CNRED Updates and News

Wisconsin Volunteer Stream Monitoring Award recipients named for 2017

For more, contact Peggy Compton, 608-342-1633, Peggy.Compton@ces.uwex.edu Since 2002, the University of Wisconsin-Extension and the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources have recognized volunteer stream monitors in Wisconsin with the Volunteer Stream Monitoring Awards Program. Individuals and groups are recognized for their efforts leading to increased participation in stream monitoring, collecting valuable stream data, and sharing their knowledge […]

Community Vitality and Placemaking Team honored with award

The UW-Extension Community Vitality and Placemaking Team was recognized with a Top Rural Development Initiative award from Wisconsin Rural Partners, Inc. at a ceremony this week. “The four initiatives selected by the judges exemplify the best of all the great things rural Wisconsin has to offer,” said Rural Partners Executive Director Rick Rolfsmeyer. The UW-Extension […]

Meeting people where they are: Smartphone public engagement

Oneida County UW-Extension CRD agent and project lead Myles Alexander discussed a current project addressing the use of smartphones to increase public engagement. Other UW-Extension members on the grant-funded team include: Steve Nelson, CNRED Forest County Lynn Feldman, 4H and Youth Development Oneida County Angela Allen, CNRED Milwaukee County Molly Immendorf, Education Media Specialist Myles […]

Serving Veterans in Waupaca County

March 2017 UW-Extension Community Development Educator in Waupaca County  Jessica Beckendorf shared her work  on supporting Veterans and Veterans organizations in Waupaca County.  Click here for a summary of her work –  Supporting Veterans Click here to see how Veterans are served by UW-Extension educators in other parts of the state.  Click here to see how […]

Center for Watershed Science and Education

February 2017 Advancing Our Understanding of Lakes and Streams and their Connection with the Land By Paul McGinley, Center for Watershed Science & Education & UW-Stevens Point Wisconsin has a long history of trying to understand our surface waters and their relationship to watersheds. In the early 1900s, UW Professor Edward Birge and biologist Chancey […]

Center for Land Use Education

January 2017 Center for Land Use Education Highlights Recently, Center for Land Use Education (CLUE) educators Lynn Markham and Rebecca Power shared an infographic illustrating highlights of the Center’s staff, outreach, teaching and applied research. Check it out to get a quick look at how CLUE is helping to fulfill UW-Extension’s commitment to the Wisconsin Idea.

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