Celia August

OSU Extension Service provides reliable, unbiased, research-based education and advice to help Lincoln County residents and coastal visitors make informed decisions. Access is affordable — often offered at no cost — through one-on-one consultation, workshops, publications, hotlines, hands-on and online classes, and youth development activities. We bring partners together to build a stronger community.

We are in communities, fisheries, farms, home gardens, forests and families across Lincoln County and offer education and programs in the following areas:

Currently closed

Mon - Thu: 8:00 am-12:00 pm, 1:00 pm-5:00 pm
Fri: 8:00 am-1:00 pm

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Lincoln County

1211 SE Bay Boulevard
Newport, OR 97365
United States

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Investing in a vibrant Lincoln County

Strengthening our diverse community through trusted relationships, fostering youth skills, sustaining natural resources, building a community of health, enhancing farming and forestry practices, developing marine fisheries initiatives, and creating practical solutions for a thriving community.

  • $1 investment in OSU Extension by Lincoln County generates $5 through other funding sources
  • $462,190 value of volunteer hours. More than 150 volunteers increase Extension program impact and develop community resiliency
  • 700+ youth served
  • 5,000+ home gardeners helped
  • 9,900+ family and community health members reached

Upcoming Events

Aug 2 - Aug 30

Shop at the Dock 2019

9:30 am - 11:00 am Newport, OR
Aug 24

Fall 2019 Roundtable Series- Shade Gardens

10:00 am - 12:00 pm Gleneden Beach, OR
Sep 14

Fall 2019 Roundtable Series- Winter Vegetables

10:00 am - 12:00 pm Gleneden Beach, OR
Sep 22

What We Do

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

Master Gardeners

Supporting home gardeners, landscapers and community gardens through classes, research, networks and expert advice. Enhancing sustainable practices and productivity through accessible Master Gardener expertise and walk-in clinics. Promoting native flora and fauna, pollinators, and other beneficial insects.

Lincoln County

Healthy people, families and communities

Engaging with communities and families to collectively implement strategies that address food insecurity, support a healthy and sustainable food system, and promote healthy eating patterns and active living. Delivering nutrition and food safety education in English and Spanish. Presenting canning classes and web-based resources on food preservation and safety.

Lincoln County

4-H youth development

Building confidence, resiliency, and civic mindedness in our youth. Cultivating positive youth development through programs that foster essential skills for life, leadership, careers and health. Offering field trips, camps, workshops, and youth-directed projects. Preparing youth for college and careers through science and technology education, outdoor learning, and after-school programs.

Lincoln County

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