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WSIU Almanac December 30, 2021

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Kevin Boucher
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The US Army Corps of Engineers is accepting live Christmas trees for submerging into Rend Lake in order to create fish habitat. To learn more about the
program and where you can drop off your Christmas tree, call the Rend Lake Project office at 618-724-2494 and ask for Cassie Magsig.

Or, visit the Facebook page of the Rend Lake/US Army Corps of Engineers at: https://www.facebook.com/rendlakeusace/posts/corps-of-engineers-announces-locations-for-christmas-tree-collection-benton-il-t/1193068747434418/

On January 13, 2022 the SIU Involvement Fair will take place in the Student Center Ballrooms, on the Second floor. To learn more, call the sponsoring organization, the SIU Carbondale Office of Student Engagement at 618-453-5714.

You can also learn more by visiting their website: https://getinvolved.siu.edu/student-organizations/involvement-fair.php

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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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