Contact Us

University of Illinois Extension serving Grundy, Kankakee and Will Counties

Kankakee County
1650 Commerce Drive
Bourbonnais, IL 60914
Phone: 815-933-8337
FAX: 815-933-8532
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm

Grundy County
4004 N. Division
Morris, IL 60450
Phone: 815-942-2725
FAX: 815-942-9519
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm (Closed 12 - 1pm)

Will County
100 Manhattan Road
Joliet, IL 60433
Phone: 815-727-9296
FAX: 815-727-9364
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm (Closed 12 - 1pm)

Upcoming Events

Maple Tree Tapping

February 17, 2018 (10:00 AM - 1:00 PM )

Shannon Bayou
3301 Waldron Rd
Aroma Park, IL 60910 (Kankakee County)

Maple Tree Tapping

February 17, 2018

10:00 a.m.

 Join us for an educational, family fun event to learn the history and observe the process of making maple syrup. Learn how to use the maple trees in your yard to make that delicious pancake topping.

 Maple Tree Tapping will be held on Saturday, February 17, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. The program will begin with a presentation at the Shannon Bayou, 3301 Waldron Rd., Aroma Park, IL. The class will be followed by a tree tapping at Aroma Land and Water Preserve, 1578 S Heiland Rd., St Anne, IL.

 Due to weather uncertainty, mandatory pre-registration is required by February 9, 2018. Please call the University of Illinois Extension Office at 815-933-8337 to register. There is no fee for this event.

This workshop will be held both indoors and outside. Please come dressed for the weather.

This is co-sponsored by Kankakee River Valley Forest Preserve District and University of Illinois Extension, Kankakee County