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Dealing with Darling Dastardly Deer

Thursday, May 31, 2018 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Dana Sanchez

This webinar is part of the 2018 series of Advanced Training Webinars for Master Gardeners sponsored by Oregon State University Extension.Join OSU Extension Wildlife Specialist, Dr. Dana Sanchez, as we learn to identify the common deer species in the Pacific Northwest, explore...

Powdery mildew: Biology & Management in the Garden

Monday, April 16, 2018 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Jay Pscheidt

This webinar is part of the Spring 2018 series of Advanced Training Webinars for Master Gardeners sponsored by Oregon State University ExtensionProbably best known for making our squash leaves white, powdery mildew is an ever-present plant disease in the home garden. Dr. Jay...

Identifying & Managing the Bronze Birch Borer

Monday, March 12, 2018 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Nicole Sanchez

This webinar is part of the Spring 2018 series of Advanced Training Webinars for Master Gardeners sponsored by Oregon State University ExtensionThe Bronze Birch Borer is a wood-boring beetle spreading across the Pacific Northwest that can devastate landscape plantings of...

Hybridization and Tetraploids and Chromosomes, Oh My! Understanding Plant Breeding for Disease Resistance

Monday, February 12, 2018 at 1:00 pm EST

This webinar is part of the Spring 2018 series of Advanced Training Webinars for Master Gardeners sponsored by Oregon State University ExtensionChoosing a plant with disease resistance is one of the tools in a gardener’s Integrated Pest Management toolbox. In this session,...

Status of Boxwood Blight in Oregon

Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at 4:00 pm EDT

Part of the 2017 Oregon Master Gardeners Advanced Training series. Boxwood blight continues to be a problem in more landscapes and nurseries in the PNW. Learn about where this fungal disease has moved to, how to recognize it from other disease problems and run a model to...

Japanese Beetles in Oregon

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at 4:00 pm EDT

Part of the 2017 Oregon Master Gardeners Advanced Training Series. In 2016, Japanese beetles were trapped in high numbers in the Portland area. The Oregon Department of Agriculture is working to eradicate Japanese beetle hot spots in Portland, and OSU Extension is helping with...

Managing the Brown Marmorated Stink Bug with biological control

Tuesday, August 22, 2017 at 4:00 pm EDT

Part of the 2017 Oregon Master Gardener Advanced Training series. Ongoing efforts to manage Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB) in the Pacific Northwest will benefit from the arrival of the samurai wasp, a specialist parasitoid of BMSB eggs. This presentation will identify...

Organic Pesticides for Home Gardens

Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at 4:00 pm EDT

Part of the 2017 Oregon Master Gardener Advanced Training series. In this advanced pesticide course, the presenter will discuss the breadth of organic pesticides available for home gardeners, and what makes them "organic." Topics covered will include insecticides,...

WisMOP in Action: Flipping the Master Gardener Program

Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at 11:00 am EST - Presented by Molly Immendorf, Mike Maddox, Samuel Pratsch

The UW-Extension Master Gardener Program has recently completed a redesign of introductory curriculum to improve flexibility with program delivery and increase local interaction by adopting a flipped classroom model. In this session see how the Master Gardener Program uses the...

Citizen Science Tools and Resources for Extension Professionals

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 at 4:00 pm EDT - Presented by Katie Stofer

So now that you have a good understanding of what citizen science is, or maybe you've even started using it in your programs, what tools and resources are out there to support your work? This Tools and Resources webinar will cover:How to find existing programs to join,Toolkits...

Advanced Help Desk Master Gardener Training Program

Wednesday, January 27, 2016 at 11:00 am EST

Pinellas County Master Gardener volunteers provide solutions to thousands of citizens every year at three Lawn and Garden Help Desks. The agent recognized the need for more advanced training for Help Desk volunteers due to low confidence and over-reliance on horticulture...

Master Gardener Coordinators: Volunteer Retention, Detention, and Dismissal

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 at 11:00 am EDT

Volunteer Retention, Detention, and Dismissal: Ideas to smooth the process.Tuesday, October 13th, 11:00 am-12:00 pm (EST)Register at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/mg-coordinator-webinar-series-2015-october-volunteer-retention-detentio...Logon to the webinar 10 minutes ahead...

Volunteering in under-resourced communities: Challenges for urban Master Gardeners

Wednesday, April 29, 2015 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by Sarah Eichberger

Master Gardeners are experts in gardening and food production. However, how prepared are they to work in urban areas where healthy food access is limited? This webinar will focus on the results of a study that investigated the challenges of the engagement process associated...

Growing Apples for Homeowners Using IPM

Tuesday, February 3, 2015 at 12:30 pm EST

Growing Apples for Homeowners Using IPM was a 90-minute webinar designed for Extension Master Gardeners and Extension Educators to learn more about integrated pest management of home apple trees. The webinar has been upgraded to a Learning Module at:...

Growing Conifers for Homeowners Using IPM

Thursday, January 29, 2015 at 12:30 pm EST

Growing Conifers for Homeowners Using Integrated Pest Management was a 90-minute webinar designed for Extension Master Gardeners and Extension Educators to learn more about integrated pest management of conifers. The recorded webinar is now available as part of a LEARNING...