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									                                      Will/South Cook

                                     Soil and Water
                                     Conservation District
          Spring 2008                                    www.will-scookswcd.org

Inside This Issue                             Will / South Cook SWCD 2008 Annual
                                                        Recognition Dinner
Tree Sale                2-7
                                   The Will / South Cook Soil and Water Conservation District will hold its An-
Fish Sale                8-9       nual Recognition Dinner on Thursday, April 10th, 2008 at 6:30 p.m. The event,
                                   which includes a pork chop dinner served by Fay’s of Waterman, Illinois, will be
                                   held at the Peotone Atrium, Will County Fairgrounds. Dinner will be followed by a
Our Products              10       cash bar, prize drawings and a guest speaker. Awards for Farm Family and Con-
                                   servation Community 2008 will presented along with three college scholarships
Conservation                       including the Allan May Memorial Scholarship.
Partners              10-11        Tickets are $15.00 each and can be purchased from any Will-South Cook SWCD
                                   Board Member in the following areas: Crete, David Deutsche; Manhattan, Wayne
                                   Wagner, Burton Barr, Bill Hnetkovsky, Richard McHugh, or Dick Smerz; Mokena,
                                   James Stellwagen; Monee, Harold or Marlene Liberman, Anthony Rudis or Barrie
                                   Tyler; Peotone, Manrow Hameister or Everett Moeller; Wilmington, Joe Rodawold;
                                   Joliet, Traci Jungles or Channahon, Tracy Richardson. You may also contact Kim
                                   Feeney-Mitchell at the District Office (815)462-3106 ext. 3.
                                   Tickets may also be purchased at the following banks; Peotone Bank and Trust in
                                   Peotone, (708) 258-3231. Peotone Bank and Trust, Monee Branch, (708) 258-
                                   3231. First Community Bank and Trust in Peotone, (708) 258-0530, First Commu-
                                   nity Bank and Trust in Beecher, (708) 946-2246, First National Bank of Manhat-
                                   tan, (815)478-4611 and the Will County Farm Bureau, (815)727-4811. No tickets
                                   will be sold at the door.

