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WSIU Almanac November 22, 2021

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The University of Illinois Extension Service is sponsoring the next Master Naturalist program, starting in January 2022. For more information, visit: https://extension.illinois.edu/fjprw/master-naturalists

You can also learn more by calling Program Coordinator Maggie Ray at 618-687-1727.

In Mt. Vernon on December 11 the downtown Christmas Parade and Tree Lighting Ceremony will take place, to learn more about this Holiday event, browse to: http://www.enjoymtvernon.com/event/156/downtown-christmas-parade-and-tree-lighting/7412

In Carbondale, the 16th Annual Southern Illinois Alternative Gift Fair will be held on Sunday December 5, 2021 at the Carbondale Civic Center.
You can learn more about the community event by visiting their Facebook page, :https://www.facebook.com/events/573576250584126?acontext=%7B%22event_action_history%22%3A[%7B%22surface%22%3A%22page%22%7D]%7D

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Born in Newport, Rhode Island to a military family, Kevin Boucher traveled the country and the world at a young age before his family settled in Murphysboro, Illinois in 1976. He earned a Bachelor's degree in Radio-Television at Southern Illinois University (SIU) in Carbondale and worked in commercial radio before becoming the Traffic Manager at WSIU Public Television. Boucher has since earned a Master's degree in Professional Media & Media Management Studies from SIU's College of Mass Communication & Media Arts. He is an outdoor enthusiast who enjoys gardening and exploring the flora and fauna of the Shawnee National Forest and other beautiful natural areas across southern Illinois. Kevin is embarking on a new path with WSIU as the Community Engagement Producer for WSIU Radio. Look for Kevin's work on air and on line.
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