.org/training/volunteer-training/retzer2020/. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Cost: $275. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: Workshops & Classes. Topic: Land & Forestry. County: Waukesha. Named Program: NRI - Master Naturalist. Contact Name: Becky Sapper. Contact Email: info@wimasternaturalist.org. COVID-19 Update: Due to the current COVID-19 situation, many of our larger programming events will likely be canceled or postponed. Things are changing quickly, please be sure to contact your event organizer or Extension county office before attending an event. Monday, July 20, 2020, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Retzer Nature Center, S14W28167 Madison Street, Waukesha, WI 53188. For more info visit wimasternaturalist.org.

State 4-H Livestock Judging Contest

At this contest, UW-Madison Division of Extension 4-H selects the state-winning teams who will be sent to the National Competition. The top senior team travels to Louisville, Kentucky and the second place senior team travels to Denver, Colorado. Teams that compete qualified at the district Area Animal Science Days throughout the state. For more information, please contact: Bernadette (Bernie) O'Rourke - Extension Livestock Specialist/Animal Science Recruitment borourke2@ansci.wisc.edu Phone: (608) 263-4304 Fax: (608) 262-5157 Joe Muellenberg- Outreach Specialist joe.muellenberg@wisc.edu Phone: (608) 262-9605 Fax: (608) 265-6407. Audience: Teens. Cost: 12.00. Registration Required: No. Topic: 4-H & Youth. Animal Agriculture. County: Adams. Ashland. Barron. Bayfield. Brown. Buffalo. Burnett. Calumet. Chippewa. Clark. Columbia. Crawford. Dane. Dodge. Door. Douglas. Dunn. Eau Claire. Florence. Fond du Lac. Forest. Grant. Green. Green Lake. Iowa. Iron. Jackson. Jefferson. Juneau. Kenosha. Kewaunee. La Crosse. Lafayette. Langlade. Lincoln. Manitowoc. Marathon. Marinette. Marquette. Menominee. Milwaukee. Monroe. Oconto. Oneida. Outagamie. Ozaukee. Pepin. Pierce. Polk. Portage. Price. Racine.… Contact Name: Bernie O'Rourke. Contact Email: borourke2@ansci.wisc.edu. Contact phone: (608) 263-4304. COVID-19 Update: Due to the current COVID-19 situation, many of our larger programming events will likely be canceled or postponed. Things are changing quickly, please be sure to contact your event organizer or Extension county office before attending an event. Monday, July 27, 2020. UW-Madison Campus Animal Science Building Stock Pavilion. For more info visit fyi.extension.wisc.edu.

CANCELLED: Kishwauketoe Nature Center Master Naturalist Training

A 40-hour training course combining classroom and field experiences about Wisconsin's natural world. Check out the course page for details, including full schedule! https://wimasternaturalist.org/training/volunteer-training/knc2020/. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Cost: $275. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: Workshops & Classes. Topic: Land & Forestry. County: Walworth. Named Program: NRI - Master Naturalist. Contact Name: Becky Sapper. Contact Email: info@wimasternaturalist.org. COVID-19 Update: Due to the current COVID-19 situation, many of our larger programming events will likely be canceled or postponed. Things are changing quickly, please be sure to contact your event organizer or Extension county office before attending an event. Monday, July 27, 2020, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Williams Bay Village Hall, 250 Williams St, Williams Bay, WI 53191. For more info visit wimasternaturalist.org.

Lawn Chair Learning 2020

"ADULT" Lawn Chair Learning 2020 - Summer Garden Program - Outdoor setting - bring your own water and bug spray and join others in learning about a variety of garden topics.  April 21—”Mulch is Marvelous” May 5— Two Topics: “Vegetables in Containers” &  “Magical Pole Beans” May 19—“Attack of the Killer Tomatoes” June 2—”Herbs” June 16—”Create a Butterfly Garden & Marvelous Monarchs” June 30—”Composting 101” July 14—”Bugs ...the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly “ July 28—”Bugs and Weeds—Friend or foe?” August 11—”Landscaping with Native Plants” August 25—”You say Toe—May—Toe, I say Toe—Mah—Toe”. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Cost: Free. Registration Required: No. Event Type: Workshops & Classes. Topic: Gardening & Horticulture. County: Crawford. Named Program: Ag - Master Gardener. Contact Name: Donna Teynor. Contact Email: karen.snitker@wisc.edu. Contact phone: (608) 412-4661. COVID-19 Update: Due to the current COVID-19 situation, many of our larger programming events will likely be canceled or postponed. Things are changing quickly, please be sure to contact your event organizer or Extension county office before attending an event. Tuesday, July 28, 2020, 5:45 PM – 7:45 PM. 4th Ward Shelter on Fisher Street (Except for June 16 - will be held at Memorial Gardens) St. Feriole Island Prairie du Chien, WI 53821. For more info visit crawford.extension.wisc.edu.

