Washington County

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 and agencies to address real-world problems in Washington County.

 

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Announcements

Pressure Canner Dial Gauge Testing Service

Pressure Canner Dial Gauge testing offered Tues, Wed, and Thurs from 9am - 3pm at the Washington County Extension office. Prepare for canning season ~ test your gauge! Drop by the office at 1815 NW 169th Place, Suite 1000 ... Read more...

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What We Do

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

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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Forestry and Natural Resources

Our agents and specialists share knowledge about the latest techniques in natural resource management through educational programs and materials. We work with forest owners, foresters and other natural resource managers, educators ...

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Latest news

OSU Extension assists with livestock rescue efforts as Oregonians flee fires

When the fires started raging on Tuesday, OSU Extension employees started preparing barns and other buildings for animals, in addition to sorting through donations of food and water. Since then, they’ve been working day and night.

Chris Branam | Sep 11, 2020 | News story

Extension babysitting training fulfills a need in Oregon's child care 'deserts'

OSU Extension babysitting and child care training is meeting the needs of families during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Chris Branam | Sep 4, 2020 | News story

4-H Teens as Teachers lead virtual classes for migrant family youth

Working with Multnomah Education Service District’s Migrant Education Program, OSU Extension helped facilitate a three-week virtual camp with 4-H Teens as teachers

Kym Pokorny | Aug 31, 2020 | News story

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