Enhancing Quality of Life

Healing gardens, clean waterways, engaging public radio and television programs, and wide-open community-focused campuses. We’re covering the map with programs and services designed to educate, protect, inform, entertain and improve Wisconsin lives.

$440m
combined value of facilities
117,539
community members attended events on local campuses
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ENHANCING QUALITY OF LIFE IMPACT STORIES SUBMITTED 675

See how our institutions are enhancing quality of life throughout Wisconsin:


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Jessica S

Going in, I was terrified I'd be the only older person, never find any friends, or learn anything new. I'm so grateful to UW-Waukesha for opening up my world to Archaeology and Sociology. It, also, introduced me to my friend, Jacalyn.


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Jamie V and Neil S

We live in an apartment and have absolutely no outdoor space for a garden to grow our own vegetables. It's so nice that as participants of the Rainbow Park Community Garden we have the option to rent a space that is convenient and close.


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Judy M

I love UW-Extension! UW-Extension has brought me new friends, knowledge, adventures, and the joy of working with children. I have been involved in 4-H since 1975 where I have been a project leader, board member, and am currently President of the Leaders' Federation.


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Lloyd V

I value Milwaukee County Cooperative Extension Services because it provides information on safe and green gardening practices from a scientific aspect to the public. It provides opportunities for our children to learn how plants grow and where our food comes from.


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Wendy S

I developed a partnership with UW Continuing Education to deliver a "Senior Scholars" series at a Senior Activity Center. It worked extremely well to have a program delivered in place. The seniors appreciated the opportunity.


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Charles B

Nature in the Park is a great program for kids. Experiencing nature in different seasons is one of the great things that Brown Deer Park has to offer our community.


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