Insect Identification Information

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Free Insect IdentificationMaster Gardener Program Twin Cities Extension Services Yard & Garden line: 952-443-1426 

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Call your county Master Gardener Line:

CountyPhoneAddress
AitkinMaster Garden Helpline 218-927-7370 or 218-927-2538, then press 4
Leave message. Calls returned within 24-48 hrs.
217 2nd st. NW, Rm 214
Aitkin, MN 56431
AnokaYard and Garden Line 763-767-2891
General Info 763-755-1280 
Leave message.
Calls returned. Note: Your phone line must be able to receive blocked calls
Bunker Hills Activity Ctr
550 Bunker Lake Blvd NW
Andover, MN 55304
Becker218-846-7328
24/7 on Master Gardener voice mail during growing season. Master Gardeners are in the office Monday – Friday, 9 a.m.-noon from May through September.
Human Services Building
712 Minnesota Ave.
Detroit Lakes, MN 56501
Beltrami218-444-7916
Leave message 24/7. MG will return call.
No office hours, only
phone line.
Benton320-968-5077 or 320-255-6169
Call or walk-in; messages returned.
640 Dewey St.
Foley, MN 56329
Big Stone320-839-2518
Call referred to MG.
11 SE 2nd St 
Ortonville, MN 56278
Blue EarthHorticulture Hotline 888-899-7758
Office 507-304-4325
Leave message. Call returned by MG or staff.
Historic Courthouse, 204 South fifth St., Suite 310
Mankato, MN 56001
Brown507-794-7993
Staff response or referred to MG
300 2nd. Ave, SW
Sleepy Eye, MN 56085
Carlton218-384-3511 or 1-800-862-3760
Calls and walk-ins referred to MG or staff.
310 Chestnut St.
Carlton MN 55718
CarverMG Yard and Garden Line 952-466-5308
Leave message 24/7. MG will return call.
11360 Highway 212 W Ste 4
Cologne, MN 55322
Cassno current phone response system
Chippewa320-269-6521 or 1-800-247-0412
Calls and walk-ins referred to MG.
320-269-6521 or 1-800-247-0412
Calls and walk-ins referred to MG.
ChisagoChisago County residents can leave a message on the Master Gardener voice mail at 651-277-0151. A volunteer Master Gardener will call you back within a couple of days.38814 Third Ave.
North Branch, MN 55056
Clay218-299-5020 or 1-800-299-5020
Calls referred to staff or MG.
715 11 St N Ste 107B
Moorhead, MN 56561
Clearwater218-694-6151 or 1-800-866-3125
Leave message. MG will return call.
Courthouse
213 Main Ave. N. Dept. 106
Bagley, MN 56621
Cook218-387-3015
Leave message 24/7. MG will return call.
317 W. 5th Street
Grand Marais, MN 55604
Cottonwood507-831-4022
Leave message. Call returned by MG or staff.
235 - 9th Street
Windom, MN 56101
Crow WingMG Helpline 218-824-1000 ext. 4040
Leave message 24/7. MG will return call.
322 Laurel Street Suite 22
Brainerd, MN 56401
Dakota952-443-1426
Minnesota Landscape Arboretum Yard & Garden Line. Leave message. A Master Gardener will return your call.
Suite 101
4100 220th St W
Farmington, MN 55024
Douglas320-762-3890 
Calls referred to staff or MG
320-762-3890 
Calls referred to staff or MG
Faribault507-526-6240
Leave message. MG will return call.
412 North Nicollet
PO Box 130 
Blue Earth, MN
Fillmore507-765-3896
Calls referred to MG.
County Office Building 
902 Houston Street NW, Suite 3,
Preston MN 55965
Freeborn507-377-5660
Calls referred to MG
Courthouse 
411 S Broadway
Albert Lea, MN 5600
Goodhue651-385-3096
Leave message 24/7. MG will return call.
Government Center Room 201
509 W 5th Street 
Red Wing MN 55066
Grant218-685-4820
Calls referred to staff or MG.
411 First St SE
Elbow Lake, MN 56531
Hennepin612-596-2118
Leave message 24/7. MG will return call within 48 hours.