                                           Upcoming Conservation Programs…...
    BOARD OF DIRECTORS
                                           Conservation Night                Benefits of a Drainage District
      David Deutsche
                                   Due to the popularity of last           The SWCD and USDA-NRCS are
       Traci Jungles
     Tracy Richardson              year’s Conservation Night, the          planning a Drainage District Infor-
      Richard Smerz                                                        mational meeting to be held in the
                                   SWCD will again host a home-
     Wayne Wagner Sr.                                                      late spring/early summer time-
                                   owner’s conservation education          frame. Details will be published in
                                   program.      Topics will include
        SWCD STAFF
    Kim Feeney-Mitchell                                                    the Farmer’s Weekly and on the
  Administrative Coordinator       planting trees and native grasses       District’s website at www.will-
                                   as well as creating wildlife habitat
        Alex Brumley
   Resource Conservationist
                                                                           scookswcd.org once they are avail-
                                   and rain gardens.                       able. Please plan on attending the
         NRCS STAFF
                                   Join us Thursday, April 17th at         forum that will address the many
        Bob Jankowski
    District Conservationist       6:30 P.M. in the SWCD Board-            benefits of establishing a drainage
                                                                           district within your community .
                                   room.      Refreshments will be
                                   served and tree seedlings will be
                                   distributed to all participants.
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                               Leadership in Resource Management Since 1946
                                                    Growth                             Spread
Deciduous Trees                                                   Height (ft)                                   Fall Colors                           Soil Conditions
                                                     Rate                                (ft)
Ash, Autumn Purple                                   Rapid           60-70             25-30                         Purple                             any soil type
Ash, Green                                           Rapid           50-60             25-30                   Golden Yellow                            any soil type
Birch, River (Clumps)                                Rapid           50-70             25-35                   Golden Yellow                          moist to wet soils
Birch, Whitespire (Clumps)                           Rapid           30-40             30-40                   Golden Yellow                             moist soils
Butternut (White Walnut)                             Slow            50-75             40-60                        Yellow                               moist soils
Catalpa, Northern                                    Rapid           40-70             20-40                   Yellow-Green                           drought tolerant
Cottonwood, Siouxland (Cottonless)                   Rapid           60-90             20-40                        Yellow                               moist soils
Crabapple, Prairiefire (Red Flower)                 Medium           15-20             15-20            Orange-Red berries in the fall                 most soil types
Crabapple, Profusion (Pink Flower)                  Medium           15-20             15-20              Bright red fruit in the fall                 most soil types
Crabapple, Red Jewel (White Flower)                 Medium           12-15             10-12              Cherry red fruit in the fall                 most soil types
Hackberry, Common                                   Medium           40-60             30-50                   Golden Yellow                          drought tolerant
Hazelnut, American                                  Medium           8-12              10-15                   Brilliant Colors                       well drained soils
Hickory, Shagbark                                    Rapid           50-70             30-40                   Golden Yellow                             moist soils
Kentucky Coffee Tree                                 Slow            50-60             40-50                    Good Colors                                acid Soil
Linden, Greenspire (Little Leaf)                    Medium           40-50             30-35                        Yellow                            well drained soils
Linden, Redmond (Large Leaf)                        Medium           50-75             15-30                        Yellow                               moist soils
Locust, Shademaster                                  Rapid           30-40             20-30                        Yellow                               moist soils
Maple, Autumn Blaze                                  Rapid           50-60             15-30                          Red                             drought tolerant
Maple, Crimson King                                  Slow            35-50             25-45                     Purple-red                           drought tolerant
Maple, Fall Red                                      Rapid           35-60             15-30                          Red                             prefers wet soils
Maple, Norway                                        Rapid           50-60             40-60                   Golden Yellow                           most soil types
Maple, Red Sunset                                    Rapid           30-50             15-30                          Red                             well drained soils
Maple, Sugar                                        Medium           40-70             20-40                    Orange-Red                            drought tolerant
Oak, Bur                                            Medium          50-100             40-60                   Golden Yellow                             moist soils
Oak, Red                                             Rapid           75-90             40-60                    Red-Orange                            well drained soils
Oak, Swamp White                                    Medium           45-60             40-60                   Golden Yellow                           moist-wet soils
Plum, Newport (Purple Leaf)                         Medium           20-25             12-15                         Purple                           well drained soils
Redbud, American                                    Medium           15-25             10-20                    Good Colors                              most soils
Tulip Tree                                           Rapid           40-60             20-40                    Good Colors                              moist soils
Walnut, Black                                        Slow            50-75             30-60                    Good Colors                           well drained soils
Potted Evergreens
Douglas Fir                                          Rapid          75-150             25-50                       Green                              drought tolerant
Austrian Pine                                       Medium           25-50             20-40                       Green                                 moist soils
White Pine                                           Rapid          60-100             20-40                       Green                               most soil types
Black Hills Spruce                                   Slow            10-20             5-10                      Blue/Green                         dry/well drained soils
Colorado Spruce (blue/green)                         Slow           60-100             20-35                     Blue/Green                              moist soils
Norway Spruce                                        Rapid          75-125             40-60                       Green                              well drained soils
Shrubs
Bittersweet, American                                Rapid              3-6            20-30              Yellow and Red Berries                       most soil types
Black Chokeberry                                    Medium              6-8             6-8                      Black Berries                         most soil types
Cranberry, American Highbush                        Medium             12-15           10-12                      Red Berries                          most soil types
Dogwood, Red Twig                                   Medium             6-10            6-10             Brilliant Red Twigs in Winter                 well drained soils
Forsythia, Northern Gold                            Medium              6-8             6-8                     Golden Yellow                          most soil types
Lilac, Common Purple                                Medium             6-12            6-12                     Purplish/Brown                        well drained soils
Plum, American                                      Medium             15-20           10-12                                                          drought tolerant
Privet, Common                                      Medium             10-12           10-12                   Yellow Berries                          most soil types
Vibernum, Nannyberry                                 Rapid             15-18           6-10                    Black Berries                             moist soils
Weigela, Java Red                                    Rapid              4-5             3-4                        Purple                             most soils types


