University of Illinois Extension Master Gardener and Master Naturalist Programs, along with Illinois Valley Community College (IVCC), will host an all-day Spring Seminar at the IVCC Peter Miller Community Technology Center. This seminar, which is open to the public, will focus on a variety of horticultural and natural resources topics. The seminar begins at 8:30 a.m. with a keynote address by Candice Hart, State Master Gardener Specialist with the University of Illinois Extension, and will be followed by four educational sessions. Sixteen classes will be offered that day covering such topics as Illinois wildflowers, succulents, turtles of Illinois, organic gardening, pollinator gardens, invasive plants, and many others. Attendees will be able to choose one of four available classes per session. The seminar will conclude at 3:30 p.m. A registration fee of $40 includes the keynote address, four educational sessions, a continental breakfast, and lunch. Numerous vendors and exhibitors will be present for the duration of the day. Attendees will also have the chance to win a variety of door prizes. Advanced registration is required by February 15th, 2020. If you have interests in gardening and horticulture and/or nature and natural resources, this day-long event full of fun and informative classes is one you will not want to miss!
8:00 A.M. - 3:30 P.M.
Illinois Valley Community College Peter Miller Technology Center, 815 North Orlando Smith Road, Oglesby, IL 61348