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Tune into Illinois Extension podcasts

On the go or at home, University of Illinois Extension podcasts entertain and inform listeners about topics that matter.

While in-person educational programs are currently canceled or postponed until after July 31 due to COVID-19, Illinois Extension staff have continued providing education remotely with webinarsblogs, and podcasts. From the environment to finances, these podcasts give people, businesses, and communities tools to solve problems, develop skills, and build a better future.

Since 2009, extension energy and environmental stewardship educators have covered topics solar power, Illinois wildlife, conservation practices, and more on the podcast Spotlight on Natural Resources. In the most recent episode, educator Ashley Belle explains how everyday choices, from what we eat to where we live, create an ecological footprint. Listen online, or follow and subscribe on Apple Podcasts, or TuneIn.

In Family Financial Feuds, consumer economics educators Sasha GrabenstetterKathy Sweedler, and Camaya Wallace-Bechard cover financial topics for families: from credit scores to setting goals. Follow and subscribe on Apple Podcasts or SoundCloud.

Extension Horticulture Educator Chris Enroth and a series of guests talk all things horticulture on the Good Growing podcast. Recent topics include tree diseases, community gardens, pollinators, and landscape design. Follow and subscribe on Apple PodcastsGoogle Play, or Sticher.

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SOURCE/WRITER: Emily Steele, Media Communication Coordinator, Illinois Extension

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