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ILLINOIS April 19: A tri-state organic IP video series continues with “Insect and Disease Control in Organic Vegetables,” at locations in Ohio, Illinois and Indiana. The Illinois session begins at 6 p.m. For a list of Illinois locations, contact Deborah Cavanaugh-Grant at 217-968-5512. April 28: For the second year, children will have the chance to learn about their pets and other animals at Petstravaganza at the UOI Stock Pavilion in Urbana, Ill. This year’s event will be from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. For more information, visit www.pets.ansci.uiuc.edu/outreach May 4: The first of this year’s sustainable agriculture tours sponsored by UOI Extension, the North Central Region Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Professional Development Program and the Agriculture Tourism Partners of Illinois will be to Spence Farm in Fairbury, Ill. Visit www.extension.uiuc.edu/smallfarm for details, or contact Donna Cray at dcray@uiuc.edu or at 217-241-4644. INDIANA April 19: A tri-state organic IP video series continues with “Insect and Disease Control in Organic Vegetables,” at locations in Ohio, Illinois and Indiana. The Indiana session begins at 6 p.m. For a list of Indiana sessions, contact Jerry Nelson at 812-886-9582. April 19, 22, 26: The Friends of Turkey Run and Shades State Parks will host a series of plant identification workshops and botany hikes at Turkey Run State Park in Marshall, Ind. The cost is $15 per workshop. To register, e-mail Rich Scott at redbud@bloom ingdaletel.com or contact the Turkey Run Nature Center at 765-597-2654. April 21: “A Free-4-All,” which is similar to a swap meet or yard sale, but with no trading or selling will be a highlight of an Earth Day event at the Mounds State Park in Anderson, Ind. The idea is to see if someone else wants
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