Encouraging women to run for local elected office

In Wisconsin, like the rest of the U.S., studies have shown that women are less likely to run for elected office. And their reasons for staying out of the political arena often differ from those given by men, according to a new study by three University of Wisconsin-Extension educators.

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New step-by-step guide to municipal energy planning available

Contact: Andrew Dane, 715-726-7950, andrew.dane@ces.uwex.edu Wisconsin municipalities-cities, town, villages and counties-have a new tool in their efforts to conserve energy along with public dollars. “Municipal Energy Planning: An Energy Efficiency Workbook,” created by the University of Wisconsin-Extension Sustainability and Energy Conservation team, was developed for elected officials, administrators and municipal staff who are trying to […]

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