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University of Illinois Extension serving Carroll, Lee and Whiteside Counties

Main Office (Whiteside County)
12923 Lawrence Road
Sterling, IL 61081
Phone: 815-632-3611
FAX: 815-716-8922
Email: uie-clw@illinois.edu

Branch Office (Carroll County)
807D S Clay St
Mt. Carroll, IL 61053
Phone: 815-244-9444
FAX: 815-244-3708

Branch Office (Lee County)
280 W Wasson Rd
Amboy, IL 61310
Phone: 815-857-3525
FAX: 815-857-3527

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Thank you for visiting our website. University of Illinois Extension is the link between the U of I and all of our friends and neighbors in Carroll, Lee and Whiteside counties. Our programs are research-based and practical. Browse our site for the latest in news, tips, programs and volunteer opportunities!  Our unit emphasis is on Home Horticulture, Family Living and Wellness, and Youth Development.  We invite you to explore our program offerings and join us for incredible programs.  If you have a child between 5 and 18 our 4-H program is an advetnure waiting for you.  Young people in 4-H learn valuable skills for a lifetime while exploring projects that interest them. 

If you have an interest in volunteering consider becoming a 4-H Volunteer, a Master Gardener or a Master Naturalist...it is a great way to put your passion to work and help others learn.  Our goal is to "Extend Knowledge and Change Lives." 

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Interested in becoming a Master Gardener in 2018. Please fill out this survey.

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PSEP Training and Testing Dates are available for 2018. Register for Dixon or Mt. Carroll under register online on the right side of this page. To see more locations click learn more.

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Join Family Life Educator Karla Belzer for many interactive series including: brain health, life story writing, caregiving, wits fitness, and lets live well.

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Interested in becoming a Master Naturalist get on our waiting list for the next training.

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Check out horticulture workshops in your area.

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See our latest Calendar of Events for Carroll, Lee and Whiteside Counties.

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