Portland Metro Area

Oregon State University Extension is the go-to resource for the expertise and knowledge every Oregonian needs to live healthy lives, nurture our great state’s ecosystems, and play a vital role in Oregon’s vibrant communities.

We’re partnering with people in every county and helping them thrive every day — just as we have done for more than 100 years.

Announcements

Portland area vaccine eligibility and information

All Oregonians over the age of 16 will be eligible to sign up for a COVID-19 vaccine on April 19. Read more...

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Visitor information

The Portland office is not open for walk-ins, open by appointment only.


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Upcoming Events

We’re still active across the state delivering our workshops virtually to you. See our online events across the state.

What we do

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

Open Campus

Open Campus provides local access to education through community-based partnerships and unique programming, meeting needs of the Oregon communities we serve.

Portland Metro Area

4-H 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.

Portland Metro Area

Nutrition Education and Outreach

We provide Nutrition Education to limited-resource individuals, children, and adults through our team of Educators in Washington County, and our Metro Hispanic Nutrition Office in SE Portland. Workshops and support are available in English, Spanish, Russian, and more.

Portland Metro Area

News and impact

Youth Environmental Educators overcome pandemic year

Program participants are paid employees who provide hands-on activities at Blue Lake Regional Park in Fairview during the summer.

Tanya Kindrachuk | Apr 2021 | Impact story

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

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