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Manatee County Government Administrative Center First Floor, Commission Chambers 9:00 a.m. - January 9, 2018
January 9, 2018 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #7


Subject
2017 Extension Master Gardner Volunteer Training Class

Briefings
None

Contact and/or Presenter Information

Lisa Hickey x 1817
Urban Horticulture Extension Agent

Charlie Hunsicker x 6001
Department Director - Parks and Natural Resources



Action Requested
No Action Required

Enabling/Regulating Authority
None

Background Discussion
The 2017 Master Gardener Volunteer Training Class is a 120-hour class with a practical and intense training that covers the culture and maintenance of many types of plants.  Assisting the Urban Horticulture Extension Agent, Master Gardeners provide volunteer leadership and service to their community.  Extension program activities include promoting environmentally friendly horticulture practices in the community by addressing gardening questions or by teaching residential landscape workshops, coordination of community beautification projects, and maintaining greenhouses and educational gardens.

County Attorney Review
Not Reviewed (No apparent legal issues)

Explanation of Other


Reviewing Attorney
N/A

Instructions to Board Records
N/A

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name
N/A

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs
N/A