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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
Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm

Branch Office (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)

Branch Office (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

Harvest of horticulture Fall Gardening workshop

October 28, 2017 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM )

Blackhawk Bank Community Room
1308 SE 4th St.
Aledo, IL 61231 (Rock Island County)

University of Illinois Extension’s Mercer County Master Gardeners invite you to their annual horticulture
workshops, featuring local experts teaching this year about roses and migratory waterfowl. 

Great Roses Suited to Our Zone by Sue Ruxton, University of Illinois Extension Master Gardener
Learn from this accomplished rose grower, who has grown over 139 varieties! She'll outline the steps you need to to grow good, healthy roses and show many stunning photos! Review heirlooms, Hybrid Teas, Knockouts, English Roses, Buck Roses and others.

Waterfowls & Migrating Birds on the Upper Mississippi  by Brian Ritter Executive Director of Nahant Marsh
Explore the life history of common waterfowl and other migratory birds that live in our region. Learn about their migration and the importance of a maintaining a healthy habitat for them.

Registration Details:  Cost is $10 advance/$12 at the door
Includes coffee and pastries.  Doors open at 8:30 a.m, programs start at 9.
Register online at  or call Mercer County Extension (309) 582-5106.

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