Office Information

WVU Extension Service
Kanawha County Office
4700 MacCorkle Avenue SE
Suite 101
Charleston, WV 25304

Phone: 304-720-9573
Fax: 304-205-7863
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:00-4:00
Driving Directions

Volunteer Projects & Continuing Education

Make sure your certification stays current by getting your volunteer and continuing education hours. All current Extension Master Gardeners must complete 20 hours of volunteer service and 10 hours of continuing education credits each year. The Due Date is: September 1st.

Submit hours here.

All volunteers must go through a vetting process. If you haven’t completed a volunteer application form within the last year and completed a signed code of conduct , you must do so to continue as a Master Gardener.


Upcoming Volunteer Opportunities

To Submit a New Volunteer Project, Click HERE


PLANT SALE INFORMATION

Please mark May 7, 2016 on your calendars. The KCMGA will be hosting both the Biennial Plant Sale and “Spring into Gardening” events at Coonskin Park. Volunteers will be needed both in advance and on the day.

SEASONAL VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

HARRY’S GARDEN – Coonskin Park
MANNA MEAL GARDEN – Rock Lake

If you need volunteer hours, both Harry’s Garden and Manna Meal’s Garden are a great way to get lots of hours and meet your fellow gardeners.
Thanks to all gardeners for their volunteer work this past season, and we are all looking forward to 2016!


READ about the History of Harry's Garden

VIEW Photos of Harry's Garden

Upcoming CE Opportunities

Please note that a number of our CE opportunities require a minimum number of participants, so if you are planning to attend, please call now to register for these events so that they won’t be cancelled.
If class times vary from the announced schedule, please report actual time attended.
The CE Committee welcomes volunteers to join the group. If you are interested, please contact Sara Welch at sbwelch99@yahoo.com

SAVE THE DATE!!
WEST VIRGINIA MASTER GARDENER CONFERENCE
APRIL 15, 16, 17, 2016

2016 Annual WVEMGA Conference
April 15 – 17, 2016
Lewisburg, West Virginia
Hosted by Greenbrier Valley Extension Master Gardeners

Check out the 2016 WVEMG conference web page to view classes, tours, bios of the speakers and more. Registration information is also available. Registration earlier to make sure you get your first selections for workshops.

Be sure to send your registration in before the early bird deadline on February 16!

For lodging, conference descriptions and registration go to http://mastergardeners.ext.wvu.edu/wvmga/annual-conference

The following motels have rooms blocked for the 2016 Master Gardener Conference: (cutoff date for discounted rate: March 15, 2016)

Quality Inn/Brier Inn
540 N. Jefferson Street, Lewisburg
304-645-7722
Single: $79.99 Double: $84.99 (plus tax)

Holiday Inn Express
222 Hunter Lane, Lewisburg
304-645-5750
$115.00 (plus tax)

Super-8
550 N. Jefferson Street, Lewisburg
304-647-3188
Single: $57.80 Double: $63.75 (plus tax)

(Ask for Group Reservations / Conference Rate)


Online CE Opportunities

Online eXtension webinars (recorded version) for CE credit (report actual time)

All Bugs, Good and Bad Webinar Series: click HERE

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A Great Spangled Fritillary butterfly benefits from the purple Coneflowers Echinacea purpurea growing at Harry’s Garden in Coonskin Park in July.