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Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Statewide Conference
OUR PLANTS, OUR PLANET, OUR VOLUNTEERS

 

Conference Presentations are now available online!
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Friday & Saturday, June 26 & 27
$160 Master Gardeners (also Master Naturalists and MN Tree Care Advocates)
$190 general admission

Includes Arboretum Admission and Friday evening Garden Party 
 
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ONLY Friday, June 26, 2015  Friday details and tentative agenda
$85 Master Gardeners (also Master Naturalists and MN Tree Care Advocates)
$100 general admission
Includes Arboretum Admission and Friday evening Garden Party  




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 Garden Party on Friday, June 262015, 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
$25, for guests of registered attendees only
Also includes Arboretum Admission
 
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ONLY Saturday, June 27, 2015  Saturday details and tentative agenda
$85 Master Gardeners (also Master Naturalists and MN Tree Care Advisors)
$100 general admission
Includes Arboretum Admission and Friday evening Garden Party 

EXPLORE WHAT IT TAKES to be an Extension Master Gardener Volunteer in 2015, and learn how to get to the "next level" in your horticulture knowledge and skill base. This is a conference for every Extension Master Gardener Volunteer who wants to gain new energy and direction.

Friday, June 26
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Marla Spivak, University of Minnesota Bee Lab
Friday details and tentative agenda
     7:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Registration
     8 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Pre-conference Tours*
     10:45 a.m. Lunch/Networking followed by Keynote
     1:30 p.m. - Concurrent Conference Sessions & Outdoor Tours/Classes*
 
     5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Garden Party 
     Dinner on your own 

Saturday, June 27
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Peter H. Raven, Missouri Botanical Garden
Saturday details and tentative agenda
     7:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Registration
     8:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. Keynote and General Session
     11:15 a.m. Lunch/Networking
     12:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Concurrent Conference Sessions & Outdoor Tours/Classes*

*NOTE: Sign-ups for outdoor breakout sessions with size limits will take place on a first-come, first-serve basis on the morning of each day. Tickets will be distributed upon sign-up.


QUESTIONS ABOUT REGISTRATION?
Call 612-301-1210 or email: ArbEdu@umn.edu

Cancellation Policy: Registration cancellations must be made two weeks prior to class date in order to receive refund. A $5 processing fee will apply.

Conference Accommodations
special rate for conference attendees!

 

Certificates of attendance will be available for:

  • Extension Master Gardeners
  • Extension Master Naturalists
  • MN Tree Care Advocates
  • Others, by request 


View Detailed Conference Agenda