Master Gardener class 2013 offered to area residents | Environment
Area residents have the opportunity to become a Master Gardener in 2013.
The Master Gardener Program is an education volunteer training program to extend the knowledge of the land-grant university to the local area residents through volunteerism for Cooperative Extension.
Join us for the first multi-state combined program through The University of Georgia Cooperative Extension and Alabama Cooperative Extension.
Applications are returned to UGA Cooperative Extension Columbus Office, 420 10th Street CCG Annex, Columbus, GA 31901 by August 12 at 5 p.m.
Notification of acceptance/non-acceptance will be on August 13. There will be a mandatory orientation meeting on August 20 at the UGA Cooperative Extension Columbus Office.
The class fee of $175 and a mandatory background screen will be due at orientation on August 20. The class fee covers: textbook, badge, certificate, Master Gardener shirt, and field trips to Auburn, Ala.
Classes will be held Tuesday and Thursday from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the CCG Annex, 420 10th Street, Columbus, 31901 unless otherwise specified.
Come by the Extension Office at 420 10th Street
Download the application form online
Class size is limited.
Upon acceptance to the program you will be required to complete a 20 session (twice a week) training program that will cover topics ranging from landscape design, propagation and turf, to different programs such as nuisance wildlife control. You must volunteer at least 50 hours of service to the program after completing the course.
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