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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 […]


June 2015 Plant Clinic Hours

The Plant Clinic hours for the 2015 summer season have been released. To talk in person with your county UW-Extension Horticulture Educator or Master Gardener Volunteer, please visit the Eau Claire County UW-Extension office at 227 1st Street West, Altoona, WI during office hours: 2015 Summer Season Plant Clinic Hours    


Community Gardens Offered

Jeffers Road Community Gardens Rental Plots – Eau Claire County will offer garden plots for rent at the Community Garden Site located on Jeffers Road, just off the North Crossing in the Spring of 2015.  Garden plots measure 20’x45’ and will cost $35 per plot.  If you are interested in renting a garden plot or if […]


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 […]