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  • Volunteer Module Madness!!!
    My challenge to you as volunteers is to watch at least one online module between April 4 & May 13 (most trainings are 30 minutes or less). Bonus is you can watch them from the comfort of your own home! All volunteers who successfully complete an online module during this period will be put into a drawing. Two $25 gift cards will be awarded, to either Target or L&M (winner’s choice) One entry per completed module.
  • 2016 4-H YELLO - Passport to Change!
    Youth Exploring Leadership and Learning Outloud! (YELLO!) is an exciting and fun, citizenship and leadership conference planned and facilitated by the Minnesota 4-H State Ambassadors. The event brings together approximately 300 youth from across Minnesota and the surrounding region to listen to motivational speakers, participate in hands-on activities, engage in a service-learning project, and explore fun and educational opportunities in the region. The youth participants get the opportunity to meet other youth across the region and plan for action in their home communities through a youth-teaching-youth model.
  • Animal Science Extravaganza
    A GREAT LEARNING EXPERIENCE FOR 4-H MEMBERS 4-H’ers will study…  Nutritional needs of your animal  Practice and learn new showmanship skills  Health care basics  Refining skills of clipping and fitting
  • Gary Kuoppala Horse Workshop
    Gary Kuoppala is an experienced clinician in all areas of ground work. The focus will be on gaining respect, desensitizing, and ground obstacles. This is a hands-on workshop. You will be able to see an improvement in the working relationship with your horse.
  • 2016 Animal ID Letters and Information now available
    The 2016 Animal ID Letters are now available for dog, horse, and multi-species.

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County Natural Resource Educator

  • Itasca County Landowners Can Plan On It!
    For landowners in Itasca County having a healthy and productive woodlot is important. And we recognize that we have new challenges facing us with a growing list of invasive species and a changing climate. It is very important to take the time to develop clear management goals with intentional planning to maintain the resiliency of your woods.
  • Information on moving docks, lifts and equipment in Itasca County
    If you plan to move a dock, lift or other water equipment from one lake or river to another, all visible zebra mussels, faucet snails, and aquatic plants must be removed whether they are dead or alive.
  • White Pine Versus Deer
    Recently there have been many questions coming into Itasca County Extension office regarding deer damaging white pine seedlings.

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  • Gardening
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U of M Extension
Itasca County

123 NE 4th St
Grand Rapids MN 55744-2659
(218) 327-7486 (phone)
(218) 327-7382 (fax)

Itasca County Extension Committee

  • Rusty Eichorn, County Commissioner
  • Terry G. Snyder, County Commissioner
  • Scott Belknap
  • Debra Davis
  • Trish Harren
  • David Hayes
  • Marge Kelley
  • Doug Learmont
  • Cindy McNichols
  • Tom Nelson
  • Jeff Walker
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