Calendar of Events


There are a lot of opportunities to learn about gardening here in Nevada! Below is a calendar of some of those events. To view only official University of Nevada Cooperative Extension events, use the filter drop down box and select the category “UNCE Events.”

Spring 2017 Grow Your Own, Nevada! @ University of Nevada Cooperative Extension
Apr 27 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Learn the secrets of high desert gardening

University of Nevada Cooperative Extension is offering eight “Grow Your Own, Nevada!” classes statewide to help Nevadans who want to get on a path to more sustainable, local, healthy living by growing and preserving more of their own food.

“Anyone can become a better gardener by attending these classes,” Cooperative Extension Horticulture Specialist Heidi Kratsch said. “From the beginner to the advanced gardener, everyone can benefit from a Grow Your Own, Nevada! class.”

The workshops will provide gardeners and those interested in growing healthy foods with a “back-to-the-basics” guide to great harvests in Nevada.

Reduced registration is available for Washoe County K-12 teachers and Washoe County Master Gardener Volunteers attending in Reno. Teachers: email a copy of your school ID to Ashley Andrews at to receive your promotional code. Master Gardeners: see the home page news section of the volunteer management system to receive your promotional code.

Register Online

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2017 Weed Warriors Basic Training @ University of Nevada Cooperative Extension
May 23 – May 24 all-day

This is an introductory-level training in noxious weeds. The course focuses 19 noxious weeds, with an emphasis placed on the identification of 12 high-priority noxious weeds. The training includes weed law, identification, biology, management and control.

Weed Warriors basic training starts on Tuesday, May 23 from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm and continues on Wednesday, May 24 from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm. You must attend BOTH days to complete the training. You must pre-register by May 17. You may register either by using this site or by calling Melody Hefner by phone at 775-336-0247 or by email at Cost for the training is $35.00 and the fee includes program supplies, a binder of weed identification and control information and refreshments. This training offers 9 certified pesticide applicator CEUs (8 General and 1 Laws) to existing certified applicators; bring your certified pesticide applicator card.

Live in Reno, via video in Carson City and Gardnerville.