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University of Illinois Extension serving Henry, Mercer, Rock Island and Stark Counties

Main Office (Rock Island County)
321 W 2nd Avenue
Milan, IL 61264
Phone: 309-756-9978
FAX: 309-756-9987
Email:uie-hmrs@illinois.edu
Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm

Branch Office (Henry-Stark County)
26234 Black Hawk Road
Galva, IL 61434
Phone: 309-853-1533
FAX: 309-853-1634
Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Friday 8am to 4:30pm (Closed from 12 - 1 pm)

Branch Office (Mercer County)
2106 SE Third Street
Aledo, IL 61231
Phone: 309-582-5106
FAX: 309-582-7338
Hours: Tuesday & Thursday 8am to 4:30pm (Closed from 12 - 1 pm)

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Additional Websites

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    It's not easy to get along. Help Maria and her friends solve their problems peacefully.
  • Riding the Winds with Kalani: A Weather Adventure
    This website is for K-2 students and teaches the concepts of temperature, clouds, precipitation and basic earth movements.
  • Animals Past and Present
    Lessons for elementary students about what happened to dinosaurs, and what animals lived in Illinois 65 million years ago, 10 million years ago, and today.
  • Fresh From the World...Where Your Food Comes From
    This site looks at 15 different popular foods and explores their histories and origins to help kids understand that their food comes from all over the world.
  • Walk in the Woods
    Learn all about the wonders of nature by joining us for a walk in the woods!
  • Let's Talk about Insects
    Join C.P. to learn the benefits of insects, their basic anatomy, and what makes an insect an insect. You can even create a new insect!
  • My First Garden
    Learn how to plan, nurture and enjoy the benefits of a beautiful flower or vegetable garden.
  • Secret Life of Trees
    Learn all about the parts of a tree and why trees are important to us!
  • 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.

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