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Advanced Training

  • First offered in Fall 2020 (learn all about the training in this previous blog post), this popular training will be offered twice in 2021, in spring (February 20 – April 10, 2021) and in fall (September 11 – October 23, 2021). The First Detector training focuses on the identification and reporting of invasive species. This training is 100% […]

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  • Vegetable Gardening Lunch and Learn Fresh vegetables harvested out of your garden are tasty and healthy. Many types of vegetables can be grown in our area, and proper planting and culture will ensure a bountiful harvest.  UGA Extension Horticulturist Bob Westerfield will share about vegetable gardening on April 11, 2023, 12:00pm to 1:00pm at the […]

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  • What is firescaping?

    Is firescaping a new term for you? Let’s define it! “Fire-resistant landscaping, or firescaping, is a landscape design that reduces the vulnerability of a home and property to wildfire.” Learn why and how to create a firescape in the first Advanced Training for MGEVs in 2023. Check out all the training and registration details in […]

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  • Georgia Master Gardeners, help protect your community from wildfire with a new training on fire-resistant landscaping. This six-week (March 18 – April 29, 2023), user-friendly online course includes videos and activities for completion for Advanced Training credit. Every year, hundreds to thousands of wildfires occur in the southeastern U.S. Fortunately, there are actions that homeowners […]

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  • The Georgia First Detector Program is hosted by the University of Georgia’s Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health. The primary goal of the Georgia First Detector Program is to establish a network of well-trained and dedicated volunteers, also known as “First Detectors” that will assist in the ongoing collection of invasive species detections in […]

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  • 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 DNR, and private individuals and […]

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  • Georgia Master Gardeners, help protect your community from wildfire with a new training on fire-resistant landscaping. This six-week (January 29 – March 12, 2022), user-friendly online course includes videos and activities for completion for Advanced Training credit. Every year, hundreds to thousands of wildfires occur in the southeastern U.S. Fortunately, there are actions that homeowners […]

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  • Georgia Master Gardeners, help protect your community from wildfire with a new training on fire-resistant landscaping. This six-week (January 29 – March 12, 2022), user-friendly online course includes videos and activities for completion for Advanced Training credit. Every year, hundreds to thousands of wildfires occur in the southeastern U.S. Fortunately, there are actions that homeowners […]

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  • Spots are filling up, but there is still time to register for the last online offering of the Georgia First Detector Program as an online, self-paced Advanced Training course for GA MGEVs. First offered in Fall 2020 (learn all about the training in this previous blog post), this popular training will be offered twice in […]

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  • There are a few spots remaining for this online Advanced Training for GA MGEVs! UPDATE: REGISTRATION CAPACITY REACHED. Georgia First Detectors Program First offered in Fall 2020 (learn all about the training in this previous blog post), this popular training will be offered twice in 2021, in spring (February 20 – April 10, 2021) and in […]

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