479 Prairie Center Drive 
Eden Prairie, MN 55344
Houston507-725-5807
Calls referred to MG.
Ag Service Center
620 N Highway 44/76 PO Box 228,
Caledonia MN 55921
Hubbard218-732-3391
Referred to MG voice mail during growing season. MG will return call within 48 hrs.
201 Fair Ave. 
Park Rapids, MN 56470
Isanti763-689-8255
Leave message 24/7. MG will return call.
555 18th Ave SW 
Cambridge, MN 55008
Itasca218-327-7486
Leave message. MG will return call
123 NE 4th St 
Grand Rapids, MN 55744
Jackson507-662-5293
Leave message. Call returned by MG or staff.
607 S Hwy 86
Lakefield, MN 56150
KanabecMG Line 320-679-6342
Office 320-679-6340
Calls referred to MG
18 N. Vine St., Suite 181
Mora, MN 55051
Kandiyohi320-231-7890
Leave message 24/7. MG will return call.
400 Benson Ave. SW, Ste. 6 
Willmar, MN 56201
Kittson218-843-3674
Calls referred to MG.
Courthouse
410 5th St So STE 200
Hallock, MN 56728
Koochichingno current phone response system
Lac qui ParleMinnesota Landscape Arboretum Yard and Garden Line 952-443-1426422 5th Ave. Suite 305 
Madison, MN 56256
Lake218-834-8377
Leave message 24/7. Staff or Master Gardener will return call.
616 – 3rd Avenue 
Two Harbors, MN 55616
Lake of the Woods218-634-1511
Calls referred to MG.
Courthouse
PO Box 808 
Baudette, MN 56623
Le Sueur507-357-8230
Contact Nancy
88 S Park
LeCenter, MN 56057
Lincoln(507) 694-1470
Calls referred to staff or MG
Courhouse
319 N. Rebecca
Ivanhoe, MN 56142
Lyon507) 532-8219
Staff will refer you to MG
507) 532-8219
Staff will refer you to MG
Mahnomen218-935-2226115 E Madison Ave 
Mahnomen, MN 5655
Marshall218-745-5232
Call staff at office
208 E. Colvin Ave. 
Warren, MN 56762
Martin507-235-3341
Calls and walk-ins referred to MG
104 Courthouse
201 Lake Ave 
Fairmont, MN 56031
McLeod800-587-0770 or 320-587-0770
Office visit or calls accepted
840 Century Ave. S.W.
Hutchinson, MN 55350
Meeker877-993-5275 or 320-693-5275
Office visit or calls accepted
Family Services Center, Suite #260
114 N. Holcombe Ave. 
Litchfield, MN 55355
Mille LacsUniversity of Minnesota Extension – Mille Lacs County Historic Courthouse
635 2nd St. SE,
Milaca, MN 56353-1305
Morrison320-632-0161
Calls referred to MG.
Government Center 
213 First Ave SE
Little Falls, MN 56345
Mower507-437-9552
Calls referred to MG
201 NE 1st St 
Austin, MN 55912
Murray507-836-6927, ext. 121
Calls referred to staff or MG
2848 Broadway Ave 
Slayton, MN 56172
NicolletCounty Office: 507-934-0360 
Leave message. Call returned by MG or staff.
Government Center 
501 S Minnesota Ave 
St. Peter, MN 56082
Nobles507-295-5313315 Tenth St
Worthington, MN 56187
Norman218-784-5550
Calls referred to staff
16 3rd Ave E Ste 101B 
Ada, MN 56510
Olmsted507-328-6214
Leave message 24/7 – MG will return call within 48 business hours.
1421 3rd Ave. SE
Rochester, MN 55904
Otter Tail- East218-385-5420
Leave message 24/7. Staff or MG will return call.MG available in office: M 9am-12pm, Th 1-4pm throughout growing season.
505 South Court St., Suite 3
Fergus Falls MN 56537
Otter Tail-West218-998-8760
Leave message 24/7. Staff or MG will return call. MG available in office: Wednesday & Friday mornings year round.
505 South Court St., Suite 3
Fergus Falls MN 56537
Pennington218-683-7030
Calls referred to staff.
101 Main Ave N. 
Thief River Falls, MN 56701.
