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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:
- Country Living (gardening and farming topics),
- Tall Timber Topics (forestry/wood lots), and
- Columbia Columns (for 4-H members and leaders).
If you would like to receive these newsletters by email or mail, please give the office a call.
9 Reasons Why Being In 4-H Makes You A Better Person
Your head, heart, hands, and health for a better future.
If the smell of pigs brings gut-wrenching nostalgia; if cross-stitching a lighthouse deep into the night gets your gears going; if you feel upset when two cookies from the same batch look dissimilar—you might be a born-and-raised 4-H member.
Which means you are a better person than most. 9 REASONS WHY!
Hours of Operation
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Closed Fridays from Noon to 1 p.m.
OSU Columbia County Extension
505 N. Columbia River Hwy
St. Helens, OR 97051
For information on public transportation, visit the Columbia County Rider website.
We offer classes, workshops, opportunities for youth and adult volunteer activities:
Nutrition education events
Home Garden educational events