                                                Self-                          Tex-            Fresh                                                                Storage
       Fruit Tree               Ripens                        Flavor                                            Pies             Sauce            Baking
                                             Pollinating                       ture            Eating                                                                Ability
   Apple, Granny Smith         Early Nov.          No           Tart           Crisp       Very Good          Very Good           Good           Very Good          Very Good

     Apple, Jonathan           Early Oct.          No          S/Tart          Crisp       Very Good          Very Good         Very Good          Good               Good

     Apple, McIntosh           Mid Sept.           No          S/Tart          Crisp       Very Good            Good            Very Good           Fair              Fair

   Apple, Red Delicious         Mid Oct.           No          Sweet           Crisp            Good             Poor              Fair             Fair              Good

     Apple, Wealthy            Early Sept.         No           Tart       Tender               Good          Excellent         Very Good        Very Good            Poor

   Apple, Honey Crisp          Late Sept.          No          Sweet       V/Crisp         Excellent            Good              Good             Good             Excellent

     Apple, Cortland           Late Sept.          No          S/Tart          Crisp       Very Good            Good            Very Good          Good               Good

       Cherry, Bing            Mid June            No          Sweet           Firm        Excellent             Fair              Fair              n/a               n/a
* Actual height and spread will vary, depending on soil types and climatic conditions                          *Not all trees on the description list are offered
  Cherry, Black/Tartarian      Mid June            No          Sweet       Tender          Excellent             Fair              Fair              n/a               n/a

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                    TREE ORDER FORM—SPRING 2008

 Smaller Container Grown Trees
 Description                    Item #              Size                      Quantity              Price Each                Total

 Birch, River (clumps)            1            1 gallon/ 24-30”                                       7.00
 Birch, River Single stem         2            1 gallon/ 24-30”                                       7.00
 Catalpa, Northern                3            1 gallon/ 24-36”                                       7.00
 Cherry, Nanking                  4            1 gallon/ 24-30”                                       7.00
 Elderberry, American             5            1 gallon/ 12-15”                                       7.00
 Hackberry, Common                6            1 gallon/ 12-15”                                       7.00
 Hazel Nut, American              7            1 gallon/10-12”                                        7.00
 Kentucky Coffee Tree             8            1 gallon/ 8-12”                                        7.00
 Maple, Fall Red                  9            1 gallon/24-30”                                        7.00
 Maple, Norway                   10            1 gallon/18-24”                                        7.00
 Oak, Burr                       11              1 gallon/8”                                          7.00
 Oak, Swamp White                12            1gallon/10-12”                                         7.00
 Walnut, Black                   13            2 gallon/24-30”                                        7.00



Container Grown Hedging Plants
Description                           Item #                      Size                   Quantity                Price Each           Total

