Master Gardener Program in Columbia County 2019

At the end of 2019, 38 Master Gardener Volunteers reported 2,177 hours of volunteer service for an estimated value of $52,243 (Independent Sector).  They also reported 655 hours of continuing education and reached an estimated 8,728 individuals with various outreach projects.

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Kids planting seeds

Master Gardener Program in Columbia County 2018

The Master Gardener Program in Columbia County started in 1999. Over 620 people have been trained since that time, and there are currently 29 certified Master Gardener Volunteers (MGVs) for 2019.

In 2018, Columbia County Master Gardener Volunteers reported 1,475 hours of community service, worth a value of over $35,400.

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Columbia Fighting Food Insecurities

Master Gardener Program in Columbia County 2017

The Master Gardener Program in Columbia County started in 1999. Over 220 people have been trained since that time, and there are currently 29 certified Master Gardener Volunteers (MGVs) for 2018. The UW-Extension Educator facilitating the MG Program is Agriculture Agent George Koepp.

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Master Gardener Volunteers host "Let's Get Green and Growing" educational event, with over 200 participants, and a total of 28 breakout sessions.

Master Gardener Program in Columbia County 2016

The Master Gardener Program in Columbia County started in 1999. Over 220 people have been trained since that time, and there are currently 32 certified Master Gardener Volunteers (MGVs) for 2017. The UW-Extension Educator facilitating the MG Program is Agriculture Agent George Koepp.

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Master Gardener Program in Columbia County 2015

The Master Gardener Program in Columbia County started in 1999. Over 215 people have been trained since that time, and there are currently 34 certified Master Gardener Volunteers (MGVs) for 2016. The UWEX Educator facilitating the MG Program is Agriculture Agent George Koepp. Read more in this excerpt from the 2015 accomplishment report.

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Columbia County: Youth Education

Master Gardener Associations all over the state do many great things.  Here is a highlight from the 2013 Annual Report: Youth education is a separate category of volunteer hours for a very good reason: in today’s society, many children grow up without much access to nature, gardens, or wildlife. MGVs understand that we need to teach […]

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