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Citizen Input Requested for 2016 County Budget

EAU CLAIRE – The Eau Claire County Committee on Finance and Budget is requesting citizen input on the 2016 county budget.   Citizen input and opinion of the importance and priority of county programs are of great interest to the Committee on Finance and Budget.  The Committee intends to use the results of this survey as […]

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Eau Claire County Safe Sleep Pack ‘N Play Program

SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome) is the leading cause of death for infants age one month to one year, and claims the lives of nearly 1,600 infants each year.  In addition, there are up to 1,900 sudden, unexpected infant deaths such as accidental suffocation and strangulation each year in the U.S. (CDC, 2015).   The Eau […]


Jeffers Road  Greenhouse – In the spring of 2015 UW-Extension will add a small 8×12 foot greenhouse at the Jeffers Road Community Garden. The greenhouse will provide rental space for up to 20 individuals to start seedlings in the spring, and extend the growing season with cold crops in the fall. If you would like […]


Winter 2014-15 edition of the Chippewa Valley Agricultural Extension Report

Winter 2014-15 edition of the Chippewa Valley Agricultural Extension Report Posted on December 3, 2014December 3, 2014 by katie.wantoch Winter 2014/2015 – Please click on the link to read the latest issue of the Chippewa Valley Agricultural Extension Report – Winter 2014-15 (pdf) – a joint newsletter on behalf of Chippewa, Dunn and Eau Claire County UW-Extension offices.  Featured […]

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Harvest Food Safely

UW-Extension offers a variety of resources to help you preserve food safely. Free pressure gauge testing at the UW-Extension office in Altoona, 227 1st street West, access to recipes tested by reliable sources, and rent a pressure canner for only $10/4 Days, and advice on how to preserve food safely. (A deposit of $10 is […]