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

Weekly Pest Alerts for May through Sept 2018

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4-H Project Leader Meeting

The 4-H year officially begins October 1st. New 4-H year information and enrollment packets. Read More...

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

Rock Creek Fish Hatchery Tour

Douglas County Extension Event

Tue, Sep 25, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Join the Women Owning Woodlands Network (WOWnet) for a tour of the Rock Creek Fish Hatchery.
Cost: FREE!

2018 Native Tree Walk

Douglas County Extension Event

Fri, Sep 28, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Join Extension Forester Alicia Christiansen for a 1/4 mile walk through the native plant park at the Elkton Community Education Center. We will learn how to identify many of our native Oregon trees, even look-a-likes.

2018 Beef Industry Tour - Douglas County

Douglas County Extension Event

Wed, Oct 24, 4:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Efficiency of the Cow Herd

Backyard Woodlands

Douglas County Extension Event

Fri, Oct 26, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Are you interested in learning how to get started in the management and care of your wooded property? This introductory workshop will teach you how to tend to your woodland.

Effective Forest Roads

Douglas County Extension Event

Sat, Dec 1, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Use your road maintenance dollars effectively. Learn to assess your existing road for potential problems and prioritize repairs.

Wreath Making Workshop

Douglas County Extension Event

Sat, Dec 8, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Learn how to make and decorate a holiday wreath or swag with the Women Owning Woodlands Network (WOWnet).

Teamwork! A Volunteer's Toolbox for Effective Team Management

Douglas County Extension Event

Sat, Dec 8, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Team Management Workshop

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!

4-H Fun Round-Up

Douglas County 4-H Event

Sat, Sep 29, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
We are 4-H and you can be too!
4-H informational round up.

Introduction to Pasture Management

Southern Oregon Research and Extension Center Event

Thu, Oct 11, 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Through understanding the biology of pasture plants and grazing behavior of livestock, you can improve the productivity of your pasture and reduce weed problems. In this introductory course, you will...

4-H New Volunteer Leader Training

Douglas County 4-H Event

Thu, Nov 1, 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Mandatory training to become a new 4-H Volunteer Leader.

The Science of Overgrazing and How to Avoid It

Southern Oregon Research and Extension Center Event

Thu, Nov 8, 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Pastures can take a beating, but only to a point. In this course you'll learn the ecological theory of pasture plant communities and the detrimental nature of overgrazing (this is some of the most...

The Goat Works! Using Goats (and Other Livestock) to Manage Noxious Weeds and Reduce Fire Risk and Intensity

Southern Oregon Research and Extension Center Event

Thu, Dec 13, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Goats can be an excellent tool for managing weeds, but there are lots of considerations too! Come learn how goats can be used, how certain weeds respond, and whether you should buy or rent goats.
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