Iron County Regional Trail Charrette, Oct. 4th

Charrette (noun): a meeting in which all stakeholders in a project attempt to resolve conflicts & map solutions. As part of ongoing efforts to expand non-motorized trails in Iron County, the Iron County Regional Trail Committee is hosting an exciting public visioning event.  All interested community members, neighbors, & partners are invited to participate in […]

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A Painting of Youth Empowerment in Local Community Development

Amy Nosal, AmeriCorps VISTA with Iron County UWEX, recently completed her 2nd year of service (and started her 3rd!).  To demonstrate her success working in Iron County, she shared the following report with AmeriCorps: A Painting of Youth Empowerment in Local Community Development Iron County is a rural county of approximately 6000 people located in […]

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FE UNIVERSITY: Living LiFe Learning Longer

Not only is Team FE engaging young people in creating healthy communities but we are also engaging seniors, senior citizens that is. During the past two years, Andrea Newby, Iron County UWEX Family Living Educator has been working with local leaders in the aging sector and local senior residents to create programs that promote aging […]

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Hot Off the Press!

Iron County UW-Extension is featured in the latest Land Use Tracker newsletter from UW-Stevens Point! Check out the links below for our article “Engaging Young People in Comprehensive Planning: The Iron County Case Study.” Online Version PDF Document

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Winter’s Remembering of the Hurley Trestle Trailhead Design Project

As the winter storms blow through I think back to warmer days. Like the wonderful fall weather we had when Iron County UW-Extension launched it’s Hurley Trestle Trailhead Design Project.  The project is one of the most current and outstanding examples of our multidisciplinary work. Like many rural areas Iron County faces problems related to […]

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