Browse our collection of internet resources you may find useful.


CTIC is an excellent website for information on farming publications.

Provides practical, research-based information and programs to help individuals, families, farms, businesses and communities in Illinois. Its mission in short, is to help the citizens of Illinois put knowledge to work.                                 

A great deal of information on farming, Production agriculture, crops, animals, food science, and natural resources can be found on this website.

Government Agencies

The RC&D Program is based on the premise that local citizens can develop and carry out an action oriented plan for social, economic and environmental enrichment of their communities.

A great website for finding out about animals in the United States.

The Natural Resources Conservation Service is a federal agency that works in partnership with the American people to conserve, maintain, and improve our natural resources and environment. Click here to find NRCS programs.

The USDA website gives you the latest news on agriculture and farming in the U.S.

The Illinois National History Survey website has many different pictures of birds and insects, as well as research and historical information.

From the Illinois Department of Natural Resources web site you may purchase hunting, fishing and boating licenses. You may also find information on recreation in Illinois and much, much more!

The mission of the Illinois EPA is to safeguard environmental quality, consistent with the social and economic needs of the State, so as to protect health, welfare, property and the quality of life.


The non-governmental, nonprofit organization that represents conservation districts across the nation.

The Champaign County Farm Bureau website has daily updates on local grain prices, educational videos, policy updates.

​Pheasants Forever's mission is to conserve pheasants, quail, and other wildlife through habitat improvements, public access, education, and conservation advocacy. Find a Farm Bill Biologist in your area for your wildlife habitat needs.

AFT works with farmers, landowners, and conservation partners to improve the health of our soils and protect them from water and wind erosion. AFT is a close partner on STAR.

ISAP is comprised of diverse organizations that work collaboratively to increase technical capacity of ag professionals and to utilize data and consistent messaging to encourage the adoption of in-field and edge-of-field practices to reduce nutrient loss, while minimizing risk and increasing profits of the farmer.

The Soil and Water Conservation Society is recognized and respected as an effective advocate for the conservation of soil, water, and related natural resources.

​Conserving the lands and waters on which all life depends by developing and supporting organizations and programs. TNC is a close partner on STAR.

Park Information

Find the latest activities happening in the Urbana Park District

Find the latest activities happening in the Champaign Park District

Find a phone number for the Lake of the Woods Golf Course or reserve a picnic area for a function. They have many wonderful parks throughout Champaign County

The Illinois Association of Park Districts (IAPD) is a nonprofit service, research and education organization that represents park districts, forest preserves, conservation and recreation agencies.


TechReg is NRCS's online tool for technical service providers to register, become certified, and manage their TSP Profiles.

The electronic Field Office Technical Guide is the primary scientific reference for NRCS. eFOTG contains technical information to assist in the conservation of soil, water, air, and related plant and animal resources.