Master Gardener Program in Wood County 2019

At the end of 2019, 67 Master Gardener Volunteers reported 6,077 hours of volunteer service for an estimated value of $145,848 (Independent Sector).  They also reported 1,421 hours of continuing education and reached an estimated 11,105 individuals with various outreach projects.

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Master Gardener Program in Wood County 2018

The Master Gardener Program in Wood County started in 1997. Over 431 people have been trained since that time, and there are currently 75 certified Master Gardener Volunteers (MGVs) for 2019.

In 2018, Wood County Master Gardener Volunteers reported 8587.5 hours of community service, worth a value of over $206,100.

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Master Gardener Program in Wood County 2017

The Master Gardener Program in Wood County started in 1997. Over 443 people have been trained since that time, and there are currently 60 certified Master Gardener Volunteers (MGVs) for 2018. The UW-Extension Educator facilitating the MG Program is Horticulture Educator Jeremy Erickson.

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Master Gardener Program in Wood County 2015

The Master Gardener Program in Wood County started in 1997. Over 425 people have been trained since that time, and there are currently 75 certified Master Gardener Volunteers (MGVs) for 2016. The UWEX Educator facilitating the MG Program is Horticulture Educator Teri Lessig. Read more in this excerpt from the 2015 accomplishment report.

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Wood County: The Lester Public Library Gardens in Vesper

Master Gardener Associations all over the state do many great things.  Here is a highlight from the 2013 Annual Report: This project originated in 2006 when the new community library was completed. There are 16 garden areas, each with a story and with a theme related to a book. Discarded books are used as name markers […]

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