Bittersweet, American                    14                 1 gallon/ 18”                                           7.00
Burning Bush                             15                5 gallon/ 24-30”                                        30.00
Cotoneaster, Peking                      16                1 gallon/ 24-30”                                         7.00
Chokeberry, Black                        17                1 gallon/ 15-18”                                         7.00
Chokeberry, Black                        18                 2 gallon/30”                                           25.00
Chokeberry, Red                          19                1 gallon/ 12-18”                                         7.00
Dogwood, Bailey’s Red Twig               20                1 gallon/ 24-30”                                         7.00
Dogwood, Cardinal Red Twig               21                1 gallon/ 24-30”                                         7.00
Forsythia, Northern Sun                  22                 1 gallon/ 15”                                           7.00
Honeysuckle, Honey rose (red)            23                1 gallon/ 15-18”                                         7.00
Honeysuckle, Arnold’s Red                24                1 gallon/ 12-15”                                         7.00
Lilac, Common Purple                     25                1 gallon/ 18-24”                                         7.00
Lilac, Common Purple                     26                 3 gallon/ 30”                                          18.00
Mock Orange Blizzard                     27                 1 gallon/ 15”                                           7.00
Privet Cheyenne                          28                1 gallon/18-24”                                          7.00
Sumac, Fragrant                          29                1 gallon/15-18”                                          7.00
Viburnum, Arrowood                       30                 1 gallon/ 24”                                           7.00
Viburnum, American Cranberry             31                1 gallon/ 12-15”                                         7.00
Viburnum, Nannyberry                     32                1 gallon/ 18-24”                                         7.00
Viburnum, Mohican                        33                1 gallon/ 15-18”                                         7.00
Willow, Streamco (USDA intro)            34                2 gallon/ 24-36”                                         7.00
Winterberry, Pink Lady                   35                1 gallon/ 30-36”                                         7.00
(euonymus)
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Witchhazel                               36                       8”                                                7.00
Larger Container Grown Trees (whips w/ some branching)
Description                                   Item #               Size           Quantity     Price Each   Total

Birch, River (clump)                            37                 4-5’                          35.00

Catalpa Nothern                                 38                 4-5’                          35.00
Crabapple, Prairfire                            39                 4-5’                          45.00
Hackberry                                       40                 4-5’                          45.00
Linden, Redmond (Large leaf)                    41                 4-5’                          35.00
Linden, Scamrock (Little leaf)                  42                 4-7’                          39.00

Maple, Autumn Blaze (Fall Red)                  43                 4-5’                          45.00
Maple, Emerald Lustre (Norway)                  44                 4-6’                          45.00
Oak, Bur                                        45                 4-6’                          39.00
Oak, Pin                                        46                 4-5’                          39.00
Oak, Red                                        47                 4-5’                          39.00
Oak, Swamp White                                48                 4-5’                          39.00
Pear , Ornamental Flowering                     49                 4-7’                          49.00
Poplar, Noreaster (Hybrid)                      50                 4-7’                          29.00
Redbud, American (Clump)                        51                     4’                        47.00
Redbud, American (Single stem)                  52                 4-6’                          39.00
Willow, Niobe Yellow Weeping                    53                 4-7’                          35.00



Container Grown Evergreens
Description                      Item #                Size                 Quantity         Price Each     Total

Fir, Douglas                      54            1 gallon/ 8-12”                                10.00

Fir, Concolor White               55            1 gallon/ 8-12”                                10.00
Pine, Austrian                    56            2 gallon/ 18-24”                               14.00

Pine, Eastern White               57            1 gallon/ 15-18”                               10.00
Spruce, Black Hills               58            1 gallon/ 12-15”                               10.00
Spruce, Colorado                  59            1 gallon/ 12-15”                               10.00
Spruce, White                     60             1 gallon/ 12”                                 10.00
Spruce, White                     61            1 gallon/ 15-18”                               10.00



Groundcovers
Description                                                        Item #         Quantity    Price Each    Total
                                                                                              (per tray)
Ajuga, Gaiety (purple foliage, blue flowers)                           62                         30.00
Euonymus, Coloratus (purple leaf )                                     63                         30.00
Ivy Thorndale                                                          64                         30.00
Pachysandra, Green Carpet                                              65                         30.00
Vinca, Minor (blue flowers)                                            66                         30.00

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                                 All are 3” plugs sold in trays of 24 plants per tray only
Perennials
Description                               Item #          Quantity        Price Each      Total

Blanket Flowers, (Goblin)                   67                               10.00
Blackeyed Susan, (Goldstrum)                68                               10.00

