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.

$90m
in capital raised for clients
117,539
community members attended events on local campuses
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ENHANCING QUALITY OF LIFE IMPACT STORIES SUBMITTED 677

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


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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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Jerry D

While raising a family and working part-time, I was able to return to school and earn a teaching degree at UW-Sheboygan. The campus partnered with UW Oshkosh to bring the program to Sheboygan. My adviser and teachers were top-notch.


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Christine V

I participate in Level 1 Master Gardener Training. The course provided extensive knowledge from planting and harvesting to identifying invasive species. All of the class material was accompanied with researched fact sheets and links to online sources.


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William and Helen B

We love Owl Prowl of the Milwaukee County Extension because it, along with some of their other programs, allows us city-dwellers interact with nature and learn more about our world and its inhabitants.


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