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Nutrition education program changes to meet needs of new audiences

FoodWIse is new name of Wisconsin Nutrition Education Program Contact Amber Canto, 608-262-0384, amber.canto@ces.uwex.edu A successful nutrition education program is getting a new name to make it relevant and accessible to more audiences. FoodWIse, formerly known as the Wisconsin Nutrition Education Program, or WNEP, has a long legacy of providing nutrition education to Wisconsin families […]


Powerful Tools for Caregivers

Are you caring for an ill spouse or older family member? Do you sometimes find yourself overwhelmed by responsibility? Are you unsure how to manage caregiving responsibilities and still tend to your own needs? Powerful Tools for Caregivers will help you learn skills to cope with the demands of caring for someone; assertive communication, handling […]


Asistir al Programa de fortalecimiento de las familias

Construir una familia fuerte y resistir a la adolescencia con facilidad! ¡ES GRATIS! Asistir al Programa de fortalecimiento de las familias, una serie de siete semanas para los padres/cuidadores y sus hijos (10-14). Lo que puede obtener en este programa; Reglas y desobediencia de las reglas: Cómo establecer límites, mientras que el apoyo al crecimiento […]


Strengthening Families Program

Build a Strong Family and weather the teen years with ease! It’s free! Attend the Strengthening Families Program, a seven-week series for parents/caregivers AND their kids (ages 10-14). What to expect: Rules & rule breaking: How to set limits while supporting positive growth What kids and parents need from one another Emotions and Moods What […]

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What is UW-Extension?

You’ll find Oconto County  Extension Educators out in the community, holding seminars on land use, teaching families about healthy eating and conducting parenting programs.  To find out how Cooperative Extension serves your community, take an inside look at our programs. Extending “The Wisconsin Idea” For decades, Cooperative Extension has had a trusted and valued presence […]