Changes to Wisconsin Master Gardener Program

The Master Gardener Program is undergoing updates. Please see the following communications which have been emailed to Master Gardeners. December 2021 Volunteer Vibe December 2021 November 2021 Include video October 2021  

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Halt to Master Gardener Program volunteer activities

Due to the COVID-19 virus outbreak and guidelines from Wisconsin Department of Health Services, UW-Madison, and federal agencies:

All Master Gardener Program related volunteer projects are suspended including, but not limited to, face to face meetings, bus trips, and plant sales for April and May. This will continue into the foreseeable future until further notice.

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Master Gardener Program in Brown County 2019

At the end of 2019, 72 Master Gardener Volunteers reported 3,720 hours of volunteer service for an estimated value of $89,288 (Independent Sector).  They also reported 943 hours of continuing education and reached an estimated 36,629 individuals with various outreach projects.

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Master Gardener Program in Iron County 2018

The Master Gardener Program in Iron County started in 1999. Over 85 people have been trained since that time, and there are currently 18 certified Master Gardener Volunteers (MGVs) for 2019.

In 2018, Iron County Master Gardener Volunteers reported 978 hours of community service, worth a value of over $23,460.

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Master Gardener Program in Lincoln County 2018

The Master Gardener Program in Lincoln County started in 2014. Over 25 people have been trained since that time, and there are currently 10 certified Master Gardener Volunteers (MGVs) for 2019.

In 2018, Lincoln County Master Gardener Volunteers reported 557 hours of community service, worth a value of over $13,368.

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Master Gardener Program in Kenosha County 2018

The Master Gardener Program in Kenosha County started in 1994. Over 238 people have been trained since that time, and there are currently 46 certified Master Gardener Volunteers (MGVs) for 2019.

In 2018, Kenosha County Master Gardener Volunteers reported 3508.75 hours of community service, worth a value of over $84,210.

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Master Gardener Program in Juneau County 2018

The Master Gardener Program in Juneau County started in 1995. Over 162 people have been trained since that time, and there are currently 18 certified Master Gardener Volunteers (MGVs) for 2019.

In 2018, Juneau County Master Gardener Volunteers reported 946.5 hours of community service, worth a value of over $22,716.

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Master Gardener Program in Jefferson County 2018

The Master Gardener Program in Jefferson County started in 1995. Over 249 people have been trained since that time, and there are currently 31 certified Master Gardener Volunteers (MGVs) for 2018. The UW-Extension Educator facilitating the MG Program is Agriculture Agent Lavern Georgson.

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Master Gardener Program in Manitowoc County 2018

The Master Gardener Program in Manitowoc County started in 1994. Over 238 people have been trained since that time, and there are currently 46 certified Master Gardener Volunteers (MGVs) for 2019.

In 2018, Manitowoc County Master Gardener Volunteers reported 1158.5 hours of community service, worth a value of over $27,804.00

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