IMGC 2015

International Master Gardener Conference

22 25 September 2015

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The conference is at the Mid-America Center, 1 Arena Way, Council Bluffs, Iowa. Nearby airport is Omaha, Nebraska.
For information on Pre- and Post-conference tours, please watch the official web site at mastergardener.unl.edu/imgc2015 -- details should be available by February 22.

Horticulture Horizons in the Midlands Rooms and Tracks:
Room A: Midwest Flavor
Room B: From the Ground Up
Room D: Design
Room E: Mixed Tracks, Small Group/Hands
Room F: Professional Development
Room H: Horizons
Room J: Mixed Tracks, Small Group/Hands
Room K: Working with Community

68 speakers

  • Julie Weisenhorn Pre-session Presenter
  • Dave Close Consumer Horticulture and Master Gardener Specialist
  • Pamela J. Bennett @osuemgv OSU Extension-trained volunteers who teach others about gardening
  • Ted Hartsig Senior Soil Scientist, Olsson Associates
  • James Chatfield The Ohio State University, Associate Professor
  • Kyle Lilly Technical Director, Sustane Natural Fertilizer
  • Richard Durham @wildcatgardener
  • Jacqueline Kowalski Agriculture and Natural Resource Educator, The Ohio State University Extension
  • Kim Todd Extension Landscape Specialist and Extension Educator, University of Nebraska Extension, Backyard Farmer Host
  • Amy Timmerman Backyard Farmer Panelist, Extension Education, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • Brent Heath Co-owner, Brent & Becky's Bulbs
  • Kelly Feehan Extension Educator-Environmental Horticulture, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • Lynn Loughary Horticulture Extension Agent for Kansas State Research & Extension
  • Stacey Hirvela Inspiring people to pick up the trowel and grow something
  • Sonja Johanson Massachusetts Master Gardener Association, Volunteer and Outreach Coordinator
  • Kerry Ann Mendez Inspiring gardeners to grow ever-blooming, low-maintenance, sustainable flower gardens
  • Mark Hirsch Inspirational Speaker, photojournalist, naturalist, and Fine Art Photographer at “That Tree: Shades of Wisdom”
  • Yvonne Pund Advanced Bronze Master Gardener
  • Gary Oppenheimer Founder/Executive Director of AmpleHarvest.org
  • Tom Weber Professor Emeritus, Department of Biology, University of Nebraska at Omaha. Master Gardener, UN-L Extension
  • Kirk R. Brown Vice President and executive committee member for Garden Writers Association
  • Merry Ruth Dingman Master Gardener for 25 years
  • Lisa Orgler Garden Design Education though Illustration
  • Heather Holm Author of Pollinators of Native Plants

96 sessions

Day 1 Tuesday 22nd September 2015

Day 2 Wednesday 23rd September 2015

37 sessions presented by 68 speakers

Day 3 Thursday 24th September 2015

36 sessions presented by 68 speakers

Day 4 Friday 25th September 2015

Unscheduled sessions

Mid-America Center

United States United States / Council Bluffs

1 Arena Way Council Bluffs, IA, 51501 - South parking lot of the MAC

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70 known attendees

  • Master Gardeners
  • Shirley D Miller
  • Scott Evans
  • Dana Freeman
  • joan
  • Linette West
  • Amy Timmerman
  • David D. Close
  • Linda Butcher
  • Allen Crowder
  • Sharon Box
  • Lynne Marie Sullivan
  • Terri James
  • Diane Nolan
  • Pamela J. Bennett
  • Richard Durham
  • Kelly Feehan
  • Lynn Loughary
  • Stacey Hirvela
  • Sonja Johanson
  • Kerry Ann Mendez
  • Mark Hirsch
  • Yvonne Pund
  • Gary Oppenheimer
  • Tom Weber
  • Kirk R. Brown
  • Lisa Orgler
  • Heather Holm
  • Gail Langellotto
  • Bruce J. Black
  • Susan DeBlieck
  • Tony McCammon
  • Joanne Langabee
  • Gretel Anspach
  • Gary Whittenbaugh
  • Martha A. Smith
  • Candice Miller
  • Carol Labuzzetta
  • Lee Coates

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