Continuing Education

Continuing Education

Healthy Acres

Healthy Acres works to engage Missoula County landowners in hands-on, stewardship-based educational seminars focused on raising awareness of small acreage landowners to important land management issues, encouraging landowners to talk with their neighbors, build community relationships surrounding land management issues/strategies, create healthy land and vegetation management plans, and having landowners teach and help others with good land stewardship.

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Master Gardener

The Missoula County Master Gardener Program is an ever-evolving program to meet the needs of Missoula's gardening/farming-centric community. This course is an eight-week, 16+ hour course taught by local Extension agents, plant professionals, and Master Gardener volunteers.

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Powerful Tools For Caregiver’s -helps caregiver’s care for themselves while caring for family. MTKNP-Montana Kinship Navigator Program (formerly Grandparents Raising Grandchildren) Support Group for kinship families- meets monthly.

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Starting August 2021-Watch for monthly classes on planting, growing, harvesting, and preserving local foods, making edible centerpieces, herbal wreaths, and other exciting topics!

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Private Applicator Training

Anyone planning on purchasing and treating with a restricted-use-pesticide (RUP) must be a current Private Applicator in the state of Montana. RUPs can harm the environment or the applicator when not used as labeled, because of these concerns a license is required to purchase and apply these pesticides.

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Montana Flower Growers

Partnering with the MT Department of Agriculture and Montana Cut Flower Association to enable the development and growth of existing and future Montana flower farmers.


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Blooms and Brews

The Missoula County Weed District and Extension service is launching a monthly education series called Blooms and Brews. This series will feature expert speakers on various topics related to gardening and our natural world.

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Flowering Lawns Project

Lawns are a ubiquitous part of American urban and suburban life. It does take some effort to plant a flowering bee lawn. But once it’s established, it may require less work and maintenance than a traditional lawn.

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