Responding to Scary Events

War, violence, and loss have become common themes in local and world news. Parents and other caring adults can positively support and guide children as they hear scary news or experience traumatic events. The Human Development and Relationships Institute has several resources designed to help families and children process scary and violent events. You can […]

Managing Japanese Beetle Adults & Grubs

Managing Japanese Beetle Adults & Grubs While Minimizing Impacts on Pollinators Vijai Pandian, UW Madison Extension and PJ Liesch, UW Madison Entomology Established in Wisconsin in 1990’s, the Japanese beetle (Popillia japonica) is a voracious defoliator of many landscape and garden plants. Roses, birches, lindens, grapes, raspberries, Norway maples, beans, apples, plums, crabapples, elms, beech, […]

Highlights of Taking Care of You

Highlights of Taking Care of You will be offered virtually beginning July 20th and will take place Mondays and Wednesdays through August 12th at 1pm. Please visit to register. Taking Care of You (TCY) is a research-based program that offers practical strategies and experiences to help people deal with the stress in their lives. Managing […]

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