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University of Illinois Extension serving Christian, Jersey, Macoupin and Montgomery Counties

Montgomery County
#1 Industrial Park Dr.
Hillsboro, IL 62049
Phone: 217-532-3941
FAX: 217-532-3944
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 12 pm; 1 pm to 4:30 pm

Christian County
1120 N Webster St.
Taylorville, IL 62568
Phone: 217-287-7246
FAX: 217-287-7248
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 11:30 am; 12:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Jersey County
201 W. Exchange St.
Suite A
Jerseyville, IL 62052
Phone: 618-498-2913
FAX: 618-498-5913
Hours: Tuesday & Wednesday 8 am to 12 pm; 1 pm to 4 pm and Thursday 8 am to 12 pm

Macoupin County
#60 Carlinville Plaza
Carlinville, IL 62626
Phone: 217-854-9604
FAX: 217-854-7804
Hours: Monday - Thursday 8 am to 12 pm; 1 pm to 4:30 pm

News Release

Tree ID Workshop Offered September 20 in Hillsboro

Have you ever noticed a beautiful tree and wanted to know what type it is? Then make plans to attend the tree identification and selection workshop offered by University of Illinois Extension Tuesday, September 20, 2016 from 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at University of Illinois Extension Montgomery County Office, #1 Industrial Park Drive, Hillsboro.  The program is $10 which includes all supplies and lunch.

Participants will learn to recognize trees by their shape, bark patterns, twigs, fruits, leaves, and seeds.  They will also gain experience using identification keys. 

There will be an indoor workshop followed by a walk.  Wear comfortable walking shoes or boots and appropriate clothing.

For more information about this workshop, contact Andrew Holsinger directly at or 217-532-3941, or by calling the Montgomery County Extension Office at 217-532-3941.

University of Illinois Extension provides equal opportunities in programs and employment.  If you need a reasonable accommodation to participate in this program, please contact our office. Universidad de Illinois ofrece igualdad de oportunidades en programas y empleo. Si usted necesita un ajuste razonable para participar en este programa, por favor póngase en contacto con nuestra oficina.


Local Contact: Andrew Holsinger, Extension Educator, Horticulture,

Local Contact: Andrew Holsinger, Extension Educator, Horticulture,