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University of Illinois Extension serving Boone, DeKalb and Ogle Counties

Main Office (Ogle County)
421 W Pines Rd, Ste 10
Oregon, IL 61061
Phone: 815-732-2191
FAX: 815-732-4007
Email: uie-bdo@illinois.edu
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm

Branch Office (Boone County)
205 Cadillac Court
Unit 3
Belvidere, IL 61008-1733
Phone: 815-544-3710
FAX: 815-544-4606
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm (Closed 12 - 1pm)

Branch Office (DeKalb County)
1350 West Prairie Drive
Sycamore, IL 60178-3166
Phone: 815-758-8194
FAX: 815-758-8199
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm (Closed 12 - 1pm)

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  • Fresh From the World...Where Your Food Comes From
    This site looks at 15 different popular foods and explores their histories and origins to help kids understand that their food comes from all over the world. (Intended for 4th-5th grade students)
  • Great Plant Escape
    Join Detective LePlant and his partners Bud and Sprout as they uncover the mysteries of plant life. (Intended for 4th-5th grade students)
  • Walk in the Woods
    Learn all about the wonders of nature by joining us for a walk in the woods! (Intended for 3rd-5th grade students)
  • Riding the Winds with Kalani: A Weather Adventure
    This website teaches the concepts of temperature, clouds, precipitation and basic earth movements. (Intended for K-2nd grade students)
  • Shake, Rattle and Slide
    Learn about the work of earthquakes, volcanoes and glaciers. (Intended for 5th-8th grade students)
  • Dr. Arbor Talks Trees
    Dr. Arbor teaches all about trees! (Intended for 6th-8th grade students)
  • Secret Life of Trees
    Learn all about the parts of a tree and why trees are important to us! (Intended for 3rd-5th grade students)
  • Let's Talk about Insects
    Join C.P. to learn the benefits of insects, their basic anatomy, and what makes an insect an insect. You can even create a new insect! (Intended for 3rd-5th grade students)
  • Out on a Limb
    It's not easy to get along. Help Maria and her friends solve their problems peacefully. (Intended for 2nd-4th grade students)

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4-H Youth Development Local Food Systems and Small Farms Environment and Energy Stewardship Nutrition and Wellness Commercial Agriculture Community and Economic Development Consumer Economics Family Life Horticulture Leadership and Local Government