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151-04-22-17Pollinators! Train-the-Trainer Workshop 2017 (151-04-22-17)

Flowers for Pollinators! Train-the-Trainer Workshop 2017 (151-04-22-17)
Saturday, April 22, 2017, 1 pm to 4:30 pm
Tashjian Bee and Pollinator Discovery Center, Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, Chaska
Attending this workshop will count as 3.5 hours of continuous education
Instructors: Jeff Hahn and Karl Foord

NOTE: This is a workshop for U of M Extension Master Gardeners and Interns

Increase pollinator habitat through community engagement by attending the 2017 Train-the-Trainer workshop, Flowers for Pollinators! University of Minnesota Extension Experts will dive into the science of pollinators, pollination, and pollinator plants. Engaging hands-on activities will teach you how to create pollinator friendly gardens, and you’ll gain access to Flowers for Pollinators and Pollinator Cafe educational signs. Become inspired to share what you’ve learned with the Flowers for Pollinators! presentation and facilitation package, and increase your community outreach with the Help Pollinators Thrive and Plant Zinnias brochures. Leave this workshop feeling empowered to actively engage your community with helpful materials and a deeper knowledge of pollinators and pollinator habitat.
Limit 75, Tashjian Bee and Pollinator Discovery Center - Click here for directions
Deadline to register:
April 17, 2017

Questions? Contact Jackie Froemming, State Leadership Team, at froem022@umn.edu.


$10.00
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151-06-23-172017 Ext MG State Conference - WHOLE CONFERENCE Friday AND Saturday (151-06-23-17)
2017 Extension Master Gardener State Conference
Our Plants, Our Planet, Our Volunteers

WHOLE CONFERENCE
Friday, June 23 + Saturday, June 24 - TWO DAY
(151-06-23-17)
Friday 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. / Saturday 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, Chaska

Experience empowering speakers, enhance your horticulture knowledge, attend exclusive workshops, network with your peers, and explore ways to inspire and engage your community in sustaining a healthy planet through healthy plants for healthy people.
Includes Friday morning tour, afternoon sessions, and evening entertainment (lunch, snack, dinner), AND Saturday sessions (breakfast, lunch)
$160.00
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151-06-23-17-012017 Ext MG State Conference - Friday Behind-The-Scenes Exclusive TOUR ONLY (151-06-23-17-01)

2017 Extension Master Gardener State Conference
Our Plants, Our Planet, Our Volunteers

Friday - Behind-The-Scenes Exclusive TOUR ONLY (151-06-23-17-01)


Friday, June 23, 8:30 a.m.
- Buses depart from the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum Oswald Visitor Center at 8:30 a.m.
- The 2017 conference kicks off with guided tours of the University of Minnesota St. Paul Campus's research plots and fields. Lunch will be provided.

$30.00
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151-06-23-17-022017 Ext MG State Conference - Friday KEYNOTE AND SESSIONS ONLY (151-06-23-17-02)
2017 Extension Master Gardener State Conference
Our Plants, Our Planet, Our Volunteers

Friday - KEYNOTE AND SESSIONS ONLY (151-06-23-17-02)

Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, Chaska

Friday, June 23 Sessions only:
- The conference officially launches with break out sessions at 1:30 with the plenary session at 1:45 p.m. - 3:00 p.m in the MacMillan Auditorium.
- Breakout sessions begin at 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. in MacMillan Auditorium A/C, MacMillan Auditorium B/D, Snyder Auditorium and Train the Trainer: "Lawns with Sam Bauer" Workshops at the Bee & Pollinator Center.
$30.00
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151-06-23-17-032017 Ext MG State Conference - Friday EVENING ONLY (151-06-23-17-03)
2017 Extension Master Gardener State Conference
Our Plants, Our Planet, Our Volunteers

Friday - EVENING ENTERTAINMENT ONLY (151-06-23-17-03)

Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, Chaska

Friday, June 23
The evening then continues up at the Arboretum's Bee and Pollinator Discovery Center with a dinner (Bee BBQ, dessert, drinks, acoustic band) celebrating the conference's "Pollinator" theme, highlighting the exhibits, gardens and preview of the plans for the new Master Gardener Headquarters.
$30.00
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151-06-24-172017 Ext MG State Conference - SATURDAY ONLY (151-06-24-17)
2017 Extension Master Gardener State Conference
Our Plants, Our Planet, Our Volunteers

