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University of Illinois Extension serving Carroll, Lee and Whiteside Counties

Main Office (Lee County)
Sauk Valley Community College
173 Illinois Route 2, IF5
Dixon, IL 61021
Phone: 815-835-2070
FAX: 815-835-2073

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

Branch Office (Whiteside County)
100 E Knox Street
Morrison, IL 61270
Phone: 815-772-4075
FAX: 815-772-4077

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Mark Shepard, author of Restoration Agriculture: Real-World Permaculture for Farmers, will lead a Restoration Agriculture workshop at the Paw Paw Community Building in Paw Paw, IL, May 2nd-4th. The Restoration Agriculture workshop is sponsored by University of Illinois Extension, Unit 4, and Willow Creek Organic Farm, NW of Paw Paw.

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Check out all the Horticulture programming in the Carroll-Lee-Whiteside Unit. Herbs, Propagation, Container Gardening, Master Naturalist are just a few of the topics you don't want to miss out on.

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GO FAR is a 9 week fitness program designed to teach children of all abilities about healthy eating, goal setting, and how to train to walk/run a 5K. On July 5th, all participants will run the Ronald Reagan 5k.

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Check out what is happening this month in Carroll, Lee and Whiteside Counties.

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Science Siesta is a very special pajama party for girls completing grades 4-6 where the focus is on educating girls about careers in the field of science. This event will be held on April 11 & 12 and again on April 25 & 26 at the Discovery Center Children's Museum and the Burpee Museum of Natural History in Rockford.

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Looking for something fun for your kids to do this summer? Registration is now open for 2014's 4-H Camps!

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4-H Youth Development Commercial Agriculture Community and Economic Development Consumer Economics Family Life Horticulture Nutrition and Wellness

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