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Coronavirus COVID-19

COVID-19 Advisory: WSU Extension is working to keep our communities safe. All Extension programming is being conducted consistent with the latest official state guidance. WSU Extension county offices and WSU Research & Extension Centers are following protocols for vaccination, masking, distancing and hygiene. If this office is not open to the public, we are available during normal business hours via email, phone, and web conference.

Natural Resources

Program Contact: Paul Carter, County Director & Extension Agent
(509) 382-4741 •
nrs1The natural resources of Columbia county are valuable sources of clean water, air, and habitat for wildlife. They also provide numerous recreational opportunities and are a significant part of the local and regional economy. However, natural and unnatural forces ranging from wildfire and insect and disease outbreaks, to exploitation and unsustainable development threaten these resources.

WSU Extension, in cooperation with State and Federal agencies, strives to deliver education and technical assistance to stakeholders in order to improve stewardship and protection of our natural resources.
Please subscribe to Forest Stewardship Notes, an online newsletter highlighting forest stewardship throughout Washington State.