UCCE Master Gardeners of Lake Tahoe
POSITION VACANCIES ANNOUNCEMENT
University of California Cooperative Extension Central Sierra
Master Gardeners are community members who have been trained under the direction of the University of California Cooperative Extension. Each volunteer has completed more than 50 hours of formal classroom training. Master Gardeners, agents of the University of California, assist the UC Cooperative Extension by providing practical, scientific gardening information to the home gardeners in the Lake Tahoe Basin.
The Lake Tahoe Master Gardeners extend research-based information by:
- answering questions via email hotlines, farmers markets and at community events
- offering workshops and classes
- publishing articles in newsletters, local newspapers and social media.
Physical and mailing address:
UCCE Master Gardener
of Lake Tahoe
1100 Lyons Ave
South Lake Tahoe, Ca 96150
Become a Master Gardener
If you would like to receive information about the next Master Gardener Volunteer Training in Lake Tahoe, place your contact information on our Interest List. We will send out an email before the next application process begins.
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