Pine800 - 657-3813 Ext. #3 or 320-591-1653
Calls referred to staff or MG.
Pine Co. Courthouse - Ext.
635 Northridge Dr. NW, 
Pipestone507-825-6715
Call referred to staff or MG.
Municipal Bldg
119 SW 2nd Ave Ste 2 
Pipestone, MN 56164
Polk-East218-563-2465
Calls referred to staff.
Municipal Building 
PO Box 69 
McIntosh, MN 56556
Polk-West218-281-8695
Calls referred to staff
Pope320-634-5735Courthouse
130 Minnesota Ave E 
Glenwood, MN 56334
RamseyAsk a Master Gardener Line 651-704-2071
Leave message. MG will return call. Note: Your phone line must be able to receive blocked calls
2020 White Bear Ave. 
Maplewood, MN 55109
Red Lake218-253-2895Courthouse
Red Lake Falls, MN 56750
Redwood507-637-4025
Calls referred to staff or MG.
Courthouse
P.O. Box 120
250 Jefferson St 
Redwood Falls, MN 56283
Renville320-523-3713 or 800-450-2522
Leave message. MG will return call.
105 South 5th Street
Suite 124H 
Olivia, MN 56277
Rice507-332-6109
Leave message. Staff or MG will return call.
1900 Fairgrounds Dr. #17
Faribault, MN 55021
Rock507-283-1302
Leave message. Staff or MG will return call.
2 Roundwind Rd.
Luverne, MN 56156
Roseau218-463-1052
Calls referred to MG.
606 5th Ave SW - Room 130
Roseau, MN 56751
ScottYard and Garden Line 952-466-5308
Leave detailed message 24/7. MG will return call.
7151 190th St W
Suite 100
Jordan, MN 55352
Sherburne952- 443-1426
Minnesota Landscape Arboretum Yard & Garden Line. Leave message. A Master Gardener will return your call.
13880 Highway 10
Elk River, MN 55330
Sibley507-237-4100
Leave message. Call referred to MG or staff.
111 8th St. 
Gaylord, MN 55334
St. Louis-North218-749-7120
Calls referred to staff and MG.
Northland Office Center
307 1st St S Suite 114
Virginia, MN 55792
Stearns320-255-6169
Office visits or calls accepted
3400 1st. St. N., Suite 103
St. Cloud, MN 56303
Steele507-444-7685
Leave message 24/7. MG will return call.
635 Florence Ave 
Owatonna, MN 55060
Stevens320-589-7423
Calls referred to MG
Courthouse
400 Colorado A
Morris, MN 56267
Swift320-843-3796
Calls referred to MG
Courthouse
301 14th St No 
PO Box 305 
Benson, MN 56215
Todd320-732-4435
Calls referred to MG or staff.
Courthouse Annex
119 3rd St S 
Long Prairie, MN 56347
Traverse320-563-4515 or 1-888-830-4515
Calls and office visits referred to staff or MG.
Courthouse
702 2nd Ave N 
Wheaton, MN 56296
Wabasha651- 565-5168625 Jefferson Ave
Wabasha, MN 55981
Wadena218-631-7623
Office visit or calls accepted
415 South Jefferson
Wadena MN 56482
WasecaHorticulture Hotline 888-899-7758
Leave message. Call returned by MG or staff.
300 N State St Suite 2 
Waseca, MN 56093
WashingtonYard and Garden Line 651-704-2071
Leave message. MG will return call. Note: Your phone line must be able to receive blocked calls.
14949 62nd St. N.
Stillwater, MN 55082
Watonwan(507) 375-1275
Calls referred to MG
108 8th St So Ste 1
St. James, MN 56081
Wilkin218-643-5481
Calls referred to MG
505 South 8th Street 
Breckenridge, MN 56520
Winona507-457-6440
Calls referred to MG
County Office Building 
202 W Third Street 
Winona MN 55987
Wright763-682-7394
Calls referred to MG. Response within 48 hrs.
10 2nd St. NW 
Buffalo, MN 55313
Yellow Medicine320-669-4471
Calls referred to staff or MG
1004 10th Ave 
P.O. Box 128
Clarkfield, MN 56223