Kids in the Garden 2020

Kids in the Garden is a summer garden program for kids aged 5-14 years old. Please note, there are two different time frames offered each day. Children may attend either from 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM or from 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM. Fun in the garden topics: June 17 - Planting a Pizza Garden & Learning about our NEW Root Box , July 15 - Butterflies! , July 29 - Bees and Re-Filling our Bug Condo! , August 12 - Pizza Party , To pre-register, call Donna Teynor at (608) 412-4661. A parent or an adult is required to stay with children under 10 years of age. Audience: Children. Teens. Cost: Free. Registration Required: No. Topic: Gardening & Horticulture. County: Crawford. Named Program: Ag - Master Gardener. Contact Name: Donna Teynor. Contact Email: karen.snitker@wisc.edu. Contact phone: (608) 412-4661. COVID-19 Update: Due to the current COVID-19 situation, many of our larger programming events will likely be canceled or postponed. Things are changing quickly, please be sure to contact your event organizer or Extension county office before attending an event. Wednesday, July 29, 2020, 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM. Memorial Gardens St Feriole Island Prairie du Chien, WI 53821. For more info visit crawford.extension.wisc.edu.

CANCELLED: Beaver Creek Reserve Master Naturalist Training

A 40-hour training course combining classroom and field experiences about Wisconsin's natural world. Check out the course page for details, including full schedule! https://wimasternaturalist.org/training/volunteer-training/beavercreekreserve2020/. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Cost: $275. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: Workshops & Classes. Topic: Land & Forestry. County: Eau Claire. Named Program: NRI - Master Naturalist. Contact Name: Becky Sapper. Contact Email: info@wimasternaturalist.org. COVID-19 Update: Due to the current COVID-19 situation, many of our larger programming events will likely be canceled or postponed. Things are changing quickly, please be sure to contact your event organizer or Extension county office before attending an event. Monday, August 10, 2020, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Beaver Creek Reserve, S1 County Road K, Fall Creek, WI 54742. For more info visit wimasternaturalist.org.

Lawn Chair Learning 2020

"ADULT" Lawn Chair Learning 2020 - Summer Garden Program - Outdoor setting - bring your own water and bug spray and join others in learning about a variety of garden topics.  April 21—”Mulch is Marvelous” May 5— Two Topics: “Vegetables in Containers” &  “Magical Pole Beans” May 19—“Attack of the Killer Tomatoes” June 2—”Herbs” June 16—”Create a Butterfly Garden & Marvelous Monarchs” June 30—”Composting 101” July 14—”Bugs ...the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly “ July 28—”Bugs and Weeds—Friend or foe?” August 11—”Landscaping with Native Plants” August 25—”You say Toe—May—Toe, I say Toe—Mah—Toe”. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Cost: Free. Registration Required: No. Event Type: Workshops & Classes. Topic: Gardening & Horticulture. County: Crawford. Named Program: Ag - Master Gardener. Contact Name: Donna Teynor. Contact Email: karen.snitker@wisc.edu. Contact phone: (608) 412-4661. COVID-19 Update: Due to the current COVID-19 situation, many of our larger programming events will likely be canceled or postponed. Things are changing quickly, please be sure to contact your event organizer or Extension county office before attending an event. Tuesday, August 11, 2020, 5:45 PM – 7:45 PM. 4th Ward Shelter on Fisher Street (Except for June 16 - will be held at Memorial Gardens) St. Feriole Island Prairie du Chien, WI 53821. For more info visit crawford.extension.wisc.edu.

Rent Smart - Session 1

Rent Smart is designed to help those individuals who have little to no rental experience and those who have had difficulty obtaining rental housing.  Participants may be first time renters as they graduate from school, homeowners transitioning to renting, individuals with poor rental or credit history, or individuals who have other issues that may cause potential landlords to perceive them as high-risk tenants.  Rent Smart provides practical education to help people looking for rental housing find, get, and keep suitable housing.  The program focuses on the knowledge and skills essential for a successful renting experience.  It challenges participants to know and understand their rights and responsibilities as a tenant, as well as know and understand the rights and responsibilities of their landlord.  Emphasis is on forming a strong partnership between the tenant and landlord.  Establishing a positive rental history is much like having a positive credit report and Rent Smart starts participants on the right p… Audience: Adults. Seniors. Cost: FREE. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: Workshops & Classes. Topic: Personal Finances. County: Winnebago. Contact Name: Todd Wenzel. Contact Email: todd.wenzel@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 920-232-1973. COVID-19 Update: Due to the current COVID-19 situation, many of our larger programming events will likely be canceled or postponed. Things are changing quickly, please be sure to contact your event organizer or Extension county office before attending an event. Tuesday, August 11, 2020, 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM. Menasha Public Library 440 1st St. Menasha, WI 54952. For more info visit winnebago.extension.wisc.edu.

