An important part of being a Master Gardener is staying current on the latest horticultural science.  With that in mind, OSU Extension has developed a webinar series to supplement other classes you may take this year. Remember, you need at least 10 hours of approved education by October 31 to be recertified.  Each webinar in this series is approved for 1 hour of continuing education.

What is a webinar?  A webinar is a seminar that is presented over the internet.  The presenter(s) will show slides and photos while they are speaking on their topic.  There is a Q&A box to enter your questions.  Each webinar will be ~40 minutes long and followed by a moderated Q&A session.

How do I participate? For more information on each session click the link below. Once you’re there, click on the “Location” link to pre-register for the webinar and get emailed reminders.  There is no cost to participate and the webinars are open to all.  If you can’t attend the live webinar, a recording will be available.

Please consider donating to support this webinar series in 2020 & beyond.

2020 Webinar Series

Updates from the Garden Ecology Lab (2020 edition!)
Presented by: Dr. Gail Langellotto
Recording available:

Gardening with Native Plants and the OregonFlora Project
Presented by: Dr. Linda Hardison
Recording available:

Dueling with Diggers: Gophers, Moles, Voles, and Ground Squirrels
Presented by: Dr. Dana Sanchez
Recording available:

Winter Squash Research at OSU
Presented by: Dr. Alex Stone and Lane Selman
Recording available:

Oh Rats! Dealing with Non-native Rodents in the Garden
Presented by: Dr. Dana Sanchez
Recording available:

Solve Pest Problems: A New Resource for Master Gardeners and the Public
Presented by: Weston Miller
July 16th at 10am PT
Pre-register here:

Update June 29: This series will be taking a break from scheduled monthly webinars and move to occasional offerings. With the public health situation pushing all programming online, we have so many more webinar options to choose from now! If you’re looking for a few more CE hours check out these options:

The Portland Metro Master Gardener webinar series:

The Central Gorge Master Gardener’s “Gardening to Save the World” summer series (scroll down the page):

“Buzzing and Beautiful: Designing Pollinator Gardens with OSU Extension” offered by the Oregon Bee Project:

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2 thoughts on “2020 OSU Extension Master Gardener Webinar Series

  1. I’m a Polk County Master Gardener & I have friends who would be interested in some of the Webinars. The info says “open to all.” Does that mean one does not have to be a Master Gardener to watch a Webinar? Thank you!

    • Hi Luanne, Yes the webinars are open to all. Please share. We have 500 “seats” available for the live webinar and always have a recording available too. I usually give MG’s first dibs by advertising to your counties first 🙂 Thanks for your interest!


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