Master Gardener Program in Eau Claire County 2019

At the end of 2019, 43 Master Gardener Volunteers reported 3,310 hours of volunteer service for an estimated value of $79,438 (Independent Sector).  They also reported 1,226 hours of continuing education and reached an estimated 8,366 individuals with various outreach projects.

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Master Gardener Program in Eau Claire County 2018

The Master Gardener Program in Eau Claire County started in 1984. Over 500 people have been trained since that time, and there are currently 40 certified Master Gardener Volunteers (MGVs) for 2019.

In 2018, Eau Claire County Master Gardener Volunteers reported 4165 hours of community service, worth a value of over $99,960.

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Master Gardener Program in Eau Claire County 2017

The Master Gardener Program in Eau Claire Co. started in 1984. Over 538 people have been trained since that time, and there are currently 36 certified Master Gardener Volunteers (MGVs) for 2018. The UW-Extension Educator facilitating the MG Program is Horticulture Educator Erin LaFaive.

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Master Gardener Volunteers facilitate youth garden program at North River Front Park.

Master Gardener Program in Eau Claire County 2016

The Master Gardener Program in Eau Claire Co. started in 1984. Over 538 people have been trained since that time, and there are currently 44 certified Master Gardener Volunteers (MGVs) for 2017. The UW-Extension Educator facilitating the MG Program is Horticulture Educator Erin LaFaive.

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Master Gardener Program in Eau Claire County 2015

The Master Gardener Program in Eau Claire Co. started in 1984. Over 520 people have been trained since that time, and there are currently 46 certified Master Gardener Volunteers (MGVs) for 2016. The UWEX Educator facilitating the MG Program is Horticulture Educator Erin LaFaive. Read more in this excerpt from the 2015 accomplishment report.

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Eau Claire County: Scholarships for Horticulture Students

Master Gardener Associations all over the state do many great things.  Here is a highlight from the 2013 Annual Report: The ECAMGA, in keeping with our mission to provide horticulture education, has provided two $500 scholarships for the Chippewa Valley Technical College Landscape, Plant and Turf Management program. The scholarships will be awarded to a traditional […]

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