Bleeding Heart (Old Fashioned)              69                               10.00
Catmint (Blue Wonder)                       70                               10.00
Campanula (Blue Chips)                      71                               10.00
Columbine, (Mixed)                          72                               10.00
Coralbells, (Palace Purple)                 73                               10.00
Coreopsis, (Moonbeam)                       74                               10.00
Daylily (red)                               75                               10.00
Daylily (Stella de Oro)                     76                               10.00
Daylily (yellow)                            77                               10.00
Hollyhocks, (Mixed colors)                  78                               10.00
Hosta, (albo-variegated)                    79                               10.00
Hosta, (Medio Variegated)                   80                               10.00
Hosta, (Francee)                            81                               10.00
Hosta, (Royal Standard)                     82                               10.00
Peony, (Double Red-White-Pink)              83                               10.00
Purple Coneflower                           84                               10.00
Russian Sage                                85                               10.00
Salvia (Blue Hill)                          86                               10.00
Salvia (May Night)                          87                               10.00
Sedum (Autumn Joy)                          88                               10.00
Shasta Daisy (Alaska)                       89                               10.00


                                    All perennials are sold in 1 gallon containers
                              *note: some varieties may be cut back due to time of year




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Bareroot Deciduous Trees (whips unless noted **)

Description                                    Item #          Size        Quantity      Price Each         Total

Alder; European, Black                           90           18-24”                       24.00
Birch; River (Clump)                             91            2-3’                        30.00
              (Single)                           92            4-5’                        30.00
Birch; Whitespire (Single)                       93            4-5’                        30.00
                    (Clump)                      94            2-3’                        30.00
Buckeye; Ohio                                    95            2-3’                        30.00
Catalpa; Northern                                96            4-5’                        24.00
Crabapple; Prairiefire (Red-Pink Flowers)        97          ** 4-5’                       36.00
Golden Rain Tree; Koel Reuteria Paniculta        98            4-5’                        30.00
Hackberry; Common                                99            4-6’                        26.00
Kentucky; Coffee Tree                           100            4-5’                        39.00
Linden; Greenspire (Little leaf)                101            4-5’                        36.00

        Redmond (Large leaf)                    102            4-5’                        36.00
Locust; Shademaster                             103            4-5’                        33.00
Maple; Autumn Blaze (Fall red)                  104            4-5’                        40.00
       Crimson King                             105            5-6’                        40.00
       Norway (Emerald Lustre)                  106            7-8’                        40.00
       Red Sunset (Fall red)                    107            5-6’                        40.00
       Sugar (Common)                           108            5-6’                        40.00
Oak; Bur                                        109               4’                       38.00

     Red                                        110            3-4’                        40.00

     Swamp White (Bi-color)                     111            4-5’                        38.00

     White (Alba)                               112            4-5’                        38.00

Poplar; Hybrid Nor’Easter (Seedless)            113        Seedling 4-5’                    9.50

Red Bud; American Single Stem                   114            4-5’                        34.00

Willow; Niobe (Golden Weeping)                  115            4-5’                        24.00


                  PAYMENT MUST ACCOMPANY YOUR ORDER: PLEASE MAKE CHECKS PAYABLE TO:
                                       Will/South Cook SWCD

                                            Deadline for all orders - April 11th, 2008

                                                        Pick up dates are:

                                                  Friday, April 18, 2008 / 12:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m.
                                                 Saturday, April 19, 2008 / 7:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m.

                                                All tree sales are final once orders have been picked up.
                                                     The SWCD is not responsible for stock viability.


