Douglas County

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We’re here for you.
Our goal is to ensure you have access to your Extension
Team. During regular business hours, we can connect
with you by email, phone or video conferencing. We are available by appointment also; office is closed to the public.
541-672-4461

Forestry & Natural Resources:
alicia.christiansen@oregonstate.edu or 541-236-3002
4-H:
teresa.middleton@oregonstate.edu or 541-236-3044

Horticulture:
steve.renquist@oregonstate.edu or 541-236-3047
Livestock & Forages:
shelby.filley@oregonstate.edu or 541-236-3016
Master Food Preservers:
denise.fennell@oregonstate.edu or 541-236-3049

SNAP Ed:
mandy.hatfield@oregonstate.edu or 541-236-3017

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
Horticulture, Nutrition Education, Forestry & Natural Resources, Food Safety
and Preservation with our Master Food Preservers, Livestock & Forage, 4-H,
and Master Gardeners. In these programs, we offer a wealth of non-formal
community educational programs and information services.

Master Gardener Plant Clinic Hours:
Monday's  & Tuesday's   1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

  • There is no face to face contact but we can be reached at
    douglasmg@oregonstate.edu or 541-236-3052 or
    drop off your plant sample at 1134 S.E. Douglas Ave., Roseburg

Master Food Preserver Hotline:
Monday -  Friday  9:00 am - 4:00 pm

1-800-354-7919

 

Announcements

Douglas County vaccine eligibility and information

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What we do

Discover ways to learn and get involved. Here are some highlights of our activities and specialties.

Meet our Faculty and Staff

Get to know your local, Douglas County, faculty and staff and their program areas.

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Nutrition & Healthy Living

Douglas County Nutrition and Healthy Living local community program

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Youth Activities

4-H empowers young people with hands-on learning experiences to help them grow and thrive. By creating a safe and welcoming environment, young people develop the skills needed to make a positive impact on the world around them.

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Forestry and Natural Resources

Our agents and specialists share knowledge about the latest techniques in natural resource management through educational programs and materials. We work with forest owners, foresters and other natural resource managers, educators ...

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Horticulture

We provide research-based information for backyard gardeners and green industry professionals, including regional specific information.

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News and impact

Extension foresters note trend in redwood plantings, plan needs assessment

As landowners in western Oregon start to plant redwood trees more frequently, OSU Extension foresters plan a survey to determine why the tall trees have become popular.

Kym Pokorny | Jan 26, 2021 | News story

Oregon Sea Grant Extension uses pandemic survey results to guide its work

The findings have already helped guide Sea Grant Extension’s response to the emergency.

Chris Branam | Jan 6, 2021 | News story

'Eat Oregon Seafood' campaign promotes industry impacted by pandemic

Oregon Sea Grant’s Extension fisheries specialists partnered with the Oregon Department of Agriculture (ODA) and the Oregon seafood industry on initiative.

Amanda Gladics, Jamie Doyle, Angee Doerr | Dec 2020 | Impact story

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