Saturday, June 24 - SATURDAY ONLY ALL DAY (151-06-24-17-01)
8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.,
Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, Chaska

Experience empowering speakers, enhance your horticulture knowledge, attend exclusive workshops, network with your peers, and explore ways to inspire and engage your community in sustaining a healthy planet through healthy plants for healthy people.
Includes all Saturday sessions, breakfast and lunch
$70.00
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152-MGBGCK-16Ext MG Volunteer Background Check for Active MGs (152-MGBGCK-16)

Ext MG Volunteer Background Check for Active MGs (152-MGBGCK-16)
This item is for active Extension Master Gardener Volunteers ONLY. Within one week of ordering the background check, a link to complete the process on line will be sent to you via email. If you have questions please contact the Master Gardener state office at mgbgck@umn.edu or 612-624-4541.

NOTE: Even if you think you have a current background check (in the last 3 years) through the University of Minnesota, please indicate affiliation below, add item to basket, and complete order. We will verify status. Assume your background check is current unless you hear back from us.

NOTE: "Participant I.D." is not a required field when creating your profile - please leave blank.

$0.00
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152-MGPKG-15Ext MG Volunteer Transfer/Reinstatement Pkg (152-MGPKG-15)

This item is for Extension Master Gardener Volunteers who are transferring from another state or who are being reinstated into the program. The package includes: a background check, a name badge, Core Course materials and Volunteer Manual.

Transfer/Reinstatement package fee $100

$100.00
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152-07-08-172017 Hennepin County MG Learning Garden Tour (152-07-08-17)

2017 Hennepin County MG Learning Garden Tour (152-07-08-17)
Saturday, July 8, 9 a.m.  - 4 p.m. rain or shine

Celebrating its 10th year, this year's Learning Garden Self-Guided Tour will feature eight gorgeous gardens in Southwest Minneapolis. To celebrate this special anniversary, the 2017 tour will include food trucks at some stops; a drawing to win a 1-hour Master Gardener consultation; and several fun, hands-on demos, including Home Hydroponics and Sauerkraut 101.

As always, visitors may explore the gardens at their leisure. Master Gardener volunteers will be on hand to answer questions and demonstrate a variety of gardening techniques. Stop at the Garden Shed to shop for garden-themed art, birdhouses, mason bee houses and outdoor accessories. Don't miss the Book Nook where you'll find a wide variety of gardening books, including several by local authors. And be sure to see the raptors, courtesy of the Raptor Center, which will be visiting one of the gardens.  

Tickets: Advance tickets are $15 ($20 day of tour). Quantity discounts are available - 10 tickets for $125, 20 tickets for $250. Children under 12 get in free when accompanied by a paying adult. All proceeds help support the University of Minnesota Master Gardener Program - Hennepin County community programs. After you purchase your ticket, please visit http://hennepinmastergardeners.org/events/hcmg-learning-garden-tour for a list of the gardens. Please present your receipt at any location to begin your tour.

Admission includes: entry to all eight gardens, a booklet with garden descriptions, locations with driving instructions and on-site demonstration details.

$15.00
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152-08-02-172017 Schoolyard Gardens 101 with Hennepin Co Master Gardeners (152-08-02-17)

2017 Schoolyard Gardens 101 with Hennepin Co Master Gardeners (152-08-02-17)
Wednesday, August 2 AND Thursday, August 3, 2017, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Plant Growth Facility West, 1538 Gortner Avenue, St. Paul 55108

Build gardening skills, get Minnesota standards curricula, and plan an educational garden.

Join us for 2 days of education to help you start and maintain a school garden! Taught by Extension Master Gardener Volunteers, this class is for groups of school teachers and staff who will tie garden learning to the classroom and possibly food to the cafeteria. Topics include: soil, composting, planting seeds and more - plus time to plan YOUR garden! This is a great course for every gardener-to-be, all grade levels, and existing or new school gardens. Gain continuing education hours while you connect to other schools and build your skill set for a fantastic garden.

Questions? Contact Terry at 612-596-2103 or hcmg@umn.edu

$25.00
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