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University of Illinois Extension serving Christian, Jersey, Macoupin and Montgomery Counties

Montgomery County
#1 Industrial Park Dr.
Hillsboro, IL 62049
Phone: 217-532-3941
FAX: 217-532-3944
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 12 pm, 1 pm to 4:30 pm

Christian County
1120 N Webster St.
Taylorville, IL 62568
Phone: 217-287-7246
FAX: 217-287-7248
Hours: Monday - Friday 8am to 11:30am, 12:30pm to 4.30pm

Jersey County
201 W. Exchange St.
Suite A
Jerseyville, IL 62052
Phone: 618-498-2913
FAX: 618-498-5913
Hours: Tuesday & Wednesday 8 am to 12 pm and 1 pm to 4:30 pm and Thursday 8 am to 12 pm

Macoupin County
#60 Carlinville Plaza
Carlinville, IL 62626
Phone: 217-854-9604
FAX: 217-854-7804
Hours: Monday - Thursday 8 am to 12 pm; 1 pm to 4:30 pm

News Release

Tree Pruning Workshop To Be Offered in Hillsboro November 22

Tree Pruning Workshop Offered at Hillsboro

University of Illinois Extension will hold a workshop on pruning Tuesday, November 22, 2016 from 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. at University of Illinois Extension Montgomery County office, #1 Industrial Park Drive., Hillsboro.  The program is FREE, including educational materials.

Participants will learn why, when, and how to prune common landscape trees and shrubs.  University of Illinois Extension, Horticulture Educator, Andrew Holsinger, will introduce the concepts of proper pruning.  Find out the science behind the effects of pruning.  Find out how to properly care for pruning tools, pruning tool safety, and methods of keeping your tools clean.  Improve your pruning skills with this free workshop.

For more information and to register by November 21:  call 217-532-3941; or register online at

University of Illinois Extension provides equal opportunities in programs and employment.  If you need a reasonable accommodation to participate in this program, please contact our office. Universidad de Illinois ofrece igualdad de oportunidades en programas y empleo. Si usted necesita un ajuste razonable para participar en este programa, por favor póngase en contacto con nuestra oficina.


Local Contact: Andrew Holsinger, Extension Educator, Horticulture,



Local Contact: Andrew Holsinger, Extension Educator, Horticulture,