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Martha A. Smith
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University of Illinois Extension
321 W 2nd Avenue
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Tracy Jo Mulliken
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University of Illinois Extension connects people and their local horticulture and environmental concerns with the tools they need to pursue meaningful change. Whether it’s landscape aesthetics, sustainable practices, vital food production, pollinators or a myriad of other topics, UI Extension has the resources you need.  Rock Island County Extension also manages, trains and recruits dedicated Master Gardener and Master Naturalist volunteers who work on a variety of projects to serve our community. By training and managing these Master volunteers, Extension is able to extend its resources and environmental knowledge to a great extent across our community.

 

 

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  • Spring Series of Home Horticulture PDF
    Local experts share their input on the latest topics in home horticulture. Join us Monday nights, 7 - 9 PM for these topics) March 20: Chicken and Turkey Raising in the Backyard; March 27: Deer Control; April 3: Nurturing New Trees: April 10: Gardening with Native Plants; April 17: Butterfly Waystations in Your Yard; April 24: Abundant Produce, bio-intensive and productive gardening techniques

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