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Check out what our 2015 University of Illinois Extension Interns are doing this summer!
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Meet our 2015 University of Illinois Extension Summer Interns

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Abigail Petersen Hi, I'm a senior at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign studying Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences . I am working with the University of Illinois Extension t his summer researching community ga...

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Growing Solutions Farm for Autistic Young Adults

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  Jasmine and I had the pleasure of participating in the planting of Earth Boxes at the Growing Solutions Farm at Cambell and Levitt. The Growing Solutions Farm is a horticultural therapy garden geared towards...

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Dunne Academy: Watershed Model Presentation

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Jasmine and I made our way to the Dunne Technology Academy to educate the 7 th , 6 th , and 2 nd grade classes on watersheds and pollution . This presentation consists of descr...

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Community Youth Development Institute High School Garden

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Abigail and I helped out with the Community Youth Development Institute (CYDI) High School Garden. The garden has about 85 raised beds, a chicken coop, and a pond. They were having a big volunteer day where the students and people in the community could come...

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Daley Plaza: Cook County Forest Preserve Event

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Abigail and I helped out with the insect petting zoo booth at Daley Plaza . We were able to show visitors the millipedes , Madagascar hissing cockroaches , and...

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Inquiry Adventures at Sand Ridge Nature Center

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On Wednesday, students from Earle STEM visited the Sand Ridge Nature Center to attend a program organized by the University of Illinois Extension called Inquiry Adventures . This program allows students to become the sci...

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Growing Solutions Farm: Autistic Youth Garden Harvest Day

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  In July, there are a variety of vegetables that are at their peak and are ready to be harvested. The Growing Solutions Farm (Autistic Youth Garden) gave us the awesome opportunity to help harvest vegetables and...

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