Washington County

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Extension Service provides information and expertise across communities to inspire youth and adults to be lifelong learners, encourage a culture of healthy people and environments, and to collaborate with community partners & agencies to address real-world problems in Washington County.

We offer education and programs in the following areas:

Announcements

Washington County 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

Open by appointment only.

Contact us

Office: 503-821-1150
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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.

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Washington County COVID-19 resources

Find current and accurate information about access to food, financial assistance, and health care during the coronavirus crisis.

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Activities for Youth

4-H members explore a world of amazing experiences and opportunities. The possibilities for positive development and learning are endless. Multnomah and Washington County 4-H faculty and staff are committed to working with our ...

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Home Garden and Landscape

We provide research-based information for backyard gardeners and green industry professionals, including regional specific information.

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Food Preservation and Safety

Our Master Food Preserver Volunteers will be educating the public about safe food handling and preservation over the phone, at workshops, at exhibits and demonstrations at sites such as farmers' markets and county fairs.

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Watersheds and Aquatic Health

Oregon Sea Grant is part of a national network that supports research and education programs that contribute to the wise use of coastal resources. Extension Sea Grant brings university expertise to bear on real-world issues faced by Oregon residents, businesses, and communities.

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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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