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Horticulture Questions?
Have questions regarding your lawn, garden, trees or shrubs? Have an insect you would like to identify? Call the Horticulture Help Desk at 920-391-4615 or e-mail: bc_uw_extension_horticulture@co.brown.wi.us

2018 Community Resource Handbook is Available!
The 2018 Community Resource Handbook is available from the UW Extension Office, located in the Neville Public Museum, 210 Museum Place. You can reserve your copy or copies by filling out the order form and conveniently pay online. If you only want 1 copy you have to pay in person at the UW-Extension office at the Neville Museum.

Upcoming Events
Donate Extra Garden Produce to Local Pantries

Harvest season is starting, and soon many home gardeners will be swimming in produce. This year, make sure excess produce doesn't go to waste by signing up to participate in Planting for a Purpose, a joint project of the Green Bay Packers Give Back and the Brown County UW-Extension Community Gardens Program to encourage gardeners to donate fresh produce to food pantries.

Many local pantries accept fresh produce donations and have need for more donations to meet clients' needs. Join the effort by signing up to participate here. There is no minimum donation amount. All participants can pick up a free pair of gardening gloves and a garden kneeler.



Rent Smart Train-the-Trainer

November 30, 2018
8:30am - 3:30pm
Brown County UW-Extension, located in the Neville Public Museum
210 Museum Place
Green Bay, WI 54303
Cost: $75 per participant

Receive the tools and curricula you need to deliver the rent smart program. Rent Smart provides practical education to help people looking for rental housing find, get, and keep suitable housing. Rent Smart focuses on the knowledge and skills essential for a successful renting experience. It challenges participants to know and understand their rights and responsibilities as a tenant, as well as know and understand the rights and responsibilities of their landlord. Emphasis is on forming a strong landlord-tenant partnership. Establishing a positive rental history is much like having a positive credit report, and Rent Smart starts participants on the right path for success.

Register online here!
View the flyer here!



Questions?
Have questions regarding your lawn, garden, trees or shrubs? Have an insect you would like to identify? Call the Horticulture Help Desk at 920-391-4615 or e-mail: bc_uw_extension_horticulture@co.brown.wi.us

Soil Testing
If you have questions about soil testing, please click here.
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Compostable Bags are Still Available at UW-Extension
Although UW-Extension will no longer have an organic food waste dumpster on site, we still sell compostable bags at our new location: Neville Public Museum, 210 Museum Place, Green Bay, WI 54303.

2 gallon bags - $0.25 each or $5.00 for a roll of 25 bags
3 gallon bags - $0.25 each or $5.00 for a roll of 25 bags
8 gallon bags - $0.50 each or $5.00 for a roll of 25 bags

For more information about the Brown County Food & Organic Waste Program, click here.

Notice: the organic waste dumpster that was once located at our old premises (1150 Bellevue St) will be moved to a new location. The dumpster will be moved to the Village of Allouez yard waste center, at the end of LeBrun Road. A date as to when the dumpster will be accessible is yet to be determined.






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Contact:  Judy Knudsen - Area Extension Educator
Phone: 920-391-4610
Fax: 920-391-4617
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Mailing Address:  210 Museum Place
Green Bay, WI 54303
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Hours:  8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday - Friday
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