2017 Land Use, Planning and Zoning Continuing Education

Brown County UW-Extension will again be hosting in-person listening sessions for three Land Use, Planning and Zoning teleconferences this spring. All listening sessions will be held in the Nicolet Conference Room at De Pere’s City Hall, a relatively central location with free parking. Sessions are FREE to attend if you attend in-person. To register on […]

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Gift Giving that Puts Our Community First

The holiday season officially kicked off with the passing of Thanksgiving weekend, and Americans are on a gift buying bender the likes of which have not been seen in the past decade. As per the American Research Group, the average American plans to spend $929 on gift buying this holiday season, the first time since […]

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A Living Learning Lab in Wisconsin Rapids

As those of you who read my blog regularly know, I’ve been working with the Village of Pulaski on an adaptive reuse effort for the Franciscan Printery Building in their downtown. A group of stakeholders joined me on a field trip to Wisconsin Rapids last week to dive into a similar project happening a few hours […]

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Leveraging Pokémon Go to Foster Recreational Tourism

I’m Allyson and I’m a Pokémon Go addict. Pokémon played a HUGE role in my childhood. I collected the cards and played avidly from 4th through 6th grade (1998-2000). Being six to ten years older than my three younger siblings, Pokémon was one of the few games that I could share and play with my siblings – […]

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Wisconsin Wednesday: June 2016

The majority of my content is localized to Brown County, but there are too many exciting things happening in the state of Wisconsin to not share some of it here! Here are a few highlights in community, natural resources and economic development from around Wisconsin from this month: Ernessi Organics I just found out about […]

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Brown County Parks in Winter

As a part of the Brown County Parks planning process, which I am involved in, we are encouraged to visit all of the parks in the Brown County system. The large list of parks and trails across Brown County sets me up for a fun exploration in my own backyard. I had the chance to […]

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Land and Water Conservation Plan Progresses

The Brown County UW-Extension has partnered with the Brown County Land and Water Conservation Department to assist in the drafting of the next ten year Land and Water Conservation plan. With initial meetings starting in January and the plan drafting process taking place throughout March and April of this year, this plan is slated to […]

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