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Mason Bee Homes | Piatt County

County: Piatt

Mason Bee Homes hosted by Piatt County Master Gardeners.

Learn about mason bees and their homes   Learn how to build a mason bee home using recycled and natural materials

Building Robust Meat Supply Chains in the Driftless Region

County: JoDaviess

Are you interested in rolling up your sleeves to look at opportunities and challenges in meat production, processing, and distribution in the northwest region of Illinois? Join University of…

Cover Crop Field Day

There is no better way to understand cover crops than to see them in-field at work! 

Learn about current research, cover crop management practices and techniques, tour plots, and network with…

YQCA - Fulton-Mason-Peoria-Tazewell Unit

County: Fulton, Mason, Peoria, Tazewell

Beef, Sheep, Swine, Goat, and Dairy Cattle (if showing live animals)

Statewide requirement is that members in these projects must complete YQCA – Youth for the Quality Care of Animals.…

Honeysuckle Sweep

County: Macon

Make a difference! Help prevent the spread of invasive species in Fairview Park. 

Amur Honeysuckle is an invasive species that is a threat to biodiversity. It takes over an area…

Rabbit Workshop | Lee County

County: Lee

At this rabbit workshop on April 8 for youth ages 8-18, we will be learning proper rabbit showmanship, education on rabbit breeds, and how to show rabbits and cavies (Guinea Pigs). We will also…

Plant Trees with 4-H Green Communities

County: Kendall, Kane, DuPage
4-H Green Communities Project 

Did you know that Illinois once held 14 million acres of trees, but that number has dropped to 5 million due to modern development practices? Illinois 4-H has…

Spring Series of Home Horticulture | 1st session

County: Rock Island

University of Illinois Extension Master Gardeners have put together a great series for home gardeners to explore a variety of interesting topics. Experts will share tips on two topics each night…

Cooking with Vegetables | Carroll County Master Gardeners

County: Carroll

Join Master Gardener Nancy Gmitro at the Thomson Library for a lesson on cooking with broccoli. Learn the basics of planting, harvesting, and creating recipes using fresh broccoli. A new vegetable…



Clean for a Cause

County: Fulton, Mason, Peoria, Tazewell

Food Pantry Network - Heart of Illinois is leading a Clean for a Cause campaign. The general public is invited to get involved individually or as a group.

During April 10 – 18, 2023,…

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