Level 1 Training Registration 2020

Welcome! We are pleased you are interested in our Level 1 Training Program….  

Please note – Registration Deadline – 12 Noon, Friday January 10
  • WHERE –Crawford County Administration Building, 225 N. Beaumont Road, Prairie du Chien, WI 53821
  • WHEN – Tuesdays 6-8:30/9:00 PM     (Scroll to bottom of page to find class schedule)  

    • February 4, we offer a mandatory orientation to discuss the requirements and application process followed by  
    • Weekly sessions from February 11th  through March 31st and
    • A final session Wed. April 8.    
  • Cost: $90 – includes training manual, additional materials, handouts, etc. Classes are limited to the first 20 people who apply.
    • BE SURE to submit your payment WITH your registration form
    • Form can be found under Process section below
      • If additional time is needed, contact our office and ask for Karen.  608-326-0223
      • IF you are e-mailing or faxing your application materials, be sure we have your payment by  noon, January 10th
  • Refund Policy – Because we will be ordering training manuals after 12 noon, January 10th, 2020
      • If you paid for the training prior to noon, January 10th, to be eligible for a refund the following applies:
        • 100% refund if you cancel and we receive cancellation verification before 12 noon, January 10th.
        • 50% refund if you cancel application and receive cancellation verification after 12 noon, January 10.
        • 0% refund after January 31, 2020.

Registration deadline, 12:00 PM, January 10th

Questions? Feel free to e-mail Karen Snitker or call her at 608-326-0223 or stop by the office.

You are welcome to mail, deliver in person or e-mail the application/registration documents to the office.
If you prefer to e-mail the documents, please e-mail them to Karen Snitker, Program Assistant or you may fax them to her at 608-326-0226 ♦♦ 
♦♦By mail or in person – 225 N. Beaumont Road, Suite 240, Prairie du Chien, WI 53821♦♦

Application Form – PDF  (Electronically fillable – to enter information – use Tab key or click on line )
Behavior Expectations Form – PDF

Volunteer Description.

Criminal Background Check – Required – (This will be completed once we receive the forms listed above) Because your prospective volunteer position is identified as a position of trust with access to vulnerable populations, as part of the University of WI application process , a Criminal Background Check is necessary.  For complete details on why this is required and the full CBC procedure, please click HERE

For more information, feel free to e-mail Karen or call her at the Extension Office – 608.326.0223.

If you’d like more information about the program, these two links may be just what you are looking for……….
Crawford County Master Gardener Association, Purpose, Mission, Projects, etc.
Master Gardener Training – What it’s about, What we do and more…




Level 1 Training 2020 Class Lineup          
Class Starts at 6 pm.

If the weather is bad listen to the radio or check the Prairie du Chien Public School web site, our policy is if school is canceled we have no class. We will reschedule any missed classes.  If in doubt call Donna at 608-412-4661

February 4th      Orientation
February 11th   Introduction to Plants: Vegetables (Donna)
February 18th  Soils (Karyl)
February 25th  Fruits (Caprice)  Nancy Ashmore guest speaker
March 3rd        IPM – Integrated Pest Management &  General Garden Practices (Caprice)
March 10th       Entomology (Greg Plotz)   Plant Pathology (Donna)
March 17th      Organic Gardening (Cheryl)   Diagnosing Plant Problems (Donna)
March 24th      Herbaceous Ornamentals (Sandy)   Woody Ornamentals (Marla)
March 31st     Weeds &  Wldlife (Julie)
April 8th           Correct test. MGV Meeting Level 1 Intern Party. Meet your Mentor.

Donna Teynor, Julie Hazen, Sandy Vold, Marla Cameron, Karyl Fritsche,
Cheryl Frazier, Caprice Ellefson, Greg Plotz