University of Illinois Extension
March 25, 2019
Allison Neubauer

In this edition of Spotlight on Natural Resources, Allison Neubauer from University of Illinois Extension talks about early spring natural lawn care. She covers weed suppression and aeration.

 
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February 15, 2019
Peggy Doty

In this edition of Spotlight on Natural Resources, Extension Educator Peggy Doty describes owls in Illinois and in particular the Great Horned Owl.

January 9, 2019
Duane Friend

In this edition of Spotlight on Natural Resources, Extension Eductor Duane Friend explains why Wind Chill was created and what it really tells us.

 
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November 8, 2018
Duane Friend

Now is a good time to invest some time and money into making your home more winter-ready. Duane Friend, Extension Educator in Natural Resources for University of Illinois Extension, explains how to take some simple steps toward energy savings.

 
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September 28, 2018
Peggy Doty

Peggy Doty, Extension Educator in Natural Resources, explains this large white mushroom that appears this time of year.

 
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July 27, 2018
Duane Friend

Cougars, Bears and Wolves have all been spotted in Illinois in the last several years. Extension Educator Duane Friend talks about the sightings and a semindar that is coming up in August that will talk about the population trends for these animals.

 
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July 12, 2018
Erin Medvecz

In this podcast, Extension Educator for the University of Illinois, describes what the most common dangerous plants are in Illinois, how to identify them and how to protect yourself from them.

 
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June 28, 2018
Duane Friend

This podcast explains the upcoming seminar on homeowner renewable energy, like wind and solar.

 
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June 26, 2018
Jay Solomon

In this edition of Spotlight on Natural Resources, Extension Educator Jay Solomon points out how to save energy and money around the home during the summer months.

 
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April 12, 2018
Jason Haupt

There are many things that can be done to make our yards a more inviting place for wildlife. Extension Educator Jason Haupt explains what makes for an ideal place for wildlife right outside your door.

 
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