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Protecting Pollinators in Urban Landscapes 2022

October 10 – 12, 2022The Georgia CenterAthens, GA The Protecting Pollinators in Urban Landscapes 4th National Conference will take place October 10-12, 2022 and will bring together researchers, educators and practitioners in discussion and continued education sessions. The Protecting Pollinators in Urban Landscapes conference is a planned jointly by Michigan…
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Georgia First Detector Training

The next Georgia First Detector training will be held at the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge on Friday, September 30, 2022. Learn about how to find, ID, report, and the management of invasive species to help keep Georgia’s wild places healthy and beautiful. There will be speakers from UGA, GFC, GA…
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Your choice to volunteer makes the world better

“Volunteering is empathy in action.” https://independentsector.org/news-post/volunteering-is-empathy-in-action/ As a volunteer, you are an example of how giving of your time can have a valuable, positive impact on those around you. As a Master Gardener Extension Volunteer, you go a step further and connect people with plants. This week, we send an…
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Your Volunteer Impact

In 2021, 2,311 active GA MGEVs logged 135,217 volunteer service hours equating to $3,859,093 given back to communities around the state of Georgia. Even amidst the worldwide pandemic, MGEVs continued to support consumer horticulture programming to the extent that they could. Many traditional volunteer roles were not possible, but when they…
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It’s time to recognize and celebrate YOU!

Happy National Volunteer Appreciation Week! Each year, volunteers are celebrated across the country during a designated week in April known as National Volunteer Week (https://www.pointsoflight.org/nvw/). This is a perfect time for organizations, such as Extension, to recognize the thousands of volunteers who provide essential energy, talents, and passion to Extension’s…
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FREE Webinar on Fire Ants

Webinar: Fire Ants and Nuisance Ants Pests of the Southeastern U.S. Organizers and Sponsors: University of Georgia, University of Florida, Auburn University, North Carolina State University, and Clemson University Date: April 21, 2022 Time: 2:00 to 5:00 PM (EST) Platform: Zoom Webinar Cost: $0 Register Here: https://fireants_0421.eventbrite.com. Soon after registration,…
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NATIONAL HORTICULTURAL THERAPY WEEK

The week of March each year during the start of Spring is National Horticultural Therapy Week!It is set aside as the week to recognize and celebrate the passion, the work, and the important contributions horticultural therapists make to society and the communities they serve.National Horticultural Therapy Week 2022 begins Sunday…
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