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Read the July 2015 Burnett County 4-H Bugle Here!

The July Bugle contains information about

  • Upcoming Events
  • Fair Dates
  • Community Education
  • Food Resources
  • Scholarship
  • Plat Book Photo Contest Winners
  • Burnett Dairy Days Photos
  • Arts & Communication
  • Mechanical Sciences
  • Natural Resources
  • STEM
  • Younger Members
  • Youth Leadership
  • Club News
  • and Adult Leader Information

2015 4-H Summer Camp

4-H Summer camp is open to all youth in grades 3-6 (ages 8-11).4-H Fred

Registration Form

Registration Deadline: Tuesday, June 30.

Camp Dates: Tuesday, July 14 – Friday, July 17

Camp Time: Drop off July 14 from 4pm-5pm

Pick up July 17 at noon

Camp Cost: $40 per camper

Camp Location: Camp Burnett on Lake 26 east of Danbury

2015 Cloverbud Day Camp

Cloverbud Camp is open to all youth in grades K-2.  Campers do not need to be enrolled in 4-H to attend.4-H Fred

Registration Form

Registration deadline: Tuesday, June 30.

Camp Date: Tuesday, July 13

Camp Time: 10am – 5pm

Camp Cost: $5 which covers lunch and supplies

Camp Location: Camp Burnett on Lake 26 east of Danbury



2015 Summer Events Flyer

The 2015 Summer Events flyer is here and is full of fun things to do all summer long!  Includes activities at county libraries, Crex Meadows Wildlife Area, county fairs, Family Resource Center, recreation sponsored by the Sheriff’s Department, and, of course, UW-Extention events.  All events are for all kids!

Care and Mainenance of Residential Septic Systems

University of Wisconsin-Extension Publication B3583

  • Diagram of residential septic system
  • How septic systems work
  • Maintenance and Pumping
  • Sludge and scum build-up
  • Non-degradable materials
  • Waste water volume
  • Bacteria
  • Additives
  • Drainfield
  • Warning signs

2015 is the 20th Anniversary of LakeLines!

The 2015 Spring/Summer LakeLines newsletter contains articles about:

  • Rain Gardens
  • Burnett County Lakes and Rivers Association
  • Wisconsin’s Lake Courtesy Code
  • Care and Maintenance of Residential Septic Systems
  • Rusty Crayfish
  • Northwest Lakes Conference
  • Largemouth Bass in Burnett County
  • Wisconsin Fishing


Forest Fast Breaks Videos

Forest Fast Breaks are concise, engaging animated YouTube shorts that simplify complex forestry topics. The videos highlight forest ecology, sustainable forest management practices, and the environmental benefits of utilizing wood in consumer products and as a building material. Videos are suitable for third grade through adult learners.

Forest Fast Breaks

2013 Plat Books Now Available.

A new feature for the 2013 atlas and plat book is aerial photos for each township.  All profits go towards supporting 4H youth programs.  Plat books can be purchased at the UWEX office at the Burnett County Government Center for $32 (includes tax).  Plat Books can also be purchased via mail for $38 (includes tax, shipping, and handling).  Please write your check to “University of Wisconsin Extension” and mail it to:  Plat Book, 7410 County Road K #107, Siren, WI 54872.  Private vendors that also will be selling 2013 plat books include:  Big Mike’s (Siren), Log Cabin Store (Danbury), Burnett Dairy (Alpha), Burnett County Sentinel (Grantsburg), Inter-County Leader (Frederic), and the Bear Paw (Rice Lake).  For tax exempt information, contact the University of Wisconsin Extension office at 715-349-2151.