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University of Illinois Extension serving Franklin, Jackson, Perry, Randolph and Williamson Counties

Main Office (Jackson County)
402 Ava Rd.
Murphysboro, IL 62966
Phone: 618-687-1727
FAX: 618-687-1612
Email: uie-fjprw@illinois.edu
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm (Closed 12 - 1pm)

Branch Office (Franklin County)
1212 Route 14 West
Benton, IL 62812
Phone: 618-439-3178
FAX: 618-439-2953
Hours: M–F, 8:00 am-4:30 pm (closed 12:00 - 1:00 pm)

Branch Office (Perry County)
3764 State Rte 13/127
Room 110
Pinckneyville, IL 62274
Phone: 618-357-2126
FAX: 618-357-3934
Hours: Mon - Wed, 8:00 am-4:30 pm (closed 12:00 - 1pm)

Branch Office (Randolph County)
313 West Belmont Street
Sparta, IL 62286
Phone: 618-443-4364
FAX: 618-443-1922
Hours: M–Th, 8:00 am-4:30 pm (closed 12:00 - 1:00 pm)

Branch Office (Williamson County)
101-B East DeYoung
Marion, IL 62959
Phone: 618-993-3304
FAX: 618-997-1542
Hours: Mon - Fri, 8:00 am-4:30 pm (closed 12:00 - 1pm)

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Featured Websites

Additional Websites

  • Great Plant Escape
    Join Detective LePlant and his partners Bud and Sprout as they uncover the mysteries of plant life. (Intended for 4th-5th grade students)
  • Shake, Rattle and Slide
    Learn about the work of earthquakes, volcanoes and glaciers. (Intended for 5th-8th grade students)
  • Dr. Arbor Talks Trees
    Dr. Arbor teaches all about trees! (Intended for 6th-8th grade students)
  • Tree House Weather Kids
    Helps young people understand such things as why the weather changes, how we predict the weather, and how weather causes great destruction. (Intended for 5th-8th grade students)
  • All-Star River Explorers
    Join famous North American river explorers as you learn about what rivers are, how they form, and why they are so important to us. (Intended for 3rd-5th grade students)
  • Out on a Limb
    It's not easy to get along. Help Maria and her friends solve their problems peacefully. (Intended for 2nd-4th grade students)
  • Adventures of Herman
    Squirmin' Herman the Worm teaches students all about worms and how to make their own worm bin in this interactive curriculum. (Intended for 1st-3rd grade students)
  • Great Plant Escape
    Join Detective LePlant and his partners Bud and Sprout as they uncover the mysteries of plant life. (Intended for 4th-5th grade students)
  • Forever Friends
    Introduces young people to the daily lives, cultural arts and philosophies of people from China, India, Japan, Korea, the Philippines, and Vietnam. (Intended for 4th-6th grade students)

Additional Topics

4-H Youth Development Commercial Agriculture Community and Economic Development Consumer Economics Family Life Horticulture Leadership and Local Government Local Food Systems and Small Farms Nutrition and Wellness