OSU Extension Service Polk County

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Workshop: Ecological Foresty 101
Intro to Silviculture and Wildlife June 4, 2016.
Bugs and Drones
Monday, May 23
2016 Oregon Ecological Forestry Workshop
Northwest Natural Resource Group is offering a workshop on wildlife habitat and silviculture on Saturday, June 4, 2016 in McMinnville. After a morning lecture session we will tour Miller Woods in the afternoon and witness ecological forestry in action. This workshop will empower landowners to greatly improve the ecological and economic value of their forests.
2016 Holiday Fair
Interested in being a vendor at the 2016 Holiday Fair?

The Polk County Extension Office will be CLOSED on Monday, May 30th in observance of Memorial Day.

Who we are. What we do.

The Polk County Office of the Oregon State University Extension Service provides research-based educational information and programs in Agriculture, Forestry, 4-H/Youth and Family and Community Development for the citizens of Polk County.

County Extension agents are faculty members of the colleges at Oregon State University. OSU Extension programs in Polk County are funded by cooperative agreement of Linn county government, Oregon State University (Extension Service), and the United States Department of Agriculture.


What's Happening in Polk County

Polk County Extension Calendar

  • Announcing the winner of our 2016 Spring Photo Contest!  Dash McNett (6 Years Old!!)


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Contact Us:
Polk County Extension Service
289 E Ellendale, Suite 301
Dallas, OR 97338
Business hours: Monday - Friday  8-12, 1-5
tel: 503-623-8395 
fax: 503-831-3059

Upcoming Events

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May. 25, 2016 4:00pm - 5:00pm
This is a class in beginners needle felting.  A great way to get a start …
May. 26, 2016 12:00pm - 12:30pm
“Walk with Ease” – a new program of the OSU Extension Service.  Come join us …
Jun. 02, 2016 12:00pm - 12:30pm
“Walk with Ease” – a new program of the OSU Extension Service.  Come join us …
Jun. 02, 2016 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Jun. 04, 2016 9:00am - 5:00pm
Northwest Natural Resource Group is offering a workshop on wildlife habitat and silviculture in McMinnville.  …
Bugs and Drones

Aquatic insects/water quality

May 23, 1:00-2:30pm at the Dallas City Park (SE side, by the playground)

Sawyer from PSWCD will be the presenter

Parents are asked to help their younger children.  (it isn’t free babysitting, as we will be going down to the water.  We need extra eyes to watch the children)

 

Drones 

3:30-5:00pm at Polk County Extension Office

(289 E Ellendale, suite 301)  close to McDonalds

Victor Villigas – a specialist from OSU will be sharing and flying some of his drones.

It is an intro to Drones.

Open to all ages and families.

Bugs and Drones

Aquatic insects/water quality

May 23, 1:00-2:30pm at the Dallas City Park (SE side, by the playground)

Sawyer from PSWCD will be the presenter

Parents are asked to help their younger children.  (We will be going down to the water.  We need extra eyes to watch the children)

 

Drones 

3:30-5:00pm at Polk County Extension Office

(289 E Ellendale, suite 301)  close to McDonalds

Victor Villigas – a specialist from OSU will be sharing and flying some of his drones.

It is an intro to Drones.

Open to all ages and families.

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