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Candidates are being accepted for the January 2015 election to the University of Missouri Extension Council of St. Charles County. The St. Charles County Extension Council is the local link between county residents and the University of Missouri four-campus system. Council members assist in planning and carrying out extension educational efforts to improve people’s lives. Candidates must be at least 18 years old and reside in St. Charles County. The nomination deadline has been extended until December 23. Individuals interested in serving on the council should contact Scott Killpack, County Program Director, at the St. Charles County Extension Center (636-970-3000)image of emerald ash borer in relation to a penny

Emerald ash borer found in St. Charles County

A potentially very destructive insect pest to ash trees known as the emerald ash borer (EAB) has been found in St. Charles County. This is the first known detection in the St. Louis Region. Press release (PDF)

Resources to learn more about this pest and how to manage it: MU Extension webpage | Insecticide Options for Protecting Ash Trees from Emerald Ash Borer (PDF)

Been helped by extension?

If you have received help from  Extension programming and/or services in St. Charles County, please consider letting the County Executive or your county council member know about your experience. Our operation is dependent on an annual county council appropriation. Your comments will verify the benefit residents receive from extension. Find your county council member

Buy a brick fundraiser

St. Charles County Extension Council sponsors an ongoing brick fundraising effort to keep our programs and services at their current level. With funding from St. Charles County government reduced by 54 percent since 2008, we are forced to find additional sources of financial support. For each $100 donation, a brick will be inscribed and added to the pathway around our flagpole. Donations are tax-deductible. Brick order form (PDF).

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