Cooperative Extension Announces 2018 Green Industry Training Certification Recipients

Jenn Fisher

Jenn Fisher

Commercial horticulture program coordinator at University of Nevada Cooperative Extension
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The 2018 Green Industry Training certification exam results are in and show our local green industry professionals employed in lawn and landscape, tree care, and grounds and park maintenance industries are qualified to provide Nevadans with nursery and landscape services. Businesses and organizations participating in one or all of the 2018 Green Industry Training program classes…

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What do Master Gardeners do anyway?

Jenn Fisher

Jenn Fisher

Commercial horticulture program coordinator at University of Nevada Cooperative Extension
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By Jenn Fisher, Washoe County Master Gardener Program Assistant   If you have chatted with a Master Gardener volunteer, you know their passion for gardening and vast horticulture knowledge. Maybe your friend is a Master Gardener, or your grandma was one, and her garden was spectacular, or your neighbor is a Master Gardener and his…

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Get ideas for your own home garden at Master Gardener tour

Jenn Fisher

Jenn Fisher

Commercial horticulture program coordinator at University of Nevada Cooperative Extension
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As we go through our increasingly hectic lives, we often forget to pause throughout the day, enjoy our beautiful landscapes and reap the benefits of edible gardens. I don’t have space to create a garden, but I incorporate house plants and herbs into my humble abode to enjoy what nature has to offer. By incorporating…

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Nevada Network Conference to Address Evacuation Planning

Ed Smith

Ed Smith

Natural Resources Specialist at University of Nevada Cooperative Extension
Expertise: Ed Smith works with property owners, fire departments and land management agencies to reduce wildfire threat to Nevada's wildland-urban interface communities. He serves as co-manager of the Living With Fire and is responsible for the technical aspects of the program.

Programs: Living With Fire, Community Wildfire Protection Plans, Mulch Combustibility, Be Ember Aware, Nevada Network of Fire Adapted Communities, Ember House Youth Activity
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On March 27 at the Atlantis Casino Resort Spa in Reno, the Nevada Network of Fire Adapted Communities, aka The Network, will host their third annual conference. The Network is an organization dedicated to helping Nevada communities reduce their wildfire threat. They have selected “safe and effective evacuation” as this year’s conference theme. This conference…

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Cooperative Extension Announces 2017 Green Industry Training Certification Recipients

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The 2017 Green Industry Training certification exam results are in and show our local green industry professionals employed in lawn and landscape, tree care, and grounds and park maintenance industries are qualified to provide Nevadans with nursery and landscape services. Businesses and organizations participating in one or all of the 2017 Green Industry Training program classes include:…

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Cooperative Extension Announces 2016 Green Industry Training Certification Recipients

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Horticulture Communications Assistant at University of Nevada Cooperative Extension, Washoe County
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The 2016 Green Industry Training certification exam results are in and show our local green industry professionals employed in lawn and landscape, tree care, and grounds and park maintenance industries are qualified to provide Nevadans with nursery and landscape services. Businesses and organizations participating in one or all of the 2016 Green Industry Training program classes…

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Cooperative Extension offers classes for landscapers, nursery workers

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Horticulture Communications Assistant at University of Nevada Cooperative Extension, Washoe County
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For immediate release: Jan. 14, 2016   Cooperative Extension offers classes for landscapers, nursery workers Series of classes teach sustainable horticulture to local professionals   RENO, Nev. – University of Nevada Cooperative Extension, in collaboration with the Nevada Department of Agriculture, will offer a series of eight classes for those in the green industry beginning…

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Grow Great Gardens and Luscious Landscapes in 2016

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Although landscapes are snowy, walkways are icy and winter winds bite anyone who ventures outside now, spring is not far away. To help Nevada gardeners and landscapers grow great gardens and luscious landscapes this year, University of Nevada Cooperative Extension and its partners will offer several educational programs. Classes are varied and range from free…

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Cooperative Extension’s ‘Grow Your Own, Nevada!’ classes return in September

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Horticulture Communications Assistant at University of Nevada Cooperative Extension, Washoe County
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For immediate release: Aug. 17, 2014 Cooperative Extension’s ‘Grow Your Own, Nevada!’ classes return in September Classes to focus on caring for landscapes, lawns and gardens in the Nevada desert RENO, Nev. — University of Nevada Cooperative Extension is offering eight new “Grow Your Own, Nevada!” classes at nine locations statewide to help Nevadans who…

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Cooperative Extension’s ‘Grow Your Own, Nevada!’ classes return in April

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For immediate release: March 18, 2015  Cooperative Extension’s ‘Grow Your Own, Nevada!’ classes return in April Eight back-to-basics courses offered statewide for a great harvest The average carrot travels over 1,800 miles to get to our dinner plates. Processing and shipment of food accounts for 93 percent of our food cost. University of Nevada Cooperative…

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