2016 Master Gardener & ProHort Schedule

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Date | Time Topic Instructor
Feb. 5: 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Basic Botany Sarah Browning, Nebraska Extension Educator, Lancaster County
Feb. 5: 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. Introduction to Soils Brad Jakubowski, Instructor, Doane College
Feb. 12: 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Tree Basics Graham Herbst, Community Forester, Nebraska Forest Service
Feb. 12: 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. Tree Insects and Diseases Laurie Stepanek, Forest Health Management Assistant, Nebraska Forest Service
Feb. 19: 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Bug Boot Camp Jonathan Larson, Nebraska Extension Educator, Douglas-Sarpy Counties
Feb. 19: 12 p.m. - 4 p.m. Vertebrate Pest Management Dennis Ferraro, Associate Professor, UNL
Feb. 26: 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Introduction to Landscape Design Kathleen Cue, Extension Horticulture Program, Douglas-Sarpy Counties
Feb. 26: 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. Landscape Solutions Steve Rodie, Associate Professor, UNO
Mar. 4: 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Home Fruit and Vegetables Connie Fisk, Nebraska Extension Educator, Cass County
Mar. 4: 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. Lawn and Landscape Management Scott Evans, Extension Horticulture Program Coordinator, Douglas-Sarpy Counties
Mar. 11: 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Native Plants and Pollinators Natalia Bjorkland, Nebraska Exension Educator, Dodge County
Mar. 11: 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. Turf Grass Management John Fech, Nebraska Extension Educator, Douglas-Sarpy Counties
Mar. 18: 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Introduction to Perennials Kelly Feehan, Nebraska Extension Educator, Platte County
Mar. 18: 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. Invasive Pests/Noxious Weeds Julie Van Meter, Nebraska State Entomologist
Mar. 25: 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Pest Management Approaches Larry Schulze, Nebraska Extension Professor Emeritus
Mar. 25: 1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Pest Management Approaches Larry Schulze, Nebraska Extension Professor Emeritus
Mar. 25: 2:30 p.m. - 4 p.m. Containers Michaela Fortina Forst
Apr. 1 - SNOW DATE Make-up day for classes cancelled due to weather
Jun. 10: 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. Plant Diagnostic Clinic Nebraska Extension Team in Douglas-Sarpy Counties

All programs are held at the Nebraska Exension in Douglas-Sarpy Counties Central Office, 8015 West Center Road, in Omaha. Topics are subject to change. Please be environmentally friendly and bring your own coffee cup. March 25th is Potluck Snack Day—you may bring a snack to share. Classes will be cancelled only in the event of a severe weather event, such as several inches of snow. Call 402/444-7894 after 7:30 a.m. for a recording or call the switchboard at 402/444-7804 after 8 a.m. Classes are unlikely to be cancelled for 1 to 2 inches of snow.