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A bi-monthly newsletter specific to gardening in the High Desert region of Central Oregon.


OSU Extension uses statewide network to encourage participation in vaccinations

Efforts include volunteering at mass vaccination clinics, using the OSU Extension website to curate credible vaccine information and provide local access and eligibility details, and working closely with state and local partners to ...

Chris Branam | Apr 12, 2021 | News story

Virtual Walk With Ease class increases accessibility to disabled adults

Because of this class, all virtual Walk With Ease classes are now more accessible, and the images represent a broader spectrum of physical abilities, as well as ages and race and ethnicities.

Allison Harris | Apr 2021 | Impact story

Extension educates Oregonians to prepare for Cascadia Earthquake

A free online course consists of four modules that contain narrated sessions and additional resources.

Glenda Hyde, Lynette Black | Apr 2021 | Impact story

Livestock producers embrace progressive tactics for dealing with wolves

Extension’s efforts have allowed members and organizations from the cattle industry to work with other organizations they traditionally avoided.

Ian McGregor | Apr 2021 | Impact story

Healthy choices are on the menu in new virtual central Oregon nutrition class

The weekly Eat for Life classes, which began in March, have been taught in English by Katie Ahern, an Extension nutrition educator in Deschutes County, and in Spanish by Diana Cardenas, a nutrition educator in Linn County.

Chris Branam | Apr 2, 2021 | News story