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Extension is expanding its online education and resources while in-person events and classes are canceled.


  • Have You Heard of the Mood Meter?
    Social Emotional Learning can happen anywhere and everywhere. Consider trying the Mood Meter with 4-H youth to help identify emotions and build language.
  • Final decision on 4-H Statewide Showcases
    Learn about the statewide showcase decision.
  • Join us in celebrating the newest Minnesota 4-H State Ambassador from Itasca County!
    Alayah L., Blackberry 4-H Club member has been selected to join the Minnesota 4-H State Ambassador team!
  • Itasca County Showcase Events 2020
    Exhibiting your 4-H static and livestock projects this year will be done in an unprecedented way! Everything you need to know to successfully exhibit your 4-H project in Itasca County 4-H’s Virtual Showcase events can be found in this article.
  • Unleashed Summer 4-H Dog Challenge
    Itasca County 4-H Dog Club has created a summer challenge to give kids a creative way to learn and demonstrate new skills and lend themselves to service during the summer of 2020. All members of the 4-H Dog project enrolled by June 1, 2020 are eligible to participate. Members will complete a series of challenges from July 1 - August 31, 2020 to be eligible to win prizes for each month of participation.

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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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Itasca County partners with Extension to deliver even more practical education and research right in your county.


U of M Extension
Itasca County

123 NE 4th St
Grand Rapids MN 55744-2659

(218) 327-7486 (phone)
(218) 327-7382 (fax)