Calendar of Events 2019

Community Announcements are mixed in with the regular TUMGA Meetings. Friends of Master Gardeners and friends in the community, this is a list of events we thought you might be interested in:

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TUMGA HOLIDAY PARTY INFORMATION AND RESERVATION DATE DEADLINE – PLEASE CLICK HERE:  MG Holiday Party 2019

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TUMGA MGEVS Work Calendar:  click here please TumgaWorkScheduleNov2019
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Friday, November 1st – All Bugs Good and Bad Webinar – Spiders Commonly Found in Houses – Presented by Vicky BertagnolliClemson Extension
Time:  2:00 PM 
Spiders can be found almost anywhere – indoor closets to outside dwellings – and in the soil too.  These 8-legged beneficials often get a bad rap.  Vicky Bertagnolli, Clemson Extension, will talk to us about identification, ecology, and management of our commonly found spiders. 
 Webinars are  moderated by Dr. Tim DavisUGA Extension and Vicky Bertagnolli, Clemson Extension,
 and coordinated by  Dani CarrollAlabama Extension.  The link to the event is https://auburn.zoom.us/j/615766171. Note: on April 5, the link to the live webinar opens about 15 minutes before the webinar. If you try to log in earlier, you will get an error message. 
For more webinars in this series, see 2019 All Bugs Good and Bad Webinar Series.. The webinars are brought to you by the following eXtension Communities of Practice: Ant Pests, and Urban IPM; and by the Alabama Cooperative Extension System, the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension ServiceClemson Cooperative Extension and University of Georgia Extension.
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Friday, December 6th – All Bugs Good & Bad Webinar Series: Reintroduction of the Red-cockaded Woodpecker
Time: 2:00 PM
The red-cockaded woodpecker has been the focus of conservation efforts for many years. Management of their nesting sites is extremely important for reproduction and longevity.  In this webinar, we will learn about the behavior, history, and management strategies to bring endangered red-cockaded woodpeckers back to the urban forest.  Mark Pavlosky Jr., of MPJ Wildlife Consulting LLC will talk about the successful project at Hitchcock Woods, one of the largest urban forests in the United States (South Carolina). 

Webinars are  moderated by Dr. Tim DavisUGA Extension and Vicky Bertagnolli, Clemson Extension, and coordinated by  Dani CarrollAlabama Extension.  The link to the event is https://auburn.zoom.us/j/615766171. Note: on April 5, the link to the live webinar opens about 15 minutes before the webinar. If you try to log in earlier, you will get an error message.

For more webinars in this series, see 2019 All Bugs Good and Bad Webinar Series.. The webinars are brought to you by the following eXtension Communities of Practice: Ant Pests, and Urban IPM; and by the Alabama Cooperative Extension System, the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension ServiceClemson Cooperative Extension and University of Georgia Extension.

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Friday, November 8, 2019 – GMREC – Flavored Vinegars & Dipping Oils Workshop
Time:  10 am-noon – Limited to 15 Participants – Registration & Fee Required
Location:  GMREC auditorium
Flavored Vinegars and Dipping Oils Workshop. GMREC auditorium. Our presenter is Karin Rutishauser, owner of The Herb Crib, specializing in organically grown herbs in Blairsville, GA. Flavored vinegars and dipping oils are simple to prepare and make wonderful gifts. They can be used as marinades, and in dressings for salads or pasta. In this workshop, you will learn to create your own custom flavored vinegars and dipping oils. This workshop is limited to 15 participants. Registrations accepted from October 8, until November 1. No early registrations accepted. To register for this Workshop, please send your name, phone number, email address and a non-refundable check for $20.00 made payable to “Karin Rutishauser” to: Community Council GMRE Center 195 GA Mtn. Experiment Station Rd. Blairsville, GA 30512
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Thursday, November 14th – TUMGA Program Meeting – Chris McGregor of Ironwood Tools.
Come One – Come All 
Meet Chris McGregor from Ironwood Tool Company at the Nov. TUMGA meeting on 11/14. He will be discussing pruners and will have several available for purchase (cash or credit only). If you are interested in purchasing tools other than pruners, please let me know prior to Nov. 12 so I may notify Chris to bring it with him. Donni Folendorf
or text 4439743381 (NO phone calls please)
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Thursday, December 12th – TUMGA Holiday Party
Time: 5:30 PM – The View
For all information, please click here:  MG Holiday Party 2019