Clackamas County Master Gardeners

News and Announcements


Gray Thompson Community Grants Project has posted a list of grants awarded for 2017. A total of six grants for $2233 were awarded this year. Check out the list and details on their page: Gray Thompson Community Projects.

Chapter Dues


• The Clackamas County Master Gardener Association™ membership year begins January 1 and runs through December 31.

• Membership dues are $12.00 if you choose to pick up the Handbook/Directory, $15.00 if we mail it to your home.

• Handbook/Directories will be available in early 2018. If you have any further questions please contact your membership coordinator, Frank Wille.

• You can pay at Chapter meetings (cash or check only, please) or by credit card through our Membership Renewal page.

Don’t forget to renew - as an active chapter member you are invited to attend chapter events, have voting privileges and receive the annual Chapter Handbook and Directory along with monthly and special email announcements. Contact Frank Wille with any questions.

Timber Press Discounts for Master Gardeners

Timber Press, a Portland publisher devoted to sharing the wonders of the natural world by publishing high quality and award-winning books in the fields of gardening, horticulture, and natural history, has established a discount program for all Master Gardeners. A 35% discount is offered for all online orders through their website at Upon checkout, enter the discount code: master to receive your discount. This code has no expiration, so you can shop online anytime! Click here for more information.

Honoring our Members

The CCMG Awards and Nominations Committee is proud to present the following state and chapter awards and recognition to the membership. These members will be honored at the September chapter meeting. Congratulations to these shining stars!

Clackamas County Master Gardener of the Year: Marianne Kahl, class of 2005
CCMG Behind the Scenes: Laura Huckaba, class of 2006
Spring Garden Fair Behind the Scenes: Joby Duggan, class of 2007
Statewide Nominee for Master Gardener of the Year:
Herb Davis, class of 1997
Statewide Nominee for Behind the Scenes:
Sharon Andrews, class of 2009

Members celebrating milestones

Each year Oregon Master Gardener Association recognizes Master Gardeners who have been with the program for 20, 30, and 40 years.  The following Clackamas County Chapter members are celebrating milestones in their Master Gardener career.  We have one member celebrating 30 years, Maggie Conley, class of 1987.  We have eight members celebrating 20 years from the class of 1997 - Mickey Becker, Betty Buford, Niki Davis, Herb Davis, Muriel Dittler, Carla Kildahl, Linda Neff, and Karen Varty.  An OMGA representative will be with us at our September chapter meeting to recognize these outstanding and dedicated members.  Congratulations to these veteran members for their many years of support for the Master Gardener program!