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  • New plan spotlights Wisconsin’s outdoor recreation, public health – News from Cooperative Extension
    Stevens Point co authored Wisconsin s 2011 2016 Statewide Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan or SCORP The 2013 SCORP is available online at http dnr wi gov topic parks planning scorp Wisconsin s 2013 SCORP was recently honored by the National Park Service and the Society of Outdoor Recreation Professionals with a national award for exemplary contributions to outdoor recreation planning The presenters called Wisconsin s plan the best of the best The new SCORP focuses attention on outdoor recreation and its role in local public health and wellness says Marcouiller Unlike reports of past years the 2013 SCORP also looks at the outdoor recreation needs and opportunities of urban centers as called for by America s Great Outdoors Initiative The plan examines the association between population size of a community and the effect of population migration and urban growth on public access to outdoor recreation It concludes with a list of goals and actions designed to encourage Wisconsin residents to connect to the state s outdoor resources Sharing is Caring Click Below to Share Categorized Uncategorized Tagged featured outdoor recreation planning SCORP state parks and trails Statewide Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan Post navigation Previous Report examines sensitivity of coastal areas to climate change A new study of the nation s coastal areas and surrounding communities examines the potential risks that these areas would face from a changing climate Next Pollution risk cut with new farm forecast tool Helping livestock producers adapt to changing weather patterns Subscribe to receive news updates Leave Blank Don t Change Your email Categories 4H and Youth Development 4H and Youth Development Podcasts Ag Podcasts Agriculture CNRED Podcasts Community Natural Resources and Economic Development EP Food Safety EP Resilient Environment EP Stronger Economy EP Thriving Communities Family Living Family Living Podcasts featured Uncategorized Links Disaster Recovery

    Original URL path: http://fyi.uwex.edu/news/2013/08/07/new-plan-spotlights-wisconsins-outdoor-recreation-public-health/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Lake Superior region climate change project recognized by US Forest Service – News from Cooperative Extension
    Initiative on Climate Change Impacts WICCI provided climate research Funding partners include the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative and the Wisconsin Coastal Management Program Cathy Techtmann state environmental outreach specialist with UW Extension explains that the G WOW initiative takes a unique approach by combining scientific climate change research with real world evidence of how climate change is affecting traditional Ojibwe culture We re bringing Native perspectives and involvement to help people of all cultures better understand how climate change may affect them and what they can do to address it she says The G WOW model lets people decide for themselves if climate change is real and encourages local action to reduce potential impacts The team recently developed the G WOW online climate change service learning curriculum and installed a large climate change kiosk at the NGLVC that features the G WOW curriculum in a touch screen format Techtmann says that professional development institutes using the G WOW model are scheduled for this summer A website at www g wow org offers more information about the G WOW initiative the full G WOW curriculum and regional impacts of climate change More information about 2013 G WOW professional development institutes is available at http fyi uwex edu nglvc climate change institute Photo by Charlie Rasmussen GLIFWC Left to right Jason Maloney USFS Sue Erickson Great Lakes Indian Fish and Wildlife Commission GLIFWC James St Arnold GLIFWC Neil Howk Apostle Islands National Lakeshore Cathy Techtmann UW Extension Sharing is Caring Click Below to Share Categorized Community Natural Resources and Economic Development Uncategorized Tagged climate change featured Forest Service G WOW Lake Superior Ojibwe Post navigation Previous Robots find a home on Wisconsin farms Brian Holmes provides a look at the modern farm and explains how robotic milkers work Next Export market for

