Douglas County Extension

1134 SE Douglas Ave, PO Box 1165
Roseburg, OR 97470
United States

Office hours

Monday - Friday: 8:00 am-5:00 pm
Currently closed


Office: 541-672-4461
Master Gardeners: 541-236-3052

Douglas County Extension

News & Announcements

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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. 

Upcoming Events

Twilight Walk in the Woods

Douglas County Extension Event

Thu, Aug 23, 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Douglas Small Woodlands Association and OSU Extension Service present a Forest and Field Tour hosted by Don Morrison.

Canning Tomatoes and Salsa

Douglas County Extension Event

Sat, Sep 15, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
In this hands-on class you will learn how to safely can tomatoes and tomato products. You will can tomatoes and salsa, which you will take home.

Grass-Finished Meat School, Class 1 of a 5-part series

Southern Oregon Research and Extension Center Event

Thu, Aug 30, 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Back by popular demand with new topics and speakers.


Southern Oregon Research and Extension Center Event

Wed, Sep 5, 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Conversations and reflections on the role of land grant universities, Oregon's
community food systems, partnerships, and the paths ahead

Rainie Falls Hike: Salmon Migration & River Ecology

Southern Oregon Research and Extension Center Event

Thu, Sep 6, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Take a scenic, 4 mi. RT hike and learn with biologists from the Rogue River Watershed Council. Learn about fish biology, see salmon leaping the falls as they make their way to their spawning grounds. Learn plants and birds along the way. Registration supports the RRWC and gets you a RRWC"friendship." To register call RRWC 541-423-6186 to register.

NEW 2018 Land Steward SHORT Course

Southern Oregon Research and Extension Center Event

Tue, Sep 11, 2018 8:00 am - Sat, Nov 3, 2018 5:00 pm
This new Land Steward course from OSU Extension features a blend of online, classroom, and field instruction and is well-suited for busy adults who enjoy online learning but also want to see stewardship in action! The course includes:
• Seven self-paced, online lessons (one per week)
• One weeknight classroom session
• Two dynamic field days with local experts (Saturdays, sites in rural Josephine County)

'Get Yer Goat' -Goat Education Day

Southern Oregon Research and Extension Center Event

Sat, Sep 22, 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Popular annual goat education event with classes for both beginners and advanced goat owners.
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