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The Oregon State University Extension Service provides researched-based knowledge and education that strengthens local economies, sustains natural resources, and promotes healthy communities, families, and individuals.

In the Douglas County area, Extension serves our clientele with programs in 4-H, Nutrition Education, food safety and preservation with our Master Food Preservers, Livestock & Forage, Horticulture, Master Gardeners, Forestry and Natural Resources, Small Farms, and Food Systems.  In these programs we offer a wealth of non-formal community educational programs and information services. 

Hot Topics and Seasonal Information:   

  • Tree School Umpqua is back in Douglas County - click here for details!
    Tree School registration is closed.

  • Apply to particpate in the 2017 Master Food Preserver annual training class - click here for details.

  • Douglas County FEAST - April 8th.  Learn about our local food system.  Offered in 4 locations in the county.  Click here for details and look below in our Events for details on the differnt locatons.

  • Introduction to Woodland Management: A Basic Forestry Shortcourse - six sessions in April and May.  Click here for details.

  • Mark your calendars, Douglas County School Forestry Tour will be May 16 - 19, 2017!

  • Women Owning Woodlands (WOW) Network: Walk in the Woods & Potluck - April 25, 2017.  click here for details.

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