The Office of Continuing Education in collaboration with the UW-Extension Master Gardeners present – Level 1 Training. The mission of the Manitowoc County Master Gardener Association is to provide horticulture education, community service and environmental stewardship for our community and affiliation with the University of Wisconsin Extension. Level 1 Training will be hosted in Manitowoc County from April 4 through early October. Course fee includes 36 hours of training, training manual and a 1-year membership at the state and local level. Classes will meet every other Wednesday night from 6:00 pm to 7:30 p.m. at UW-Manitowoc. There will be some variations due to field trips and hands-on training at different gardens. To successfully earn your Master Gardener Volunteer status, participants must complete a minimum of 36-hours of the initial training, pass the final exam and complete a minimum of 24-hours volunteer service by September 30, 2018. Registration materials (application form, volunteer service agreement and background check form) along with the $175 registration fee, payable to UW-Manitowoc are due to the UWManitowoc Continuing Education Office by March 15, 2018.
Dates: April 4 – October 3, 2018
Time: 6:00pm – 7:30pm
Location: UW-Manitowoc (to include various sites for field trips)
Instructor: UW-Extension Master Gardeners and area/state content experts