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

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

Henry-Stark County
358 Front Street
Galva, IL 61434
Phone: 309-932-3447
FAX: 309-932-3454
Hours: Monday-Friday 8am to 4:30pm (Closed from 12 - 1 pm)

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

Upcoming Events

Invasive Species Workshop, March 1

March 1, 2018 (9:00 AM - 4:00 PM )

Black Hawk State Park Watchtower Lodge
1510 46th Ave.
Rock Island, IL 61201 (Rock Island County)

Invasive species threaten farms, preserves, parks, and even our backyards. In this workshop, experts will share the latest tools and research and showcase how you can prevent, control, and contain invasive species.

PRESENTERS INCLUDE:

Brian Ritter
      Executive Director at Nahant Marsh
  Mark Vitosh
      District 12 Forester at Iowa DNR
  Dale Maxson
      Eastern Iowa Land Steward at The Nature Conservancy
  Chris Evans
      University of Illinois Extension Forester
  Emily Swihart
      East-Central Iowa Field Coordinator at Trees Forever

BEST PRACTICES PANELISTS INCLUDE:

Andrew DiAlessandro
      Private Lands Biologist with U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
  Mike Petersen
      Park Ranger with Illiniwek Forest Preserve
  Joshua Spensley
      Grounds Maintenance Supervisor at John Deere World Headquarters

WITH TOUR OF BLACK HAWK STATE PARK INVASIVE SPECIES MANAGEMENT BY:

  Candace Marner, Site Technician II

WHO SHOULD ATTEND:

•    Department of Transportation
•    Public, Private and Nonprofit Land Managers
•    Municipal Staff
•    Nursery, Tree and Landscape Professionals
•    Landscape Architects and Designers
•    State and Federal Employees
•    Members of Conservation Organizations
•    Educators and Students
•    Gardening Enthusiasts
•    Private Landowners
•    Concerned Citizens

COST:
$35 includes a hot lunch and the chance to win door prizes (or $20 for students).
Register online at http://bit.ly/2CIzlTL



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