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The Rock Prairie Master Gardener Association, located in Rock County, Wisconsin, is the 42nd association of the Wisconsin Master Gardener Program.

This blog is used to distribute timely information to association members regarding volunteer opportunities, MGV highlights, and other social tid bits.

Horticulture related information is to be directed to the Horticulture Educator or the Plant Health Advisors.

This blog is not for garden related questions.

Friday, January 7, 2011

Continuing Education Reminder

One of the components in maintaining your Master Gardener Volunteer certification is the completion of a minimum of 10 hours of continuing education.

Ample opportunities will be occurring in the next several months.  The deadline for completion is August 31, 2011.

Programs offered by Rock County UWEX and the Rock Prairie Association include:
  • Advanced Training: Plant Propagation, 6 hours continuing education; registration required.
  • Advanced Training: Landscape Design, 36 hours of continuing education; registration required.
  • The Mid-Winter Fun Day: 6 hours of continuing education; registration required.
  • Thursday Evenings @ Rotary Botanical Gardens, 1 hour continuing education per session; walk-in welcome and these cost of participation is included in your annual dues.
Wisconsin Public Television's Garden Expo is another great continuing education opportunity.  A variety of seminars and demos are offered all weekend long.  Each session counts for 1 hour of continuing education.   There is an admission to enter this event.

There will also be education programs offered by Rotary Botanical Gardens, other county MGV associations, and many others.  

If you have any trouble in completing your education requirement or require alternative accommodations please contact me.

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