Upcoming Extension Master Gardener Trainings

MSU Extension Master Gardener Training Courses are typically offered starting in January, March and August in several locations around the state. Course locations with upcoming available enrollment are listed below. If you have questions about courses in other locations, please email us at mg@msu.edu.

Note that all prospective trainees must undergo the MSU Extension Volunteer Selection Process (VSP). This process includes background checks, references and an interview. VSP is included in registration accessed by clicking the link for the specific site you are interested in. The cost for the training course is $325. 

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August/September 2019:


 OAKLAND COUNTY - WATERFORD

Training Site: Oakland County Executive Office Building Conference Center
Address: 2100 Pontiac Lake Rd
                Waterford MI 48238
When: Saturdays, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
            August 17 - December 7, 2019
            (including makeup date, no class on August 31 and November 30)
Registration Deadline: Friday, August 2, 2019
Contact Person: Cathy Morris, morrisc@oakgov.com
Application and Registration Link for Oakland Site: https://events.anr.msu.edu/mgvpoakland19f/


WAYNE COUNTY - DETROIT

Training Site: Wayne County Community College District, Northwest Campus
                        Larry L Lewis Education Center Auditorium
Address: 8200 Outer Dr
                Detroit MI 48219
When: Saturdays, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
            August 17 - December 7, 2019
            (including makeup date, no class on August 31 and November 30)
Registration Deadline: Friday, August 2, 2019
Contact Person: Deirdre Hope, hopedeir@msu.edu
Application and Registration Link for Wayne Site: https://events.anr.msu.edu/mgvpwayne19f/


DELTA COUNTY - ESCANABA

Training Site: Bay de Noc Community College
Address:        2001 N Lincoln Rd
                       Escanaba MI 49829
When: Tuesdays, 4:30pm - 9:30pm
            August 20 - December 3, 2019
            (including makeup date)
Registration Deadline: Friday, August 9, 2019
Contact Person: Liz Slajus, slajusel@msu.edu
Application and Registration Link for Escanaba Site: https://events.anr.msu.edu/mgvpdelta19f/


GENESEE COUNTY - CLIO

Training Site: Mott Community College - Northern Tier Center
Address: 4082 W Vienna Rd
                Clio MI 48420
When: Thursdays, 9:00am - 1:00pm
            August 22 - December 5, 2019
            (including makeup date, no class on November 28)
Registration Deadline: Wednesday, July 31, 2019
Contact Person: Barslund Judd, juddbars@msu.edu
Application and Registration Link for Clio Site: https://events.anr.msu.edu/mgvpgenesee19f/


MACOMB COUNTY - CLINTON TOWNSHIP

Training Site: Robert A. VerKuilen Building
Address: 21885 Dunham, Suite 12
                Assembly Rooms A&B
                Clinton Township MI 48036
When:   Mondays, 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
             August 19 - December 2, 2019
             (including makeup date, no class on September 2)
Registration Deadline: Thursday, August 8, 2019
Contact Person: Karen Burke, burkeka9@msu.edu
Application and Registration Link for Macomb Site: https://events.anr.msu.edu/mgvpmacomb19/


KENT COUNTY - GRAND RAPIDS

Training Site: MSU Extension Kent County
Address: 775 Ball Ave NE
                Grand Rapids MI 49503
When: Tuesdays, 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
            September 3 - December 10, 2019
            (including makeup date)
Registration Deadline: Tuesday, August 20, 2019
Contact Person: Deb Gulick gulickd@msu.edu
Application and Registration Link for Kent Site: https://events.anr.msu.edu/mgvpkent19fall/


 Pending Final Plans

KALAMAZOO COUNTY - CANCELLED

Training Site: TBD
Address: TBD
When: August - December 2019
Registration Deadline:TBD
Contact Person: TBD
Application and Registration Link for Site: TBD


WASHTENAW COUNTY - TBD

Training Site: TBD
Address: TBD
When: August - December 2019
Registration Deadline: TBD
Contact Person: TBD
Application and Registration Link for Site: TBD


January 2020

LIVINGSTON COUNTY - TBD

Training Site: TBD
Address: TBD
When: August - December 2019
Registration Deadline: TBD
Contact Person: Irene Donne, donneire@msu.edu


Current Training: 

County

Location

Dates

Contact

Gogebic Cancelled   Rebecca Krans, kransr@msu.edu
Ingham Ingham County 4-H Fairgrounds Community Center March 4 - June 10, 2019 Diane Brown, rytlews1@msu.edu
Jackson MSU Extension Jackson County March 7 - June 13, 2019 Cris Culpepper, culpep21@msu.edu
Leelanau Northwest Michigan Horticulture Research Center March 5 - June 11, 2019 Nathaniel Walton, waltonn2@msu.edu
Oakland MSU Tollgate Education Center March 5 - June 11, 2019 Lori Imboden, imbodenL@msu.edu
Wayne Wayne County Community College District January 19 - May 4, 2019 Deirdre Hope hopedeir@msu.edu

 

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