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Container Grown Fruit Trees
 Description                                   Item #            Size           Quantity         Price Each              Total

 Apple; Dwarf
         Cortland                                116              4-6’                              35.00
         Golden Delicious                        117              4-6’                              35.00
         Honey Crisp                             118              4-6’                              35.00
         McIntosh                                119              4-6’                              35.00
         Red Delicious                           120              4-6’                              35.00
 Apple; Standard
         Cortland                                121              4-6’                              35.00
         Granny Smith                            122              4-6’                              35.00
         Honey Crisp                             123              4-6’                              35.00
         Jonathan                                124              4-6’                              35.00
         McIntosh                                125              4-6’                              35.00
         Wealthy                                 126              4-6’                              35.00
         Wolf River                              127              4-6’                              35.00

         Zestar                                  128              4-6’                              35.00
 Cherry; Bing, Standard sweet                    129              4-6’                              35.00
          Black Tartarian, Standard sweet        130              4-6’                              35.00
          Montmorency, Standard tart             131              4-6’                              35.00
          North Star, Tart genetic dwarf         132              3-4’                              35.00
          Stella, Standard sweet                 133              3-4’                              35.00
 Peach; Elberta                                  134              4-6’                              35.00
 Peach; Red Haven                                135              4-6’                              35.00



                                                                         Deadline For Orders on Trees
                                             Dollar
      Totals             Quantity           Amount
                                                                          April 11, 2008 @ 4:00 p.m.
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*Not all the trees in the description are offered in tree sale           *A description was not available for all the trees for sale
B     lack Crappie are not suitable for ponds smaller than 5
      acres. They are best suited for large ponds (over 20
acres).
                                                                         1/4 - 1/2 lb. per year.

                                                                         L     argemouth Bass are one of the
                                                                               most popular fish in America.

B     luegill fit much of the description of the Hybrid Sunfish
      except they do not grow as quickly. Bluegills are also
self-sustaining, something that the hybrids are not, if bass are
                                                                         They are predators and work well to
                                                                         help control stunted Bluegill and
                                                                         Crappie populations. By nature this fish will not accept
present.                                                                 artificial feed, but the fishery does raise Largemouth that do

C      hannel Catfish are not only an outstanding food fish,
       they are an excellent sport fish. It has a fast growth rate
                                                                         accept the same feed as Channel Catfish and Hybrid Sunfish,
                                                                         which greatly increases their growth rate.
when fed commercial food. It is compatible in lakes and ponds
with all species and works especially well with Hybrid Sunfish
and Largemouth Bass. Growth rates average 1 lb./year if fed a
                                                                         R     edear are recommended for deeper ponds and can be
                                                                               stocked along with Bluegill or Hybrid Sunfish. They are
                                                                         a deep water fish, feeding on snails or clams. This fish usually
commercial feed.                                                         performs better further south.

F      athead Minnows should be stocked in new ponds. They
       should also be stocked prior to stocking a pond with
Largemouth Bass, so that they have an opportunity to spawn
                                                                         T      riploid Grass Carp is a viable alternative to using chemi-
                                                                                cals for weed control. These fish will not reproduce and
                                                                         when properly stocked will effectively control many pond
and provide plenty of feed for the young Bass.                           weeds. Ponds with overflow standpipes must have screening

H       ybrid Sunfish are produced by crossing a male Bluegill
        with a female Green Sunfish. This hybrid cross
produces a 90% male, 10% female population, which makes
                                                                         installed prior to stocking with Triploid Grass Carp. For more
                                                                         information on controlling weeds, consult Fisheries Bulletin
                                                                         No. 4, “Aquatic Plants, their Identification and Management,”
the Hybrid Sunfish an excellent pond fish as it will not                 which is published by the Illinois Department of Natural Re-
overpopulate. (However, they can reproduce if bluegills are              sources, Division of Fisheries. (This booklet is available at
also present in the pond.) The Hybrid Sunfish readily accepts            the SWCD office or from the Illinois Division of Fisheries.)
artificial feed, and grows to a much larger size than either
parent. A good choice for smaller ponds. Growth rate averages




Which fish, or combination of fish, should I buy? How many do I need? What size? Should I buy
Triploid Grass Carp to control weeds in my pond?


