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Coronavirus COVID-19

COVID-19 Advisory: WSU Extension is working to keep our communities safe. All Extension programming is being provided virtually, postponed, or canceled. Effective March 16, 2020, WSU Extension county offices and WSU Research & Extension Centers will be closed to the public. We are available via email, phone, and webconference.

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Important Update

Clark County Extension is doing its part to limit the community transmission of the COVID-19 virus by closing to the public for the time being.  Business operation and/or meetings are still ongoing via remote technology (Zoom, etc.) and by telephone.

You may reach faculty or your program coordinator directly by email or telephone.  You may also call the main line at 564-397-5733 for further details and assistance.

Additional Coronavirus Information

COVID-19 Operational Statement

WSU is a state agency and institution of higher education, receiving over $500m per biennium in the state operating budget. WSU also receives a significant percentage of its funding from the federal government through competitive grants, student financial aid, and other sources, including to Extension. Washington State is under a Governor’s Directive to “Stay Home [and] Stay Healthy”, using recommendations from the CDC. WSU’s Incident Command and President have reiterated those directives for WSU. It is not possible for Extension to follow those mandates in an open office environment, so Extension offices are expected and legally required to remain closed to the public, with business being conducted at a distance (other than essential business that must be conducted on site) until the Governor orders otherwise.

Connecting Communities, Resources, and Knowledge

WSU Clark County Extension programs engage people, organizations and communities to advance knowledge, economic well-being, and quality of life by fostering inquiry, learning, and the application of research. Extension has connected the people and communities of Clark County with the knowledge base of Washington State University since 1917.

County Programs

extensionlogoThe national Extension system website provides an interactive learning environment delivering the best, most researched knowledge from land-grant universities nationwide. Got a question? Ask eXtension knowledge providers – experts in most subjects.


 

Public agencies and community links in Clark County.

Land Grant Universities – Connecting You to Reliable, Practical Knowledge

The two land-grant universities in Washington include: Washington State University (WSU) and the  Northwest Indian College in Bellingham.

Established by Congress in the 1800s, the land-grant system, through Extension Services, provides better access to the knowledge base of WSU and other land-grant universities nation-wide.  The Smith-Lever Act of 1914 established the nationwide Cooperative Extension Service as part of the land-grant system.  WSU Extension is a three-way partnership between USDA, Washington State University, and local county governments.   Extension started in Clark county on November 1, 1917.


National Job Bank

Job listings for Extension, outreach, research, and higher education positions nationwide.

Journal of Extension

As the official refereed journal of the national Extension System, the Journal of Extension (JOE) seeks to expand and update the research and knowledge base for Extension professionals and other adult educators to improve their effectiveness. For the convenience of users, we provide links to external sites that open in separate tabs/windows. WSU Extension does not review, control, or take responsibility for the content of these sites. These external sites do not implicitly or explicitly represent official positions and policies of WSU Extension.


Clark County Extension

1919 NE 78th St
Vancouver, WA 98665
(564) 397-5733