Kids in the Garden 2020

Kids in the Garden is a summer garden program for kids aged 5-14 years old. Please note, there are two different time frames offered each day. Children may attend either from 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM or from 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM. Fun in the garden topics: June 17 - Planting a Pizza Garden & Learning about our NEW Root Box , July 15 - Butterflies! , July 29 - Bees and Re-Filling our Bug Condo! , August 12 - Pizza Party , To pre-register, call Donna Teynor at (608) 412-4661. A parent or an adult is required to stay with children under 10 years of age.​​​​​​​. Audience: Children. Teens. Cost: Free. Registration Required: No. Topic: Gardening & Horticulture. County: Crawford. Named Program: Ag - Master Gardener. Contact Name: Donna Teynor. Contact Email: karen.snitker@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 608-412-4661. COVID-19 Update: Due to the current COVID-19 situation, many of our larger programming events will likely be canceled or postponed. Things are changing quickly, please be sure to contact your event organizer or Extension county office before attending an event. Wednesday, August 12, 2020, 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM. Memorial Gardens St Feriole Island Prairie du Chien, WI 53821. For more info visit crawford.extension.wisc.edu.

Rent Smart - Session 2

Rent Smart is designed to help those individuals who have little to no rental experience and those who have had difficulty obtaining rental housing.  Participants may be first time renters as they graduate from school, homeowners transitioning to renting, individuals with poor rental or credit history, or individuals who have other issues that may cause potential landlords to perceive them as high-risk tenants.  Rent Smart provides practical education to help people looking for rental housing find, get, and keep suitable housing.  The program focuses on the knowledge and skills essential for a successful renting experience.  It challenges participants to know and understand their rights and responsibilities as a tenant, as well as know and understand the rights and responsibilities of their landlord.  Emphasis is on forming a strong partnership between the tenant and landlord.  Establishing a positive rental history is much like having a positive credit report and Rent Smart starts participants on the right p… Audience: Adults. Seniors. Cost: FREE. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: Workshops & Classes. Topic: Personal Finances. County: Winnebago. Contact Name: Todd Wenzel. Contact Email: todd.wenzel@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 920-232-1973. COVID-19 Update: Due to the current COVID-19 situation, many of our larger programming events will likely be canceled or postponed. Things are changing quickly, please be sure to contact your event organizer or Extension county office before attending an event. Tuesday, August 18, 2020, 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM. Menasha Public Library 440 1st St. Menasha, WI 54952. For more info visit winnebago.extension.wisc.edu.

UW Education, Extension, and Agriculture Committee Meeting

The UW Education, Extension, and Agriculture Committee Meeting is a county-level advisory board that meets monthly and oversees the Extension office. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. Seniors. Cost: FREE. Registration Required: No. Event Type: Free Events. Topic: Community & Economic Development. County: Winnebago. Contact Name: Tom Snider. COVID-19 Update: Due to the current COVID-19 situation, many of our larger programming events will likely be canceled or postponed. Things are changing quickly, please be sure to contact your event organizer or Extension county office before attending an event. Thursday, August 20, 2020, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. J.P. Coughlin Center 625 E. County Rd. Y Oshkosh, WI 54901.

CANCELLED: Welty Fall Master Naturalist Training

A 40-hour training course combining classroom and field experiences about Wisconsin's natural world. Check out the course page for details, including full schedule! https://wimasternaturalist.org/training/volunteer-training/weltyfall2020/. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Cost: $275. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: Workshops & Classes. Topic: Land & Forestry. County: Rock. Named Program: NRI - Master Naturalist. Contact Name: Becky Sapper. Contact Email: info@wimasternaturalist.org. COVID-19 Update: Due to the current COVID-19 situation, many of our larger programming events will likely be canceled or postponed. Things are changing quickly, please be sure to contact your event organizer or Extension county office before attending an event. Sunday, August 23, 2020, 1:00 PM – 5:30 PM. Welty Environmental Center, 1201 Big Hill Court, Beloit, WI 53511. For more info visit wimasternaturalist.org.

