OSU Extension Programs

4-H Youth Development

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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BEPA 2.0

BEPA 2.0 is a classroom-based physical activity program aligned to Health and Physical Education standards. BEPA 2.0 can be used in and outside of the classroom and before, during, or after school to increase children’s physical activity time at school.

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Better Bones and Balance®

Classes and exercises designed to gradually improve balance and strength to avoid falls and maintain independence.

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Citizen Fire Academy

The Citizen Fire Academy program equips participants with the knowledge they need to improve fire preparedness and resiliency on their own properties and in their communities.

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Family and Community Educators

Each year OSU Extension Family and Community Health faculty develop lessons for Oregon Association for Family and Community Education groups and others who deliver community education through a "train-the-trainer" model.

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Fire Program

Wildfires cost the state of Oregon millions of dollars each year; and billions across the Nation. Forestry & Natural Resources Extension aims to offers a comprehensive, consistent, and cohesive approach to a Fire Program for all its people.

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Food Hero

Food Hero is your go-to site for quick, tasty, healthy recipes and helpful tips. Whether you're a beginner or a pro, you'll find something new for your family to enjoy.

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Home Food Safety and Preservation Program

Food safety and preservation resources and classes, provided through the Oregon State University Extension Family and Community Health, ensures Oregonians have access to the most reliable information available. It is critical that ...

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Land Steward Program

The Land Steward Program helps owners learn how to better utilize and take care of their land. The multi-disciplinary program covers a broad range of management topics including wildfire risk reduction, woodland and forest ...

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Master Gardener™

A program that educates Oregonians about the art and science of growing and caring for plants. This program also facilitates the training of a highly educated group of volunteers. These volunteers extend sustainable gardening information to their communities through education and outreach programs.

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Master Woodland Manager

The Master Woodland Manager (MWM) training is offered by Oregon State University Forestry Extension as a master's level course for landowners who are interested in an intensive forest management training and sharing the knowledge ...

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Nutrition Education and Outreach Programs

The OSU Extension Service Nutrition Education and Outreach Programs are a part of the Family and Community Health Program and the College of Public Health and Human Sciences. Programs include the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance ...

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Open Campus

OSU Open Campus, a community-based education partnership convened by Oregon State University, provides local access to learning in order to address the unique educational needs of Oregon’s communities. Through a statewide network of...

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Oregon Bee Atlas

Although we estimate there are 500 species of bees in Oregon, there has never been a concerted survey of the state’s bees. Without even a checklist of species, it is very difficult to know whether the health of Oregon ...

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Oregon Environmental Literacy Program

The goal of the Oregon Environmental Literacy Program is to support teachers in collaboration with non-formal educators to foster Environmental Literacy of Kindergarten through 12th grade students by engaging students in activities and...

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Oregon Forest Pest Detector

Oregon Forest Pest Detectors (OFPDs) are volunteers that help prevent the damaging impacts of invasive forest pests by monitoring for and reporting potential infestations. They usually already have some baseline knowledge of ...

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Oregon Master Beekeeper Program

Are you curious about bees and how to keep them? Are you interested in learning how to become a better beekeeper? Do you want to help others learn about bees? Bee informed with the Oregon Master Beekeeper Program! ...

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Oregon Master Naturalist

The Oregon Master Naturalist Program is for people interested in Oregon’s natural history and natural resources management who want to dedicate their time as volunteers. The Program provides an opportunity to learn about natural ...

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Oregon Natural Resources Education Program (PreK-12)

The Oregon Natural Resources Education Program (ONREP) has been a leader in providing professional development programs for K - 16 educators since its inception in the mid-1980s. ONREP programming has contributed to building ...

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Oregon Season Tracker

Oregon Season Tracker (OST) is a project of Oregon State University that aims to link natural resource managers, educators, researchers and others in the community to the science they use through collaborative citizen science. We ...

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OSU Small Farms

The goal of the Small Farms program is to improve the economic and environmental sustainability of small farms by employing appropriate scale production and marketing techniques. The program works toward improving small farm ...

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Outdoor School

This is an exciting time for Oregon and for Oregon’s 5th and 6th grade students as OSU Extension works in collaboration with schools, partners, and communities to support and grow the statewide Outdoor School program, building on a legacy that began in 1966.

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Rural Studies Program

The Rural Studies Program at Oregon State University focuses its multi-disciplinary teaching, outreach and research program on critical issues affecting rural people and places.

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Ties to the Land

Ties to the Land focuses on succession planning, the human side of estate planning. The workshops focus on strategies to maintain family ties to the land from one generation to the next. It builds awareness of the key ...

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Tree School

Regional Tree School events held each year throughout Oregon provide important opportunities for continuing education and building community, helping support the success of family forest landowners.

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Walk With Ease

Walk With Ease (WWE) is an exercise program that can reduce pain and improve overall health. If you can be on your feet for 10 minutes without increased pain, you can have success with Walk With Ease!

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Wasco County 4-H

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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Wasco County Master Gardeners

A program that educates Oregonians about the art and science of growing and caring for plants. This program also facilitates the training of a highly educated group of volunteers. These volunteers extend sustainable gardening information to their communities through education and outreach programs.

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Women Owning Woodlands Network

The Women Owning Woodlands Network (WOWNet) is a diverse, enthusiastic, group of women who are interested in woodland management. WOWNet allows women to come together to learn about forest management, share their forestry and ...

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