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Illinois Extension strives to provide relevant, science-based information that serves residents and businesses in our area and across the state. From blogs featuring the best seasonal tips and techniques to news stories highlighting upcoming learning opportunities, we offer you impactful insights backed by the research and public engagement resources of the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences at the University of Illinois.

Read the September 2022 Extension Connections Newsletter

In this issue, find out how you can help "Stomp Out Hunger" in your community during Hunger Action Month. By joining together, we can help nourish our neighbors. September is also National Preparedness month.Get tips and resources to help you plan ahead for disasters. Join us to extend your knowledge in a variety of areas including our Gardening in the Air fall horticulture webinar symposium set for Sat, Oct 8. The new 4-H Year starts this month. Find out how youth can join the program that teaches citizenship, leadership and life skills. See information about our 4-H Kick-off Event Oct 1 at Niabi Zoo, learn how you can become a 4-H volunteer, and more! 

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Podcasts

Wellness Wake Up Call

Nutrition and wellness educator Kristin Bogdonas of University of Illinois
Extension provides timely news, information, ideas to promote healthy
living in the Quad Cities and beyond. From WVIK, Quad Cities NPR

Hear Wellness Wake Up Call at this link

Nutrient Loss Reduction Podcast

Nutrient Loss Reduction Podcast

Tune in to hear the best practices for keeping water clean and local watersheds healthy, as outlined in the Illinois Nutrient Loss Reduction Strategy.

All past recordings of the Nutrient Loss Reduction Podcast can be accessed here