Simple questions. No simple answers.


According to District 9 Fisheries Biologist, Rob Miller, “There is much more to stocking a
pond properly than just buying fish.”


Rob also says that people are welcome to call him if they have pond stocking ques-
tions, pond management questions, or just want to talk fishing. His phone number
is: (630) 553-6680.




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SPECIES                                              SIZE                UNIT        QUANTITY        PRICE      SUB-TOTAL

                                                    4 - 6 in.            Each                         $ .75
                                                    6 - 8 in.            Each                        $ 1.05
                                                  8 - 10 in.             Each                        $1.45
Channel Catfish                           (Must Supply Own Water)
                                                 1-2 lb. Fish            Pound                       $1.85
                                         (Minimum order is 250 pounds)
                                          (Must Supply Own Water)
                                                   1 - 2 in.             Bag                         $55.00
                                          (approximately 250 per bag)
Hybrid Sunfish
                                                    3 - 5 in.            Each                         $ .95
                                                    5 - 7 in.            Each                        $1.50
                                                   1 - 2 in.             Bag                         $55.00
Redear
                                          (approximately 250 per Bag)
                                                    2 - 3 in.            Each                        $ 1.05
Largemouth Bass
                                                    5 - 8 in.            Each                        $2.35
                                                   1 - 2 in.             Bag                         $55.00
Bluegill                                  (approximately 250 per Bag)
                                                    3 - 5 in.            Each                         $ .95
Fathead Minnows                                Sold by the pound         Pound                       $12.00
Triploid Grass Carp**                              8 - 11 in.            Each                        $10.00
Amount Submitted: _______________                                                          TOTAL ORDER:




    Name: _____________________________________________                          ** Grass Carp require a permit. Please
                                                                                 furnish your township and section
    Address: ___________________________________________                         number so that the fish hatchery can
                                                                                 obtain this permit for you. We cannot
    ___________________________________________________                          issue a permit without this information!!!
    City: __________________ State: ______ Zip: ____________
                                                                                 County
    Home Phone: ________________________

    Work Phone: _________________________                                        Township Name
    PAYMENT MUST ACCOMPANY ORDER—PLEASE MAKE ALL CHECKS PAYABLE
    TO:    Will - South Cook SWCD
           1201 South Gougar Rd.                                                 Section


      GRASS CARP MUST BE ORDERED BY April 3, 2008
           Deadline For All Other Fish Orders Is April 11th, 2008

                  Pick Up Date Is Saturday, April 19th, 2008
                        7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. ONLY

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1 Water Test Results Sheet                                        For more information you can contact the Will-South
1 Basic Water Knowledge Information Book                          Cook Soil and Water Conservation District office by
                                                                  calling (815) 462-3106, Ext. 3.
The Home Water Analysis kit can be purchased from the
SWCD office. For more information please contact us at
(815) 462-3106 Ext. 3.

                     Will/South Cook Soil and Water
                          Conservation Partners

                                                    Thank you ~



                                                 We appreciate
                                                  your support




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Will/South Cook Soil and Water
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                    Will/South Cook Soil and Water Conservation District
                     1201 S Gougar Road, New Lenox, Illinois 60451
                     Phone: 815-462-3106, Ext. 3 Fax: 815-462-3176
                                 www.will-scookswcd.org
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                    Office Hours Monday—Friday 8:00 am—4:30 pm (Closed Holidays)

                                                                                                                  Non-Profit
                                                                                                                 Organization
                   Return Service                                                                              U.S. Postage Paid
                                                                                                                New Lenox, IL
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                                              1201 S. Gougar Road
                                              New Lenox, IL. 60451

Our mailing list currently has over 5,500 names and with bulk mail it is very difficult to keep
addresses up to date. Thanks for your help!




            All programs and services of the Will/South Cook SWCD are offered on a nondiscriminatory basis,
                 without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status or handicap.
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