State Senate District 28

Extension helps establish a statewide Walk With Ease referral process

Oregon State University Extension Service offers all Oregonians free enrollment into the Walk With Ease program. Walk With Ease is an evidence-based physical activity program developed by the Arthritis Foundation that is proven to ...

Feb 2024 | Impact Story

OSU Extension responds to avian flu with coordinated outreach

When the deadly highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) was detected in Oregon in May 2022, poultry businesses were forced to cull infected birds, people with backyard chickens were worried about the fate of their birds and ...

Jun 2023 | Impact Story

OSU Extension helps Oregon’s woodland owners manage their land

Oregon's family woodland owners manage close to 4.5 million acres – or 40% of all private forestland in the state. They make substantial contributions to local economic, social, ecological and recreational services. Building ...

May 2023 | Impact Story

Southern Oregon Juntos youths exposed to college life at Academia Latina

Students from underrepresented communities don’t have enough access to information about their post-secondary options and/or can feel confused about the college application process. Without guidance, these students can have a hard time...

May 2023 | Impact Story

Series of livestock clinics enhances 4-H experience in Lake County

Feedback from families, members and volunteers in the Oregon State University Extension Service 4-H Youth Development Program in Lake County indicated the members needed extra education and learning opportunities outside of the club ...

May 2023 | Impact Story

OSU Extension Master Naturalist program trains volunteers to be ambassadors for Oregon’s natural resources

People from all over the world come to enjoy Oregon’s beauty and natural resources, but few residents have the knowledge that would deepen appreciation of the state such as sharing how animals, plants and insects work ...

May 2023 | Impact Story

New Klamath Cloverbud camp creates environment for positive youth interactions

The COVID-19 pandemic took a toll on childhood education across grade levels. The Klamath County School District, which partners with Oregon State University Extension Service’s 4-H Youth Development Program, was concerned with the ...

May 2023 | Impact Story

Crook County Middle School students discover college and technical education

About one in five residents of rural Crook County in central Oregon hold a bachelor’s degree, which is below regional and state averages. Exposing students to a college and career experience before high school is important to...

Apr 2023 | Impact Story

Pruning social media campaign reaches thousands of Oregon gardeners

Ask a gardener about their biggest challenges and pruning would be at the top of the list. It can be an overwhelming job that intimidates many people. In the winter of 2021, a request was posted to the the Oregon State...

Apr 2023 | Impact Story

Mental health first-aid trainings enhance understanding of risk factors and warning signs

The Coast to Forest Project, a partnership of Oregon State University Extension Service and the OSU Center for Health Innovation, works on mental health promotion and substance use prevention. It builds on existing state and ...

Apr 2023 | Impact Story