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Master Gardener Program in Marathon County

The Master Gardener Program in Marathon County started in 1995. Over 368 people have been trained since that that time, and there are currently 65 certified Master Gardener Volunteers (MGVs) for 2019.

In 2018, Marathon County Master Gardener Volunteers reported 4498 hours of community service, worth a value of over $107,952.

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Master Gardener Program in Marathon County

The Master Gardener Program in Marathon County started in 1995. Over 355 people have been trained since that time, and there are currently 56 certified Master Gardener Volunteers (MGVs) for 2018. The UW-Extension Educator facilitating the MG Program is Dairy Agent, MGV Advisor and Home Horticulture Advisor Heather Schlesser.

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Master Gardener Program in Marathon County

The Master Gardener Program in Marathon County started in 1995. Over 345 people have been trained since that time, and there are currently 54 certified Master Gardener Volunteers (MGVs) for 2017. The UW-Extension Educator facilitating the MG Program is Dairy Agent, MGV Advisor and Home Horticulture Advisor Heather Schlesser.

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The Master Gardener Program in Marathon County

The Master Gardener Program in Marathon County started in 1995. Over 345 people have been trained since that time, and there are currently 58 certified Master Gardener Volunteers (MGVs) for 2016. The UWEX Educator facilitating the MG Program is Dairy Agent, MGV Advisor and Home Horticulture Advisor Heather Schlesser. Read more in this excerpt from the 2015 accomplishment report.

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North Central WI (Marathon County): Garden Visions

Master Gardener Associations all over the state do many great things.  Here is a highlight from the 2013 Annual Report: The major goal of Garden Visions, NCWMGA’s ongoing winter conference, has always been to enhance and increase plant and gardening knowledge for both MGVs and gardeners from the greater central Wisconsin area. Attendance is usually 300-400, […]

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