Community Development

University of Wisconsin, Division of Extension educators work with local governments, civic organizations, businesses, and community leaders to help people identify crucial local concerns, set goals, and work on solutions. They bring the University of Wisconsin’s technical resources about local government, the natural environment, and community development to Bayfield County residents and groups.

A UW-Extension educator provides assistance in these areas:

Community Economic Development and Tourism
Small Business Assistance Local Government Education Demographic/Socioeconomic Information
Waste Management
Land Use Planning Education
Lake Management; Water Quality Education
Grants Development



If you have any questions regarding community development in Bayfield County, please contact:

University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension Bayfield County

Kellie Pederson , Community Development Extension Educator

County Administration Bldg
117 E. 5th Street
Washburn, WI 54891-9464
Phone: 715-373-6104
Fax: 715-373-6304

An EEO/AA employer, University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension provides equal opportunities in employment and programming, including Title VI, Title IX, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act requirements.

Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities or limitations should be made prior to the date of the program or activity for which it is needed. Please do so as early as possible prior to the program or activity so that proper arrangements can be made. In certain situations, information related to requests may be shared with staff or units necessary to help coordinate an appropriate accommodation.

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