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Powerful Tools for Family Caregivers

Powerful Tools for Family Caregivers

Marinette County Elderly Services is partnering with Marinette County UW-Extension to offer, Taking Care of You, Powerful Tools for Caregivers.  This educational program for family caregivers is designed to help you take care of yourself. Are you looking for more energy, do you feel prepared to make the caregiving decisions that you face in the future; […]

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Back to School

Back to School

It’s Back to School time!  Here are some resources to help you and your family make a smooth transition back to school.  Parents Roles May Change as Homework Assignments Get More Challenging, Simple Food Safety Tips for Packing School Lunches and Seize the Morning With Breakfast

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Community Natural Resources Economic Development Educator (CNRED) Program Survey

We are currently beginning the process of re-filling the Community Natural Resources Economic Development Educator (CNRED) position in our office.  We want this position to best meet the needs of the residents of Marinette County.  A key step in this process is focusing the position description on the true tasks and goals necessary for Marinette […]

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Late Blight Alert

Late Blight Alert

The presence of the late blight fungus has been confirmed in Marinette County, as of August 26, 2014.  This deadly disease of tomato and potato can decimate a home tomato garden in a matter of days. Home gardeners should be watching their tomato plants closely for the disease, and consider submitting samples to the Marinette […]

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2014 Nature & Horticulture Programs

2014 Nature & Horticulture Programs

2014 Nature & Horticulture Programs in and around Marinette County

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New Display Installed at Harmony

New Display Installed at Harmony

Barbara Kane Anderson shows visitors the larger-than-life ant colony cross-section she created to depict the activities that go on underground in ant tunnels.   The ant eggs, larvae and pupae were made by Brenda Socha and her students in the Marinette Middle School Art Club. This is the first display to be installed in the […]

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Produce Guide Now Available

Produce Guide Now Available

The Guide to Home Grown Produce for Marinette, Oconto and Florence Counties, Wisconsin, is now available.  Pick up a printed version at the UW-Extension office in Marinette, or download the web version of the Produce Guide.  This is kept up-to-date with the latest changes. If you wish to be included in the Produce Guide, contact […]

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NLMGA on Facebook

Northern Lights Master Gardener Volunteers-NLMGA See how the Association maintains a demonstration garden for community education programs.  Events you might be interested in include a one-day conference at the end of March each year, and twice yearly plant sales – May and September.  The money raised is used to maintain the 3-acre garden and to […]

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