Supporting Families & Communities

Whether we’re countering food insecurity with family gardens and assistance programs or sharing the skills to raise healthy kids and reach financial security, UW Colleges and UW-Extension are helping solve the pressing needs of Wisconsin families, communities and students.

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SUPPORTING FAMILIES & COMMUNITIES IMPACT STORIES SUBMITTED 130

See how our institutions are supporting families & communities throughout Wisconsin:


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Laurie

UW-Extension has been a great resource for trustworthy information on county drinking water and wells. Staff have been helpful in connecting local folks with questions with facts and resources to solve their well and water quality problems.


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Lee J

I just attended the Agronomy Update meeting in Kimberly, WI. It reminds me how much I depend on UW-Extension to keep me up-to-date on current research in agronomy.


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Brenda S

It happens so often, it now feels routine.


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Jacqueline S

Northwest Connection Family Resources has been around for 23 years. UW-Extension has always been supportive of our agency and the work we do with child care providers and families. During the last 3 years, Lori Baltrusis, Sawyer County Family Living Educator, has been an outstanding partner.


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Charli T

Working with Lori from UW-Extension has been very rewarding. With UW-Extension partnering with my employer, I was first able to attend Parent Caf̩ as a parent and then became a parent host.


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Jeff M

I am undertaking collaborative research on the Nonesuch Formation with Esther Stewart of the Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey (WGNHS). Ms Stewart has been ��� and continues to be ��� a consummate professional.


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Scott H

UW-Washington County instilled the sense of community in a young college student, propelling a career of community service from local industry to Mayor's office. I now lead the business community as the Hartford Chamber of Commerce Executive Director.


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Jim P

I had an idea regarding a business that would connect landowners and potential agricultural land renters. Numerous people recommended that I speak with George Koepp at the UW-Extension Portage County office.


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Jeff H

The Wisconsin Groundwater Monitoring Network is the only source of statewide information on groundwater levels and is playing an increasingly important role in providing needed data to support groundwater quantity management.


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