What is Community Development?
The Community Development office in Bayfield County provides educational programming to assist leaders, communities, and organizations realize their fullest potential. We work with communities to build the vitality that enhances their quality of life and enriches the lives of their residents. We educate in leadership development, organizational development, food systems, community economic development, local government education and much more. In short, the Community Development Institute plants and cultivates the seeds for thriving communities and organizations.
Current areas of focus include:
Housing, Non-Profit Support, Strategic Planning, Food Systems, Economic Development
Please reach out with questions or ideas for collaboration!
Kellie Pederson, Community Development Extension Educator
University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension Bayfield County
County Administration Building
117 E. 5th Street
Washburn, WI 54891-9464
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.