University of Illinois Extension
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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March 22, 2018
Allison Neubauer

Keeping our lakes and waterways free of fertilizers and pesticides is the responsibility of everyone, including homeowners. Allison Neubauer, Great Lakes Outreach Associate with the Illinois-Indiana SEA Grant explains ways to have a great looking lawn while protecting the environment.

 
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February 16, 2018
Ashley J. Belle

In this podcast, Extension Educator Ashley Belle describes Anaerobic Digestion and its use in methane production. Dr. Belle has extensive experience in this topic and brings insights into real life uses in Illinois.

 
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January 29, 2018
Duane Friend

Duane Friend, Extension Educator for the University of Illinois describes the topics in this year's Soil and Water Webinar Series. Seventeen sites across the state will play host to this timely event.

 
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