University of Maryland Extension

Information for MGs

 Email Protocols:  This document contains basic guidelines for posting and responding to email messages on the Howard County MG Google group listserv.


Master Gardener Committees and Activities


The Volunteer Management System(VMS), is being used to record volunteer hours and activities. New Howard County MG users may obtain username and password by contacting Volunteer hours should be entered as earned throughout the year,  but no later than mid-December to allow time for approval.

Link to VMS:

Instructions for using VMS

First time users:

For additional help, see Record and Report Volunteer Data

Volunteer training log (Word)  (Excel)


Spanish Language Resources

MG Interest Bi-Lingual

UME MG Brochure

Mariposas - Attracting Butterflies

Colibries - Attracting Humingbirds

Pajaros - Attracting Birds


Information for MG Intern Classes

2020 Syllabus (as of January 30, 2020)

Past presentations

Weed Identification and Management presentation (MGs 2015)


Bay-Wise Reports

     B-W and Consultation Site Report


Presenter Forms

For audience feedback, use the Class Evaluation Form.

To capture contact demographics: Demographics Worksheet– 1 page

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