    Original URL path: http://fyi.uwex.edu/news/2013/06/20/lake-superior-region-climate-change-project-recognized-by-us-forest/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Milk choices for toddlers and young children – News from Cooperative Extension
    of milk per day because it is a major source of important nutrients including protein calcium vitamin D and potassium She also points out that whole milk has more calories and saturated fat than lower fat milk Nitzke and Greer recommend discussing your child s nutritional needs with a doctor dietitian or other medical professional Whether you choose nonfat low fat reduced fat or whole milk it is important to include milk in your child s daily diet and minimize intakes of soda and other sweetened beverages says Nitzke She adds that parents who do not want to continue giving cows milk to toddlers or older children should be careful label readers and choose nutritious substitutes such as low fat yogurt and cheese or fortified soy beverage often called soymilk that is fortified with calcium and vitamin D For more information on making nutritious choices of milk and dairy foods see the Got Your Dairy Today fact sheet on the ChooseMyPlate gov website http www choosemyplate gov food groups downloads TenTips DGTipsheet5GotYourDairyToday BlkAndWht pdf Sharing is Caring Click Below to Share Categorized Family Living Uncategorized Tagged featured healthy weight milk toddlers young children Post navigation Previous Parents of pre teens and teens need help with parenting too In response to the need for online parenting opportunities for parents of preteens and teens family scholars from the University of Wisconsin Extension have developed a new website and program called Parenthetical that is aimed at parents of tweens and teens throughout the state Next Farmers may need to consider alternative crops for forage after alfalfa winterkill With reports of significant alfalfa stand damage due to winterkill after a year of drought and tight forage inventories farmers may need to consider alternative crops to provide much needed forage earlier in the season Alfalfa

    Original URL path: http://fyi.uwex.edu/news/2013/05/15/milk-choices-for-toddlers-and-young-children-2/ (2016-02-18)
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  • UW–Madison, UW–Extension and UW Colleges Day comes to the Capitol – News from Cooperative Extension
    thought it would be good to bring some of our work to them in the State Capitol said Ray Cross chancellor of UW Colleges and UW Extension More than 30 exploration stations will offer a fun up close way to see UW research in action Experts from the microscopic nanoscience to the expansive space science and from small businesses to plant disease will answer questions and highlight their discoveries Live demonstrations will include cheese and sausage making along with The Weather Guys from the Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences at UW Madison who will make a special appearance from 11 00 a m noon Badger fans will also have the opportunity to see the Heisman Trophy and the Paul Bunyan Axe and meet Bucky Badger in this daylong celebration of the University of Wisconsin The day will begin with legislators and their staffs invited to a breakfast hosted by Sweeney and Cross Sharing is Caring Click Below to Share Categorized Uncategorized Tagged featured Post navigation Previous The Ag Truths not Tales Program Bernie O Rourke explains how the Ag Truths not Tales Program helps 4 H youth learn to tell the story of agriculture Next New online resource supports sustainable energy use State Energy Office and UW Extension team up on information clearinghouse for local governments business energy providers Contact Sherrie Gruder 262 0398 gruder engr wisc edu Madison Wis Wisconsin communities have a new resource to boost their efforts to become more energy efficient A website launched by Energy On Wisconsin a partnership between the Wisconsin State Energy Office and UW Extension is designed to promote sustainable energy practices through energy conservation and effici Subscribe to receive news updates Leave Blank Don t Change Your email Categories 4H and Youth Development 4H and Youth Development Podcasts Ag Podcasts

    Original URL path: http://fyi.uwex.edu/news/2013/02/25/uw-madison-uw-extension-and-uw-colleges-day-comes-to-the-capitol/ (2016-02-18)
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  • It’s official! March 1, 2012, is Cooperative Extension Day – News from Cooperative Extension
    dairy farms daily milk production of our cows exceeds 80 to 100 pounds That s unbelievable When I was a kid we were lucky to get 30 pounds Chancellor Cross credited Cooperative Extension s educational role in the transformation of increased production Klemme highlighted Cooperative Extension s work of economic development initiatives building family financial capacity educating families about healthy eating and preparing youth for jobs in math and science through 4 H Throughout 2012 and beyond we will continue working with the people of Wisconsin to help them improve how they live and work and better their communities Klemme said With the support of the state legislature and the governor Cooperative Extension will remain a solid and resilient partner in every county providing research based answers to the challenges Wisconsin citizens face in their lives A division of the University of Wisconsin Extension Cooperative Extension works with local state and federal partners to offer educational programs that address the learning needs of individuals businesses families farms and rural and urban communities around the state Cooperative Extension is located in 72 counties and on three tribal nations and serves as the portal to educational resources from the University of Wisconsin providing research based information More information about Cooperative Extension and the centennial is available online at counties uwex edu Photo Dean Rick Klemme DATCP Secretary Ben Brancel and UW Extension Chancellor Ray Cross Courtesy of Jim Gill Wisconsin Public Television Sharing is Caring Click Below to Share Categorized Uncategorized Tagged Cooperative Extension Centennial Cooperative Extension Day proclamation Post navigation Previous Five sites hosting networking opportunities for Wisconsin farm women with Heart of the Farm Conferences in 2012 Heart of the Farm Women in Agriculture is offering five conferences in March and April for Wisconsin farm women Heart of the Farm

