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Pesticide Applicator Training Offered This Winter

Two all-day Private Pesticide Applicator Training sessions have been scheduled for Sauk County. These training sessions will be held on Wednesday, February 5 and Friday, March 13, 2020. Each session will including training followed by testing in the afternoon. A test only date is scheduled for Tuesday evening, March 24, 2020.  You must register ahead […]

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Raising A Thinking Child Classes Offered

The Raising A Thinking Child Program (RTC) is an evidence based, 6 week, 2 hours per/ week, education program for parents and caregivers of children ages 4-7 years of age.  Parents will learn and practice skills in class, then use a workbook at home to teach and practice the same skills with their children. The program teaches […]

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Lifespan Series To Start This Fall

Sign up to learn more about our upcoming event for folks 60 years and beyond.  This is a free event open to anyone.  Location, times, and more information about presenters will come soon! This will be the first of a four-part series of the Lifespan Development program brought to you by Sauk County UW Madison […]

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Become a Sauk County Master Gardener

How green is your thumb?  Want to learn more secrets to successful gardening?  You may be surprised to learn the tricks of the trade. UW Madison Division of Extension Sauk County is offering Wisconsin Master Gardener certification classes starting September 14, 2020.  The course will be held Saturday mornings from 9am to 12pm at the […]

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2019 Sauk County Farm Connect Guide

Ever wish you knew where to buy local honey?  Interested in buying local but unsure where to go? Need to find fresh, delicious food? We know where to look!! The Sauk County Farm Connect Guide 2019 is available for the 2019 season. This publication connects you with your local producers throughout Sauk County. The publication […]

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Reality Check Day

Cambria-Friesland School District hosted the second annual Reality Checks program for area high school juniors. The school district opens the program up to local high schools in Columbia County to teach juniors how to better financially plan around their anticipated career while make everyday life choices. Area juniors did a fantastic job learn valuable life […]

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Sauk County Population and Demographic Trends

Sauk County UW-Extension recently had Dan Veroff, Extension Demographic Specialist, from the Applied Population Laboratory compile population and demographic trends within Sauk County.  The data includes information on overall population changes, age and aging, what date says about race and ethnic diversity, languages spoken at home, housing, employment and commuting, and crimes and arrests. Sauk […]

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Paddle the Baraboo Guide and Map Now Available

Take a look at our recently updated and published Paddle the Baraboo River Guide and Map. The map have been updated with new access information and better paddling time estimates.  The map is intended for people interested in paddling the Baraboo River and are primarily distributed through the Baraboo and Reedsburg Chambers of Commerce or the […]

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Raising a Thinking Child Classes Offered in 2020

The Raising A Thinking Child Program (RTC) is an evidence based, 6 week, 2 hours per/ week, education program for parents and caregivers of children ages 4-7 years of age.  Parents will learn and practice skills in class, then use a workbook at home to teach and practice the same skills with their children. The program […]

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