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Master Gardeners of Crow Wing County: About Our Volunteers

Master Gardeners are required to volunteer a minimum of 50 hours the first year and 25 hours annually thereafter. Most often Master Gardeners volunteer many more hours than what is required of them.

In 2006 Master Gardeners completed a total of 1,649 Volunteer Hours. The estimated national dollar value of volunteer time for that year was $18.77 per hour, valuing their volunteer work at $30,951.73 for 2006.

In 2007 Master Gardeners completed a total of 2,227 Volunteer Hours. The estimated national dollar value of volunteer time for that year was $19.51 per hour, valuing their volunteer work at $43,448.77 for 2007.

In 2008 Master Gardeners completed a total of 2,363 Volunteer Hours. The estimated national dollar value of volunteer time for that year was $20.25 per hour, valuing their volunteer work at $47,850.75 for 2008.

In 2009 Master Gardeners completed a total of 2,943 Volunteer Hours. The estimated national dollar value of volunteer time for that year was $20.85 per hour, valuing their volunteer work at $61,362.00 for 2009.

In 2010 Master Gardeners completed a total of 3,275 Volunteer Hours. The estimated national dollar value of volunteer time for that year was $21.36 per hour, valuing their volunteer work at $69,954.00 for 2010.

In 2011 Master Gardeners completed a total of 4,306 Volunteer Hours. The estimated national dollar value of volunteer time for that year was $21.79 per hour, valuing their volunteer work at $93,827.74 for 2011.

In 2012 Master Gardeners completed a total of 3,721 Volunteer Hours. The estimated national dollar value of volunteer time for that year was $22.14 per hour, valuing their volunteer work at $82,382.94 for 2012.

In 2013 Master Gardeners completed a total of 4,211 Volunteer Hours. The estimated national dollar value of volunteer time for that year was $22.55 per hour, valuing their volunteer work at $94,958.05 for 2013.

These dollar figures quantify the enormous value that our volunteers provide to Crow Wing County.

Crow Wing County Master Gardeners participate in many different types of volunteer work like community beautification projects, community educational projects and community environmental projects. Listed below are some of our past and current projects:

Beautification Projects
Educational Projects
Environmental Projects
Miscellaneous Activities