National Great Rivers Research and Education Center
Continuing Education Class for Master Gardeners only...
For our August class, we will head to Alton for a tour of The National Great Rivers Research and Education Center (NGRREC) with fellow Master Gardener, Ned Siegel.
As you will see, NGGRES has a very interesting building,history and mission.
Here is a YouTube video that might pique interest:
Here is their brochure: http://www.lc.edu/Media/Website%20Resources/images/visitors/NGRREC/NGRREC_Bro-1010.pdf
This is adjacent to (immediately south of) Melvin Price Locks and Dam in Alton. When you turn in to go to the Dam, the NGGRES building is on the left and the locks and dam are on the right.
Date and Time
Tour will begin at 11:30 AM