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Register Now for Rural Living Field Day!

The 2014 Rural Living Field Day is set for Saturday, August 23, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Howell Territorial Park on Sauvie Island.  To register, just visit the West Multnomah Soil & Water Conservation District website at www.wmswcd.org and click on “Events.” The cost is only $15 per person or $20 for families.  Morning beverages and snacks will be served as well as a fully catered lunch! 

Food Preservation Class Series Offered in Scappoose

Have you thought about learning to preserve fruits, vegetables, fish or game this summer?  Are you an experienced canner who would like an update on the latest USDA recommendations? Then plan to attend one or more of the canning classes offered by the Oregon State University Extension Service this summer.

The Extension Service is here to serve the residents of Columbia County, providing knowledge from universities nationwide. We provide research-based information to families, youths, schools, agricultural producers, home gardeners, foresters and governments.

Our office offers a variety of programs, which include 4-H Youth Development, Home Gardening, Agriculture and Small Farms, Family and Community Health, Forestry & Natural Resources and Master Gardeners.

 

We publish three newsletters from our office:

If you would like to receive these newsletters by email or mail, please give the office a call.

 

TREE SCHOOL 2014 FORESTRY WEED ID CLASS, by Chip Bubl

Urban Homesteading in St. Helens, by Chip Bubl

 

 

 

 

Hours of Operation
Monday-Friday
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Closed Fridays from Noon to 1 p.m.

Location

OSU Columbia County Extension

505 N. Columbia River Hwy

St. Helens, OR 97051

PH: 503-397-3462

FAX: 503-397-3467

For information on public transportation, visit the Columbia County Rider website.

 

We offer classes, workshops, opportunities for youth and adult volunteer activities:

Volunteer as a Master Gardener, Master Woodland Manager, or with the 4-H youth program

Nutrition education events

Home Garden educational events

 

Columbia County General State/County Resources

Upcoming Events

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Sep. 01, 2014 7:30pm - 8:30pm
No meetings in the month of January, March, September and November.
Sep. 04, 2014 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Oct. 02, 2014 3:45pm - 4:45pm
A crop scientist with international experience has been named as director of Oregon State University’s Columbia Basin Agricultural Research Center in Pendleton.
Health warnings issued when beaches have high levels of bacteria do not keep many surfers out of the water, according to a new study by Oregon State University.
As part of a NASA air and sea mission, Oregon State University researchers will measure ocean plants to see how changes in carbon levels could affect the future of fisheries and marine life.
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