Lawn Chair Learning 2020

"ADULT" Lawn Chair Learning 2020 - Summer Garden Program - Outdoor setting - bring your own water and bug spray and join others in learning about a variety of garden topics.  April 21—”Mulch is Marvelous” May 5— Two Topics: “Vegetables in Containers” &  “Magical Pole Beans” May 19—“Attack of the Killer Tomatoes” June 2—”Herbs” June 16—”Create a Butterfly Garden & Marvelous Monarchs” June 30—”Composting 101” July 14—”Bugs ...the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly “ July 28—”Bugs and Weeds—Friend or foe?” August 11—”Landscaping with Native Plants” August 25—”You say Toe—May—Toe, I say Toe—Mah—Toe”. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Cost: Free. Registration Required: No. Event Type: Workshops & Classes. Topic: Gardening & Horticulture. County: Crawford. Named Program: Ag - Master Gardener. Contact Name: Donna Teynor. Contact Email: karen.snitker@wisc.edu. Contact phone: (608) 412-4661. COVID-19 Update: Due to the current COVID-19 situation, many of our larger programming events will likely be canceled or postponed. Things are changing quickly, please be sure to contact your event organizer or Extension county office before attending an event. Tuesday, August 25, 2020, 5:45 PM – 7:45 PM. 4th Ward Shelter on Fisher Street (Except for June 16 - will be held at Memorial Gardens) St. Feriole Island Prairie du Chien, WI 53821. For more info visit crawford.extension.wisc.edu.

Cancelled: Twilight Garden Tour

In the Teaching and Display Garden, University of Wisconsin Specialists, Master Gardener Volunteers, and guest speakers present demonstrations, displays, and vegetable tastings. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Cost: Free. Registration Required: No. Event Type: Field Days. Free Events. Tours. Topic: Gardening & Horticulture. County: Washburn. Contact Name: Lorraine Toman. Contact Email: lltoman@wisc.edu. Contact phone: (715) 635-3506. COVID-19 Update: Due to the current COVID-19 situation, many of our larger programming events will likely be canceled or postponed. Things are changing quickly, please be sure to contact your event organizer or Extension county office before attending an event. Wednesday, August 26, 2020, 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Spooner Ag Research Staton 1036 E Maple Street Spooner, WI 54801. For more info visit www.northcountrymgv.org.

CANCELLED: Schlitz Audubon Master Naturalist Training

A 40-hour training course combining classroom and field experiences about Wisconsin's natural world. Check out the course page for details, including full schedule! https://wimasternaturalist.org/training/volunteer-training/schlitz2020/. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Cost: $275. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: Workshops & Classes. Topic: Land & Forestry. County: Milwaukee. Named Program: NRI - Master Naturalist. Contact Name: Becky Sapper. Contact Email: info@wimasternaturalist.org. COVID-19 Update: Due to the current COVID-19 situation, many of our larger programming events will likely be canceled or postponed. Things are changing quickly, please be sure to contact your event organizer or Extension county office before attending an event. Thursday, August 27, 2020, 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM. Schlitz Audubon Nature Center, 1111 E Brown Deer Rd, Milwaukee, WI 53217. For more info visit wimasternaturalist.org.

2020 Dodge County Clean Sweep Collection

Clean Sweep is a collection of unwanted, unused or damaged agriculture or household hazardous waste. This program collects and disposes of waste in an environmentally safe method through a licensed hazardous waste facility. Hazardous waste can usually be identified by product labels that contain any of the following words:  Caution , Warning , Danger  , Poison , Toxic , Ignitable  , Flammable , Acid , Corrosive , Reactive , Cost: Household/$10 vehicle , Agriculture/Free;must pre-register , Small Business (VSQG)/must pre-register; cost will be assessed.  , REGISTER BEFORE AUGUST 21, 2020. Audience: Adults. Cost: $10. Registration Required: Yes. Topic: Community & Economic Development. County: Dodge. Contact Name: Joe Zimbric. Contact Email: jwzimbric@wisc.edu. Contact phone: (920) 386-3790. COVID-19 Update: Due to the current COVID-19 situation, many of our larger programming events will likely be canceled or postponed. Things are changing quickly, please be sure to contact your event organizer or Extension county office before attending an event. Saturday, August 29, 2020, 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Dodge County Highway Department Town of Trenton N8856 County Road A Beaver Dam, WI 53916. For more info visit dodge.extension.wisc.edu.