School of Agriculture
The purpose of Hort Club is to preserve nature, and to beautify, educate and promote horticulture.
Attendance at the Mid-American Association of Collegiate Horticulture (MACHS)
Annual host of FFA Horticulture CDE contest
Participate in We Care, campus beautification
Plant trees for the City of Macomb
Field trips to Botanical Gardens and other major horticulture attractions of interest
Participation in WIU Ag Council activities, including Toys for Tots, Ag Picnic, Ag Awards Banquet
In the past Hort Club has sold braided and bundled garlic and annually sell flower and plant bulbs. Proceeds are used to help fund upcoming field trips.
If interested, in supporting Western Illinois University's Hort Club please contact a club officer or our faculty advisor, Professor Mari Loehrlein
Professor Mari Loehrlein
Knoblauch Hall 309
- Kortney White Watts, President - KE-Whitewatts@wiu.edu
- Brittany Parker, Vice-President - BA-Parker@wiu.edu
- Narissa Orwig, Secretary - ND-Orwig@wiu.edu