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UW-Extension Local Government Center Offering Two Programs in April

The UW-Extension Local Government Center (LGC), which provides local government education, is offering two programs in April as part of their WisLine Teleconference Series. They are “Advanced Parliamentary Procedure for Wisconsin’s Local Governments” and “Case Law and Legislative Update”. In “Advanced Parliamentary Procedure for Wisconsin’s Local Governments”, four sessions will be organized around four principles […]

Waukesha County Community Gardens

Garden Plots Available to Rent

Waukesha County Community Gardens have garden plots available to rent for the 2015 gardening season. Contact Christa at 262/548-7775 or  cthao@waukeshacounty.gov .  To rent a garden, you must be a Waukesha County resident. For more information about the Waukesha County Community Gardens, see http://fyi.uwex.edu/community-gardens/

pruning shrubs

March/Early April is a Great Time to Prune Trees and Shrubs

Now is a great time to prune your small trees and/or shrubs. At this time of year, you can see the overall branch structure easily and most insects and disease causing organisms are not active. Late fall/winter pruning is especially important for oak trees to help prevent spread of the fungus that causes oak wilt. […]

conservation subdivision

UW-Extension Offering Plan Commission Workshop on Conservation Subdivision Design: Environmental Merits and Barriers to Implementation

A Waukesha County UW-Extension Plan Commission Workshop will be held on April 15th from 6:00 – 8:30 pm at the Waukesha County Administration Center.  The topic of the workshop will be Conservation Subdivision Design: Environmental Merits/Barriers to Implementation. Hear the results of a recent research project conducted in Waukesha County by Asli Göçmen, Assistant Professor […]