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Macon County Carolyn Mason Education Day: Out Your Back Door

Wooden fence and door with outside scenery cartoon
Event Date(s)
Macon County Extension Office, 3351 North President Howard Brown Blvd, Decatur, IL 62521

Join the University of Illinois Extension Glacier’s Edge Master Naturalists for the annual Carolyn Mason Education Day, Out Your Back Door!

The cost for the day is $10, which includes breakfast. For an additional $5, attendees can make a toad house to take home, which will take place after the speakers.


Register by April 13

Schedule of Events

  • 8:30 a.m. – Registration & Boxed Breakfast
  • 9:00 a.m. – Birds at Home, Tina Owens-Anderson, Master Naturalist and bird enthusiast
  • 10:00 a.m. – Gardening with Native Plants, Linda Spence, native plants gardener
  • 11:00 a.m. – Attracting Attractive Insects to Your Yard, Phil Nixon – retired U of I Extension entomologist
  • Noon or before – Making a Toad House (hands-on activity)

For more information, email Doug Gucker or call 217-877-6042. 

If you need a reasonable accommodation to participate, please contact the event coordinator or call 217-877-6042. Early requests are strongly encouraged to allow sufficient time to meet your needs, when possible.