Speakers Bureau


Speakers Bureau

  • Tuesday, March 29, 2022, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
  • Tuesday, April 5, 2022, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
  • Thursday, April 7, 2022, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday, April 12, 2022, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
  • Tuesday, April 12, 2022, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Tuesday, April 26, 2022, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
  • Thursday, April 28, 2022, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday, May 5, 2022, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Upcoming Speakers Bureau Events

Clarkstown Continuing Ed - in person

Contact Marion Arbuco to register- marbuco@ccsd.edu

March 29th, 2022 12:00pm-1:30pm - Improving an Existing Lawn presented by MGV Jeff Schwartz

April 5th, 2022 12:00-1:30pm - Crops in Pots presented by MGV Vivienne Diekmann

April 12th, 2022 12:00-1:30pm - Growing Annuals and Perennials presented by Kristen Ossmann

April 26th, 2022 12:00-1:30pm - Dealing with Wildlife presented by MGV Ann Barry

Finkelstein Library- Virtual via Zoom

Contact Maria Vanessa Cipolla to register- mcipolla@rcls.org

April 12th, 2022 7:00pm-8:00pm - Spring Wreath Making  presented by MGVs Robin Eifert and Marcia Fernandez

May 5th, 2022 7:00pm-8:00pm - Garden Design for Beginners  presented by MGV Chris Shankar and Kristen Ossmann

Palisades Free Library-  in person

Youth Gardening Club

Contact Kate Foster to register- kfoster@palisadesfreelibrary.org

April 7th, 2022 4:00pm-5:00pm Seed Starting presented by MGVs

April 28th, 2022 4:00pm-5:00pm Pansy Planting and Pressed Flower Cards presented by MGVs

Are you looking for a great way to educate your group on a variety of gardening topics and environmental issues?

Are you looking for a great speaker and a great program?

Master Gardener Volunteers of CCE Rockland can help!

Master Gardener Volunteers and Extension Educators are available upon request to speak to your group. Dedicated to serving the community, the Master Gardener Volunteers are involved in many aspects of education outreach year round and are trained to provide accurate and timely information on a variety of gardening topics and environmental issues.

Speakers' Bureau presentations are booked on a first-come, first-served, basis. Please give us at least 4 weeks prior to your event. Please fill out a Speakers' Bureau Conformation Form.

There is a fee of $100 per presentation. We offer presentation series at a reduced cost of $90 per presentation. Most presentations are approximately one to one and half hours with time for Q&A afterward. Groups should be a minimum of 10 people. *

Cornell Cooperative extension of Rockland County Speakers' Bureau has lively and informative presentations that are specifically designed to meet the needs of our county. Choose from an Exciting Selection of Speakers' Bureau Topics!

* If you need to cancel a program, please notify CCE at least ONE WEEK prior to the program. Refund requests will not be accepted if the cancellation occurs with less than a week's notice.


Kristen Ossmann
Horticulture Resource Educator
(845) 429-7085 ext. 108

Last updated March 22, 2022