Interested in the Master Gardener Program, but can’t commit to the full-time training and required hours?
Consider becoming an Associate Member of the Pend Oreille Chapter of the WA Master Gardener Foundation and work alongside Certified Master Gardeners as they provide gardening education for the community. As an Associate member, there are no long-term commitments, no on-line training, and you pay zero fees.
- Work with us in our Demonstration Garden.
- Help set up displays at public events.
- Assist with Gardening Classes and committees.
- Lend a hand with our annual Plant or Hanging Basket Sales
Join us and make a difference!
Email Dixie Chichester at email@example.com to see how you can help by volunteering as an Associate Member with our Master Gardener Foundation.
Pend Oreille County Master Gardener Basic Training is available throughout the year. Basic Training consists of three parts…
- Completion of the statewide on-line WSU Master Gardener training modules
- A series of trainings and classes that highlight gardening information specific to Pend Oreille County
- 40 hours of Volunteer internship time with Pend Oreille County Master Gardeners
Apply to join The Pend Oreille County Chapter by downloading the Master Gardener Program Volunteer Application here or picking up a copy at the Extension Office in Newport.
Financial Hardship assistance is available with help from the Master Gardener Foundation and the Pend Oreille County Chapter. Download the Training Scholarship Application here.
Completed applications can be returned to the Master Gardener Foundation of Pend Oreille County by dropping off the forms at the WSU Extension Office, 227-A South Garden Avenue in Newport, or mailed to Attn: Master Gardeners, WSU/ Pend Oreille County Extension Office, P.O. Box 5045, Newport, WA 99156. Once your application is reviewed, you will be called to schedule a brief orientation that will explain the Master Gardener program to you in detail.
For more information about the program contact: Beverly Sarles at firstname.lastname@example.org or call at: 509-447-6453.
WSU Extension programs are offered without regard to race; sex; religion; age; color; creed; national or ethnic origin; physical, mental or sensory disability; marital status; sexual orientation; and/or status as a Vietnam-era or disabled veteran. Persons with a disability requiring special accommodations while participating in this program may call 1-509-447-2401 at least 14 days before the program.