    Original URL path: http://fyi.uwex.edu/news/2012/03/01/its-official-march-1-2012-is-cooperative-extension-day/ (2016-02-18)
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  • world hunger – News from Cooperative Extension
    Blank Don t Change Your email Categories 4H and Youth Development 4H and Youth Development Podcasts Ag Podcasts Agriculture CNRED Podcasts Community Natural Resources and Economic Development EP Food Safety EP Resilient Environment EP Stronger Economy EP Thriving Communities Family Living Family Living Podcasts featured Uncategorized Links Disaster Recovery Handbook and Quick Response Guide Extension in the News Do You Use Well Water An Introduction To Testing February 12 2016 Outdoor recreation draws people to Ironwood area January 27 2016 How Wisconsin Well Owners Can Act As Their Own Utility Managers January 26 2016 Modeling Effects Of Extreme Rain Over Madison January 6 2016 EXTending a hand in Dunn County December 26 2015 University of Wisconsin Extension An EEO AA employer University of Wisconsin Extension provides equal opportunities in employment and programming including Title IX and Americans with Disabilities ADA requirements Connect with Us University of Wisconsin Extension Cooperative Extension Home We teach learn lead and serve connecting people with the University of Wisconsin and engaging with them in transforming lives and communities Explore Extension The Learning Store Publications for your life organizations and communities For Your Information 4 H and Youth Business and Economic Development Community and Government Educational

    Original URL path: http://fyi.uwex.edu/news/tag/world-hunger/ (2016-02-18)
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  • financial security – News from Cooperative Extension
    chance to see their complete financial picture Experts say that by closely examining your tax information you may find ways to save money and strengthen your financial situation Many low income working families and individuals qualify for Read More Subscribe to receive news updates Leave Blank Don t Change Your email Categories 4H and Youth Development 4H and Youth Development Podcasts Ag Podcasts Agriculture CNRED Podcasts Community Natural Resources and Economic Development EP Food Safety EP Resilient Environment EP Stronger Economy EP Thriving Communities Family Living Family Living Podcasts featured Uncategorized Links Disaster Recovery Handbook and Quick Response Guide Extension in the News Do You Use Well Water An Introduction To Testing February 12 2016 Outdoor recreation draws people to Ironwood area January 27 2016 How Wisconsin Well Owners Can Act As Their Own Utility Managers January 26 2016 Modeling Effects Of Extreme Rain Over Madison January 6 2016 EXTending a hand in Dunn County December 26 2015 University of Wisconsin Extension An EEO AA employer University of Wisconsin Extension provides equal opportunities in employment and programming including Title IX and Americans with Disabilities ADA requirements Connect with Us University of Wisconsin Extension Cooperative Extension Home We teach learn lead

    Original URL path: http://fyi.uwex.edu/news/tag/financial-security/ (2016-02-18)
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  • MyRA – News from Cooperative Extension
    security To make it easier for workers without retirement options from their employers to save the federal government is introducing a new type of retirement account known as a MyRA Read More Subscribe to receive news updates Leave Blank Don t Change Your email Categories 4H and Youth Development 4H and Youth Development Podcasts Ag Podcasts Agriculture CNRED Podcasts Community Natural Resources and Economic Development EP Food Safety EP Resilient Environment EP Stronger Economy EP Thriving Communities Family Living Family Living Podcasts featured Uncategorized Links Disaster Recovery Handbook and Quick Response Guide Extension in the News Do You Use Well Water An Introduction To Testing February 12 2016 Outdoor recreation draws people to Ironwood area January 27 2016 How Wisconsin Well Owners Can Act As Their Own Utility Managers January 26 2016 Modeling Effects Of Extreme Rain Over Madison January 6 2016 EXTending a hand in Dunn County December 26 2015 University of Wisconsin Extension An EEO AA employer University of Wisconsin Extension provides equal opportunities in employment and programming including Title IX and Americans with Disabilities ADA requirements Connect with Us University of Wisconsin Extension Cooperative Extension Home We teach learn lead and serve connecting people with the University

    Original URL path: http://fyi.uwex.edu/news/tag/myra/ (2016-02-18)
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