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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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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Amanda E

I went to UW-Marshfield Wood County where I had Katie Kalish for an English professor. She was by far the coolest professor I had. She not only was a great professor, she made learning fun and fueled my love for English.


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Jeanne D

As a teacher, I have had the opportunity to see the in school nature program from Wehr Outreach at work in my classroom. This is an activity sponsored by the Milwaukee County Cooperative Extension. I love the programs they provide for my preschoolers. They are hands-on and engaging.


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Kevin N

I have been in the agricultural business for 20+ years and have worked with my county agent from day one. Kevin Jarek of Outagamie County Cooperative Extension has put together a very successful forage council.


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Eric W

Participating in the Owl Prowl has allowed me to spend quality time with my son as well as create positive learning opportunities for him. It has helped to create an awareness regarding nature and local wilderness.


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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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