Extension Educator, Horticulture
August 8, 2008
The City of Chicago is pleased to present Mayor Daley's Landscape Awards 2008. Please find the application below. For questions, call (312) 744-8691. Applications must be post-marked by August 15, 2008 to be considered.
Mayor Daley's Landscape Awards is an annual program that recognizes the thousands of Chicagoans who help make the city green through their environmental beautification efforts. The program is open to all residents and businesses located in Chicago.
Download an application: http://tinyurl.com/5kmks7
August 4, 2008
We are pleased to release a new Illinois Master Gardener website at http://mg.extension.uiuc.edu/ The site is a comprehensive clearinghouse for news and updates, the Imagine newsletter, training schedules, educational events, and program information. It also contains a special section for Master Gardeners as well as a section for Master Gardener Coordinators.
The site was developed by Monica David, Master Gardener Coordinator.
August 4, 2008
The Indoor Air Quality fact sheets developed by University of Illinois Extension staff, Debra Bartman, Pat Hildebrand and Lois Smith, all Consumer and Family Economics Educators, are now available as a website at http://web.extension.uiuc.edu/healthyair/
This website will help homeowners determine the air quality inside their homes. It includes information about carbon monoxide, furnace filters, lead paint testing, mold, radon, smoke detectors, vacuum cleaners and water alarm detectors.