The purpose of the Master Gardener Volunteer Program is exclusively for horticulture education to supplement the effort of the University of Wisconsin-Extension Program.
Crawford County Master Gardener Association
Crawford County Master Gardener Volunteer Association members are certified Master Gardener Volunteers who are trained by the University of Wisconsin – Extension and are one of more than 50 local Master Gardener Volunteer Associations in Wisconsin.
The Wisconsin Master Gardener Association (WIMGA) developed when local Master Gardener groups banded together in 1972. Crawford County Association had its beginnings in 1998. Their meetings are typically held between mid/late Fall through mid/late Spring the 2nd Wednesday of each month at the Crawford County Administration Building, Prairie du Chien, WI. Between Spring and Fall they hold various meetings and work sessions at other venues.
The mission of the Crawford County Master Gardener Association is to:
♦ Serve the needs of all gardeners in Crawford County,
♦ Promote community service through volunteer activities,
♦ Recognize members who meet and maintain certification,
♦ Provide for the exchange of ideas and to provide opportunities
tt tto promote understanding of responsible gardening practices
♦ And provide a link between the community and UW-Extension.