STOP Human Trafficking – ELKHORN

JOIN THE MOVEMENT! STOP HUMAN TRAFFICKING AND ELIMINATE SEXUAL ASSAULT! The US Victims of Trafficking and Violence Act of 2000 defines human trafficking as the act of recruiting, harboring, transporting, providing or obtaining a person for forced labor or commercial sex acts through the use of force, fraud or coercion.  Human trafficking affects individuals across […]

Read More...

Emerald Ash Borer!

Have you heard of the Emerald Ash Borer? You should if you have ever been to a camp, park or trail location in WI and across the United States and Canada. Emerald Ash Borer (Agrilus planipennis) is an invasive, wood boring beetle. It kills ash trees (Fraxinus spp) by eating the tissues under the bark. […]

Read More...

Gypsy Moth Caterpillar Season

June is a critical moment during the year for Gypsy Moth control. In June, gypsy moth caterpillars can be seen on tree trunks, sides of buildings, benches, playground equipment, or any outdoor furniture. The UW-Extension office has already received multiple samples of gypsy moth caterpillars from citizens that are unaware of the problem that they […]

Read More...

Natureland and County Parks Cleanup

Walworth County Volunteer Services needs your help! There are parks in Walworth County that you can call hidden gems. Volunteer Services needs help maintaining the parks with trail maintenance, invasive species removal, and park improvements. Enjoy the rewarding opportunity to spend some time outdoors at any of these beautiful parks and know that you made […]

Read More...

2018 Prairie Walk

The 2018 Prairie Walk is right around the corner! There is a very exciting and interesting theme this year. This year’s theme is WETLANDS, WOODLANDS and WILDLIFE. The walk will take place on Century Oaks Farm in Burlington, WI by Dyer Lake. This event will occur rain or shine so dress appropriately for the weather. […]

Read More...

2018 Spring Strong Women Session

The Walworth County UW-Extension will again be offering the StrongWomen Program, an exercise program for middle-aged and older adults. Classes will be offered in Elkhorn starting the week of April 9 and run 12 weeks until July 2nd, 2018.  Each class includes cardio exercise, progressive weight training, flexibility, balance activities. All instructors have been trained […]

Read More...

Orange Cream Bars recalled

Orange Cream bars sold under the Meijer/Purple Cow label are being recalled due to the possibility of product contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. Meijer Purple Cow brand Orange Cream bars are being recalled in Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, and Wisconsin. Tops brand Orange Cream bars sold in New York, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts and Vermont are under the same recall. Product was manufactured at […]

Read More...

January 11th Human Trafficking Awareness Day

January 11 is National Human Trafficking Awareness Day in the United States and Walworth County will be hosting a Human Trafficking Awareness Event on Thursday, January 11, 2018 6-8:30 pm in the Elkhorn Area High School Auditorium. To registrar, please go to http://bit.ly/StopHT17 or contact Dawn at dtheath16@gmail.com or 262-374-1491 or contact Amanda at the […]

Read More...

All My Money Program

When you stop and think about it, most of us have at least one financial goal. For some, it may be saving for a house or college. Others may be focused on paying down debt and boosting their credit score. And some people may want to learn more about sticking to a budget.  There’s no […]

Read More...

Human Trafficking Event

Human trafficking affects individuals across the world, including here in the United States, and is commonly regarded as one of the most pressing human rights issues of our time. Human trafficking affects every community in the United States across age, gender, ethnicity, and socio-economic backgrounds. You are encouraged to join the Walworth County Sensitive Crimes […]

Read More...