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The Oregon State University Extension Service in Lincoln County provides research-based knowledge and education that strengthens our local economy, sustains natural resources, and promotes healthy communities, families, and individuals. View a listing of our educators.
Our Extension educators 'extend' the University to the community by teaching new skills and providing problem-solving based on University research. We provide education on agriculture, horticulture, forestry, youth development, family & community development, marine science, fisheries, child development, and quality child care practices. We also provide child care referral assistance.
For details on these topics, click on the appropriate links on the left column and also check our Extension Newsletter for the latest season-specific articles.
WE'VE MOVED! See us at our new location: 1211 SE Bay Blvd., Newport, Oregon; 541-574-6534
Master Gardener "Round Table" Discussions: (see "Upcoming Events" listings below for more details)
"Dirt on Dirt" - January 14th, 10am - 12 noon, @ Newport Library meeting room downstairs
"More on Bees & Beekeeping" - January 28th, 10am - 12 noon @ Newport Library meeting room downstairs
"Best Veggies for Coastal Gardening" - February 11th , 10am - 12 noon @ Newport Library meeting room downstairs
Insights into Gardening, Saturday, February 13th 8:00am-4:00pm sponsored by Benton County Extension, at OSU La Sells Stewart Center, Corvallis Cost $33.00
Registration site: http://extension.oregonstate.edu/benton/insights
Pollinator Conference, Saturday, March 12th Holiday Inn, Albany
Many Forestry classes are happening this fall. Check it out by clicking on the classes listed below, or on our Upcoming Events calendar further down on this page.
WEB SOIL SURVEY - Wednesday, October 14, 10am-12noon
HOW TO MEASURE YOUR FOREST- Saturday, Oct. 17, 9am-noon
DRYING WOOD - Saturday, October 24, 9am-12noon
HOW TO I.D. WOOD - Saturday, October 31, 9am-12noon
View 35-minute Video about EBOLA facts (October 22, 2014)
Wave Energy - Building a Model Wave-Energy Generator
Sea Grant's TRAWL CURRICULUM
Acidified Foods & Better Process Control School - Dec. 14-17
The new fruit fly spotted wing drosophila is now in oregon and raising concerns among farmers and consumers. Click here for videos and information about how to detect, trap and identify the spottted wing drosophila fly.
New fungal disease affecting Wax Myrtle shrubs is spreading from Newport to Lincoln City.
Dealing with the Current Financial Crisis - Learn how to get help.
OFFICE HOURS & LOCATION:
New Location: 1211 SE Bay Blvd, Newport OR 97365 (1/4-mile east of Embarcadero; shared driveway with Airgas)
Monday -Thursday 8:00a.m. to 5:00 pm. (Closed from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.)
Friday 8:00 a.m. to Noon (CLOSED FRIDAY AFTERNOONS)
In the area phone: 541-574-6534 Fax 541-265-3887